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Combs Elementary unveils new outdoor-learning and play space
Thursday, October 17, 2019
RALEIGH – School administrators at one Wake County elementary school have teamed up with the American Heart Association, the Look for the Good Project and the Online Physical Education Network to transform a little-used blacktop into a brightly colored outdoor learning and play space designed to boost kids' physical activity. Justine Andrews, AHA
Expo fuels young entrepreneurs
Monday, October 14, 2019
DURHAM – T-shirts, artwork, botanical herbal bath teas, luxurious body scrubs, makeup, and custom wigs. You could find it all Saturday at the Young Entrepreneurs’ Expo at the Hayti Heritage Center. San Griffin, director of Patricia Taborn Modeling and Talent Agency Inc., has held the expo for six years. “We continue to see the need to
No right on red at 16 Chapel Hill intersections
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
CHAPEL HILL – A right turn on a red signal will no longer be permitted at 16 Chapel Hill intersections as of October 31. The Town Council approved an ordinance that prohibits these turns, with one additional intersection being considered for the same regulation. The measure is part of the Town’s ongoing efforts to increase safety for people
Omega Curtis Parker: A Tribute
Thursday, October 3, 2019
A Durham Public Schools graduate, educator, board member, and champion of students, Omega Curtis Parker passed away on September 30. A graduate of Hillside High School, Parker went on to teach and serve as the librarian/media coordinator at Little River High School and Little River Elementary School from 1962 to 2002. Upon her retirement, she continued to
Best chefs crowned at the NCRLA Chef Showdown
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
DURHAM – Steven Goff of AUX Bar in Asheville won the coveted NCRLA Chef of the Year Award. Jamie Turner of Earl's Grocery and Soul Food Sessions in Charlotte earned NCRLA pastry chef of the year, and Johnny Burritt, representing Apothecary Beverage Company in Asheville, took home NCRLA mixologist of the year. The North Carolina Restaurant &
Pretty in Pink Foundation receives Komen grant
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
RALEIGH – Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast has awarded a $50,000 grant to Pretty In Pink Foundation to assist uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients with payment of their medical bills. The grant will fund surgery, chemotherapy administration and radiation therapy for 18 low-income breast cancer patients in North Carolina

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Clergy and depression

FAIRFAX STATION, Va. – Whenever clergy commit suicide, we always wonder why. We grieve

Combs Elementary unveils new outdoor-learning and play space

RALEIGH – School administrators at one Wake County elementary school have teamed up with

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Medicare’s annual enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. This is your