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In Pender County the Poplar Grove Plantation needs support from the community to keep the property open to the public. Demonstrations, tours, and special events at the plantation help tell The Foy Family story from the 1700's.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received $100 million for its pharmacy school, which is the largest individual gift in the school's history and among the top 10 donations to a college nationally in 2014. UNC announced the gift from Fred Eshelman on Wednesday. Eshelman graduated from UNC in 1972 and is the founder and former chief executive officer of Pharmaceutical Product Development. UNC-Chapel Hill's previous largest gift was $50 million.
An Elizabethtown family is grieving the loss of a mother and now in need of a home following a house fire. "She was my life," Shari Ross said. Ross is mourning the loss of her mother Patricia Clay and at the same time facing the idea of being homeless. Last Saturday morning around 2:30 Ross woke up to her brother yelling.
Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers has donated $250,000 to the University of North Carolina for scholarships.
The Red Cross is known for helping people in trouble, and now Charlotte has backed the Red Cross in its time of need.
When Dana Cook bought and took over Julia’s Florist – and subsequently Rehder’s Florist – two years ago, she knew a box of Rehder relics existed in the shop’s attic. It remained untouched as she immersed herself in learning the ins and outs of her new Wilmington business.