Shaheen Tyrone Williams was arrested at Savannah Place in Durham, off N.C. 54 Thursday by Durham police and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force. ... Murder suspect Christopher Lee Allen was arrested Thursday night by Roxboro police at the Budget Inn in Roxboro and Olga Christina Lopez, 19, of Durham was arrested Thursday in connection with the same slaying.
While three other UNC coaches, including Roy Williams, received contract extensions, Hatchell hasn't as her program is part of NCAA scandal
You might want to pack an umbrella along with any other Independence Day accoutrements this weekend as the forecast is for possible thunderstorms each day. Thunderstorms are in the forecast Friday-Sunday, July 3-5, by the National Weather Service.
Durham County District Attorney Roger Echols said today he will not seek charges in an alleged sexual assault related to a Duke University fraternity party in January.
In the past year and a half or so, The Duhks have become a band again, said founding member and banjo player Leonard Podolak. Started in Canada in 2001, The Duhks’ 2006 album, “Migrations,” was nominated for a Grammy Award. In 2012, they took a two-year hiatus, changed their lineup and released a new album last summer.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina plans to sell the 39-acre area housing its five-story headquarters building to State Employees Credit Union for $35 million.
DURHAM – The Bull City will celebrate July 4 with a baseball game, music, fireworks and more Saturday.
DURHAM – Since its beginnings in 1966, the Eno River Association has helped Eno River State Park grow to more than 4,000 acres. The association also has preserved land and created riverfront parks in Durham and Orange Counties.
DURHAM -- Four Fridays of free live blues music at Durham Central Park begin July 10 with the 12th annual Warehouse Blues Series, with a blues harmonica theme for 2015. Performers include Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos (July 10), Jarekus Singleton (July 17), The Luxuriant Sedans (July 24) and Paul Messinger (July 31).
The Rev. Pauli Murray, named to The Episcopal Church’s book of saints in 2012, was celebrated at the annual St. Titus’ Episcopal Church service on Wednesday night.
St. Titus’ Episcopal was Murray’s home church when she grew up in Durham. Murray was the first African-American female Episcopal priest and an activist, attorney and author. She is included in the book “Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints” and is part of the church’s liturgical calendar.
A local Episcopal priest said she is “comforted and exhilarated” that the Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry, bishop of the North Carolina Diocese of The Episcopal Church, will become bishop of the entire The Episcopal Church of the United States. Presiding Bishop-Elect Curry will take office on Nov. 1. He will be the first African-American bishop of the U.S. branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
North Carolina-based Holy Ghost Tent Revival will perform with guest artists Sweet Claudette, Ellis Dyson & The Shambles at 9 p.m. Saturday at Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St. in Carrboro. For tickets, call 919-967-9053 or visit www.catscradle.com.
Making her first official visit to her hometown, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday told civic leaders that recent heartbreaks look to her like “one of those moments” that often precede major advances in civil and human rights.
Singer Pat Benatar and producer and arranger Neil Giraldo celebrate their 35-year musical partnership in concert Wednesday at 8 p.m. at The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit www.carolinatheatre.org.
Two people were displaced from their home when fire damaged an apartment in northern Durham Wednesday. No one was hurt.