The sun was out and shining bright on athletes Friday as they prepared to compete in the Special Olympics at Durham Academy. Friday marked a special occasion for the Special Olympics in Durham County – it celebrated 30 years at the private school.
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.
The Durham school board on Thursday got its first look at the Durham Public Schools administration’s proposed $411 million spending plan for the 2015-16 fiscal year.
The Durham school board has unanimously approved a plan that restores due process rights for teachers, tweaking the proposed policy at the eleventh hour to grant the rights one year earlier than initially planned.
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.
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.
Dontay Antwann Rone was arrested and charged with felony speeding to elude arrest, felony hit and run, careless and reckless driving, failure to yield to a blue light and siren, resisting arrest and other misdemeanor traffic violations after the chase.
Greg Merritt’s explanation of the approximately 23-year life span and manufacturing process of Cree’s LED bulbs was peppered with outbursts of “that’s cool” from a group of students. Cree was one of several dozen organizations that came to Research Triangle Park’s (RTP) The Frontier to introduce 600 middle and high school students to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) career paths.
With bass player Sean Geist of The MPS Project playing the opening notes to the Miles Davis tune “So What,” the second annual Art of Cool Festival got underway Friday afternoon with a free concert in Durham Central Park.
One day after the official groundbreaking for the East End Connector, the Durham City Council was presented with more information concerning the project that will take nearly five years to complete.
Loretta Lynch’s mother said she’s proud and relieved that her daughter has been confirmed as the nation’s new U.S. Attorney General.
As Lois and Elbert Wethington processed down the aisle of Duke Chapel together Thursday afternoon to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary, the bride thought about the first time she walked that aisle, on a rainy Wednesday evening in 1945.
The Durham Police Department recently responded to four shootings across the city. One person was shot in the foot. No one else was hurt.
Coon Rock Farm in Hillsborough will be one of 40 farms showcased for the 20th annual Piedmont Farm Tour Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26.
OneChatham, Inc. and Circles Chatham have merged and named a new executive director and board members.
Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough is recalling 344 pounds of pork hot dogs and 36 pounds of pork bologna due to nitrite levels that exceeded regulatory limits. ... Includes list of recalled products ...