Category : North Carolina

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 days ago

N.C. NAACP leery of GOP special session

On Wednesday, Jan. 10, supporters of the N.C. NAACP came from all across the state to rally at the N.C. General Assembly to protest why they believe the state legislature is back in session weeks before they’re officially scheduled to come back. “Th...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

Collective celebrates principles of Kwanzaa

Collective celebrates principles of Kwanzaa Peacemaker Staff Reports / January 5, 2018Share this article: The Greensboro Kwanzaa Collective hosted its 8th annual Kwanzaa celebration with food, festivities, arts and crafts and performances by Kuumba...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

42nd Annual HAECO Invitational

42nd Annual HAECO Invitational By Joe Daniels, Sports Director / January 5, 2018Share this article: GIRLS The three-time defending Northwest Guilford Vikings (12-2) continued their HAECO Invitational steak with a 65-47 victory over the Northern Gui...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

The infrastructure hoax

The infrastructure hoax Julianne Malveaux / January 5, 2018Share this article: Our nation’s infrastructure is crumbling. Nearly ten percent of our bridges are deficient or decrepit, a quarter of our schools are in fair or poor condition. More than...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

Wastewater plant recognized for excellence

Archie Elledge Wastewater Treatment Plant in Winston Salem was awarded the 2017 Operations & Maintenance Excellence Award from the Central Region of the N.C. Professional Wastewater Operators Committee. The plant is one of two wastewater treatme...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

‘Kuumba’ in the making

New library official bringing creativity to Malloy/Jordan  Triad Cultural Arts (TCA) wrapped up the official citywide Kwanzaa Celebration earlier this week as dozens of locals came together to celebrate the sixth principle; “Kuumba” or creativity. ...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

North Carolina prays for Rev. Jesse Jackson

It was Sunday, Dec. 12, just over a month after veteran civil rights leader, Rev. Jesse Jackson, announced that he was suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Bishop William Barber, pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, and former president...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

Young author looks to inspire others

With her first book, 8-year-old Taylour Jones is encouraging other children to stand up and be the best person they can be. The book, “Taylour J … Yeah, That’s Me!!!”, was released last month. “I think writing, and reading, is fun,” Taylour said. “I...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

New program to help feed, educate kids

A new after-school program to help feed and educate local school students is coming to the historic Winston Mutual Building. The first floor of the building is home to both Community Intervention & Educational Services – whose family services in...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

Commentary: Brace yourself in 2018

It’s 2018 and with the arrival of a new year comes new opportunities to accomplish your goals – start a business, stop arguing with your spouse, leave a dead end job, or even rediscover your relationship with God – we all have a vision of what we ma...