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St. Aug's Kindred headed to Canada
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Former St. Augustine’s forward Joel Kindred has signed a pro contract to play with the Halifax Hurricanes of the National Basketball League of Canada. Kindred previously played in Spain for the Cantaires Tortosa, where he averaged 19 points, seven rebounds and two assists per game. Kindred was the 2011-12 CIAA rookie of the year and joined the
Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
CHARLOTTE — Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help. The six-time NBA champion and Charlotte Hornets owner donated $2 million on Tuesday to assist residents of the
Finding assistance after Hurricane Florence
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
RALEIGH – If you are a North Carolina homeowner or renter whose home is damaged, unsafe or inaccessible because of Hurricane Florence, resources are available to help get you on the road to recovery. Do you have insurance? If you have a homeowner’s or flood insurance policy, file your insurance claim immediately before applying for disaster
Rebuilding after Hurricane Florence
Monday, September 17, 2018
As we prepare for and recover from Hurricane Florence and its devastation, there are a number of ways we can all be prepared. We’re all thinking about our emergency kits, food, batteries, and keeping safe, but here are some things to be aware of before and after the storm. North Carolina is currently in a state of emergency. That means our price
NC pregnancy, abortion rates continued to decline
Friday, September 14, 2018
With U.S. Senate confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh underway, advocates for abortion rights are expressing concern over what his confirmation might mean for access to the procedure in the future. Some have suggested that if the landmark 1972 decision Roe vs Wade were overturned, abortion policy would devolve to being determined more at the state
‘Uninvited brute’: 3 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas
Friday, September 14, 2018
WILMINGTON — Hurricane Florence rolled ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge early Friday, trapping hundreds of people in high water as it settled in for what could be a long and extraordinarily destructive drenching. At least three people were killed. More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing
A&T mourns the passing of coach Don Corbett
Friday, September 14, 2018
GREENSBORO – Don Corbett, the legendary North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach who led the Aggies to seven MEAC Tournament championships over 14 seasons, has died at the age of 75 from cancer. Corbett’s seven titles occurred consecutively from 1982-88. The mark is still tied with the University of Kentucky for the longest such
Shaw finds ‘gem’ in Hunt
Friday, September 14, 2018
Devon Hunt had barely stepped foot on campus, let alone taken a snap in practice, but Shaw coaches took one look and knew “he was going to be special.” Three seasons later, Hunt has been all-conference every year, was voted the 2016 CIAA rookie of the year, has been named a candidate on the 2018 Black College Football Player of the Year Award
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