Executive-search headhunters in the running to help the UNC system find President Tom Ross’ replacement promised Wednesday to cast a wide net for “non-traditional” candidates from outside academia.
North Carolina gets a crack at Florida State today.
Organizers of the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance announced Thursday that the spring festival will move from April to May beginning in 2016.
Three people have been arrested in a Durham County Sheriff’s Anti-Crime and Narcotics Unit drug investigation that involved 10 kilos of cocaine.
Only about half of incoming Duke University undergraduate students check the box identifying their religion, a Duke Chapel leader told Durham Congregations In Action at its monthly meeting this week.
Manbites Dog Theater will present the world premiere of a new adaptation of Nick Cave’s novel “And the Ass Saw the Angel,” by John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski. The play is described as “a lyrical Southern Gothic about a closed-minded town of damned souls and the wretched boy who fights to stay alive among them.” Shows begin Thursday and continue through June 6 at the theater, at 703 Foster St., Durham. For tickets and more details, visit manbitesdogtheater.org/tickets/ or call 919-682-3343.
Durham loses earlier Tuesday, bounces back in game two with 4-2 win
Defending champion Kirk just behind leaders at Treyburn
Voyager knocked out of playoffs
Freshman soccer star, already pledged to play at UNC, wins state's top honor
Durham's Dink Andrews helps his friend Larry Stogner, the former ABC11 anchorman, battle Lou Gehrig's disease.
After dropping its last six ACC games, the Tar Heels just barely limped their way into the conference tournament with a No. 8 seed.
But Tuesday afternoon's elimination game, UNC (33-22) found what it had been missing with a 5-3 win against No. 9 seed Virginia Tech.
The Edward Jones Durham Senior Amateur Golf Championship raised money to fight Lou Gehrig's disease.
The Valor Games are sponsored by the VA and North Carolina nonprofit Bridge II Sports. They are free and open to the public and continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 at Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium and from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 21 at Lake Crabtree Park in Morrisville.
Two out of state agricultural biotechnology companies came away with $12,500 in funding Tuesday after winning a pitch contest at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.