A new web-based tool developed at a UNC-Chapel Hill health research center will help predict physician shortages and other workforce trends, according to a news release sent Wednesday.
A Durham Police Department assistant chief filed a civil-rights lawsuit against the city late Tuesday afternoon, contending he was denied a promotion because he’d complained about the department’s treatment of black officers.
Jerome Leathers, principal of Jordan High School, will become the new principal of the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability.The school board approved the move Tuesday, along with several other key personnel changes.
Frontier Communications customers in Durham's Holt Exchange area are experiencing a major service interruption with telepphone and high-speed interent service because of a vehicle accident overnight.
A new ministerial position at Duke University Chapel honors a late professor and is designed to reach more students.
The C. Eric Lincoln Minister at Duke Chapel is named for man who taught religion and culture at Duke University from 1976 to 1993. He was also a scholar, pastor, social activist, novelist and hymn-writer. Lincoln died in 2000.
Joshua Lazard was chosen as the Lincoln minister and started his new job last week. Lazard, who is seeking ordination through the United Church of Christ, previously worked at Dillard University in New Orleans.
It’s been almost 25 years since Cynthia Jones Kirk was found stabbed to death at her home. And it’s been almost 25 years since her older sister lost her best friend.
County Commissioners this week approved pay raises for County Attorney Lowell Siler and three other senior officials.
A study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has found that African-American students in first grade experience smaller gains in reading when they attend segregated schools — but the students’ backgrounds likely are not the cause of the differences.
The N.C. Department of Justice issued a cease-and-desist order in a letter Monday to a company seeking mineral rights in Durham and Chapel Hill, noting it is in direct violation of North Carolina law.
Traditional schools will begin soon, but many children in Durham County will start the school year without proper dental care.
Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Laurence Lovette resume deliberations Wednesday after not reaching a verdict Tuesday.
Residents of the Hope Valley community and neighbors near Fire Station 6 will notice repairs being made to the building this summer.
County Commissioners have raised their business-incentive offer to a Durham-based pharmaceutical company that’s developing new treatments for kidney cancer, HIV and lupus.
Moral Mondays came to Durham Monday evening, with a rally at CCB Plaza downtown.
The N.C. NAACP-organized Moral Mondays were held in Raleigh the past two years when the North Carolina General Assembly was in session, to protest policies of the Republican-majority legislature. Moral Mondays are now being held in cities across the state this summer as part of the NAACP’s “Moral Freedom Summer” initiative to get out the vote for fall elections.