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On the edge: Justice equal and fair
Saturday, October 20, 2018
DURHAM – Just one arrest can change a person’s life. Those who can pay cash will get bail but those who cannot pay stays in jail. That’s why many advocacy groups are pushing aggressively for change in what they say is racial and economic equity “flawed” in the criminal justice system. They want to make sure Durham’s new
 
CIAA tweaks football criteria
Friday, October 19, 2018
The CIAA finally answered the burning question of what to do about the shortened football season. Hurricane Florence caused major cancellations, including back-to-back games for some teams like Fayetteville State and Elizabeth City State. To put everybody back on an even keel, the conference office has decided that only the games played between Sept. 29
 
Guilford schools failed to disclose troubling lead levels
Thursday, October 18, 2018
For more than four months, the Guilford County School System failed to disclose critical information about high lead levels in three of its schools — not only from the public, but also from the respective principals, according to documents obtained under the Public Records Act. Hundreds of pages, including email correspondence, show that Greensboro
 
VUU’s Taylor added to watch list
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The streak is over! Lincoln (Pa.) defeated Elizabeth City State for its first win since Sept. 10, 2016, and its first conference victory since Sept. 26, 2015. The Lions were coming off a 90-0 drubbing by Virginia Union the week prior. Former Livingstone standout quarterback Drew Powell’s pro career continues to elevate. After leading the Iowa
 
Peter Weddick Moore honored with highway marker
Thursday, October 18, 2018
RALEIGH – Although born into slavery in 1859, Peter Weddick Moore used education as a path to success and service. He likely attended a school founded by the Freedman’s Bureau and went on to become the principal of the new State Normal School for the Colored Race in 1891, which is now Elizabeth City State University. A N.C. Highway Historical
 
Woman released from life sentence part of prison church plant
Thursday, October 18, 2018
ALICEVILLE, Ala. – Sometimes help comes from unexpected places. Gary Farley can attest to that. Six years ago, Farley knew he needed somebody to lend a hand in planting a church at Federal Correctional Institution (FCI), the new women's prison in Aliceville, Alabama, but he didn't know exactly who. He had thought he might recruit some volunteers from
 
NC lawmakers approve Florence spending
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
RALEIGH — The sharp partisanship that’s typified North Carolina’s government was buried temporarily on Monday as legislators approved spending $400 million to quickly help people and communities reeling from flooding left by Hurricane Florence and setting aside another $450 million for upcoming needs. The emergency spending plan unveiled
 
Pat James making a difference at Duke and on the diamond
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Name: Pat James Title: Staff Specialist, Community Service Center Years at Duke: 38 Nominator: Claire Smith, a program coordinator with Duke Recreation and Physical Education, nominated Pat James. In her nomination, she wrote that James “cares for the boys (in the Long Ball program) as if each one of them was hers, whether it’s making sure
 
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On the edge: Justice equal and fair

DURHAM – Just one arrest can change a person’s life. Those who can pay cash will get

CIAA tweaks football criteria

The CIAA finally answered the burning question of what to do about the shortened football

Guilford schools failed to disclose troubling lead levels

For more than four months, the Guilford County School System failed to disclose critical