Batalá Durham practices outside during the summer at Durham Central Park. Durham police officers delivered an official warning to Batalá Durham after their rehearsal Monday night because of another noise complaint from residents at the new Libert
District 2 Commissioner Earl McKee talks about seeking re-election to a third term, so he can continue a focus on growing small and large businesses in Orange County, providing good schools, and grappling with the affordable housing crisis.
Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood sat down to talk about crime, justice and officer morale ahead of the 2018 primary race against challenger Tony White. Blackwood is seeking re-election to a second term as sheriff.
Mark Kleinschmidt, a candidate for Orange County Clerk of Superior Court, said he sees the need for changes in how the office handles its duties. He also would like to better use technology to make court-related services accessible to more people.
Clerk of Superior Court candidate James Stanford is seeking re-election in the 2018 Orange County primary. Stanford, who has served in the office for 17 years, said it has become a well-run office, with 26 assistant and deputy clerks.
President Trump issued a memorandum authorizing deployment of National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. Since Congress created the Border Patrol in 1924, U.S. presidents have sent National Guard troops to assist with operations at the border.
Yancey stepped up to the plate with runners on first and second and two outs in a tied game when he singled to right field. Granville Central defeated rival JF Webb 6-5 in a Northern Carolina 1A/2A Conference baseball game.
Trailing 2-1, Granville Central's girls soccer team scored after two passes over the goal mouth to earn a 2-2 tie with Southern Vance in Northern Carolina 1A/2A Conference girls soccer action on April 11, 2018.
Orange County Rural Alliance and Seniors and Law Enforcement Together have been working with the Orange County Department on Aging to address the needs of rural seniors in the community. OCRA officials said they need more volunteers to keep up.