Students help community flourish

Students help community flourish

Hayley Cunningham, a third-year medical student at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, sits across a table. She says she wants to do…

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Art and craft communities thrive

Art and craft communities thrive

Log out of Netflix and put down the aspirin; there’s a new and unlikely stress reliever hiding in the Triangle. Knitting, crafting, blacksmithing, writing, painting…

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Crossroads chef returns to roots

Crossroads chef returns to roots

For Southern Neighbor’s new monthly profile, “Notable Neighbor,” Staff Writer Kayla Drake sat down with Brandon Sharp, the chef at the Carolina Inn.  The next…

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Two Languages, Two Cultures

Two Languages, Two Cultures

Africa Dutor’s kindergarten classroom is much like any other in the United States — the walls are covered in crayon drawings, the floor features a…

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Refugees find resources in the Triangle

Refugees find resources in the Triangle

Retired attorney Carolyn Karpinos enjoys the process of filling out bureaucratic forms for refugees. A volunteer at Carrboro-based Refugee Support Center, 68-year-old Karpinos helps refugees…

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One Meal at a Time

One Meal at a Time

Mebane churches, along with non-profit organization One Meal, provide Mebane’s homeless, who lack a shelter, with resources. On Aug. 28, 2013, a notice posted on…

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