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A teacher assistant for Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools is among three people charged with murder in the death of a man this month in an Alamance County sweepstakes parlor, according to news outlet ABC11. Tanesha Annette Jeffries, 23, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon, the Burlington Police Department said on its Facebook page.
Students from high schools across Chapel Hill and Carrboro walked out of school and marched up to 4.6 miles to Franklin St.'s Peace and Justice Plaza for an anti-gun violence rally on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting. Students from high schools across Chapel Hill and Carrboro walked out of school and marched up to 4.6 miles to Franklin St.'s Peace and Justice Plaza for an anti-gun violence rally on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting.
The national event took place 19 years to the day after 13 students and faculty were killed in an attack at Columbine High School in Colorado. At Enloe High School in Raleigh, students walked to the football field, where speeches were held and songs were sung.
Tift Merritt and Eric Heywood perform "Stitch of the World" from her album of the same name at the NC Museum of Art, where they'll play a show on Aug. 19. Tift Merritt and Eric Heywood perform "Stitch of the World" from her album of the same name at the NC Museum of Art, where they'll play a show on Aug. 19. "Touring is not for the faint of heart. Without a child, it is an animal exercise in mileage, calories and sleep, which leaves me plagued with thoughts about what my karma must be that I have landed in a sickly-colored motel in this or that middle of nowhere.
Low-income women of color are "particularly burdened" by gentrification in Durham, according to a new report by UNC Chapel Hill students. The public policy students are UNC Capstone Fellows who have been working with WomenNC as part of the NC Coalition for CEDAW, which refers to the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
One of the most puzzling - and most brutal - unsolved murders in the Triangle is getting attention from an Investigation Discovery true crime TV show this weekend. Faith Hedgepeth , an almost 20-year-old UNC college student and a member of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe from Hollister , was found bludgeoned to death in the apartment she shared with her roommate, Karena Rosario, on the morning of Sept.
Akinleye has been serving as interim chancellor since January 2017 at North Carolina Central University, a historically black college located in Durham, N.C. Githens Middle School students walked out of class Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Durham, NC to protest the school shootings in Florida. The students sat quietly in the parking lot for about 17 minutes before returning to class.
High school students in Chapel Hill plan another walkout for stricter gun laws Friday, but this one will carry consequences. Students who miss school to participate in the walkout, which is part of a National Walkout coinciding with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, will do so without the support of school officials and face the appropriate penalty, officials said.
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