RALEIGH — Although I support the tax cuts and other fiscal policies adopted by the North Carolina General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory over the past two years, I have repeatedly urged policymakers and commentators alike to avoid making grandiose claims about those policies’ immediate effects on North Carolina’s economy.
DURHAM – The North Carolina Central University Department of Music Jazz Studies program will host the 15th Annual Fall Guest Artist series with composer and trumpeter Wallace Roney at 8 p.m. today in the B.N. Duke Auditorium. The Phillip O. Berry High School Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of NCCU music alumnus Walter Suggs, also will perform.
From staff reports
By Cliff Bellamy
DURHAM – Mike Stern compares the tour that he and guitarist Eric Johnson are undertaking to promote their release “Eclectic” to “a conversation of two different points of view, under the umbrella of being eclectic and with a lot of freedom.”
A Durham County sheriff's deputy was injured Wednesday evening when her car was involved in a wreck on North Roxboro Road near the Argonne Hills subdivision in northern Durham, authorities said.
Duke University officials are warning visitors to expect heavy traffic around the campus today in the hours before the 7:30 p.m., nationally televised football game against archrival UNC.
No. 25 Duke (8-2, 4-2 ACC) is a six-point favorite against visiting North Carolina (5-5, 3-3) tonight (7:30 p.m., ESPN) hoping to keeps its two-game win streak against the Tar Heels alive and well.
A Durham robbery suspect deserves a new trial because the judge who originally handled his case erred by refusing to let a jury think about convicting him of larceny, a N.C. Court of Appeals panel says.
Residential units in downtown Durham have increased by nearly 98 percent over the past year, Geoff Durham said at the annual Downtown Durham Inc. (DDI) meeting Wednesday.
After the release of the Wainstein report last month on the school’s academic and athletic scandal, UNC-Chapel Hill fundraisers worked to call 750 of the school’s top donors in the next 48 hours, the chief executive of the school’s foundation said Wednesday.
The 11 percent tuition increase that UNC-Chapel Hill’s out-of-state undergraduate students saw in the current academic year “put us very near the edge” of what the university can charge and still attract top students, the provost’s chief academic officer said Wednesday.
DURHAM — Two men who were arrested last week and charged in connection with two gas station robberies have new charges being brought against them.
By Gregory Childress
DURHAM – The school board will be asked to consider an assortment of items from a busy agenda Thursday, including one to start the school day 10 minutes later.
By KEITH UPCHURCH
DURHAM -- A Durham County Superior Court judge on Wednesday sealed police internal-affairs documents related to the shooting of a Durham police officer.
Some questions may have been answered in No. 4 Duke’s 81-71 win over No. 19 Michigan State Tuesday night in the Champions Classic doubleheader at Bankers Life Field House.