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Restaurant lets patrons pay what they can
Monday, February 19, 2018
RALEIGH – “It’s a hand up not a handout,” said Maggie Kane of her new pay-what-you-can restaurant in downtown Raleigh. A Place at the Table opened last month and is getting attention from big businesses in the community, including Blue Cross Blue Shield and Whole Foods. These companies and many others have given large donations to
 
NC businesses see benefits in family-friendly workplace
Friday, February 9, 2018
RALEIGH – While federal and state laws lag behind, North Carolina's private sector already understands the benefits of creating family-friendly workplace policies. That is the finding of a report based on interviews with more than 300 employers and surveys of 300 employees. The North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation and Blue Cross and Blue Shield
 
Report: Skin color tied to auto finance
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Nationwide, auto loans represent the third-highest category of consumer debt. And, according to new research, the color of your skin has a lot to do with how much debt is incurred. Discrimination in Auto Lending, authored and published by the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), found that despite federal laws banning credit discrimination by race or
 
Sisters, entrepreneurs launch kids clothing line
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Kid sisters Stephanie and Samantha Smith have set out to show the world their concept of high fashion. Their company, SASS-E Todds, is a unique clothing line created by toddlers for toddlers. The two girls love to create and design clothing and accessories. Stephanie is 7 years old and a natural fashionista and trendsetter. She loves all things hair,
 

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Corporate partnership boosts Digital Learning Day in Chatham County Schools

PITTSBORO — Talk about putting an exclamation point on collaboration! Educators and

Pilot program helps eligible foster youth

RALEIGH — Foster youth of legal driving age and their caregivers can now be reimbursed for

Pearsontown Elementary's Andrea Petifer gets top award

In front of the entire Pearsontown Elementary family, Superintendent Pascal Mubenga surprised