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There was just one ‘Queen of Soul’
Thursday, August 16, 2018
NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn tells The Associated Press through a family statement that
 
Celebrate the summer at the Summer Daze Music Festival
Saturday, August 11, 2018
RALEIGH – The first Summer Daze Music Festival, presented by Seven Foot Giant, is coming to Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park on Aug. 18. Festival gates open at noon and will feature 10 national and local North Carolina artists with Shwayze and Cisco closing the night. “Shwayze and Cisco are currently on their 10-year anniversary tour
 
BOOK: Hauntingly beautiful birds
Sunday, August 5, 2018
The Birds of Opulence By Crystal Wilkinson University Press of Kentucky, $19.95 PB From the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of Blackberries, Blackberries, and Water Street comes a novel of lyrical exploration of love and loss. The Birds of Opulence centers on several generations of women in a bucolic southern black township as they live with
 
Summer care for perennial gardens
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Keep your perennial gardens looking their best throughout the hot summer months with a bit of midsummer grooming and care. Investing time midseason means you’ll be enjoying beautiful gardens now through the end of the growing season. Start by deadheading, removing faded flowers, to improve the plants’ overall appearance. It won’t extend
 
New exhibit showcases powerful images from the Vietnam War
Friday, July 27, 2018
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Museum of History has unveiled its newest exhibit, “A Thousand Words: Photographs by Vietnam Veterans.” This collection of intriguing images, taken by North Carolina soldiers, explores the human elements and experiences of the Vietnam War; each snapshot is enhanced by commentary from veterans relaying what a
 

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DCABP to hold annual Founders’ Day Gala

DURHAM – The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People will hold its 83rd

Lincoln Community Health Center serves the homeless

DURHAM – Anyone can become homeless. “Every homeless person story is

Some new, some old questions for CIAA North

There was a time not so long ago when the start of the CIAA football season produced more groans