City officials are expanding a two-hour curbside parking time limit that’s now in place downtown to the nearby Brightleaf, West Village, American Tobacco, West and Central Park districts.
Durham Connects on Saturday celebrated visiting more than 6,000 babies since about 2009, after the organization started keeping track of its numbers. Jeannine Sato, director of Durham Connects, said a pilot program began in 2008.
Classroom and funding bottlenecks help account for the Durham Police Department’s decision to offer “crisis intervention” training on dealing with people with mental illness only to officers who volunteer for it, Police Chief Jose Lopez says.
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st, championed investment in education as a means to repair the “damage that has been done” to African-Americans by slavery in a guest lecture at N.C. Central University on Friday.
Traquan Adams, 18, who was wanted in connected to a string of break-ins in southern Durham, turned himself to police Saturday afternoon.
Visitors to 14 Person County farms were treated Saturday to a behind the scenes look at what it means to be part of the number one industry in the county.
Seeing is believing. The Ray Rice video is forcing America to confront itself. It is most definitely our business. We’ve always known it’s our business, but it was easier to look the other way. American life is not more dangerous today that it was a few generations ago. We just know what’s happening now. Talk to someone long enough about life decades ago and you’ll hear stories of people being victims of abuse, and the abuser walked. I don’t mean they got off in court, though that certainly happens; I mean they were never even arrested.
Two years ago, half a world away, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones helped win gold for USA Basketball. While that made the trip to Lithuania successful, it also set the stage for where the three are beginning their college basketball careers.
A sanitary sewer on Hillandale Road overflowed Wednesday, but the spill was quickly contained.
A “class A noxious weed” is spreading in the Eno River, and could eventually make its way into Fall Lake, Raleigh’s primary source of drinking water, local and state officials say.
If there’s one thing I never want to experience while I’m sitting at home watching the news, it’s hearing the distinctive boom of a “flashbang.” Whether it would be in my place or either of my neighbors’ apartments, it’s a blast that no one wants to deal with.
Michael Bishop is the sole employee in his department at the Durham VA Medical Center, where he matches veterans with jobs in the area.
Bishop said he is part of a national program that is supposed to end Oct. 1. But the VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network (VISN 6) office decided to keep it, although he said he “has more vets than I can work with.
Duke looks to go 3-0 today for the first time in 20 years when the Blue Devils host Kansas (1-0) of the Big 12 at Wallace Wade Stadium (3:30 p.m., Fox Sports Carolinas).
The Durham Association of Educators is partnering with the Durham Council of PTAs, Action NC, Public Schools First, Durham NAACP and You Can Vote to get as many Durham Public Schools employees, parents and students registered to vote as possible.
Three elementary school students were taken to Duke University Medical Center on Friday with what were believed to be minor injuries after the bus they were riding was hit by a pickup truck traveling north on Roxboro Road.