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Southern High worker fired after accusation of inappropriate interaction with student  The Herald-Sun

The Durham Public Schools fired Tuesday, March 6 an employee at the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability accused of 'inappropriate interaction' with ...

From ACC players to high school coaches and teachers: New film explores life after hoops  The Island Packet

Beyond Tobacco Road” will explore how ACC basketball stars David Noel, Shawan Robinson and Donald Williams made the transition to become North ...

Back at Southern Durham, ex-UNC, NBA player David Noel is ready for new challenge as a coach  The Herald-Sun

First-year Southern basketball coach David Noel is starting down a path his mentor and former coach Roy Williams knows very well.

A Durham mom went with her son to in-school suspension. She wasn’t happy with what she saw.  The Herald-Sun

A Durham mother's Facebook post about her son's in-school suspension went viral Thursday, prompting discussions about fair punishment and the school-to ...

Southern High School in Durham mourns death of 16-year-old Aaron Bagley  WTVD-TV

A tragic loss at Southern High School in Durham has students and staff wearing red and sporting black satin ribbons in honor of 16-year-old Aaron Bagley.

In Durham, veteran legislator Michaux makes a first-time candidate the frontrunner  The Herald-Sun

North Carolina House race: Zack Hawkins, Durham Democrat who got longtime legislator Mickey Michaux endorsement for seat.

Teen shot near high school in Durham County  WTVD-TV

Durham police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning near Southern High School.

New Child Food Hub to help make sure kids won’t go hungry  The Herald-Sun

Food pantries at schools, child hunger relief programs like BackPack Buddies in Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Child Food Hub.

Ex-band director faces student sex charges

The former band director at Southern High School was charged Monday with having sex with students, police said.

Durham Sheriff's Office Deputy hurt in crash after car chase  The Herald-Sun

Two people, including a Durham County deputy, were hurt after a Sheriff's Office car chase ended in a crash on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. One person has been ...

17 family-friendly events for weekend of Oct. 26 to Oct. 28

The 33rd annual International Festival of Raleigh. The return of Our Body, an exhibit that features preserved human bodies. Lots of fall festivals and Halloween ...

Marvin Bagley III zigzagged his way to Duke and the NBA. Can his brother make it, too?  Lexington Herald-Leader

Basketball player Marcus Bagley hoped to increase his skills with the AAU team Nike Phamily. That's what older brother Marvin Bagley III did and was drafted ...

Durham Public Schools wanted to reduce suspensions. Instead they’re soaring  The Herald-Sun

Principals at Durham Public Schools handed down 42 percent more short-term suspensions during the 2016-17 school year than they did the previous year.

Deputies to carry overdose-reversal drug in some Durham schools. Which ones are they?  The News & Observer

Sheriff's Office deputies will make naloxone kits available in some Durham public schools.

Ex-band director pleads guilty to student sex charges

The former band director at Southern High School was placed on probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to having sex with two students.

The past is present in black America -- Henry Pankey  The News & Observer

Former Durham Public Schools Principal of the Year Henry Pankey (Southern High School) writes about violence against black America.

Not all DPS low-performing schools likely to get charter-like flexibility. See why.  The Herald-Sun

Durham Public Schools leaders have changed their minds about operating all of the district's 14 low-performing schools under the state's Restart school reform ...

2 Durham schools to get charter-like flexibility under state’s ‘Restart’ model  The News & Observer

Durham Public wants to operate only two of its 14 low-performing schools under the state Restart Reform Model, which allows schools to be run using ...

Durham comic book author hopes to inspire young girls  WTVD-TV

Jazmin Truesdale is the creator of Aza Comics. A storyline with women superheroes as the focus.

Schools are fighting to end bias in identifying gifted students. But is it working?  The Herald-Sun

Two area school districts are doing a better job of narrowing the “gifted gap” when compared to many others in North Carolina.

5 ways to help bright low-income students excel  News & Observer

Experts offer these ideas to counter disparities in how high- and low-income students are treated when they are scoring above grade level.

Quinn Cook and Nolan Smith speak at Durham's Southern High School  WTVD-TV

On Sunday, Cook and Smith spoke to a group at Durham's Southern High School about their relationship.

Durham's Bull City Connector Could Soon See the End of the Road  The Independent Weekly

On Thursday, the Durham City Council will hear about a proposed revamp of Durham's bus system that might not include a free bus *service* like the Bull City ...

Support Dudley High School's Marching Band of Thunder  WFMY News 2

The Dudley High School Marching Band of Thunder is raising money for the school's music programs.

NC needs more people to build stuff. How one college and women are stepping up.  The News & Observer

More than a million fewer Americans work in the construction industry compared to a decade ago. Now local community colleges want to help reverse that trend.

Project SEARCH opens the doors of possibility for its students  Durham Herald Sun

Project SEARCH is a secondary transition training program for cognitively disabled students.

Durham's Hillside High gets new principal

Two months after Hillside High School Principal Earl Pappy resigned for unknown reasons, the school has hired a new leader.

David Noel becomes the head coach at his high school alma mater  Tar Heel Blog

David Noel has accepted a job at Southern High School in Durham, North Carolina to be the boys basketball coach. He played both basketball and football at ...

Durham 16-year-old jailed on rape charge

Authorities have charged a 16-year-old from Durham with first-degree rape and other charges in connection with accusations that he also choked the alleged ...

Gardens grow at Northern High  News & Observer

Where there was a barren courtyard at Northern High School, there is now a garden. Or gardens. There's a garden of plants that make tea, a “bramble” garden ...

Broughton High School gets a new leader  News & Observer

On Tuesday, the Wake County school board named Elena Ashburn as Broughton High School's new principal, replacing Stephen Mares.

Sankofa Farms Plants Seeds of Empowerment for Black Youth in Durham  The Independent Weekly

Kamal Bell remembers what it's like to grow up in a food desert in Durham. In the nineties, he lived on the northeast side with his parents and older brother, in a ...

Breaking down the ACC preseason ballot: Atlantic Division

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson thinks pre-season polls are ludicrous, he said so during the recent ACC Kickoff. But the ACC Preseason Poll continues.

Will Durham’s next City Council member be Latino?  The Herald-Sun

At least three Latino residents of Durham, among others, will seek the vacant Durham City Council seat.

‘He could be a world champ,’ veteran ring trainer Turner says of The Bull City Bully  The News & Observer

Don Turner, who once trained Evander Holyfield, is now training Durham's Marko “The Bull City Bully” Bailey who will fight for North Carolina Lightweight ...

Durham's Police Athletic League hosts 'Final Four'  WTVD-TV

On the day Carolina takes on Syracuse in Houston, another Final Four happened inside the Durham Southern High School gymnasium.

Who Wants to Be a City Council Member? Durham Is Currently Taking Applications.  The Independent Weekly

The Durham City Council bid farewell on Monday to longtime mayor Bill Bell and three membersCora Cole-McFadden, Eddie Davis, and Don Moffittas new ...

Doctor, lawyer and educators want to be NC schools superintendent  Charlotte Observer

They may get overlooked in the frenzy of a presidential election year, but five people are seeking North Carolina's top education job.

Schools lockdown lifted as Durham police search for suspect

Authorities have captured one man and are searching for another who shot at law enforcement officers during a chase from Granville County to Durham, ...

Charlotte City Council | New member Dimple Ajmera |  Charlotte Observer

Charlotte City Council member Dimple Ajmera came to the United States from India when she was 16 and neither she nor her parents spoke English.

Matt Sears  The Independent Weekly

Name as it Appears on the Ballot: Matt Sears. Full legal name, if different: Matthew Mitchell Sears. Date of Birth: March 5, 1979. Campaign Web Site: ...

3 Republicans, 2 Democrats run for NC schools chief  Charlotte Observer

Democrat June Atkinson is running for a fourth term. The challengers. Henry J. Pankey is opposing Atkinson in the Democratic primary. Mark Johnson, J. Wesley ...

UNC Basketball Reunion Photos and Videos  247Sports

The North Carolina basketball alumni reunion included a golf outing, the unveiling of Roy Williams Court, and a lot of pick-up on Saturday.

Fuquay-Varina leaders seek new schools sooner rather than later  News & Observer

Like much of the rest of western Wake County, Fuquay-Varina is poised to experience some busy years of school construction.

OBITUARIES AUG. 26 – SEPT. 2, 2018  BereaOnline

Larry Robert “Robbie” Todd, age 46, husband of Candace Vaughn Todd, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Robbie ...

Tight races, large turnout – and voters’ true feelings  News & Observer

Voter turnout and precinct status updates from the Triangle and North Carolina, in real time, as final ballots are cast on Election Day 2016.

Danielle Adams - Durham County Soil & Water Supervisor  The Independent Weekly

Name as it appears on the ballot: Danielle Adams. Campaign website: Phone number: (919) 685-7856.

Autopsy: Woman shot eight times in RTP murder-suicide

An autopsy of the third Durham woman killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Research Triangle Park in June reveals that she was shot at least eight times.

Sexton: Henry Pankey's qualifications for N.C. superintendent more than just a kids’ book  Winston-Salem Journal

On paper, Henry Pankey's candidacy for state superintendent of schools looks like a joke.

On Education: North Carolina Turns Its Best Students Into Good Teachers  New York Times

John Williams III of Durham, N.C., is an example of the state's success in taking its best students and turning them into public school teachers.

Controversial Group Removes Board Names From Website Amid Complaints  Chronicle of Philanthropy

A controversial charity-leadership group that has blanketed nonprofit workers nationwide with emails soliciting membership for its Board of Governors recently ...

New generation steps up to lead the Triangle  News & Observer

A new generation of community leaders is making its presence felt in the Triangle. The changing of the guard reflects the changing area.

Katie Locklier  The Independent Weekly

Full Legal Name: Katie Lyn Locklier. Name as it Appears on the Ballot: Katie Locklier. Office Sought/District: Durham County Soil & Water Conservation District ...

Arrests  Burlington Times News

Drug chargesCameron Warren, 20, of 3914 Overland Heights, Greensboro, was charged Saturday with possession with intent to sell or distribute marijuana and ...

Life-long friends died together in quadruple shooting

Authorities do not believe drugs or gangs were a factor in the deaths of four people on a Research Triangle Park road late Friday.

Your Participation is Mandatory: The INDY's 2016 Primary Endorsements  The Independent Weekly

As we write this, we don't know the results of Super Tuesday's primaries. But we do know that, regardless of what's happening at the top of the ticket, the March ...

One month a slave: the case of Lewis Little  Workers World

Durham, N.C. — It was late evening on July 15, 2013, when 19-year-old North Carolina Central University sophomore Lewis James Little was finally released ...

Wake Forest Football Roster Breakdown: Wideouts and Tight Ends  Blogger So Dear

via (Bob Hebert) Today is segment three of our two-week analysis of the 2012-13 Wake Forest football roster. The previous two days ...

Obituaries May 17-24, 2015  Berea Online

Arturo Meza Chavez, 40, of Berea, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015. He was born in La Union Aguacalientes, Mexico on January 24, 1975, son of Salvador Meza ...

Sumner County obituaries  The Tennessean

Obituaries that ran in Gallatin News Examiner or The Hendersonville Star News.

Donald Trump Wins the Presidential Race  The Atlantic

The Republican candidate pulls off a stunning upset, as his party retains control of both houses of Congress.

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