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Sunday, September 24, 2017
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Harrison Family YMCA, N.C. Wesleyan host Color Run

September 24, 2017

Organizers of the Harrison Family YMCA’s latest fundraiser are calling the effort a shining success.

The Harrison family YMCA partnered on Saturday with N.C. Wesleyan College to hold the first ever Chance For All Color Run 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run on the college’s campus. The event,…


Minority businesses face challenges

September 23, 2017

Small businesses looking to grow in the marketplace face several obstacles, especially those ran by people of color.

According to a recent report by the N.C. Justice Center’s Budget & Tax Center, businesses owned by minorities or people deemed to be historically disadvantaged have faced…


Nash Democrats select new party chairman

September 23, 2017

Local Democrats have a new leader with a goal of concentrating on bread-and-butter issues.

Nashville resident Dwight Jordan said he plans to keep local folks abreast of the issues that impact their pocketbooks.

“These are challenging times for working families, teachers, students…


Chess champion to play exhibition matches at Imperial Centre

September 22, 2017

An international chess champion is set to take on all comers — at the same time — at the Imperial Centre next month.

Jude Acers, U.S. World chessmaster and former Eastern North Carolina resident, will show off the skills that put him in the record books by playing simultaneous games of…