Category : North Carolina

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Ida Mae Nelson turns 100

Winston-Salem mayor declares today Ida Nelson Day By Raeford Wilkins Ida Mae Nelson was born on March 15, 1918, in Winston-Salem, N.C.  to Hilton Wilkins and Emma Hardy.  Ida’s mother had a high school education, but her father did not have any form...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Rec. center crowns winter league champions

The Carl H. Russell Sr. Community Center just wrapped up another successful winter basketball league.  The two age groups, 5-9 and 10-13, had their championship games last Thursday, March 8.  At the end of the night, the Spurs won the 5-9 age group...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

2018 CIAA Tournament

2018 CIAA Tournament Joe Daniels / March 9, 2018Share this article: Advertisement Latest Headlines Advertisement Since 1967, the Carolina Peacemaker has served as North Carolina’s leading news weekly with a national reputation. Founded by...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Va. Union women & men win CIAA titles

Va. Union women & men win CIAA titles Peacemaker & Wire Reports / March 9, 2018Share this article: William Jenkins, a Va. Union sophomore forward, had a double double with 16 points and eleven rebounds in the championship game against John...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Community embraces targeted N.C. church

WILMINGTON — They came to Speaks Temple A.M.E. Zion Church to show concern and support. They left with a message that they needed to do more to love. The pews were filled Sunday at predominately black Speaks Temple, with many white people attending,...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Editorial: Watch out for daylight saving time

Daylight saving time is controversial. That’s what Chris Pearce of Brisbane, Australia, author of a 400-page ebook on daylight saving time, says. He calls “The Great Daylight Saving Time Controversy” an encyclopedia. We will be facing that issue on...