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More than 30 years ago, Carol Peppe Hewitt and her husband bought an old farmhouse in Pittsboro so her husband could launch a pottery workshop there.
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8 hrs ago | WRAL.com
Durham County sheriff's investigators are investigating what they say appears to be a drug-related shooting death outside Durham's city limits.
9 hrs ago | WCKY-FM Findlay
Do we even need to say it?! Okay: It's Christmas time, pretty baby ! And, if you're like some of us at Yahoo Music , you may be a little behind on holiday tasks such as shopping lists, sending out cards, and getting the cookies in the oven.
11 hrs ago | Free Republic
Appalling. Had a story like this in Durham, NC. Dude and his "husband" were pimping a black male child.
15 hrs ago | ABC11
Durham County investigators have released few details about the death of an unidentified man found at a home Wednesday evening.
19 hrs ago | News Observer
Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez enters a press conference room at DPD Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 11, 2013 concerning the Jesus Huerta in custody death in the parking lot of the Durham Police Department back on Nov. 19, 2013.
19 hrs ago | News Observer
The road is closed between Guardian Drive and East Cornwallis Road. Police said work crews expect the section of road to reopen by 9 a.m. A white Pontiac was traveling northbound on South Miami Boulevard at 12:26 a.m. when the driver swerved into the southbound lanes and lost control.
Eight of the 71 charter school applications received by the state Department of Public Instruction have come from applicants who hope to open charter schools in Durham in August 2015.
A long-awaited study urges Durham County officials to tighten their oversight of Durham's five "volunteer" fire departments, consider merging some and think about handing over the coverage responsibilities of others to the city.
In this Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 photo, chemotherapy is administered to a cancer patient via intravenous drip at Duke Cancer Center in Durham, N.C. New research reported Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium may help tens of thousands of women each year avoid being overtreated for breast cancer.
Jamestown may appear to be a prosperous settlement in this illustration, but fossil evidence shows the colony had a dark history.
Triangle Transit is advancing plans for a future light-rail line between Chapel Hill and Durham, even as local critics and some experts continue to question the wisdom of spending nearly $30 million on required studies.
A second man has been charged in connection with the shooting last week of two brothers at a vacant house on Grace Lane.
An Amtrak spokeswoman said the train was the Piedmont, No. 73, headed west from Raleigh, with its next stop scheduled in Durham.
While some Durham voters at Pearsontown Elementary precinct 34-1 followed the party line and others split their tickets during voting at 11am Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, Reid Pressley, 3, found a line of his own to play while waiting for his mom, Jennifer Socey, second from left, to finish voting.
One of the boys walked wounded down the block and flagged down a Durham County senior citizen transit bus and pleaded for help from the driver.