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MLK Jr. essay contest winners honored
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
RALEIGH – The McCrory administration’s Human Relations Commission recognized three winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission’s youth essay contest. The essays were evaluated on their understanding of the life and philosophy of Dr. King, and the impact of his vision on the writer’s personal dreams and goals. The awards went
 
Holidays add stress for family of sick and aging
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
MAXTON, N.C. – For every twinkle of a holiday light and crinkle of wrapping paper, there's stress associated with this time of year, especially for the thousands of North Carolinians who care for a loved one. Adding to their concern are waiting lists for existing services across the state that help support family caregivers. Lou Henderson of Maxton
 
Rogers Road opens new community center
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – It was a beautiful but chilly day in the Rogers Road neighborhood. The long awaited Rogers Road Community Center is now open and will be ready for business by the start of next week. The new space offers the community a place to gather for camaraderie, service, and recreational activities for both youth and adults. “We have a lot
 
Take me with you: must-have travel necessities
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
There are so many great travel-related clothing and accessories, gadgets, products and more on the market today that it is often hard to know which ones would be of benefit. Nevertheless, I have found a few lately that are not only highly functional but also stylish as well and, in some cases, have helped me travel a lot lighter. SUN PROTECTION FROM
 
Car Review: Cadillac CTS
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
DETROIT – After a couple of days test-driving the 2014 Cadillac CTS, we looked at the price sheet for the car and said “Whoa!” Not because the midsize luxury sedan was overpriced, but at $65,425 as tested, the price point was squarely in line with the midsize sedans offered by German luxury brands. Thus, the bottom line boiled down to
 
Activist moves ministry to new location
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Julia Ross Harrelson grow up in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina, on a farm with more than 114 acres of tobacco, squash, snap peas and anything else you could think of. The youngest of eight children, Harrelson had the task of collecting wood for the stove and gathering water from the spring near the farm. Her father Walter Ross distributed surplus food to
 
Standing firm amid intolerance
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, La. – Are you willing to be ridiculed for your beliefs? Are you prepared to take a loss in exchange for remaining true to your faith? It seems these questions soon will have to be reckoned with, considering that religious intolerance is on the rise in the United States. Private religious expression is just fine. However, some insist
 
Housing allowance survives at appeals court
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
CHICAGO – A federal appeals court has overturned a decision striking down the 60-year-old ministerial housing allowance in an action cheered by Southern Baptist leaders. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled Nov. 13 that an atheist organization lacked the legal right – known as "standing" – to challenge the portion of a
 
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