Settlement papers show the city government paid $5,000 to resolve a wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by a former Durham Police Department lieutenant. The deal with former Lt. John Shelton also stipulated that city officials will provide a “neutral” job reference.
The 2015 annual Community Dinner, sponsored by UNC Health Care, Town of Chapel Hill, Town of Carrboro, Strowd Roses and Mrs. Florence Peacock, will be held at 1 p.m. April 26 at the McDougle Schools Cafetorium on Old Fayetteville Road in Carrboro.
Police are investigating an April 5 report of a theft of an engagement ring from a vehicle in the 3600 block of Witherspoon Boulevard. Also taken were a purse, three credit cards and checks with a total value of $4,751.
Due to inclement weather this week and muddy conditions on the field at Rock Quarry Park, Durham’s Earth Day Festival Sunday, April 19 will be moved indoors.
Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred Thursday night around 8:44 p.m.
Following mediation, city officials have settled a lawsuit filed by a former Durham Police Department lieutenant who claimed he was fired in retaliation for his involvement in the Duke lacrosse case.
Durham police are trying to locate 23-year-old Maresa Jean Saad, who was last seen on March 28.
As of Friday, April 17, Durham residents will have another option for accessing healthy foods, as Lincoln Community Health Center becomes Veggie Van’s newest site.
The Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has acquired what is widely considered to be a masterpiece of 20th century art by Marcel Duchamp.
A bill winding its way through the General Assembly would allow most public venues such as restaurants, theme parks and sports arenas to have epinephrine auto-injectors on site to administer in the event a visitor suffers a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Precious Boyd, 14, of Roxboro, is preparing to compete in July at the amateur night at The Apollo Theater in Harlem. She got the opportunity after competing in last year’s Amateur Night at the Hayti and making her way to the finals.
Durham will “go green” on Sunday, April 19 for the annual Earth Day Festival at Rock Quarry Park. The festival is sponsored by Durham Parks and Recreation and Keep Durham Beautiful.
Saturday, music fans will be awash in a sea of vinyl when artists from Ryan Adams to Cassandra Wilson will release limited or special-edition albums for Record Store Day.
150 years ago Friday, April 17 Union Gen. William T. Sherman and Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston met for the first of what would become three sessions at Bennett Place to discuss Johnston’s surrender of his army of the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida. The surrender he and Sherman negotiated became the largest of the Civil War.