Mayor Bill Bell has swimming pools and soccer fields on his mind, and he wants to have some talk about them. Not just for the sake of talk, but to get the public to buy in to the notion of paying for them.
There are over 2 billion Muslims in the world. You can meet 19 of them who live and work in the Triangle and Charlotte in a dynamic and captivating photography and video exhibit, “Passion in Practice: Muslims of the Carolinas,” now through May 10 at UNC’s Carolina Union Gallery.
After two weeks of preschool, 3-year-old D’mai Brock was running around the house singing the ABCs, said her mother, Shazondra Alford. “Before we came here ... she would never sing anything,” Alford said.
Lamentations about the Durham County jail coming from local social-justice groups, for whom there is no end of oppression in the grip of The Man, bring to mind the lyrics of a classic Kingston Trio ditty.
Planning commissioners and prospective neighbors gave thumbs up last week to two “infill” projects representing private investment on a pair of long-time vacant lots, one at the Old Five Points intersection near downtown and the other on Duke Street north of Interstate 85.