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NCDHHS to help with winter heating bills
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will issue an automated payment to thousands of eligible households to help with winter heating expenses via the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program. The automated payment will be issued beginning Dec. 1 and is designed to help eligible seniors and people with disabilities access
St. Aug's communications dept. partners with news service
Friday, November 27, 2020
SAU is among four HBCUs chosen to launch a partnership with Zenger News, a news service based in Washington, D.C. Under the partnership, Zenger gets news articles it can distribute to the media outlets that it serves, which include Newsweek, Forbes and more than 100 urban and Latino news outlets around the country. For their part, students get paid
2 Duke seniors Rhodes Scholars
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Two Duke seniors were among 32 recipients selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. Kendall Jefferys, from Keller, Texas, and Jamal Burns, above, from Saint Louis, Missouri, were chosen from among 953 applicants at colleges and universities throughout the country. The scholarships provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the
In Remembrance of James Lewis Cates Jr.
Sunday, November 22, 2020
James Lewis Cates Jr. was born in October 1948 and raised from infancy by his grandmother, Ms. Annie Cates, who lived on Graham Street. Friends and family called him “Baby Boy.” He came of age during the 1960s civil rights movement, and he marched to protest Jim Crow in Chapel Hill. He worked on the school newspaper and was part of student
N.C. State Fair canceled due to coronavirus
Friday, July 31, 2020
RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Fair has been canceled for this year due to safety, financial and attendance challenges from COVID-19, State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced Wednesday. The fair, which was first held in 1853, is one of the state’s largest annual attractions, bringing in roughly 1 million visitors during its
Grassroots groups launch VoteNC.org
Sunday, July 19, 2020
RALEIGH – Grassroots advocacy groups across the state have launched VoteNC.org, a get-out-the-vote campaign aimed at increasing voter turnout in this fall's presidential election. North Carolina is widely viewed as a swing state, and Brigid Flaherty, co-director of Down Home North Carolina, one of several groups involved in the effort, said that

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Glynnis Reed Exhibit

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Spirit of Our Nature


Drive-thru Christmas Village

Dates and time: Dec. 4-5, 11-12; 5 to 8 p.m. The


Glynnis Reed Exhibit

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Spirit of Our Nature

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NCDHHS to help with winter heating bills

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will issue an

RECIPE: Serve up steak for a special seasonal dish

Enjoying a meal together at the table is surely one of the all-time holiday traditions for many

Dudley Flood isnít finished helping the state chart its course

Dudley Flood has held many titles. In 1955, he became a teacher. In the years that followed,