The man accused of killing a 52-year-old property managed faced a District Court judge on Friday. Shatique Kamel Skinner, 21, of Mimosa Street was arrested Thursday morning, just days after police allege he shot and killed Fred Edgerton at an apartment complex on the 1800 block of Cheek Road.
After three years as Durham deputy county manager, E. Lee Worsley Jr. will leave to take a job with the Triangle J Council of Government (TJCOG).
Nearly 23 years after toxic contamination was discovered at a defunct Durham dry cleaning site, remedial efforts continue to rid the area of health risks.
N.C. Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White urged graduates of City of Medicine Academy to not oversleep as they begin the next chapter in their lives. Saunders-White was the commencement speaker Friday for the small, specialty high school which focuses on health care.
The United States observes Memorial Day as a national holiday, and veterans’ graves are often decorated with flags. In Chapel Hill, Butner and Durham, observances are planned this weekend to remember and honor the members of the U.S. armed forces who died while fighting for their country.
Daniel Robinson was among the 2015 graduating class of the Josephine Dobbs Clement Early College High School at N.C. Central University on Friday.
Dozens of residents of Durham’s Ravenstone subdivision packed the City Council chambers on Thursday to express their discontent with a city proposal to contribute a set amount of money toward infrastructure improvements while each homeowner is saddled with an almost $5,000 lot assessments.
Making the first of two major hiring decisions expected this week, UNC system leaders voted Thursday to make the state’s Medicaid director the next chancellor of UNC-Pembroke. Robin Cummings, a surgeon who studied at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University, will take over the Pembroke administration on July 15. He will make $280,000 a year.
The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, an 80-year-old political action and community advocacy group, opened the doors at its first permanent location Thursday. The facility at 601 Fayetteville St. is in the historic African-American Hayti district of Durham and across the street from the Hayti Heritage Center.
A 35-year-old Durham resident is facing charges of reckless driving after a Wednesday afternoon crash shut down Cornwallis Road for several hours, police said Thursday.
Gov. Pat McCrory’s plan for a $3 billion statewide bond referendum includes $504 million for the state’s universities. UNC system leaders are pushing for more. But they stopped on Thursday of rolling out a list of things they’d like to add to the governor’s request.
Get your calendars out and pencil in all the free concerts you can go to this summer in Durham. The Bull City’s distinctive historic brick tobacco factory buildings are the backdrop for two major free summer music series. The city’s parks and shopping malls also provide free music throughout the summer.
A Durham police officer accused of domestic violence has a new court date after his hearing was postponed this week in Wake County District Court.
A 21-year-old Durham man has been arrested in connection to a Monday homicide on Cheek Road.