The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has decided to cut the AmeriCorps program, which provided environmental education and outreach staff in parks, zoos and other departments and facilities, for next year.
The Durham Police Department confirmed Saturday that Jessica Warren, 27, has confessed to beating her 4-year-old daughter, Armani Hodges, prior to calling 911 on Thursday night.
It was the discrepancy between numbers of black students and their white and Asian peers who earned a D or an F in her Biology 101 large lecture course at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that was a wake-up call for Kelly Hogan.
Extending a program already in place at two other buildings, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department is looking for a nonprofit group that wants to operate a small community center on Harvard Avenue.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will drop its Blue Medicare HMO standard and Blue Medicare HMO Enhanced plan products in 11 North Carolina counties in 2015, affecting 50,000 beneficiaries statewide.
Two members of the John W. Edwards Social Justice ministry at Union Missionary Baptist Church have spent the past several days registering area high school students to vote.
The Harlem Wizards are coming to help the John Avery Boys & Girls Club celebrate its 75th anniversary.
A new bike-sharing program at Duke University aims to help the school meet its environmental impact goals by reducing the number of campus driven-alone trips taken by employees, students and staff.
The semester is winding down. Graduation is on the horizon. Basically, it’s a slide from here on out. … Wait, this seems weird. … Didn’t I just graduate?
The Durham Area Transit Authority is rolling out a passel of service changes today, some meant to bolster service, others to improve the system’s on-time performance.
A good thing just got better for some Durham Public Schools’ students.
The school district announced Thursday that in addition to free breakfast to all district schools, 10 schools will also serve free lunches to students, regardless of the students’ economic status.
Superintendent Bert L’Homme said W.G. Pearson Elementary School Principal LaManda Chestnut-Pryor acted immediately after learning about allegation of a sexual assault involving a 5-year-old boy on a school bus leaving the school.
After treating Ebola patients in Guinea for three weeks earlier this year, UNC-Chapel Hill’s Dr. Billy Fischer was tapped by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help prepare a pre-deployment training course for doctors.
Ballroom dancing, for Jo Ann Robison, is about more than just dancing. After moving to the Triangle last year and only knowing two people, dancing has given her a social life.
On Oct. 2, a special event at Fred Astaire Dance Studio will be about more than just dancing. It’s a fundraiser for breast cancer patients, and Robison is a breast cancer survivor. Fred Astaire Dance Studio franchises across the country will hold the same “Dancing With the Survivors” event, a play on the television show “Dancing With the Stars,” to benefit The Pink Fund. The fund provides money to current breast cancer patients in treatment for non-medical expenses.