Modest decorations peppered the Historic Stagville plantation home on Saturday, the plain white house surrounded by gray skies and barren trees. Wreaths hung from few doors, and strings of cranberries and popcorn lined a cupboard.
Alex Jermaine White, 20, of Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham, was arrested Friday and charged with assault on a female and common law robbery.
Alfonzo Houston scored a game-high 24 points to lead N.C. Central (6-2). Jeremy Ingram scored 16 points, Jordan Parks 12 and Jay Copeland 10 for the visiting Eagles, who had won six straight.
There are games like Saturday’s 76-66 victory over Long Beach State at PNC Arena where Wolfpack fans get a glimpse of Cat Barber’s potential on both ends of the floor. Not only did he score 19 points, but he helped break open a close game in the second half and played stellar defense on the opponent’s top player.
Christmas in Durham. Tell me about it. How many Christmases have you spent in Durham? At home? At work? Do you buy your Christmas tree from a Durham lot every year? Or you did, until you bought a pink aluminum tree that one year, then back to the green-grown? Remember that white Christmas in Durham? Which one? Did you march in the parade? Did you get the best Christmas present ever in Durham?
Three local charter schools are up for consideration for 2014 renewals.
Starting Monday, the new N.C. Charter School Advisory Board interviews representatives from Carter Community Charter School, Kestrel Heights School and Research Triangle Charter Academy.
PACE Academy in Carrboro also is among the eight schools the board has asked to attend Monday and Tuesday to make presentations about concerns the board might have about issues of noncompliance before members vote on whether to renew the charters.
In exchange for $350, a judge recalled arrest orders for 26 non-custodial parents who owed child support at Durham County Social Services’ Amnesty Day last week, according to a department official.
The parents will still be required to pay the debt that they owe. But Geri Nettles, assistant county attorney, said the day allowed the parents to avoid jail time, as well as to collect some money for families in time for the holidays.
Southern’s swift, swarming and ferocious defense rose up large and in charge to the challenge, forcing fumbles, sacking the quarterback, harassing receivers, blocking a punt for a touchdown, and seemingly intercepting at will in a 38-10 victory and a shot at the 3-AA championship game against
Southern’s journey through the state 3-AA playoffs will continue one more week as the Spartans cruised to a 38-10 victory over Wilson Hunt on Friday night in the Eastern regional finals. Southern will play in its first football championship game in school history next week against Shelby Crest in Winston-Salem at BB&T Field on Saturday at 7:30 p.m..
Duke took advantage of a fast start to take a four-set victory (25-14, 25-8, 23-25, 25-19) over College of Charleston in the first round of the NCAA volleyball tournament at Cameron Indoor Stadium Friday.
As the Duke Blue Devils prepare to take on the Florida State Seminoles today at 8 p.m. in Charlotte, fans and the university are not just celebrating an ACC championship game, but also a historic 10-win football season.
The road to the championship reminds older Duke fans of the last time the team had near this many wins - 1941.
As an audience countdown struck “one,” the Lucky Strike tower at the American Tobacco Campus Friday lit up with rows of multicolored bulbs. Families gasped, craning their necks, as fake snow flurries swirled around them.
The holidays were ushered in, Durham-style, with not only the lighting of the tower, but the kick-off to the fourth annual Triangle Christmas Tree Challenge, where 57 nonprofit organizations decorated trees in a competition for cash prizes. The trees are lined up outside of the Durham Performing Arts Center, and voting runs through Dec. 20.
California coach Rich Feller recorded his 600th career victory as the Cal women’s volleyball team defeated North Carolina 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-20) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.
County officials would never have agreed to give Durham Public Schools an additional $2.4 million this year had they known the district was flush with a $19.7 million unassigned fund balance.