Preservation Durham ’s 2015 “Old Durham HomeTour,” which focuses on the architecture of prolific, local early 20th century architect George Watts Carr will run from noon to 4 p.m. April 25-26.
Experience spring fever at its finest at the Hillsborough Arts Council’s kick off of Last Fridays beginning Friday, April 24 from 6-9 p.m. at the Old Orange County Courthouse lawn.
A South Carolina man was arrested Tuesday morning on murder charges in connection with a 2012 double homicide on Dawkins Street in Durham.
County Commissioners agreed Monday to accept an offer from the N.C. Department of Transportation to install a traffic light and sidewalk just outside the city at the intersection of Erwin and Randolph roads.
Two Duke researchers who traveled to West Africa during the Ebola epidemic said they were struck by how much stigma was attached to survivors of the often-fatal disease, and drew comparisons to the beginning of AIDS in the 1980s.
The number of homeless children attending Durham Public Schools has grown 69 percent since the 2009-10 school year.
Duke Divinity School Dean Richard B. Hays will step down as dean after the next academic year, the university announced Monday.
Downtown construction originally scheduled for today has been postponed until Wednesday.
The town decided to postpone the work because of a rainy forecast for Tuesday.
Investigators are looking into reports that $5,221.80 was embezzled from a Family Dollar store in the 5100 block of Wake Forest Highway.
Carolina Performing Arts’ presentation of the Martha Graham Dance Company today and Wednesday includes a work by Chapel Hill native Michelle Dorrance, an award-winning tap dancer/choreographer.
Linda Ostrand picks up a baby opossum in a small hand towel serving as a blanket.
It’s important to keep them warm, she explains. This litter of nine has never lived in the outside world; they came straight from the pouch of their mother, who was hit by a car.
In April 1865, Confederate Gen. Joseph Johnson and Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman reached a final agreement seven miles from the then rural Durham Station community in what would be the largest troop surrender of the Civil War. And now, 150 years later, Durham is commemorating the surrender at what is now the Bennett Place State Historic Site, The surrender there ended the war in the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida, and paved the way for the Durham’s economy to blossom.
As the four-day downtown Full Frame Documentary Film Festival came to a close Sunday, one of the invited films showed a different media medium. “Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation” is a new documentary by Barbara Kopple about the liberal weekly print magazine as it reaches a milestone anniversary.
Four people were arrested Sunday on either charges of assault with a deadly weapon or conspiracy to commit assault with the intent to kill.