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C.W. Stanford Middle was empty Saturday morning except for the volunteers that turned the school into a shelter for those without power.
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Due to the significant number of trees and power lines still down on the railroad between Greensboro and Durham as a result of the latest round of winter weather, Amtrak and NCDOT will be unable to operate the Carolinian and Piedmont passenger trains Saturday, March 8th.
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Duke Divinity School undergraduate Hannah Ward preaches a sermon on perfection at Duke Chapel in Durham, N.C., last month.
Union cavalry commanded by Gen. William T. Sherman captured Raleigh on April 13, 1865.
Agency chief Dale Folwell said that, after a phone conversation with federal Department of Labor officials Friday morning, he finds himself uncomfortably situated "between a rock and a hard place."
A visit from the director of the National Park Service to Birmingham will help solidify a plan to incorporate the city's civil rights sites into a larger national trail of historic places, Mayor William Bell said.
Three years ago, I bought the latest George R.R. Martin novel. I've taken my sweet time reading it in brief bursts.
Previous noncriminal investigations had found Deborah Crowder was at the center of the creation of lecture-style classes that never met and that typically provided high grades for those who turned a term paper in at the end.
When complete, the new transit station will accommodate passenger trains, local and intercity buses, taxis, shuttles and a parking area.
The close of Brain Awareness Week in Durham sets the tone for several events oriented toward creativity, imagination and even a bit of critical thinking – as well as an adaptive sports clinic.
Dozens of restaurants and even more breweries are involved, but there's also an onstage specialty beer tasting during bluegrass-ish band Mipso's set.
He's known for being the president of the Confederate States of America, but Jefferson Davis also served as a U.S. Senator and as President Franklin Pierce's secretary of war.
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Durham firefighters remind residents to change their smoke alarms batteries Sunday when they set their clocks forward for the start of daylight-saving time.
When Willy Loman’s wife made that proclamation in “Death of a Salesman,” the greatest American play ever, she was referring to a man who had toiled unexceptionally, in obscurity, who had created barely a ripple in the pond of life.
The school board could decide as early as today whether to join litigation challenging a new state law that requires school districts to offer four-year contracts to 25 percent of their teachers in exchange for a waiver of tenure rights.