The Orange County Republican Party held a press conference commemorating the one year anniversary of the firebombing of its headquarters in Hillsborough, NC, during which they denounced the action and renewed pleas for a confession. Speakers included current Orange County GOP Chairman Waddy Davis, former Orange County GOP Chairman Daniel Ashley, NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes, and NCGOP Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse.
The attempted robbery happened when a man wearing a mask and armed with a gun entered Smoke 4 Less on Avondale Road around 8 p.m. The man fired a shot at an employee who then returned fire. The employee suffered a gunshot wound to his arm and the suspect fled without taking anything. He was described as a black male with a skinny build. He was wearing a black mask, dark clothing and brown Timberland boots.
Several dozen protesters held small signs demanding the removal of the Confederate 'Silent Sam' statue from the UNC campus as the university held its annual University Day ceremony in Chapel Hill on Oct. 12, 2017. Governor Roy Cooper and UNC Chancellor Carol Folt acknowledged the protesters during their speeches.
See how Durham mayoral candidates Farad Ali, Pierce Freelon and Steve Schewel reacted to the primary election results Tuesday night. Schewel held a strong lead throughout the evening, finishing with 51.2 percent of the vote. Ali came in second with 29.11 percent, eliminating Pierce Freelon.
Talking about sex may not be a regular part of your doctor-patient relationship, but it should be. This can be especially true for adolescents and young adults who are disproportionately impacted by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
NCCU head coach Jerry Mack talks about how his team will face Howard freshman quarterback Caylin Newton in their upcoming game on Saturday, Oct. 7. Pictured here, Cam Newton, in center, with his family members Jackie (mother), on right, younger brother Caylin on left, serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal to youngsters during Cam Newton Foundation's "Cam's Thanksgiving Jam." The panthers quarterback along with members of his family and more than 50 volunteers served up a traditional Thanksgiving meal for 800 underprivileged kids held at The Fillmore on Nov. 23, 2015.
Senator Corey Booker of New Jersey told stories of his family ties to NC and urged faithful perseverance in the face of injustice at the North Carolina NAACP chapter’s luncheon on Saturday October 7, 2017 at the Raleigh Convention Center.