Through a collaboration between Durham, Detroit, Cleveland and New Orleans, representatives from each city began convening Monday to discuss strategies to be more broadly inclusive with economic revitalization.
County Commissioners and the school board could have a decision about whether to fund the $21.5 million Whitted Junior High School redevelopment project sometime in January.
Jason Jowers, assistant principal at Hillside High School, has been named the 2015 North Carolina Assistant Principal of the Year by the N.C. Association of Principals and Assistant Principals.
On Sunday night, the plain exterior of the building at 111 W. Parrish Street St. revealed no clue as to what was about to take place inside. Even the usual portable sign, with the name, The Carrack Modern Art Gallery, had not yet appeared on the sidewalk in front. Just the address, on the front glass door signaled that, yes, this was the place where Justin Tornow’s dance group, Company, was about to perform the premiere of her dance, “No. 13” (aka “The Weights.”)
Shoppers browsed booths from more than 40 local vendors in search of the perfect Christmas gift at Yelp’s first-ever Holiday Bazaar, Sunday afternoon in the Cotton Room.
Sunday afternoon saw temperatures in the low 60s and graduates joining the ranks of 2,182 students that graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014 – all under a Carolina blue sky.
The Whitted Junior High School redevelopment project will be among the topics discussed Monday, Dec. 15 when the school board and County Commissioners meet for their quarterly, joint worksession. The school district has pledged to partner with the city, county and a private developer to convert the old school into elder housing and a preschool, which the Durham Public Schools would operate.
Like any college senior preparing to graduate, Katie Savage was feeling emotional Sunday, reminiscing on her time at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. But unlike other college seniors, Savage’s journey on the campus began much earlier than the first day of her freshman year.
In its 20th anniversary production of “The Nutcracker,” the Chapel Hill-based Triangle Youth Ballet delivered a concoction of wonder and joy -- a testament to the direction and choreography of Lauren Lorentz de Haas and esprit de corps of this large cast of more than 100 performers.
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The Durham school board has asked staff members for more information before it considers a $100,000 funding request to help establish the Made in Durham initiative as a 501(3) non-profit Organization.
N.C. Central University will offer a new major in environment and geographic sciences beginning in the fall of 2015, the university announced.
Fire heavily damaged a house in East Durham early Saturday, fire officials said.
Even without snow on the ground, visitors packed Guglhupf bakery, patisserie and cafe on Saturday for the sixth annual Weihnachts Christmas Market, taking in a small piece of German tradition in the South.
The downtown holiday tree on the CCB Plaza has been a tradition since 2006.
It is a 45-foot-tall Norway Spruce from Sugar Mountain Nursery in Boone. Boone continues to supply the holiday tree every year.