The Chapel Hill Islamic Center opened this spring on Stateside Drive in Chapel Hill to give roughly 60 Muslims from in and around Orange County a place to worship and find community after years of renting space at an area Christian church and failing in a bid to construct a mosque.
The Jewish holiday of Passover -- which celebrates the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt -- begins with a seder. This year, Passover starts at sundown Monday, April 10 and The Levin JCC and Jewish Family Services hosted the early seder for older adults who might not otherwise partake in a group seder.
Durham County District Judge Fred Battaglia Jr. agreed with Durham County Attorney Lowell Siler’s argument that it is an “undue burden,” on elected officials to compel them to testify at Durham's Confederate statue trial since the information they would be asked to provide could be provided from other individuals.
NCCU faculty/student documentary “Nothing but Love in God’s Waters” premiere's at the Hayti Heritage Film Festival on Friday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. The documentary explores the past and present of Durham’s legendary White Rock Baptist Church.