Some residents of west Durham aren’t happy that County Commissioners seem reluctant to offer financial backing to a sidewalk project that would link their neighborhood to Forest View Elementary School. The walkway, and a traffic signal, would make it easier for children and adults to cross Erwin Road at its intersection with Randolph Road.
A woman who was shot Tuesday was in stable condition Tuesday evening at a local hospital.
A political science professor who’s helped presidents ease into office and an English professor who runs a campus-wide writing program are the local winners of UNC system teaching awards announced Tuesday.
Durham County’s unemployment rate increased by seven-tenths of a point to 5 percent from December to January (4.3 to 5.0), the Department of Commerce reported Friday.
County Commissioners agreed this week to a couple of changes the Durham school board asked them to make to the development agreement for the former Whitted Junior High School.
Willie Bradshaw, an iconic high school coach and administrator who spent much of his career at Hillside High School, died Monday after a lingering illness.
Step by step, staff members at the Orange County Health Department are inching closer to their goal of “walking” to California.
For people infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), the likelihood of clearing the infection and avoiding HPV-related cancer may depend less on the body’s disease-fighting arsenal than has been generally assumed.
County officials are going to strengthen the oversight of key programs, to ensure that it can show taxpayers they’re “showing great stewardship” of their money, County Commissioners Chairman Michael Page said.
Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews announced the promotion of five deputies Monday, including one to the rank of major.
Workers were dismantling a scaffold at a high-rise construction project when a piece of it fell to the ground in downtown Raleigh, killing three men and sending another to a hospital.
The growth of downtown Durham in recent years has many residents and community leaders wondering what the city’s next steps should be.
A woman accused of stealing a dog from a Durham attorney's family and trying to extort money from them made her first court appearance Monday and was denied a bond reduction.