The long-awaited Whitted Junior High School redevelopment project hit a major snag last week when members of the school board questioned whether Durham Public Schools can afford to be a partner.
Veterans who run afoul of the law may soon have a special court in Durham where the focus will be on helping instead of punishing.
Works by more than 200 artists are on display at the Durham Art Walk Holiday Market in downtown through Sunday, Nov. 23.
Melvin Scott, 42, of Trail View Lane, was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree rape. An arrest warrant said the victim was “mentally incapacitated and physically helpless.”
The Batsheva Dance Company’s one-night only performance of “Sadeh21” Friday at UNC’s Memorial Hall literally started with a bang.
Eight projects were honored for excellence in design and preservation of their properties at the 2014 Golden Leaf Awards for Community Appearance Thursday.
Most City of Durham and County of Durham offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Police, fire and rescue services for life-threatening or in-progress emergencies may be reached by calling 9-1-1. Non-emergency problems or concerns may be directed to (919) 560-4600.
City Councilman Eugene Brown has had enough of the signs all around town that label Sheriff Mike Andrews “nefarious.” Branding them “someone’s memorial and paranoia against our county sheriff,” Brown spoke up in a council work session on Thursday to say he thinks they should be treated as “political” signs subject to a post-election time limit
Much-needed repairs to Durham’s City Hall and Annex will begin in early December.
The City’s General Services Department is overseeing the nine-month renovation project that will consist of three major sub-projects.
Fire heavily damaged a home south of downtown Friday afternoon, displacing five residents. No one was hurt.
Firefighters were called at 4:45 p.m. to a one-story house at 1204 Franklin St., off Alston Avenue , and saw flames inside and heavy smoke coming from the attic.
Duke University leaders formally celebrated this fall’s launch of Duke Kunshan University with a campus opening ceremony on Monday.
UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt said that keeping private the employment status of employees implicated in the report by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein until their review processes are over passes “my smell test.”
A unanimous N.C. Court of Appeals panel says regulators in Orange County have exceeded their authority by trying to inspect “spray irrigation” septic systems.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s accrediting agency has raised questions about the school’s compliance with 18 standards in light of the findings of former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein’s investigation into the school’s academic and athletic scandal.