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Learning Together is a preschool in Raleigh that incorporates a basic formula of nine special-needs kids, ages 3-5, in a classroom with nine others of similar ages. The program has been active since 1975, but continues to face funding challenges. In 2015, Enloe High School’s Student Council raised $118,000 for Learning Together, providing a much-needed service of monetary assistance as well as volunteer time.
Former inmates of the Durham County jail and activists are vigorously protesting what they call horrid conditions in the jail. Lack of medical service, little time out of cells, and poor nutrition are a few of the concerns these protesters have, and they are now calling for investigations and monthly revenue reports from the jail.
The Charming Youngsters band began in Greenville’s underground music scene back in 2007. Now, the band is based in Durham, but the members and their musical style has matured. This article highlights the band’s history, their current plans, and their uncertain future.