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Guilford College Board of Trustees to Choose the First Female President in Its History and the Community Responds

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 06.07.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

It has been a long time since all factions at Guilford College have been humming the same tune. Guilford College is about to make a big decision: se...

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Class of 2014

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 05.28.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

Give back. Sure you paid tuition and ate ramen noodles. You are on a shoestring budget, but even if it's $5, pay it forward. It will ultimately be giving to a good cause.

PHOTOS: Small Towns To Explore In 2013

Lynn O'Rourke Hayes | Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel
Lynn O'Rourke Hayes

Take a detour from America's massive cities and embrace the charm of our small towns.

Billy Graham Hospitalized

AP | Posted 10.12.2012 | Religion

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A spokesman for Billy Graham says the 93-year-old evangelist is being treated at a North Carolina hospital for bronchitis. A ...

Freedom Summer

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education
Marian Wright Edelman

The program provides summer and after-school enrichment that helps children fall in love with reading, increases their self-esteem, and generates more positive attitudes toward learning.

WATCH: Thousand Plus Protest NC Baptist Pastor Who Called For Gays To Be Put Behind Electric Fence

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2012 | Religion

By John Peragine NEWTON, N.C., May 27 (Reuters) - More than 1,000 people on Sunday protested a small-town North Carolina Baptist minis...

Burt's Bees Are Busy on the Sustainability Front

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.thegreengrok.com.A report from the headquarters of Burt's Bees. If you think about it, Burt's Bees -- maker of lip balms, skin cr...

Sparks Specializes in Sad Songs

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

There are moments in this story that are so affecting that you have to stop reading until you can see the pages through your tears. Is this contrived? Is this manipulative? Maybe it is, but it is also the true heart of the story.

Larry Whitfield Sentenced: Man Blamed For Scaring Grandmother To Death After Running From Bank Robbery

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was found guilty in what prosecutors said was a case of scaring a 79-year-...

Shaniya Davis Still Missing: 5-Year-Old Girl's Mother Antoinette Nicole Davis Charged

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Authorities acted on a tip Sunday and searched a wide area in south-central North Carolina trying to find a 5-year-old girl...

Raymond Cook: Doctor Kills Ballerina Elena Shapiro In DUI Crash: Police (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Elena Bright Shapiro was a 20-year-old ballerina with a promising career ahead of her. She died Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, when the car she was driving w...

Taxes and Bail-Outs: Hypocrisy Revealed

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

As the drama of "tea parties" unfolds, some things remain certain. Some Americans just don't like to pay taxes. No matter how the taxes are used, even the word "taxes" is an anathema to some.