Five home improvements — from budget-friendly to big budget — that provide noteworthy return on investment (ROI) in terms of increased value and improved enjoyment.
Plus, new SLDN communications director hails from South Carolina, Lesbians ‘burned’ by insurance company, Obamas host anti-bullying conference and more.
After provoking ire from LGBT activists and bloggers over their donations to anti-gay groups and causes, restaurant chain Chick-fil-A might soon find itself without at home at two North Carolina universities.
An Elon University Poll released on Feb. 28 showed that a majority of North Carolinians support marriage or civil unions for same-sex couples and oppose a constitutional amendment to prevent same-sex couples from marrying. The poll also revealed significant increases in public support for LGBT equality in just the last two years.
CARRBORO — Alderwoman Lydia Lavelle and Alicia Stemper signed the town’s domestic partnership registry on March 4. But, they did not take this step lightly. They did it to “protest a push for legislation that would ban such unions in North Carolina,” the News and Observer reported. Stemper is an investigator for the state capital …
Teens say school not supportive CONCORD — FOX Charlotte reported on March 8 that a group of students who formed a gay-straight alliance (GSA) at Central Cabarrus High School were being subjected to bullying and harassment for a better part of the 2010-11 school year. The club’s president Jessyca Blair has reported being attacked by …
Not Your Mama’s BINGO will hold a fundraiser for High Country Pride and ALFA on April 2 at High Country United Church of Christ, 8235 U.S. Hwy. 421 N in Vilas, N.C. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.
Winston-Salem’s Adam Foundation opens their grant season. Greensboro’s Guilford Green Foundation raises thousands at their Women’s Party. Plus, the 13th annual RiverRun International Film Festival returns to Winston-Salem April 8-17.
In 1967, the Beatles came out with their wonderful album (yes, I mean LP, vinyl disk), “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band.” I was 12 years old, on the edge of entering my teenage years, in Maplewood, N.J., and I saved my money for this album with an incredibly intricate, psychedelically colorful cover. While my parents tolerated (barely) parts of the album, the one song they enjoyed was the honky-tonk “When I’m 64!” In many ways, it was a musical bridge for my parents and me, in which our generations met each other.
A reader asks, “I’m not becoming a priest, but I thought I’d try celibacy. Do you think it’s a good idea?”