Angela Cacace left a successful career in barbering to start her own construction business and enrolled in the Building Construction Technologies program at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC). On the first day of class, she was surprised to see of 12 students, six were women. It inspired her to start a curated Instagram page called @moveoverbob, connecting and empowering a community of female contractors.
Duke professor George Grody shares his story, of having a heart attack on campus and being saved by Duke EMS students who were studying just steps away in 2015, after teaching class in the same classroom on Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Congressman G. K. Butterfield delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to pay tribute to longtime Durham Mayor Bill Bell. Bell retired as mayor of Durham after serving in public office for 45 years, 16 of them as mayor. In his remarks, Butterfield welcomed Durham’s new mayor, Steve Schewel, who was sworn into office on Monday, December 4.
“We feel that all of the defendants are not guilty of the charges that are being presented, and we want to go to trial,” said Takyiah Thompson after appearing in court on Tuesday, Dec. 5, for charges related to the toppling of the Confederate statue. However, Loan Tran accepted deferred prosecution on three misdemeanor charges and agreed to pay $1,250 in restitution and perform 100 hours of community service.
Warren Keyes, dressed as Santa Claus, appeared Saturday, Dec 2, as the Durham Holiday Parade’s first African-American Santa. He hoped his appearance would inspire both children and adults to make the world a better place for all.
Two daughters, Stephanie Delgado-Garcia, left, and Yairi Delgado-Garcia, of two brothers facing deportation, Jose and Dario Delgado Arroyo, describe how they first learned of their fathers' detainment, after participating in a protest outside the office of U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield on Thursday, Nov. 30.
Watch defense attorney Scott Holmes and Alamance County assistant district attorney argue about whether the DA should prosecute a case charging a Durham man with assaulting the sheriff at a "Confederate Memorial Day" rally.