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A second chance to live a dream
Friday, July 21, 2017
Isaiah Maurice was ready to take the sports world by storm. He had just completed a stellar two-year season at Bull City Preparatory Academy that earned him a basketball scholarship to Division I Kansas State University. Life was good. But it became too good – for all the wrong reasons. K-State released Maurice last month after just one season for
 
Tips to young women in ministry
Friday, July 21, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas – God in His graciousness brought many wise women into my life when I started my first ministry position a few years ago. They cheered me on not because I was anyone special, but because they had run a little farther in the race and were familiar with the joys, the stumbling blocks and the perseverance needed for a young woman in her
 
Film Review: Girls Trip
Thursday, July 20, 2017
This hilarious and relentlessly bawdy take on a girls’ weekend reunion in New Orleans is following in the footsteps of some very popular female-appeal movies like “Sex In the City” and “Bridesmaids.” But “Girls Trip” is not a copycat. It’s very unique and will leave its own lasting imprint on the
 
HBCU NEWS
Thursday, July 20, 2017
SHAW UNIVERSITY Shaw vice-president for academic affairs, Paulette Dillard, was announced Monday as interim president and will serve throughout the duration of a national search. She replaces Tashni-Ann Dubroy, who recently announced her resignation to assume an executive position at Howard University. The Board of Trustees called Dillard, who has served
 
Make eye care part of your wellness routine
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Regular checkups at the doctor’s office are a familiar routine for most people. There’s something else you should know, however: Your overall health can affect your eyes. This is why ophthalmologists — physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care —urge people to take a similar wellness approach when it comes to the
 
Hampton forward wins HBCU award
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Despite an injury that ended her college career in January, Hampton forward Malia Tate-DeFreitas was named the 2017 HBCU Digest Female Athlete of the Year. Tate-DeFreitas became the Pirates’ all-time leading scorer last November with 1,982 points. She passed the 2,000-point mark two games later and ended the season with 2,214 points. DeFreitas
 
Readin’, writin’, ‘rithmetic
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Over 43,000 Wake County public school students return to school in July. Students in multi-track year-round schools ended their summer break on July 10. Other calendar schedules begin on July 24 and July 31. Year-round schools have the same number of days as traditional schools (180), but the days are rescheduled to allow for shorter breaks to retain
 
Affordable housing ramps up in Triangle
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The DHIC is in the midst of a very busy year in adding more affordable housing in the Triangle. Pennington Grove The 55-plus senior living community in Garner will offer 83 one- and two-bedroom apartments off Heather Park Drive. Seniors will have a variety of amenities, including retail shopping and a YMCA that is being built nearby. Also located on site
 
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A second chance to live a dream

Isaiah Maurice was ready to take the sports world by storm. He had just completed a stellar

Tips to young women in ministry

FORT WORTH, Texas – God in His graciousness brought many wise women into my life when I

Film Review: Girls Trip

This hilarious and relentlessly bawdy take on a girls’ weekend reunion in New Orleans is