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Britta Starke: An Advocate for Change

Helping people before it’s too late brought Britta to her work directing the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) at UNC Hospitals. She previously...

Big Brother Becomes Hero When He Crosses Triathlon Finish Line with Sister in Tow

When Maddie Harrison crossed the finish line at the JUST TRYAN IT triathlon – just ahead of her older brother, William – she got...

Sport One of These Light Summer Tunics and Support Artisans Abroad

Loved for their loose styles and lightweight fabrics, Amaya Textiles’ summer-perfect tunics come in a variety of bright, vibrant looks. But the beauty of...

New Album Preserves the Musical Traditions (and Recipes) of the South

With tracks titled “Shortnin’ Bread,” “Greasy Greens” and “Cherry Pie,” the lineup for “Biscuits for Your Outside Man” resembles the menu of a hearty...

Splurge with a Conscience on Dog Collars that Benefit Rescue Organizations

Erica Preo was working as a graphic designer for luxury brands in San Francisco when she had the realization familiar to many animal lovers:...

A Show of Community Support Following La Residence Fire

By now, you may have heard the unfortunate news that a fire broke out inside La Residence on Sunday morning. The kitchen – and much of its contents...

Midway Community Kitchen Connects the Community Through Cooking Classes

It's Monday night at Midway Community Kitchen, and everyone is talking about sugar. It’s everywhere, added to thousands of processed foods that aren’t even...

Canine Connection: Man’s Best Friend Becomes Hero for One Young Girl

Deb Cunningham was at the Orange County Animal Services Center to check on a dog recommended by staff as having potential for Eyes Ears...

An Easy Way to Support the Arts this Weekend

What began as a single-classroom program called The ArtSchool in 1974 has since expanded to become The ArtsCenter, offering over 350 continuing education classes...

Why This Firefighter Runs Races While Wearing 50 Pounds of Gear

Ever considered running a 5k, a half-marathon or a marathon? We’ve all been there at some point. You’ve thought about it, hoping you could...