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Bears bring unique take on eating out
Sunday, June 23, 2019
SILER CITY — It was a kitchen experiment that went in a different direction when students studying culinary arts at Chatham Central High School in Bear Creek extended the laboratory into the community. The turn taken was for the better. “The community-cafe concept is a part of the international food movement called One World Everybody
DPS Student of the Month
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Tre'Vaughn Cox is a graduating senior from the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability. The Bahamian native made a huge impact at Southern during his first and only year at the school through his work in the classroom, on the field and in the community. Tre'Vaughn enjoyed playing soccer and running track. He was also an active member of the Student
NC State alumna selected to writing program
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
N.C. State alumna Shequeta Smith, a comic book writer, filmmaker and CEO of Shero Comics, has been selected to join the hottest new writing program in Hollywood, Imagine Impact 2. Imagine Impact is an entertainment start-up established to cultivate and empower creative storytellers to turn an idea into a screenplay, teleplay or presentation in eight weeks.
Enloe student is an actor, a dancer and a champion for change
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
RALEIGH – Jordan King wasn’t the headliner, but as far as Jose Espinal was concerned, she was the evening’s brightest star. In April, Enloe Magnet High School hosted a performance of The Talk, an acclaimed one-man show by Sonny Kelly in which an African American father must have a difficult conversation with his son about how to protect
Passing positivity forward for present and future students
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Student: Jeremee Jeter School: East Wake High College: Catawba College Somewhere out there in Wake County is a very lucky bunch of 1-year-olds. Because in four years, they might have Jeremee as their kindergarten teacher. It’s going to be awesome. Not only for that group of children, but for many more who will follow them. Destined to teach The
Stedman Graham presents Reconstruction-era sword to museum
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
RALEIGH – Businessman and educator Stedman Graham recently presented the N.C. Museum of History with a ceremonial sword as part of the Museum’s exhibit on “Reconstruction, Freedom: A Promise Disrupted, North Carolina 1862- 1901.” The sword is the only known existing material artifact related to the last African American to serve in

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Chapel Hil Nine

Time: 11 a.m. In the spirit of Juneteenth, the


Upcycled Exhibit

Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibit runs through


Community Celebration

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 2019 Southeast Community

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Builders Blitz adds 2 new Durham homeowners

DURHAM – In only seven days, Durham gained two new houses and homeowners thanks to the