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Chatham Central students whip up tables from leftovers
Friday, June 16, 2017
SILER CITY — Any other time, Chatham Central High School culinary instructor Everett Goldston would have been delivering food to put on picnic tables. Monday afternoon at Chatham County Head Start, Goldston dropped off two kid-sized picnic tables. Renown around the county for his delectable edibles, it was just him and those tables, no food. Jose
 
NC churches provide sanctuary to immigrants
Friday, June 16, 2017
RALEIGH – At least two churches in North Carolina have publicly declared that they will offer sanctuary to immigrants at risk of deportation from recent directives by the Trump administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. And others in the state are preparing to offer a safe haven as well. Jennie Belle, program director for farm worker and
 
Attorneys say evidence tampering in James Jordan murder
Friday, June 16, 2017
RALEIGH – Attorneys for a man serving life in prison for the murder of Michael Jordan's father are asking for a new trial, saying someone tampered with the dead man's shirt after his autopsy. The autopsy found no hole in James Jordan's shirt that corresponded with the bullet wound in his upper right chest area, but an agent with the State Bureau of
 
Father of the Year: Durham dad always made time for family
Thursday, June 15, 2017
DURHAM – Kenneth Carver, a father of two daughters and a dedicated insurance salesman, knows firsthand the challenges that accompany raising children while finishing school and working. “I worked for the state of North Carolina while in school and my wife with the National Institute of Environmental Science. It was not easy to do both work
 
NCCU grads get help with unpaid fees
Thursday, June 15, 2017
DURHAM – North Carolina Central senior Tia Mitchell couldn’t wait to walk down the aisle at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium to receive her mass communications degree. There was just one hitch in her plans. Mitchell owed over $1,000 in unpaid tuition fees that needed to be paid before she could get her diploma. “I ran out of financial aid,
 
BOOK: Requiem for a dream
Thursday, June 15, 2017
The Dream is Lost Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia By Julian Maxwell Hayter In 1971, civil rights activist Curtis Holt Sr. walked into a federal office in Richmond, Virginia, and filed a suit against the city under the authority of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Holt said the white leaders of Richmond had purposefully diluted
 
Unique program mentors to minority students
Thursday, June 15, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – The Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate Program graduated 11 seniors on June 4. The BRMA is a unique, long-term mentoring program in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools that matches mentor-advocates with minority students starting in fourth grade. Students and their mentors work together until the mentee graduates high school, with many
 
Add some extra appeal to your landscape
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Adding excitement to your garden is easy. You can create instant, year-round color, structure, motion and fun to your landscape with a bit of garden art. Just like shopping for plants, look for pieces that complement your gardening style. And consider all the benefits each piece of art provides. Many pieces are functional as well as beautiful, helping you
 
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Durham Fight Night at Armory

DURHAM – Top Catz Boxing kicked off its June 22 Durham Fight Night card with a press

Raleigh artist launches clothing line

RALEIGH – Raleigh artist Christopher Terrell will showcase a new venture that turns his

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