A divided Durham school board on Thursday approved a development agreement for the Whitted School redevelopment project, 4-3.
A new exhibit at the Durham Arts Council has drawn complaints about its placement in a gallery next to two dance studios that serve young students.
The Durham-Chapel Hill area has arrived. It’s now No. 100 among the most-populated metropolitan regions in the United States, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday.
The Rev. Fredrick Davis urged those attending the funeral of Mr. Willie Bradshaw on Thursday to lobby county officials to rename Durham County Memorial Stadium in honor of the longtime high school coach and athletic administrator.
A woman who was wanted on 20 counts of breaking and entering motor vehicles and 20 counts of conspiracy was arrested by Durham Police on Wednesday — two days after she was last arrested.
Ronnie Enoch, an associate head women’s basketball coach at N.C. Central University, is currently on paid administrative leave, effective March 16, 2015, the school said in a statement Thursday night.
The Hillsborough Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is seeking information regarding a shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon on West Hill Avenue.
UNC Chapel Hill trustees announced Thursday that they’ve decided to set up a nonprofit corporation with its own board to oversee WUNC-FM 91.5, the university’s public radio station.
Duke University is investigating a student’s report of hearing “one person in a group make some racist comments” on East Campus in the early hours of Sunday, Vice President Michael Schoenfeld said.
Slightly more than 2,700 high school seniors from across the country and around the world were to learn Thursday night whether or not they had been accepted to Duke University.
UNC trustees on Wednesday opened a month-long public comment period on what they should do about Saunders Hall and the “Silent Sam” statue, given their status as relics of North Carolina’s post-Civil War turn toward Jim Crow.
Two men reported separate robberies within blocks of each other in the North Roxboro Street area on Tuesday.
After a posting a net loss of nearly $2.36 million in 2013, N.C. Mutual Life Insurance returned to profitability in 2014. Company president James H. Speed Jr. reported a profit of $358,000 for the year to policyholders at N.C. Mutual Life’s 116th annual meeting Wednesday in Durham.
The Durham school board will consider approval of a development agreement for the Whitted School project when it meets Thursday, March 26.
Mothers Against Drunken Driving honored an assistant Durham County district attorney and two others from Durham for their efforts in enforcing and trying to eliminate the crime of driving while impaired.
Durham County has moved up to 11th healthiest among North Carolina counties, according to the sixth-annual “County Health Rankings” released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.