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"Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century" , edited by Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis George Moses Horton wasn't supposed to be able to read. As a black slave in rural North Carolina in the pre-Civil War South, he definitely wasn't supposed to be able to compose sonnets and ballads.
2 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News
Members of the National Guard help in the rescue evacuation efforts in the flooded section of Rivermont on Sept.
The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.
Researchers have determined that African Americans and Caribbean blacks who experience discrimination of multiple types are at substantially greater risk for a variety of mental disorders including anxiety, depression and substance abuse. Researchers have determined that African Americans and Caribbean blacks who experience discrimination of multiple types are at substantially greater risk for a variety of mental disorders including anxiety, depression and substance abuse.
A Charlotte software company that automates how companies pay their bills is being offered nearly $9 million if it adds 600 new jobs. A state committee that oversees a key North Carolina incentives program on Monday approved a deal for AvidXchange Inc., which plans an expansion from its current 300 employees in North Carolina, New Jersey and Georgia.
AvidXchange, which specializes in automated invoice and bill payment processes, will create 603 jobs in Charlotte in addition to the 200 jobs currently at its local headquarters.
An odd message was posted on former "Paranormal State" star Ryan Buell's Facebook page yesterday. According to the message, it stated that there was a rumor going around that the celebrity ghost hunter had died.
Oh, how things can change in just a few years. Several years ago there was so little clean power in North Carolina that Apple ended up building massive solar power farms in the state to help power its data center.
A new poll shows support for LGBT marriage equality rising in North Carolina, a little more than two years after the state passed its anti-LGBT constitutional amendment. An Elon University Poll surveyed more than 1,000 North Carolinians and found that 45 percent support gay marriage.
Two new polls show incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina with an edge over Republican challenger Thom Tillis in a race that will play a crucial role in determining which party controls the U.S. Senate after November. Among likely voters, Ms.
The Jacksonville Daily News reports that the first area will be near in the Northwoods area, and is set to start Monday. The area includes Vernon Drive, from Doris Avenue to Deborah Place; School Street, from Henderson Drive to Oak Lane; River Street, from Dogwood Lane to Maple Street; River Court; Decatur Road, from Barksdale Drive to the north end of Brookview Drive; Hendricks Avenue, from Smallwood Drive to Northwoods Drive; Carter's Grove Circle; and Estate Drive.
World Cafe Live is getting a treat tonight Americana folk-rock band, Goodnight Texas . No, bandmates Avi Vinocur, Patrick Dyer Wolf, Alex Nash, and Bobby Kendall are not from Texas.
This 1989 file photo shows gold bars and coins from the S.S. Central America, a mail steamship, which sunk in a hurricane in 1857, about 160 miles off the North Carolina coast. Columbus-America Discovery Group, owned by fugitive treasure hunter Tommy Thompson, argued in a Thursday, May 16, 2014 filing that it has the exclusive rights to the treasure from the shipwreck.
First of all a warning: I am a Democrat. You cannot trust a partisan commentator to give an objective report on a political contest like a debate between candidates for the United States Senate.
Groups aligned with Democratic candidates and critical of the Republican agenda in Raleigh are sending signals they intend to spend large amount of money this fall. Republican lawmakers benefited the most from independent expenditure groups in the 2010 and 2012 elections.
Identification cards found near a dead body belonged to an Appalachian State University student missing for more than a week, police said Saturday. A North Carolina driver's license and an Appalachian State student identification card belonging to Anna Marie Smith were found at the off-campus scene, Boone police said.
There are few things in North Carolina, save maybe college basketball, that are as highly discussed or hotly contested than barbecue. Endless debates on sauce style, meat choice, the preferred length of cooking time and the best barbecue restaurant have raged for years and, in some cases, decades.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:09 am
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