The area's four remaining high school playoff entries pulled a perfecto Friday night, to move into the state quarterfinals where three members of the Big East 3-A Conference are among the last eight 3-AA programs standing. Southern will host Chapel Hill on Friday in one quarterfinal, Orange will host Northern Guilford in another, and Hillside will travel to No. 1 seed New Bern in 4-A in a rematch of the Hornets' season-opener.
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With UNC’s 45-20 Thursday night win over Duke in the rearview mirror and N.C. State enjoying a bye week, all eyes in the Triangle will be on O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium today.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s accrediting agency has raised questions about the school’s compliance with 18 standards in light of the findings of former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein’s investigation into the school’s academic and athletic scandal.
Duke University leaders formally celebrated this fall’s launch of Duke Kunshan University with a campus opening ceremony on Monday.
A unanimous N.C. Court of Appeals panel says regulators in Orange County have exceeded their authority by trying to inspect “spray irrigation” septic systems.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell from 6.7 percent to 6.3 percent in October, the N.C. Department of Commerce reported today.
Only a few community members came, but the community’s clergy turned out for an Inter-Religious Celebration of Gratitude midday Thursday at Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church in Northeast Central Durham.
The school board on Thursday adopted a resolution setting a goal not to start middle schools or high schools before 8 a.m. or later beginning in the 2016-17 school year.
An audit of the use of “take-home vehicles” by the Durham Police Department and other city departments raised important policy issues, according to City Council members, who on Thursday said they want to be kept in the loop about any follow-up.
Despite a number of reforms implemented in response to the athletic and academic scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the school’s provost, James W. Dean Jr., said that he doesn’t expect “anyone to do the victory dance any time soon.”
Blue Devils reach Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title game, where Coach K will face off against Johnny Dawkins' Stanford Cardinal
Style points, or any points for that matter, were in low supply on Friday night.
No. 4 Duke found a way to slog through the muck and get a win anyway.
The Blue Devils survived a poor night of shooting, playing tight defense of their own to stifle Temple, beating the Owls 74-54 in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic semifinals at the Barclays Center.
Duke (4-0) will face Stanford (3-0) in the tournament championship game Saturday night (9:30 p.m., TruTV) in an intriguing coaching matchup. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will face off against his former player and assistant coach, Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins, for the first time.
The Blue Devils remained unbeaten and reached the tournament final despite their poorest night of offense in the young season. Duke’s 74 points were far below the season average of 101 it carried into the game.
Duke’s shooting was below 30 percent well into the second half before the Blue Devils finally heated up to pull away from the equally cold Owls.
North Carolina beat Duke Thursday night like it was the old days, when Tailback U had grand ground games of 1,000-yard rushers, back when the Blue Devils couldn’t get out of their own way.
The pressures of going from a plucky underdog to a favorite might just have been too much for Duke’s football team to handle this month.
No. 4 Syracuse University advanced to the NCAA Field Hockey Tournament championship game with a 3-2 stroke-off win against top-ranked North Carolina in the NCAA semifinals Friday.
After opening the season with a pair of road games that best could be described as a chemistry experiment, No. 7 Duke opens its home schedule on Sunday against Marquette.
Charles “Tex” Harrison, a Harlem Globetrotters legend who played basketball at N.C. Central in the 1950s, passed away on Thursday at 81.
One of the greatest gifts of democracy is the concept of openness in government, the belief that citizens who support the government should see its proceedings and records, warts and all. On the federal level, this idea led to the creation of the Freedom of Information Act. In North Carolina, the Open Meetings Law and Open Records Law protect public access to government.
RALEIGH — Although I support the tax cuts and other fiscal policies adopted by the North Carolina General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory over the past two years, I have repeatedly urged policymakers and commentators alike to avoid making grandiose claims about those policies’ immediate effects on North Carolina’s economy.
Short circuit the madness
Some predict that in the coming spring the Supreme Court has a 50-50 chance of finding the health care subsidies -- offered on the federal health exchange -- illegal. Subsidies that over 250,000 North Carolinians depend on, as a matter of life and death, and to ward off financial ruin. Where are the warnings? Where is the preparation?
Residential units in downtown Durham have increased by nearly 98 percent over the past year, Geoff Durham said at the annual Downtown Durham Inc. (DDI) meeting Wednesday.
It’s Lleyton Daniel’s first piano lesson.
Daniel, 9, already knows a little bit about the instrument as he sits down at the keyboard with his instructor, who tells him to find the C-note keys and curve his fingers.
The Hendrick Durham Auto Mall at 409 S. Roxboro will be moving and a new owner is planning a development.
Ohio-based City Barbeque is developing a space at 208 W. Highway 54, according to property records.
Most folks upon meeting Myles Harris would describe him as quiet and soft-spoken.
And that observation would be correct until Harris begins to talk about the one thing he is most passionate about – rocketry.
School board meets Thursday
Learn about demonstrated mastery
Saturday Academies scheduled
DPS to hold fall career fair
DSA students treated to concert
PlayMakers Repertory Company at UNC Chapel Hill is presenting two plays that interact with themes of the forest and wishes and dreams. Their production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods” trades stage time with William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” through Dec. 7 in the Paul Green Theatre at the UNC Center for Dramatic Art.