Written by: Brian Fanney

New law means fresh produce for Durham residents

By Brian Fanney

March 27, 2013

At the corner of Burlington Avenue and Fayetteville Street, Curnel Glenn has been selling fresh fruits and vegetables from the back of his van for more than a decade. As a child, Glenn sold produce in the projects with his father.  He continued years later on a whim after teaching school in Virginia for awhile. […]

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Local veterans could lose their support system

By Brian Fanney

February 20, 2013

One wrong move and Boyd Jones, Jr. might not have made it. He’s still here, but the effects of digging up land mines at Fort Bragg remain with him. “They were constantly telling me, ‘Jones, don’t hit your shovel with any metal,’” he said. “I never did and I guess that’s why I’m here.” Jones […]

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Radio show puts the fun in fundraising

By Brian Fanney

February 6, 2013

Part Saturday Night Live, part Grand Ole Opry, this February’s Murphey School Radio Show aims to entertain while promoting local charity work. All proceeds of the fifth show will go to Book Harvest, which distributes books to needy children in Orange and Durham counties, and SEEDS, a community garden that teaches Durham youth to care […]

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