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.
Because of the potential of black ice, Durham, Granville, Orange and Person county public schools and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will open on a two-hour delay Friday, March 6 ... Chatham County Schools will open three hours late. ...
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.
Not a single skip in NCCU's 16-0 MEAC record
Sophomore nearly bags triple-double as Tar Heels move to ACC Tournament quarterfinals
The Blue Devils are ranked 16th in The Associated Press Top 25 and have the No. 4 seed in the ACC Tournament.
Voyager's game features teams with contrasting styles, and the squads both have a player who is 6 feet 10 inches tall.
Duke visits North Carolina on Saturday. The outcome of that game won't impact the Blue Devils' positioning in the ACC Tournament.
The last time UNC blew out Georgia Tech, the Tar Heels lost at home to N.C. State.
North Carolina Central University is enjoying exciting success after entering the top tier of college athletic competition four years ago.
Its men’s basketball team has clinched the regular-season championship in the Middle-Eastern Athletic Conference. If it defeated arch-rival N. C. A & T Thursday night, it will have completed an undefeated regular season. It has high hopes of winning its second straight conference tournament title and thus heading for the NCAA tournament for the second year.
Thank you for reading this column. It’s not just that I appreciate your interest in what I have to say. I appreciate the fact that you are reading this publication at all. According to a recent set of surveys by the Pew Research Center, a distressing number of our fellow citizens rely mostly on television to inform themselves about politics and government.
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.