Githens Middle School Principal Tonya Williams spent nearly an hour in her office Thursday chatting up her boss, Superintendent Bert L’Homme, who feigned a reason to visit.
After talking about her career in education, test scores, students and other such matters, Williams thought it odd that L’Homme didn’t want to take a tour of the school.
The University of North Carolina has spent about $782,000 since May to hire an outside public relations firm to help with communications on the athletics and academics scandal, a university spokesman said Wednesday.
Financial information was released Thursday for athletics departments at Duke University and University of North Carolina.
Sid Keith says the various treasures in his shop come from constantly collecting worldwide. He answers a business call and speaks in Russian.
A jury is expected to begin deliberating today in the first-degree murder trial of a man accused of shooting his wife in the chest during an argument.
UNC-Chapel Hill student Kelly Corish, a member of the swimming and diving team, said Thursday she was “absolutely” shocked about the findings of academic fraud in one university department released last week.
Another administrator from N.C. Central University has moved to a top job in county government, this time to head its Budget & Management Services Department.
The new budget director is Claudia Odom Hager, who was formally re-introduced to County Commissioners earlier this week.
Former co-workers of a bicyclist who died after being injured in a collision with a pickup truck want city leaders to help honor him by letting them sponsor a bike rack in his memory.
The Durham Police Department is investigating an incident where a young boy was burned at a local motel.
Residents in Orange County should call 919-732-5856 or use cell phone to dial 911. Residents in Person County 336-597-0545.
ACC Commissioner John Swofford said that he chose a career in athletics administration because of his belief in the marriage between academics and athletics.
“How special that can be when it's done correctly,” Swofford said. “When it's not done correctly, it can be ugly.”
Former UNC-Chapel Hill learning specialist Mary Willingham, a public critic of college athletes’ academic preparedness, particularly in football and basketball programs, says she wants to help athletes before they get to college.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has banned student travel sponsored by the university and health care system to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak.
They say you shouldn’t change horses in midstream, but the city government will have to change General Services Department directors in the midst of planning its new police headquarters.
A medical examiner told a jury Wednesday that a woman whose husband is on trial for first-degree murder was a homicide victim and died from a bullet to her chest.