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Pension funds can’t keep up with demand
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Davey Grubbs isn’t old enough to draw a pension, but he already knows that he may not have a chance to when he retires. He’s 56 now, so that doesn’t leave him much time to figure out a solution. His friend, James Dale Hanner, was forced to retire early when his company, Allied Business, closed in 2013. He’s drawing on his full
 
Schewel discusses Durham’s future in ‘fireside’ chat
Friday, November 30, 2018
DURHAM – Mayor Steve Schewel discussed Durham’s future during a “fireside” chat with about 200 residents Wednesday. Some of the topics were the Durham-Orange Light Rail project, gentrification, affordable housing, increasing wages, and supporting minority-owned businesses. The event was held in partnership with WeWork, which opened
 
City of Raleigh engages conversation with residents
Monday, November 26, 2018
RALEIGH – With 67 new residents in Wake County every day and 56,000 households burdened by their mortgage or rental costs, the City of Raleigh is under immense pressure to accommodate the housing needs of its growing communities. “We’re just lucky Amazon didn’t choose this area as a headquarters,” said Shawn McNamara, the
 
Family of slain NCCU student wants independent investigation
Monday, November 19, 2018
DURHAM – “Have you heard about the student who was murdered?” This is the question Miguel Staten repeatedly asked people as they lined up outside the Durham Performing Arts Center last Saturday. Family, friends and classmates of DeAndre Ballard marched in front of DPAC to raise awareness about the death of the 23-year-old North Carolina
 
Christine Darden: ‘Dreaming and on their Shoulders’
Friday, November 16, 2018
DURHAM – The first steps to achieve any goal is to perceive, plan, prepare and persist. That’s what retired mathematician, data analyst and aeronautical engineer Christine Darden said is a key to her career-making accomplishments when she spoke Wednesday to a standing-room-only diverse audience at Durham Technical Community College. “You
 
NCCU professor and UNC collaborate on cancer drug
Thursday, November 15, 2018
DURHAM – Pancreatic cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths, but not many people know much about it. Advocates are trying to share more knowledge through Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November, and researchers at North Carolina Central University and UNC Chapel Hill are working together to reduce the number of deaths from
 
NCCU chancellor highlights growth, accomplishments
Friday, November 2, 2018
DURHAM – The Eagles are soaring at N.C. Central University. That was the message Chancellor Johnson O. Akinleye shared at a coffee and chat between members of the media, the community and the chancellor on Nov. 1. “It’s an exciting period for us,” Akinleye told the group gathered over coffee and a light breakfast in the
 
DPS parents want more black teachers, equity training, fewer suspensions
Friday, September 21, 2018
DURHAM – Incentives to attract and keep black teachers, especially men; provide test preparation for students who need it, not just the high achievers; and make school suspension a last resort are just a few of the things black parents and educators said they want to see in Durham Public Schools. About 50 parents, along with 10 DPS personnel,
 
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Second-half rally lifts SAU women past Claflin

RALEIGH – Junior Kamya Renwicks scored 13 points and Angela Caraballo added 11 points to

Triangle Uplift Foundation hosts second youth summit

RALEIGH – Triangle Uplift Foundation will partner with the Triangle MLK Committee to

Michaux Jr. urges NCCU graduates to advocate for equality

DURHAM – Approximately 639 North Carolina Central University graduates received their