A Board of Trustees working group that’s reviewing N.C. Central University’s athletics program is meeting every week and should have its report ready for the board’s June meeting, the group’s chairman says.
The Durham Police Department is the first N.C. agency to join the national “Start By Believing” campaign to believe sexual assault victims.
A recent report on the City of Durham released by the Department of Justice’s Office for Justice Programs showed that gun crimes were becoming an increasing worry.
Deep Dish Theater of Chapel Hill will present “The Liar,” David Ives’ adaptation of the classic comedy by Pierre Corneille, beginning Friday. The production continues through May 23 in the company's theater in University Mall. For tickets, call 919-968-1515 or visit www.deepdishtheater.org.
The confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney general of the United States is a historic one for the fact of her being the first African-American woman AG, but it’s also historic because she grew up here in Durham. Born in Greensboro, she moved here as a kid.
Coming off a shocking upset of No. 1 Notre Dame, No. 6 Duke will take on No. 4 Syracuse at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 26 (ESPNU) at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., with the ACC Men's Lacrosse Tournament championship on the line.
The junior class of East Chapel Hill High School took the ACT college admission test during a school day. Two students received a perfect 36.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners made decisions during the week regarding the board’s intent to set a $125 million bond referendum coming up on next year’s ballot.
On Saturday, Bennett Place was filled with some 400 re-enactors and hundreds of visitors during the first day of the weekend-long remembrance events of the April 26, 1865 surrender of Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston to Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman. Visitors were able to witness what the the final negotiations would have been like back 1865 — lack of electricity and all. During the day both the Union and Confederate States of America armies conducted drill demonstrations.
Four North Carolina bands will be competing for a chance to perform at this year’s Tour de Fat. Dark Water Rising of Chapel Hill, Spaceship Days of Durham, Falling Through April of Charlotte, and songwriter Nick Driver of Raleigh will perform at Motorco Music Hall for the first round Thursday, April 30. Two finalists will be chosen from the Motorco event. Representatives of New Belgium Brewing Co., which sponsors Tour de Fat, will pick a winner based on audience applause and participation.
Duke University will give students the chance to earn a certificate in “civic engagement and social change” that ties their academic and community-service work more closely together.
Peter Kramer, a licensed clinical social worker by profession, died in December while battling cancer. On April 18, some 200 friends and family members attended a memorial service at Schley Grange north of Hillsborough, and an outdoor concert at his beloved Down Yonder Farm in northern Orange County.
In spite of a potential loss of $700,000 in state funding, Durham Public Schools is moving ahead with driver education classes this summer.
One person was killed and another person was seriously injured in a three-car accident early this morning on South Miami Boulevard near East Cornwallis Road.
Syracuse will face Duke for ACC title on Sunday