Doctors educated patients as usual Thursday at N.C. Cancer Hospital, but this time, there was a new component thrown into the mix: a giant inflatable colon.
Due to expected icy conditions, Durham Public Schools, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools will open on a two-hour delay on .
Following a state trend, the Durham Public Schools saw a 13.1 percent decrease in short-term suspensions for the 2013-14 school year, according to state data released Wednesday. ... DPS saw an 8.7 percent dip in the high school dropout rate for the 2013-14 school year when compared to the previous year.
Philosophy lecturer and former Faculty Council Chairwoman Jan Boxill has ended her attempts to keep a job at UNC Chapel Hill after an investigation pegged her as a key player in the “paper classes” scandal.
A psychiatrist told a jury Thursday that a man accused of murdering his 4-year-old son could have been sleepwalking and unconscious of what he was doing when he killed the child.
Routing a new light-rail line along Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard near the Garrett Road intersection will add to the cost of a new light rail line between the two cities, Triangle Transit officials say.
Sheriff’s deputies with the Anti-Crime and Narcotics unit have arrested two Durham men after seizing 84 pounds of marijuana and several firearms.
Autopsy results released in slayings of Walter Tracey Johnson, Mark Antwan Peaks and Holly Martez Lyons
The Durham Police Department’s Special Victims Unit has launched a new campaign to focus on providing a supportive response for sexual assault victims.
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has announced $1 million gift to the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center to create an endowment fund to support the North Carolina Science Festival and to the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.
En route to a 94-51 ACC basketball win over Wake Forest, the No. 3-ranked Blue Devils so dominated that the Deacons failed to outscore one of Duke’s freshmen in the first half.
North Carolina freshman Theo Pinson played this week for the first time since breaking a bone in his left foot at Wake Forest on Jan. 21.
Chapel Hill chasing second consecutive state title while Voyager is in uncharted territory
Picked to win MEAC again, Eagles have fulfilled their goal
Hatchell wants her team girded for physical play in the post
N.C. Central University trustees have set up a working group to study the long-term “sustainability and justification” of the school’s intercollegiate athletics program.
Sometimes, the best of intentions are difficult to carry out.
Consider regulating the sale of increasingly popular e-cigerettes to teenagers.
Rep. Peter Roskam is now chairman of the Ways and Means subcommittee whose jurisdiction includes oversight of the Internal Revenue Service, and hence of Lois Lerner's legacy. He knows how interesting her career was before she, as head of the IRS exempt-organizations division, directed the suppression of conservative advocacy groups by delaying and denying them the tax exempt status that was swiftly given to comparable liberal groups.
Today, we look backwards.
It's an old colloquialism that Charlotteans aren't accustomed to hearing about their city. It's how someone describes a place that hasn't kept up with other places. It's how people perceive those who watch progress pass by.
While many residents stayed home Thursday evening to avoid dicey road conditions or deal with power outages that plagued the area, hundreds ventured out for a particular beverage: beer. The Glass Jug, at 5410 Highway 55 Suite AF, did not cancel its Wicked Weed “tap takeover” and the snow did not stop people from coming, said store co-owner Chris Creech.
Syngenta has laid off 23 employees in Research Triangle Park as part of its Accelerating Operational Leverage Program announced in 2014.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) completed its three-part transaction with Novartis on Monday, through which it acquired the company’s global vaccine business.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) reported a net loss of $50.6 million in its financial results for 2014, pegging it on higher medical costs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and poor performance of Medicare Advantage products.
The American Dance Festival will dedicate its upcoming 82nd season to teacher, choreographer, and ambassador for dance, Charles “Chuck” Davis. The ceremony honoring Davis will be held June 11 at 7 p.m. prior to the season opening performance of Shen Wei Dance Arts at the Durham Performing Arts Center.
As part of the new Durham Police Department (DPD) headquarters plan, the DPD has purchased property containing Bull City Ciderworks, and the cidery must relocate.
Some things are much harder than you imagine. So hard in fact, that if you knew in advance how difficult they would be, you’d probably pass.