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Helping Children Heal

In April 2020, Feature Stories by Jane PorterLeave a Comment

Local agencies working to investigate and prevent child abuse in Raleigh and Wake County are strapped for resources across the board. But the greatest needs are for abused children who require treatment and support. The nonprofit SAFEChild has supported and advocated for children who have experienced the worst kinds of abuse for more than a decade. Now, SAFEChild needs the community’s support to help it grow.

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Raleigh’s Iconic Architecture: Past, Present and Future

In Feature Stories, March 2020 by Jane Porter

Raleigh has a strong tradition of beautiful and engaging contemporary architectural design, dating back to the opening of the School of Design at NC State in 1948. We take a look at some of the buildings and spaces that give Raleigh its distinct spirit—and at who’s creating them today—and we try to gage what the future of design has in store, given all of Raleigh’s growth and opportunities.

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Moving on Up

In Feature Stories, March 2020 by Tracy Jones

In the last year, Raleigh has seen a boom in luxury home sales, with closings on homes listed at $1 million or more up 30 percent. Another rising trend is custom home building. We spoke with builders, appraisers, real estate agents and local buyers to determine if these trends—buying
bigger for more, and getting exactly what you want—is here to stay.

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A Family Story

In December 2019/January 2020, Feature Stories by Jane Porter

Sometime way back when, a country boy from Wilson was learning how to cook traditional style, whole hog barbecue from his grandfather, a farmer, while another country boy from the Greek village of Lykovrysi sold produce from his family’s farm, transported via horse and mule, from a market stall.