Since becoming a parent (I have three young children ages 6, 3, and 1), I have gained a much deeper appreciation of the strength that parents and other caregivers have in the face of adversity, particularly when faced with seemingly insurmountable financial obstacles.
Stand-up paddleboarding, which first grew popular on the beaches of Hawaii in the 1960s, has spread to mainland waterways. Now, yoga enthusiasts who have dabbled in Bikram yoga, hot yoga, acro-yoga, anti-gravity yoga and restorative yoga, are now quickly “getting board.”
At a certain age, we delude ourselves into thinking accumulated experience helps us avoid repeating mistakes. Then we decide to move and prove that wrong. The very act of voluntary moving is a misstep.
“Jeromy Rose called me out of blue,” my husband Michael Brown, the Chapel Hill muralist, said. The two men were nearly a generation apart, but their conversation two decades ago began a friendship that compelled Brown to walk the Chapel Hill and Carrboro streets this June with hat in hand, soliciting funds and supplies to help the town of Richwood, West Virginia.
A recent CBS news poll found that 69 percent of Americans defined race relations as “bad” in the United States. When I zip up the black robe and enter a criminal courtroom I am very aware of my “white” skin as I sit in judgment of a predominantly “black” courtroom.
Durham Tech’s Occupational Therapy Assistant students didn’t let the nearly 100 degree temperatures slow them down this month as they worked to build raised garden beds for the residents of Charles House-Winmore.
Orange County drug investigators seized 82 kilograms (180.4 pounds) of cocaine and 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of heroin late Friday and arrested four men at a mobile home on the west side of Hillsborough, the sheriff’s office said early Saturday.
Cedar Ridge started off 2-1 last year, but then hit a rough stretch, losing multiple early leads. The Red Wolves hope to maintain some depth and finish strong in enough games this season to get back to the playoffs since 2010’s run to the East Region finals.