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Omega Psi Phi holds mortgage burning ceremony
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Uplift Project and the Durham Beta Phi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity held a Dedication and Mortgage Burning Ceremony for the Uplift Community Center. Participants in the ceremony at 1811 Palmer St. included Durham Mayor Bill Bell and County Commissioner Chair Wendy Jacobs. Russell Jones, basileus-elect for Beta Phi Chapter, was master of
 
Black Man Run meets new faces weekly
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
DURHAM – Casual joggers and athletes may get up in the morning to run for all intended obvious health benefits: lose weight, improve self-esteem and prevent disease. But for North Carolina State University economics professor Jason Coupet and a few of Durham’s running clubs, exercise is just part of the health equation for an advantageous
 
Louisburg College names new president
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Louisburg College on Monday named Gary M. Brown as its 28th. Brown, an accomplished dean, academic administrator and community leader, comes to Louisburg College with over three decades of experience in higher education administration. For many years, he led Mercyhurst North East, a private two-year residential campus in North East, Pennsylvania, through a
 
TROSA moves addicts from crime to recovery
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
DURHAM – After Bryan Cheek lost a restaurant job to cocaine use, he came up with another way to get money: He visited home improvement stores on their busiest days, loaded a cart with landscaping equipment and walked out, brandishing a receipt from a fast-food restaurant. Then he headed to a pawn shop to swap the purloined goods for cash. But Cheek
 
Luxury senior living community coming to Cary
Sunday, November 5, 2017
CARY — Liberty Senior Living, a division of Liberty Healthcare Group, held a ground breaking of Brightmore of Cary, a proposed continuing care retirement community. Located at 1801 Kildaire Farm Road, the community will include 201 upscale, independent living residences with a variety of floor plan options, as well as a 110-bed health care center that
 
Franklin County Schools receives grant
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Franklin County School teachers received nearly $25,000 in grant money from a partnership between the United Way of Franklin County and Novozymes. The United Way teacher grant program offers a way for both organizations to support the school system with the hopes to increase teacher retention and see positive growth on school report card grades. United Way
 
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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The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham

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