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School News: Orange County appointments
Thursday, July 27, 2017
ORANGE COUNTY Beverly Rudolph was named principal of Carrboro High. Rudolph has been the principal at Culbreth Middle since 2011. Prior to that, she was assistant principal at East Chapel Hill High from 2007-11. • Drew Ware was named principal of Phillips Middle. He has been the principal of Estes Hills Elementary since 2013. Prior to that, he served
CASA acquires Maplewood and Underwood apartments
Monday, July 17, 2017
DURHAM – CASA, a nonprofit affordable housing developer and property manager, has purchased a 44-unit apartment complex at 811 Underwood Avenue, and a 35-unit apartment complex and one office at 1407 W. Chapel Hill Road in Durham. The one-bedroom apartments in Durham’s West End are identical in design and were originally built by the same
Durham janitorial workers settle wage case
Monday, July 17, 2017
DURHAM – In a victory for low-wage workers across the state, a federal court last week approved a settlement agreement providing $77,000 in back wage compensation to 149 janitorial workers in Durham. Under the agreement, workers employed by Integrity Facilities Management, Inc. to clean Durham Public School buildings will receive payment for alleged
Report: No easy alternative for UNC Center for Civil Rights
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
RALEIGH – A committee studying alternative paths for a University of North Carolina center that offers legal help to the poor found no options that would allow the center to continue the full breadth of its work while also satisfying conservatives who oppose how it operates. The committee appointed by the chancellor of the Chapel Hill campus examined
Grant to bring 'stories to life' for DPS students
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
“Stories Come to Life,” a grant-funded language arts workshop, will expand this year to reach more than 600 Durham students at Neal, Lowe’s Grove and James E. Shepard middle schools. Organized by the Durham Arts Council, this interactive program is designed to help underperforming students improve their writing, reading and communication

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Howard alums in HOF

Howard alums Francena McCorory (right) and Yvette Lewis will be inducted into the 2017 Lower

NC native debuts film at black theater festival

Richmond County native Michael Brewer will debut his new feature film, “The Last

School News: Orange County appointments

ORANGE COUNTY Beverly Rudolph was named principal of Carrboro High. Rudolph has been the