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Full Frame tickets go on sale
Monday, February 13, 2017
DURHAM – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Durham April 6–9. Passes go on sale Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. Full Frame has earned an international reputation as the essential filmmaker’s festival, reflective of the soul, authenticity, diversity and independent spirit of its hometown. “Our journey
 
Runaway Clothes spurs Durham pride
Sunday, February 12, 2017
DURHAM – Runaway Clothes, found on 212 West Main Street, supports and showcases the local Durham art scene while working to create opportunities for future generations. The Durham-based clothing company reflects a new wave of startups, many run by female and minority entrepreneurs, that have grown and brought business to the area. Durham native Gabe
 
SPORTS SHORTS
Sunday, February 12, 2017
RALEIGH Youth baseball registration is Feb. 6-17 for ages 5-18 at local community centers. Call 996-6836. Flag Football registration for youth 5-13 is Feb. 6-24 at Lake Lynn Community Center, 7921 Ray Road. Call 870-2911. Terrance and Torry Holt, former N.C. State and NFL stars, will host a one-week football camp for boys and girls ages 6-15 from June
 
Shaw women continue streak over Falcons
Saturday, February 11, 2017
RALEIGH – Shaw women extended their winning streak over St. Augustine’s to 16 after Saturday’s 79-49 blowout at Emery Gymnasium. The game was actually much closer than the score indicates. The Falcons trailed by only four points midway the third period, but Shaw used its size and muscle to wear down SAU the rest of way to limit the
 
Trump, HB2 beef up ‘Moral March on Raleigh’
Saturday, February 11, 2017
RALEIGH – A massive crowd attended Saturday's annual civil rights rally in North Carolina's capital, beefed up by protesters energized in opposition to President Donald Trump and to a state law limiting LGBT rights and which public bathrooms transgender people can use. Organizers of the "Moral March on Raleigh," led by the state chapter of the NAACP,
 
'Spring' sports kicks into gear
Friday, February 10, 2017
N.C. Central Doubles partners Jamie Rogers and Frida Cnossen, and Lynsey Cover and Jasmine Gabriel won their matches against Gardner-Webb last weekend, but GWU came away with the overall victory 5-1. The squad will seek its first victory Feb. 10 against East Carolina. St. Augustine’s Senior Shakinah Brooks was the only Lady Falcons to come away
 
Empty Durham church still home to growing congregation
Friday, February 10, 2017
DURHAM – The old church building might be empty, but the congregation is packed. At 11 on a Sunday morning, you can find members of the Church of the Apostolic Revival International just a block down the road from the boarded-up church building on the corner of Main and South Holman streets. As members of the 400- to 500-person congregation come
 
Community prepares for annual St. Paul Village fundraiser
Friday, February 10, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – Amir Lyons-O'Kelly looks forward to the St. Paul Village Community Walk & 5k Run every year. The 11-year-old has always participated with his grandfather, David Lyons, so they can spend time together and enjoy each other’s company. “My favorite memory is when my sister tried to participate but just couldn't
 
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Statement from Louise Pratt, mother of Kenneth Lee Bailey

On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 15, my son was killed by Durham police officers. Since I

Annual celebration to honor African-American leaders

DURHAM – Beautiful music, elegant poetry, expressive dance and a delicious soul food feast