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"The truth is," state Sen. Valerie Foushee says, "America is more divided now than in the pre-civil rights era." "The truth is," state Sen. Valerie Foushee says, "America is more divided now than in the pre-civil rights era."
Elected officials in Dallas want a restaurant to move into a dilapidated property owned by the town, but their vote to accept one local businessman's offer has another one crying foul. In December, the town's board voted unanimously to accept a bid by Mike Croft, the owner of Bessemer City restaurant Whiskey Mill Bar, Grill & Brewery, to build a second location at the vacant property at 130 W. Trade St. Under a rough agreement, which Dallas Mayor Rick Coleman said is being further developed by a law firm in Carrboro, the town would provide Croft with a loan of up to $400,000 at 3 percent interest.
News and Observer) - As Americans mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, new report cards have been released showing the state of racial equity in North Carolina's public schools. The Youth Justice Project of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice says the project reveals significant racial gaps in how students from different groups are treated.
Home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. This is due in part to an increase in cooking and heating fires.
A video shot by UNC student Dawn Goodfriend shows shows a bystander trying to put out a fire at the base of the Davie Poplar on the UNC campus and then an explosion. A video shot by UNC student Dawn Goodfriend shows shows a bystander trying to put out a fire at the base of the Davie Poplar on the UNC campus and then an explosion.
Now, let's sprint through the remainder of the year in theater, dance, comedy, and art - bearing in mind that only the largest or most established presenters book this far out. Plenty more is coming down the pipeline, though you could fill out a solid year in culture with just the events gathered here.
Jason Marsalis, the youngest of six siblings, will perform at the Arts Center in Carrboro. He's the son of Ellis Marsalis and the brother of Wynton, Branford and Delfeayo Marsalis.
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