Category : North Carolina

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 day ago

A&T Track & Field Crowned MEAC Champs

A&T Track & Field Crowned MEAC Champs Courtesy NC A&T Sports Information / February 23, 2018Share this article: North Carolina A&T State University Women’s Track and Field team are the 2018 MEAC Champions. Photo courtesy of Erin Mi...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 days ago

Failures on gun control fail our children

Failures on gun control fail our children Jesse Jackson / February 23, 2018Share this article: The United States is failing in what surely is the first duty of government — protecting our children from threats that they cannot deal with themselves....

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 days ago

Michaux Prepares to Leave the House

Michaux Prepares to Leave the House By Cash Michaels, Peacemaker Contributor / February 23, 2018Share this article: N.C. Rep. H.M. “Mickey” Michaux After 39 ½ years in the N.C. legislature, Durham Rep. H. M. “Mickey” Michaux Jr. announced recentl...

Southeast / North Carolina - 3 days ago

Youth basketball league heats up

Photos by Alphonso Abbott Jr. The winter basketball league at the Carl H. Russell Sr. Community Center has been around for years.  This year the league is more competitive than ever.  With it coming close to playoff time, all the teams are gearing...

Southeast / North Carolina - 3 days ago

BOE approves primary early voting

“We have a plan!” That’s what Board of Elections Chair Ken Raymond told attendees during a meeting last week as they unanimously ratified a plan for early voting in this year’s May 8 primary election. The Board of Elections office on the second floo...

Southeast / North Carolina - 3 days ago

LaVar Ball: Can’t stop, won’t stop

Here we go again with LaVar Ball making more ludicrous comments about himself and his sons.  We all know of the antics he has displayed over the years, but this latest one could affect the futures of all three Ball sons. Unbelievably, Ball recently...

Southeast / North Carolina - 3 days ago

‘Black Panther’ shows diversity sells

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film. The phenome...

Southeast / North Carolina - 3 days ago

‘Black Panther’ ‘more than amazing’

James Taylor III Special to The Chronicle I have recently watched the highly anticipated movie, “Black Panther,” which was more than amazing from the opening credits to the closing credits. Watching “Black Panther” was a historic moment for me becau...

Southeast / North Carolina - 3 days ago

Local church celebrates Black History Month

Morningstar Missionary Baptist Church has a long history of observing Black History Month.  Last Saturday, Feb. 17 the church held their annual program by holding a “soul food festival.” For the third year, Telissa Ward has been spearheading the com...

Southeast / North Carolina - 3 days ago

Spoken word performer debuts CD

By Mona Lisa McCorkle Special to The Chronicle Eugene B. McCorkle III, a.k.a. Mr. TrueLove, a Winston-Salem native, debuted his first spoken word CD S avaturday, Feb.  17, at Off the Beaten Path coffee shop.  Fans arrived, having eagerly anticipated...