Takiyah Thompson's mother delivers the latest news on statue toppling trial
Mikisa Thompson, Takiyah Thompson's mother, addresses the press after a court hearing for the eight protesters, including her daughter, facing charges for toppling a Confederate statue on Thursday, Jan 11. They no longer face felony charges and one misdemeanor charge was added. The final trial was continued to Feb. 19.
The NC Department of Transportation is putting up another sign commemorating UNC's 2017 national basketball championship, this time in a spot on Interstate 40 it hopes rival NC State University fans find a more respectful distance from PNC Arena.
For 26 years, Durham chef Scott Howell lived his dream of owning and running a restaurant, the acclaimed fine dining Nana's. At the end of the month, Howell, an eight-time James Beard Award semifinalist, says he will close his flagship restaurant.
On June 1, Sandra McCullen and her neighbors, who live in a homeless camp at the intersection of West Chapel Hill Street and NC-147, received government notices that they were to leave the area or face arrest.