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Local youth wins scholarship for tuition from McDonald’s

    Local youth wins scholarship for tuition from McDonald’s

McDonald’s restaurants have provided job opportunities for American youth for decades. Assisting its employees in furthering their education is paramount to the company as well.

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President Obama draws rock-star reactions at Howard University commencement

    President Obama draws rock-star reactions at Howard University commencement

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Saturday, May 7, is a day which will be forever be recalled in African-American history. On this date, the first African-American U.S. president delivered the commencement address at Howard University, largely considered the “Harvard” of America’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

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Volunteers needed after Happy Hill Cemetery hit by storm

    Volunteers needed after Happy Hill Cemetery hit by storm

Happy Hill Cemetery Friends invites volunteers to help clean up the historic Happy Hill Cemetery, on Saturday, May 21 at 9:30 a.m at the corner of Willow and Pitts streets in Happy Hill. Help is also needed on May 28, The group has been working for years to restore the historic cemetery, located in the city’s oldest black community, which was hit hard in last week’s severe weather and is now littered with downed branches and trees.

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Police seeing increase in credit card fraud

    Police seeing increase in credit card fraud

Investigators with the Winston-Salem Police Department say they have seen a significant increase in credit card fraud this year.

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W-S Foundation gives 2016 awards

    W-S Foundation gives 2016 awards

The Winston-Salem Foundation hosted its annual Community Luncheon on May 4 with a record-breaking crowd of over 1,200 community members in attendance. The Foundation also announced the recipients of the 2016 Winston-Salem Foundation Award and the 2016 ECHO Awards.

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Green begins tenure with Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

    Green begins tenure with Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

After completing his tenure as Superintendent of Guilford County Schools, Maurice “Mo” Green officially assumed his role as executive director of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.

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Area youth and business leaders honored at annual gala

    Area youth and business leaders honored at annual gala

Community and business leaders along with graduating high school seniors were recognized at the 19th annual Winston Lake Family YMCA Black Achievers Gala at the Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center.

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Bills addressing college costs, immigration, pay filed

    Bills addressing college costs, immigration, pay filed

RALEIGH (AP) North Carolina law-makers offered bills before a self-imposed deadline Tuesday addressing the cost of college education, penalties for “sanctuary cities,” economic incentives and worker pay.

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List of core values headed to school stakeholders

    List of core values headed to school stakeholders

During an open meeting on Tuesday, May 10, board members were split into groups and asked to make a list of words they think should be associated with the overall mission of the district. Director of Communications Alexandra Hoskins encouraged board members to select words that everyone could relate to.

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Melissa Harris-Perry: Defy odds, make a difference

    Melissa Harris-Perry: Defy odds, make a difference

The Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum was filled with joy and excitement last Saturday as more than 800 undergraduate and graduate students from Winston-Salem State University completed their academic voyage during the 126th commencement ceremony.

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