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15-year-old makes $8K a month selling hot sauce
Friday, April 19, 2019
Tyla-Simone Crayton, a 15-year-old, home-schooled teen entrepreneur from Houston, is the CEO of Sienna Sauce. Known as the “Sauce Boss,” Tyla-Simone created the recipe for the uniquely-flavored sauce when she was just 8 years old. Now, she is selling the award-winning sauce online and through multiple distributors, earning $8,000 a month.
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
RE-ENTRY Local Reentry Council and the Criminal Justice Resource Center will recognizes Durham businesses that have assisted in helping former prisoners find employment on April 23, 2-4 p.m., 326 E. Main St. POLICY BRIEFING Durham Chamber of Commerce and Morningstar Law Group will host a state policy briefing from the N.C. Chamber and Senator Floyd
 
Coalition launches campaign to stop Duke Energy rate hike
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
DURHAM – The Alliance for Energy Security, a 501(c)4 organization comprised of businesses leaders, launched a campaign Monday to shine a light on Duke Energy’s efforts to quietly pass legislation that would raise electricity rates and undercut customers’ already limited ability to have a say on what they are charged. As Duke is the only
 
Lack of affordable housing leaves low-income families with few options
Monday, April 15, 2019
A recent study by the Urban Institute reports that in communities across the nation, home prices and rents are exceeding the reach of an increasing number of households. “For every 100 extremely low income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable and available rental units. That means two parents who both work minimum-wage jobs might wait
 
Wegmans Raleigh to open in September
Friday, April 5, 2019
RALEIGH – With 325 part-time positions now ready to be filled, hiring and training are ramping up for the new Wegmans Food Markets store in Raleigh. The company’s first location in North Carolina opens Sept. 29 at 7 a.m. at the Midtown East Shopping Center on Wake Forest Road near Interstate 440. Part-time openings span a variety of positions
 

Upcoming Events

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KiteTales

Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Youth Villages will host

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Concert & Silent Auction

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m. St. Paul AME Church will be

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Food Distribution

Time: 9 a.m. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

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Itís time to free our futures

Almost 570 Durham Public School teachers requested off on May 1 in hopes of attending the North

New legislation would allow judicial discretion on drug crimes

One of the latest pieces of national criminal justice reform legislation has made its way to

The Original Drifters to headline Smithfield festival

SMITHFIELD – The Original Drifters will headline the 35th annual Ham & Yam Festival