'Historic and temporary meet' in downtown Durham
To accommodate growing demand for convention space in Durham, downtown will see the launch of four new hotels in 2015.
Durham Police confront allegations of racial discrimination in wake of Ferguson
Durham is confronting its own conflict-ridden history between police and residents in the wake of events in Ferguson, Mo.
Low teacher pay sets back N.C. education
With teacher salaries among the lowest in the country, North Carolina is watching its teachers leave the state—or decide not to go into teaching in the first place.
Monuts Donuts moves small-town taste to Ninth Street
The breakfast and lunch cafe, co-owned by chefs Lindsay Moriarty and Rob Gillespie, will move in November to a space that is two and a half times larger than the current store on Ninth Street
Updated: Individual assaulted at Devine's Friday morning
An assault at Devine's Grill and Sports Bar put an individual in the hospital early Friday morning.
Obama pledges reforms for Veterans Affairs in Charlotte speech
President Barack Obama pledged a new “culture of accountability” for the Department of Veterans Affairs during his address to the American Legion in Charlotte, N.C. Tuesday.
Polls show Hagan and Tillis remain close in Senate race
This year's North Carolina Senate race has been extremely close, with Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis trading leads over the summer.
Duke students take "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" photo for Ferguson
Several student organizations on campus are making efforts to rally support for the family of Michael Brown and show solidarity for people facing violence in Ferguson, Mo.
Ninth Street affected by various commercial changes
Durham’s Ninth Street is encountering new changes—and challenges—in the face of recent development on the west side of the street.
Durham City Council addresses racial profiling
Amid national conversations surrounding racial profiling, Durham City Council opened discussion on the prevalence of the issue locally at their meeting Thursday.
Alumnus returns to U.S. from Guinea days before Ebola outbreak closes borders
The Ebola virus outbreak's effect on the Duke community has been minimal, but for one young alumnus, the outbreak hit close to home.
Lovette found not guilty in Mahato murder
Laurence Lovette has been found not guilty in the 2008 murder of Duke graduate student Abhijit Mahato.
Former lacrosse case detective commits suicide, reports say
Sgt. Mark Gottlieb, one of the head investigators of the 2006 Duke lacrosse case, committed suicide this weekend, WRAL News has reported.
Butterfield and Rich battle for congressional seat
The race for the congressional seat of North Carolina's 1st District is developing quickly in anticipation of the Nov. 4 election.
U.S. Senate race factors into a slew of issues for Durham
The U.S. Senate election for North Carolina may have the potential to shift power on Capitol Hill, but Durham will feel aftershocks in public policy depending on the outcome.
Ninth Street's changing face: new development mixing with old-school atmosphere
“We’re going to keep seeing this story unfold over the next two years or so.”
All-Star Game to become part of Durham's baseball tradition
Durham will build on its baseball history when the city's resident minor league team, the Bulls, hosts the annual Triple A-All-Star Game this July.
Imperiled cemeteries preserve local legacies
Maplewood and Beechwood cemeteries have become endangered over the years as a result of city government’s minimal upkeep of the cemeteries, and it is unclear how the city will be able to fund reforms.
Food Truck Rodeo makes Father's Day appearance
Durham showcased its growing mobile food culture—and lived up to its name as the Foodiest Small Town in America—during its Father's Day Food Truck Rodeo Sunday afternoon.
Bert L'Homme named Durham Public Schools superintendent
Bert L'Homme has been chosen as Durham Public Schools' next superintendent after a six-month search by the DPS Board of Education.
Downtown Durham apartments see unprecedented growth
Downtown Durham saw unprecedented growth in apartment buildings this year—and more is on the way.
Hagan heads into general Senate election with sizable funding
While Republican challenger for the U.S. Thom Tillis continues on the offensive, incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s campaign bides its time and resources.
NC Republicans look to Thom Tillis to unseat incumbent Senator Hagan
Some Durham voters are looking to Tillis to improve the economy and help small businesses by serving in the U.S. Senate.
Longtime Convocation speaker Maya Angelou passes away at 86
Author and poet Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.
Same-sex couples attempt to file joint taxes in North Carolina
A number of same-sex couples in North Carolina have filed their taxes jointly to protest the state’s ban on same-sex marriages.