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Readin’, writin’, ‘rithmetic
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Over 43,000 Wake County public school students return to school in July. Students in multi-track year-round schools ended their summer break on July 10. Other calendar schedules begin on July 24 and July 31. Year-round schools have the same number of days as traditional schools (180), but the days are rescheduled to allow for shorter breaks to retain
 
Affordable housing ramps up in Triangle
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The DHIC is in the midst of a very busy year in adding more affordable housing in the Triangle. Pennington Grove The 55-plus senior living community in Garner will offer 83 one- and two-bedroom apartments off Heather Park Drive. Seniors will have a variety of amenities, including retail shopping and a YMCA that is being built nearby. Also located on site
 
Male program helps break the cycle of teenage pregnancy
Thursday, July 13, 2017
It takes two to make a baby. It also takes two to stop an unwanted pregnancy. That’s the message of the Children’s Home Society in Greensboro. The CHS is kicking into high gear its male-responsibility campaign to curb teenage pregnancy, called the Wise Guys program, which teaches teen males to make smart decisions in relationships. “Teen
 
Family of Willard Scott demands justice - UPDATED
Monday, July 10, 2017
DURHAM – Thomasine Hinson has spent five grueling months awaiting the autopsy report for her son, Willard Scott Jr., who was shot and killed by a state trooper in February. Hinson, along with family and the Durham NAACP, addressed the media on Saturday from the steps of the Durham County Courthouse demanding that the North Carolina medical chief
 
Farmer’s market and co-op address SE Raleigh’s food desert
Monday, July 10, 2017
RALEIGH - Christie Jones grew up in Southeast Raleigh and is quick to call it “home.” However, two years ago she and her family uprooted, moving to a neighboring community because life at home lacked the resources her family needed, including a full-service grocery store, retail and luxury apartments. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has long
 
Dubroy resigns at Shaw
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
RALEIGH – Shaw University is looking for another president. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, who just recently celebrated two years on the job, announced her resignation Wednesday. Dubroy is leaving to become executive vice president and chief operating officer at Howard University, another HBCU in Washington, D.C. "We sincerely thank Dr. Dubroy for a remarkable
 
Orange County school board sends dress policy changes back to committee
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
HILLSBOROUGH – In what Orange County school board Chair Stephen Halkiotis called “the most significant policy consideration the board has faced since integration,” board members voted 4-3 to send a dress code policy revision banning racially divisive symbols back to committee for further review. The proposed policy, which passed the first
 
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