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Summit aims to boost family-friendly NC Businesses
Monday, March 18, 2019
RALEIGH – Family-friendly practices in the workplace are big business, and a best-selling author will have advice for creating a family-friendly workplace at a conference in Raleigh. Brigid Schulte is the keynote speaker for the first Family Forward Summit on April 1. Schulte is director of New America's Better Life Lab, a nonpartisan initiative on
 
College fueled civil rights, now in theology battle
Friday, March 15, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – At Nashville's Woolworth on 5th lunch counter, much has changed since the sit-ins of 1960 that helped desegregate public accommodations in the Jim Crow South. In 1960, Woolworth was among a handful of Nashville department stores where African- American students were beaten and arrested, drawing national media coverage when they
 
NC educators seethe at lawmakers’ plan to arm, deputize teachers
Friday, March 15, 2019
Two new bills filed by state lawmakers take the heated debate over gun rights and safety to one of its most controversial battlegrounds: the classroom. House Bill 216 – The School Self-Defense Act – would make it legal for teachers and staff members to carry concealed handguns on school grounds “to respond to acts of violence or imminent
 
Free food provided by Salvation Army
Thursday, March 14, 2019
DURHAM – Everyone goes through ups and downs, but Suzanne Clark openly shared that things have been very rough since she became homeless in September. Fortunately, the Salvation Army is helping her. Clark stood in a line outside the Salvation Army along with about 50 other people with bags and boxes waiting to receive a number for their opportunity
 
Growing your own cut flowers
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Keep your flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from your own garden and containers. Growing seeds, plants and tender bulbs that can double as cut flowers makes it easy to create casual, fresh-cut bouquets for your dinner table, guest room or to share with family and friends. For early spring flowers, look to
 
Gov. Cooper’s extremely moderate budget proposal
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Governor Roy Cooper is an enormously skilled politician with a top-flight staff and many years of experience in the state policy wars, so it probably makes some sense to give him the benefit of the doubt when it comes to the budget negotiations he will conduct with Republican legislative leaders over the next few months. One imagines that Cooper
 
Launch Chapel Hill welcomes 10 start-ups
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
CHAPEL HILL – Business accelerator Launch Chapel Hill, together with the Town of Chapel Hill, UNC at Chapel Hill and Orange County, has announced the 10 businesses selected for its 2019 spring cohort. More than 40 companies applied for the 10 spots in Launch Chapel Hill’s unique program, designed to help entrepreneurs build their early-stage
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
RALEIGH CHAMBER Black Business Momentum Seminar Series will host a “How to Find Customers Through Partnerships and Collaboration” on March 19, 6-8 p.m., Garner Town Hall, 900 Seventh Ave., second floor. Register at www.ncsbc.net/workshop. • March 22, 1-3 p.m. – Small Business Internship Fair, N.C. State’s Nelson Hall, 2801
 
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Summit aims to boost family-friendly NC Businesses

RALEIGH – Family-friendly practices in the workplace are big business, and a best-selling

College fueled civil rights, now in theology battle

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – At Nashville's Woolworth on 5th lunch counter, much has changed since

NC educators seethe at lawmakers’ plan to arm, deputize teachers

Two new bills filed by state lawmakers take the heated debate over gun rights and safety to one