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Bed sheets keep kids engaged during hospital stay
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
After visiting a friend’s child who had been in the hospital for over a month, Kevin Gatlin started thinking how that could be his child – or anyone’s child – and “how would we keep our kids occupied?” He said that most children he saw in the hospital would just zone out or watch TV or play on electronic devices. He came
Triangle gets first all-vegan market
Monday, February 11, 2019
CHAPEL HILL – The Triangle’s first all-vegan market celebrated its grand opening last weekend. Coco Bean Vegan Market, at 1114 Environ Way in Chapel Hill, will offer locally made vegan pastries, coffee, hard cider and wine tasting. Owners Tamara and Steve Lackey decided to open the market after customers started requesting items at their vegan
Donít let predatory tax loans take your refunds
Monday, January 21, 2019
For many consumers, the new year brings an annual effort to file taxes early enough to help pay off big bills, replace major appliances or tuck away a few bucks for the proverbial “rainy day.” With a continuing federal shutdown, there are also an estimated 800,000 federal workers who have not had a payday since December. For these consumers,

Upcoming Events

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Talking Black in America

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m. The Chatham County


Black History Month

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central Community


Food Pantry/Clothes Closet

Clothes Closet: 8 to 11 a.m. Food Pantry: 10

Latest News

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Hinton-less Shaw rallies to defeat rival

RALEIGH – Junior Derrick Randolph scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half to help

Former slave made cars long before Henry Ford

Although Henry Ford is often considered the father of the American automobile industry, many

Shaw women earn first division win

RALEIGH – Junior Macy Keen recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 27 points