July 2013 — The Durham Skywriter 3
Tis story frst ran in March in
. Although the story is about a church that’s located in Chapel Hill, some o the people in this article are Durhamites. Te bowling alley, AMF Durham Lanes, is also in Durham.Since this story ran this past March, one o the people mentioned, Doval Watson,died in a tragic bus accident while he was recruiting students or his alma mater,Hampton University. I am happy to rerunthis article in his honor.
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Bowling strikes, but just for fun
Laure Davis; her mom, Jo Stevens; and her husband, Clitondrive in every week rom Burlington and Mebane.