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Apex church expands outreach
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
APEX – A verse in the Bible says, “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” It’s a verse that is oft-quoted, but rarely put into practice. At the White Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Apex, it’s the essence of the church’s ministry. Soon, the
 
Racism still fuels health disparities, limits food access
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
DURHAM – Contemporary problems of health, hunger and wealth grow from deep roots of institutional and personal racism, said participants at this year’s Healthy Durham meeting during sometimes-heated discussions. The event at the Durham Convention Center brought together city and county officials, academics, social workers, private and nonprofit
 
National Register adds 6 NC historic places
Monday, June 11, 2018
RALEIGH – Six individual properties across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The listing of a property places no obligation or restriction on a private owner using private resources to maintain or alter the property. Over the years, various federal and state incentives have been introduced to assist private
 
Tall, male and white is positive; tall, male and black, not so much
Monday, June 11, 2018
CHAPEL HILL – While being tall is an obvious bonus for basketball players, height might just as successfully get you a raise and a job in a boardroom. Especially if you’re a white man. Height, especially for men, is typically associated with confidence, competence and health. But according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at
 
Voter ID proposed again
Friday, June 8, 2018
RALEIGH — Republicans are poised again to advance a photo identification requirement to vote in North Carolina, despite their previous attempt getting struck down by federal judges. House Speaker Tim Moore and other GOP representatives filed Thursday a proposed amendment to the state Constitution that would ask voters to decide whether a photo ID
 
Shaw receives gift from General Baptist State Convention
Friday, June 8, 2018
RALEIGH – Shaw University received a gift of $100,000 from the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina at the organization’s annual mid-year session in Rocky Mount. Shaw and the GBSC have been linked since 1867 when it was founded to form an association to support the educational and missionary efforts of the black Baptist church.
 
Plenty of summer fun for fans
Friday, June 8, 2018
With summer just around the corner, options for sports fans are getting bigger. The annual Triangle Golf Challenge is June 22 at North Carolina State’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course. This is the first time the event will be held at the course. The golf challenge is run by The Banks Foundation, formed in 2000 by The Banks Law Firm in Durham. Proceeds
 
Long Ball celebrates 10 seasons
Thursday, June 7, 2018
DURHAM – Long Ball Durham Triple Play Leagues opened its 10th season last week at the Durham Athletic Park. The inner-city baseball summer league showcases the talents of middle school and high school students in Durham and the surrounding areas from June through August in two divisions: 13 to 15 and 16 to 18 years old. Henderson Parks &
 
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