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Not 1, but 2 Triangle Tribune Top Senior winners
Friday, April 6, 2018
Millbrook senior creates positive outlook for students RALEIGH – “If you don’t have high standards for yourself … you can’t expect to get the things you want in life,” Raya Coley said, explaining not only her philosophy for success for others, but also the reason that she has done so well herself. Coley is a
Instability plagues ECSU athletics
Friday, April 6, 2018
The Waverly Tillar curse continues. Not only can Elizabeth City State not keep a football coach since Tillar was relieved of his duties in 2015, but the Vikings are having trouble holding on to basketball coaches and administrative personnel as well. Tillar, whom I still miss dearly, led the football program for 13 seasons and compiled a 69-68 record. He
Former Duke player still sweating — just not NFL
Friday, April 6, 2018
“Duke owes me nothing,” former Duke Blue Devils running back Desmond Scott said. Hip-hop and junk talk from Scott were fueling Saturday-morning workouts at his 11,000 square-foot facility on a main drag here connecting the Bull City to Blue Heaven, where Tar Heels dwell at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. On Oct. 20, 2012, the
Durham Bulls celebrate 30th anniversary of ‘Bull Durham’
Thursday, April 5, 2018
DURHAM – In honor of the 30th anniversary of one of the most famous sports movies of all time, the Durham Bulls will celebrate “Bull Durham” over the course of two weekends in June. Kicking off the June 8 festivities will be a screening of the movie at Durham Athletic Park, the exact site of the picture’s filming. That evening fans
First professional baseball team named after a black woman
Thursday, April 5, 2018
CHICAGO – The National Urban Baseball League will be the first professional baseball league to have a team named after an African-American woman. The team, based in Chicago, will be called the Vickie Pasley All Stars, named after Attorney Vickie Pasley. The season will start on May 25. The league has already secured players, organized teams and
2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
How often do we take a minute out of our day to think about what it’s like to be a victim of crime? To think about our friends and neighbors who wake up and go about their regular day and suddenly suffer an assault: blindsided as they go to work, get into their car or run an errand. These fellow North Carolinians – hundreds every year –
DPS works to eliminate disparities in testing and discipline
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
DURHAM – The numbers tell the story, staggering but not new to Kelvin Bullock, who serves as Durham Public Schools director of equity affairs, a position that did not exist until Jan. 2017. During the 2016-17 school year, white students – 18.5 percent of the district’s student population – vastly outperformed their Hispanic and
NCCU announces inaugural Cheatham-White Scholars
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Chemistry, business and biomedical science are some of the subjects that NCCU’s new Cheatham-White Scholars plan to study when they enroll at the university for the 2018-19 academic year. Nine students were chosen from among 200 candidates who were nominated to apply for the full-ride scholarships created by the N.C. General Assembly in 2017 for
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Book Signing

Time: 2 p.m. Children's author Johnny Moore will


Candidates Forum

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Community Wealth Building Day

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Lack of progress on NC students’ test scores ‘frustrating’

A lack of progress on North Carolina students’ test scores is “frustrating,”

Where have all the church organists gone?

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Has playing the organ become a dying art? What has happened to the

Raleigh kicks off National Small Business Week

RALEIGH – The City of Raleigh will host the second event for “Connect