The Institute for Southern Studies’ 40th anniversary, on March 26 in Durham, features civil rights leaders, investigative journalists and an introduction to the Freedom Journalism School.
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Gov. Bev Perdue annouces $8.5 million for NC energy projects. Six projects in Western North Carolina projects earn a portion of the allotment. They include efforts to put in solar thermal systems in a variety of locations, from a county courthouse to a YMCA.