Duke University is No. 10 and UNC-Chapel Hill No. 22 in a new ranking by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine of the best value private and public U.S. colleges and universities for 2015.
Estes Hills students bring Christmas cheer to nursing home
A local filmmaker has told City Council members he’s filed a complaint against a Durham police officer he claims struck him during a Dec. 5 protest march downtown. The filmmaker, Rodrigo Dorfman, is a well-known community activist and is well acquainted with at least several members of the council.
Durham native Tommy Noonan, 31, marks his homecoming with the U.S. premiere of “Brother, Brother.” Performances take place today, Friday and Saturday at The Carrack Modern Art in downtown Durham.
Front-line police officers are worried the city’s approach to handling recent protest marches is setting up the Durham Police Department for a confrontation, City Attorney Patrick Baker recently told one City Council member.
Burglars hit a home Dec. 11 in the 3600 block of Sunningdale Way and escaped with $50,000 worth of jewelry and a safe.
Candles, carols, communion to be featured at many area Christmas Eve services.
After N.C. Central University’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a proposal to raise tuition and fees in the next two years, the school’s chancellor said “modest increases” are necessary amid state funding declines.
The Durham school board today will consider a resolution that asks state lawmakers to rethink a law requiring public schools to be given letter grades ranging from A-F based on student achievement.
Pharmaceutical company Pozen said Wednesday that two versions of an experimental drug were denied approval for the second time by the Food and Drug Administration.
An after-action report from the Durham Police Department on a Dec. 5 protest march downtown that ended with 31 arrests depicts a force stretched thin to deal with an event that included another blockage of the Durham Freeway.
Northern Vance High School’s PTO is back as of Tuesday night.
Police are investigating the second local homicide this week that resulted from gunfire. The most recent slaying happened early Wednesday. Officers responded at 12:23 a.m. to a “shots fired” call near the intersection of Concord and Cecil streets — near N.C. Central University — and found a man who had been shot inside a silver Nissan sport-utility vehicle.
Orange-Chatham District Attorney Jim Woodall said Wednesday he will not seek the death penalty against two men accused of murdering a UNC Chapel Hill professor.
Some 100 people gathered in downtown Durham Wednesday evening for a peaceful protest on the first night of Hanukkah, part of a nationwide “Chanukah Action to End Police Violence” event.