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DPS still engaging the community
Thursday, February 14, 2019
DURHAM – When families and schools work together, kids do better. At a town hall meeting Tuesday night, Durham Public Schools Superintendent Paschal Mubenga invited parents, teachers, students and administrators to contribute their feedback on his new plan on how to move DPS forward. Mubenga, along with two administrators, discussed the new DPS
YouthBuild graduates celebrate second book publishing
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
DURHAM – Donna Bennett rose, bravely, to share her story. Her truth. “Good afternoon, my name is Donna Bennett. I will be reading a piece I wrote,” she said. “Number one in your life’s blueprint should be a deep belief in your own dignity, your own self-worth and your own somebodiness. Having a deep belief in yourself is
Wake County schools wants your black history stories
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The Wake County Board of Education is asking students, teachers and citizens to work together to bring new life to a crucial piece of our history that has been dormant for decades. The “Respecting Our History, Building Our Future” initiative, announced during an observation of Black History Month at the Board’s Feb. 5 meeting, seeks to
LCHC: A new idea empowering family
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
DURHAM – Lincoln Community Health Center is introducing a new health care program for families. “This is a long pathway to get where we are to our kickoff today,” Dr. Oveta McIntosh Vick said during a “Centering Parenting Kickoff Day” luncheon celebration last week at the center. “It’s a new concept, a new
Youth summit features 8-year-old neuroscientist
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
CARY – On Jan. 19, 8-year-old neuroscientist Amoy Antunet delivered the keynote address to over 170 student innovators at the second annual Youth Innovation Summit. The purpose of the event was to introduce students in grades five through 12 to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) and pathways to careers in STEAM. Held at Cary
St. Aug’s president announces retirement
Friday, January 25, 2019
Saint Augustine’s president Everett B. Ward announced Thursday afternoon that he is retiring after five years. Ward made the announcement during a board of trustees’ executive session. Ward, who became the 11th president and only the third alumnus to lead the university, said in his remarks that he will be concluding his position effective July
Resources for those affected by the government shutdown
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Bill Assistance Duke Energy (800) 452-2777 PSNC Energy 1-877-776-2427 OWASA Inter-Faith Council for Social Service (administers the OWASA Care to Share program and Orange County Social Services funds for our service area) 110 West Main St. Carrboro NC 27510 919-929-6380 Counseling (legal, financial, employment, mental health) Community

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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