The State Board of Education voted in its November meeting to close Heritage Collegiate Leadership Academy in Bertie County after a series of issues that the Charter School Advisory Board Chair Alex Quigley called, "a pattern of failure."
Thousands of documentary film-lovers are in Durham this week for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Close to 100 films from around the world will be featured, but one film in particular hits close to home.
The documentary “Raising Bertie” will have its world premiere at the festival. It follows the lives of three struggling young men in Eastern North Carolina.