Some 50 members of the Durham chapter of the NAACP, community leaders, ministers and Durham residents banded together Saturday and marched from N.C. Central University to McDougald Terrace in an effort to stop the violence in Durham.
The Durham school district will honor its current contract with Teach For America, but the national teacher training program’s future with Durham Public Schools is up in the air.
Authorities believe Anthony Stewart Jr. of Spurcewood Drive, was involved in an attempted armed robbery Aug. 15 on East Pilot Street. A 15-year-old male has also been charged in connection with this case. His name was not released because he is a juvenile.
Sitting in a fast-food restaurant eating chicken after using a back-to-school coupon, my son and I talked about Labor Day. There’s no school on Monday, I told him, because of the holiday. Labor Day is a holiday for people who work, I said. People who work hard deserve a holiday, I said.
Bubba Metts and his former teammates and coaches from the 1989 Duke football team that shared the ACC championship with Virginia, including College Football Hall of Famer Clarkston Hines and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier, returned to Wallace Wade Stadium for a reunion on Saturday.
A judge has allowed lawyers for the city a look at the employment history with another area police force of a former Durham Police Department lieutenant who’s now suing the city for wrongful termination.
Duke University Health System issued a release Friday about theft of a thumb drive that contained some patient information.
The U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs told medical students, doctors-in-training and faculty at Duke University’s School of Medicine on Friday that he was there for one reason: to try to recruit them.
Robert McDonald, the former Procter & Gamble chief executive who was confirmed as secretary July 29, spoke at a medical conference that’s held weekly at Duke. McDonald had also visited the Durham VA Medical Center on Thursday and spoke at the American Legion 96th National Convention in Charlotte on Tuesday along with President Obama.
The Southern Culture Movie Series, which features films on the culture and history of the U.S. South, will present three films during the fall. Films will be screened Sept. 4, Oct. 2 and Nov 20.
Charles Belk was just trying to avoid getting a parking ticket in Beverly Hills last week when he was stopped by the police.
Sanctuary Outreach Ministry tries to provide just that – a sanctuary, a safe place for women to come who are survivors of sexual abuse. Almost a year old, the nonprofit operates out of Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church on Driver Street. The Rev. Tammy White Rodman, founder and director, talked about her ministry this week at the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham’s roundtable, which also meets at Shepherd’s House.
Luke Bumm was named Thursday as incoming District Attorney Roger Echols' chief assistant prosecutor.
The offseason is over, and the Triangle’s four Division I college football teams open their seasons either at home or close to it today.
Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State play their season-opening games at home while N.C. Central makes the short trip to Greenville to face East Carolina.
Duke University has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant to improve learning for science, technology, engineering and math students, the Duke Office of News & Communications announced Thursday.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a new sexual assault and violence policy Thursday, more than a year after a task force including students, faculty and staff began working on it.