Duke’s third attempt at handing powerful Notre Dame its first women’s basketball loss was as unsuccessful as the first two.
Kayla McBride scored 26 points and tournament most valuable player Jewell Lloyd added 25 as No.2 Notre Dame beat the Blue Devils 69-53 in the ACC Tournament championship game at Greensboro Coliseum Sunday night.
City officials are ready to resume public debate on merits of three potential sites for a new Durham Police Department headquarters building, at a special City Council meeting Thursday.
Keeping Durham beautiful means more than just clean streets and revitalized buildings.
GiGi De La Torre and her 5-month old son Lucas went from relaxing on a blanket at the Food Truck Rodeo Sunday to learning how to plant and maintain a crabapple tree.
More than half of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation customers who lost power have it restored.
Several days on which delayed openings were scheduled are now regular school days for Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.
The five pedestrians injured in a hit-and-run Saturday morning have all been released from the hospital.
Payback was the word of the night for Duke fans.
Carolina Ale House on Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard had its share of fans with the rivalry between them as fierce as between the players. With a 93-81 win, Duke avenged its previous loss to the Tar Heels.
“I’m going to celebrate,” said Michelle Harts. “I’ve been calling and texting all of the Tar Heel fans I know. I might go to Chapel Hill and celebrate with my Duke attire on!”
What had been a fruitless Duke basketball season against North Carolina — 0-3 men and women combined — took a decidedly different turn Saturday night as first the Duke women beat UNC 66-61 in Greensboro and the men followed with a 93-81 win at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
C.W. Stanford Middle was empty Saturday morning except for the volunteers that turned the school into a shelter for those without power.
The shelter opened Friday evening following sleet and freezing rain earlier that day and the night before. The glazing of ice brought down trees and power lines causing extensive power outages throughout central North Carolina.
“We opened at 6 and we had folks coming in then til about 9,” said Stan Morris of the American Red Cross. “About five or 10 people spent the night.”
A new option has emerged for Durham Public Schools’ high school students serving short-term suspensions of 10 days or less.
Rebound, Alternatives for Youth, a local community-based nonprofit organization, has launched an alternative program at the Durham Teen Center that program directors hope will help suspended students become more successful in school and in their lives.
About 36,000 Duke Energy customers in Orange and Durham counties lost power overnight Thursday due to what residents hope was the last gasp of winter weather.
Statewide, more than 460,000 power outages were reported, prompting Gov. Pat McCrory to declare a state of emergency.
Customers at Bullock’s Bar-B-Cue endured foul weather Friday for some of their favorite food, but they knew that sunny days will be served up starting this weekend.
In stark contrast to Friday’s cold, hard rain, forecasters call for sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s at least through Tuesday.
A house fire in eastern Durham County left a dog dead and seven occupants displaced, fire officials said. No people were hurt.
Firefighters were called at 9:48 p.m. Thursday to a one-story house at 414 Clayton Road and saw heavy fire and smoke, Deputy Chief Chris Iannuzzi of the Durham Fire Department said.
Don’t spoil the end of “A Dance with Dragons” for me.
Three years ago, I bought the latest George R.R. Martin novel. I’ve taken my sweet time reading it in brief bursts. I’m about three-quarters of the way through it.
I didn’t want to rush the read, and that proved prudent because Martin still hasn’t finished the next book in the series that inspired HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” “The Winds of Winter” might be out next year.