Category : North Carolina

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson’s disease

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis caught many by surprise, but those who know him said they’re confident that he’ll overcome the life-threatening challenge before him. “He’s in the rumble...

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

HanesBrands celebrates Giving Tuesday

HanesBrands celebrated Giving Tuesday in a major way earlier this week when employees kicked off their annual Holiday Sock Drive by donating more than 2,000 socks, and 500 pieces of underwear to those in need at Samaritan Ministries.  Since 2009, Ha...

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

A joyous occasion

By Busta Brown “This was a joyous occasion. We fellowship with each other while blessing families for Thanksgiving.” Carolyn Hampton was speaking of the Paisley Park Alumni Association Speed Shopping for Families this past Tuesday at Walmart on Pete...

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

‘Boss Lady’ plans seasonal events

Anita “Boss Lady” Dean-Arnette of 1340 AM WPOL “The Light” has announced that she is getting ready for some annual events of the season. On Saturday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m., a musical program that centers on Breast Cancer Awareness for Pink Gem Team will...

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

Trump vs. Ball proves to be explosive

Earlier this month while preparing to play a basketball game in China, three UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) players were questioned in suspicion of shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store next to the team’s hotel in Shanghai.  After bein...

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

Youth chorus celebrates 25th year

The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus (WSYC) will be celebrating its 25th year of impacting youth through music at its Annual Winter Celebration Concert titled “Winter Wonderland” on Saturday, Dec 2 at 7 p.m, at Salem College Fine Arts Center, 601 S. Churc...

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

Motivational speaker fulfilling his dream

What does it take to succeed? Belief in yourself, a Christian-based motivational speaker says. Olu Browne presented keys for success at the #WakeUpandWin event Saturday morning, Nov. 25, at the Southside Public Library on Buchanan Street. In promoti...