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Durham High School Student Scores Perfect Score on ACT  Spectrum News

DURHAM, N.C. – A high school student in Durham has made quite the accomplishment, earning a perfect score on the American College Test (ACT).

25-year-old arrested after bringing handgun to Durham high school, officials say  WWAY NewsChannel 3

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) — A 25-year-old man was arrested after bringing a handgun to the campus of Southern High School Friday afternoon. Durham officials ...

Ward, beloved physician, dies at 98  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — To people who knew him and worked with him, Dr. D.E. Ward Jr. was an extraordinary surgeon and a gentleman who was compassionate…

Durham high school students learn from 'Hamilton' cast  WTVD-TV

A once in a lifetime opportunity for students is setting the stage for their futures.

BREAKING: Wildcats add North Carolina running back transfer  247Sports

Add another name to the running back room at Kansas State. On Wednesday morning, Jordon Brown, a running back transfer from North Carolina, took to ...

Racially-charged video sparks outrage among Durham high school students

The school year hasn't even started for thousands of students in Durham, but a student video containing racial slurs and sexist comments has other students ...

Southern Durham rising senior Jacquez Warren picks up first offer  HighSchoolOT

Southern Durham High School rising senior Jacquez Warren has picked up his first offer to play college football.

Seniors at this Durham high school have $20M in college scholarships. How they did it.  The News & Observer

Hillside High School reports its seniors have amassed more than $20 million in scholarship offers this year, which is more than half of the amount reported by the ...

Durham high school students helping the hungry  WTVD-TV

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Students from the North Carolina School of Science and Math Colours Choir worked hard in the kitchen at the Urban Ministries of ...

Sarah Ann Goodwyn Harmon | Obits  Watauga Democrat

Sarah Ann Goodwyn Harmon, 65, of Bon Marche Lane, Raleigh N.C., and a resident of Jefferson, N.C., wife of Jerry M. Harmon, passed away Saturday ...

Danny Glover and other Hollywood stars honored and inspired by Durham's Hillside High Drama Department  WTVD-TV

Danny Glover, the actor famous for his movie roles in the "Lethal Weapon" franchise and as "Mister" in "The Color Purple," was honored by the Hillside Drama ...

Durham teacher uses 'Hamilton' to teach history

A local teacher is using the musical hit "Hamilton" to teach students history.

Durham band director apologizes for 'No Dumb Dancers' flyer  WTVD-TV

A Durham school leader is apologizing after a flyer was posted for the band program stating in bold letters that "No Dumb Dancers" would be accepted.

School investigating after video surfaces of Jordan High student-athlete making racist, sexist remarks  HighSchoolOT

Durham Public Schools and Jordan High School are investigating after a video showed up on social media showing a student-athlete making racist and sexist ...

Ex-boyfriend accused in murder of Durham high school student in 2015 pleads guilty  WTVD-TV

A Durham man accused of killing his girlfriend three years ago, when they were both 17, pleaded guilty in her death on Thursday.

Investigation underway after video of sex in Durham high school  WTVD-TV

Durham Public Schools officials said the incident happened February 20 at the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability in the fitness center, where two ...

Ben Miller: Three sports and no regrets  HighSchoolOT

My generation is the first to emphasize specialty at a young age. As a three-sport high school athlete, I was fortunate to avoid this trend.

Hillside High student charged with bringing gun to school  WTVD-TV

A Hillside High School student was charged after Durham County deputies say he had a gun on campus.

Watauga, Avery Obituaries – April 24, 2019  High Country Press

The following are recent obituary notices from Austin & Barnes and Hampton funeral homes in Boone and Reins-Sturdivant in Newland. Charles Von Oaks

JMU men's basketball adds guard from North Carolina  WHSV

Guard Jayvis Harvey has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the James Madison men's basketball team for the 2019-20 season, as announced by Head ...

Former NBA star Rasheed Wallace taking over high school basketball program in North Carolina  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Former high school player of the year, Rasheed Wallace joins high school rankings in North Carolina.

NC charter board recommends Durham high school close after diploma problems

Raleigh, N.C. — The state Charter Schools Advisory Board recommended Wednesday that Kestrel Heights School in Durham close its high school, effective July ...

Durham charter school loses appeal; high school must close

Kestrel Heights charter school's appeal to stay open has failed.

Anthony White: 2003 NC Teaching Fellow

By Kelly Hinchcliffe, WRAL education reporter. This interview was conducted by email as part of a series on teacher diversity in North Carolina. Read the full ...

A Durham high school cellist lands a seat at Carnegie Hall. How did he do it?  The Herald-Sun

Playing Carnegie Hall is a great gig if you can get it. That's exactly what happened for a local high school orchestra student.

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 ...

At a Durham high school, Morrisville police arrest second teen in October robbery  The News & Observer

A 16-year-old arrested Thursday at Riverside High School in Durham, NC, high school is the second person charged in the armed robbery Oct. 27, 2017, of a ...

Duke Removes Confederate Veteran's Name From Building  Spectrum News

Carr was a Confederate veteran and tobacco magnate.

Charity to Provide Free Childcare to WCPSS Teachers During Rally  Spectrum News

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. – Teachers in Wake County who plan to participate in the second teachers rally on May 1 now have a free option for childcare. Teachers ...

Umstead, Charles Parker  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM August 7, 1935 - Jan. 6, 2019 Charles Parker Umstead, 83, died on January 6, 2019 after a brief illness with cancer. Born in Durham, NC on ...

Ex-Durham teacher pleads guilty to student sex charges

A former Durham high school teacher pleaded guilty Friday to sex charges involving a student.

Durham High School students head to national math competition to solve climate problems  WTVD-TV

DURHAM, North Carolina (WTVD) -- A group of students from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham is getting ready to go to New ...

American Bar Association says NCCU School of Law in compliance  Spectrum News

North Carolina Central University School of Law remains an approved law school.

Durham to consider landmark designation for the historic Whitted School  News & Observer

The Durham City Council will conduct a public hearing Tuesday before considering the adoption of an ordinance to designate the J.A. Whitted School as a local ...

It’s unanimous. The Confederate flag is now banned in Durham Public Schools.  News & Observer

The Durham Public Schools adopted changes to its student dress code Thursday night that bans the Confederate battle flag, swastikas and Ku Klux Klan or KKK ...

UNC RB Jordon Brown Enters Transfer Portal  247Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --- North Carolina running back Jordon Brown has entered the transfer portal, Inside Carolina learned from sources on Friday morning.

Durham high school coach suspended after charges  WTVD-TV

A Durham coach has been suspended after getting arrested on embezzlement charges. Sylvia Latson is charged with identity theft and embezzlement.

She’s serving a life sentence for killing her husband. But she goes out to lunch?  The News & Observer

Barbara Stager, convicted of murdering her husband in 1989, was sentenced to life in prison, but has privileges to leave the North Carolina Correctional ...

Civil rights leader joined the movement as a teenager  The Herald-Sun

Jim Crow South led to civil rights activism in NAACP, CORE and then a career in law for Walter Riley, who grew up in Durham.

Durham teacher urges educators to challenge gender norms in class  News & Observer

Holly Jordan, an English teacher at Hillside High School in Durham, told attendees at a panel on how to support transgender students that schools should not be ...

Some parents unhappy with WCPSS' next assignment plan  Spectrum News

Some western Wake County parents are disappointed with the school system's first attempt at drafting next year's student assignments.

Brown, Gordon Rives  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM March 13, 1935 - February 15, 2019 Gordon Rives Brown, 83, a resident of Arbor Acres Retirement Community in Winston-Salem, NC, ...

Dr. Barnes-Jones Named CMS Principal of the Year  Spectrum News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has named Dr. Timisha Barnes-Jones, principal of West Charlotte High, as their 2018 Principal of the Year.

Former UNC Basketball Star David Noel Named Head Coach at Southern Durham High School

Posted by Avery Trendel | Aug 31, 2017 | Basketball, High School | 0 · Former UNC Basketball Star David Noel Named Head Coach at Southern Durham High ...

Jordan, School of the Arts win at Durham County track meet  HighSchoolOT

The Jordan boys' track team and Durham School of the Arts girls' track team each dominated their fields Saturday.

'Some people' exposed to TB at Apex Friendship High School

A letter sent home to parents last week said that "some people" at Apex Friendship High School may recently have been exposed to an individual with ...

Student's father: Ex-Durham teacher a 'practiced predator'

A former Durham high school teacher could face more charges involving an inappropriate relationship with a student, a prosecutor said Friday.

UNC Basketball: David Noel named head coach at Southern Durham High School  FanSided

Per report from ABC 11's Mark Alexander, former Tar Heel David Noel has been named the next basketball coach at Southern Durham High School.

Comets travel to Person High School for clash of the rivals

One of the more highly anticipated games of Halifax County High School's football season looms ahead Friday night, with the Comets traveling to Roxboro, ...

Ethan Lukes leads Durham Academy to 4th straight title  Durham Herald Sun

Durham Academy freshman Ethan Lukes was the only player to break par on Wednesday as he fired a 2-under 70 to take medalist honors in the Durham High ...

RPD Gives Update on Officer Ainsworth, Community Outpour Continues  Spectrum News

Cornerstone Tavern in downtown Raleigh helped raise money for Officer Charles Ainsworth.

A College Fan's Guide To 2019 NHSCA Nationals  FloWrestling

A college fan's guide to what recruits they need to be watching at this weekend's NHSCA grade level nationals in Virginia Beach.

Panthers cheerleader doubles as Durham teacher  WTVD-TV

Abigail Jenkins is a 24-year old teacher at Northern Durham High School.

Southern Durham has a learning curve with boys lacrosse  News & Observer

The Spartans are in their first season of having a lacrosse program and led by coach Xavier Proctor.

Southeast Raleigh boys lacrosse gets first win in 10 years, downs Southern Durham  News & Observer

The Southeast Raleigh Bulldogs visited the Southern Durham Spartans in a nonconference boys lacrosse game on April 7, 2017.

Other states, NC National Guard team up to save lives

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - More than a dozen states sent helicopter search and rescue teams to assist the North Carolina Army National Guard in ...

NC Man Hits 157 MPH During Police Chase  Spectrum News

WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. – A Chapel Hill man accused of racing and then leading police on a high speed chase in Goldsboro is facing a list of charges.

Malcolm X Day in Durham? Why there won’t be a proclamation  Durham Herald Sun

A Malcolm X Day proclamation by Durham's mayor was added and then removed to the May 7 agenda. Mayor Schewel said he didn't review it and doesn't plan ...

Southern Durham to forfeit 2015 football wins, state title appearance  HighSchoolOT

The Southern Durham High School football team will forfeit numerous wins during the 2015 season, including the Big Eight conference title and their ...

Durham to honor favorite son Rodney Rogers with own day tied to start of NBA season  The Herald-Sun

The Durham City Council will proclaim Tuesday, Oct. 17 “Rodney Rogers Day in Durham” at its 7 p.m. meeting on Monday, Oct. 16. The proclamation honors ...

Cora Cole-McFadden Has Been a Durham Political Institution. That Could End This Week.  The Independent Weekly

Each race on the November 7 ballot for Durham's municipal elections is competitive. Durhamites are engaged—early voting for the October 10 primary brought ...

'By any means necessary': 55 years ago it was Malcolm X vs. McKissick in Durham  The Herald-Sun

Malcolm X debated 'by any means necessary' and black nationalism with CORE leader Floyd McKissick Sr. in 1963 in Durham.

Raleigh Businesses Raise Funds for Officer Ainsworth, How You Can Help  Spectrum News

The community is rallying behind Raleigh police officer Charles Ainsworth and his family.

Raleigh middle school stops using letter grades  Spectrum News

Carroll Magnet Middle School's new grading system means straight A students are a thing of the past.

Byers, Mildred Inzer  Winston-Salem Journal

Byers Winston-Salem Mildred Inzer Byers Sep. 7, 1926 - Mar. 1, 2019 Mildred Inzer Byers, Salem Sister, beloved teacher and passionate advocate for women's ...

Teens Need More Sleep, But Districts Struggle to Shift Start Times  Education Week

Five out of every six U.S. middle and high schools ring their first bell before 8:30 a.m., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in August.

Former U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch says she's always 'carried the lessons of Greensboro'  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Count former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch among those catching snippets of lawyer Michael Cohen's testimony this week before ...

'The Staircase': NC's other famous murder cases | Raleigh  The Charlotte Observer

Netflix's “The Staircase,” about the Michael Peterson murder case in Durham, has sparked interest in more North Carolina true crimes. Some of NC's famous ...

Loretta Lynch: From Durham to Washington, a quiet, effective career  Charlotte Observer

As the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, N.Y., Loretta Lynch pushed a host of high-profile cases but somehow managed to stay out of the media glare herself.

Durham high school mourns after weekend crash

Grief counselors were on hand at Northern High School in Durham Monday following a weekend wreck in which a former student was killed and two other ...

UNC Pembroke sees record enrollment  Spectrum News

The school saw a 14 percent increase in student enrollment this year.

‘Unnerving’: 32-Year-Old Woman Arrested for Posing as Homeless Teen to Enroll in High School  Law & Crime

As Bowling for Soup once sang, "high school never ends." That was apparently the case for a 32-year-old woman who, despite having already obtained a ...

Jordan hires Anthony Barbour as football coach  News & Observer

Jordan High hopes Anthony Barbour's history of helping build football programs will continue with the Falcons. The school announced Barbour as its next ...

Don Schlitz, wrote ‘The Gambler’  Durham Herald Sun

When Don Schlitz was a young man, a 1970 graduate of Durham High School studying at Duke University and working in the computer center there, his boss ...

Hillside High hits record graduation rate

Durham, N.C. — William Logan, principal of Hillside High School, keeps a chart that shows the change in the school's graduation rate over the past eight years ...

Barkley, Northern Durham stun Broughton, 58-51  HighSchoolOT

Northern Durham found its way to the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4-A state playoffs with a 58-51 win over Broughton on Monday ...

Dewayne Washington steps down as football coach at Heritage  HighSchoolOT

Dewayne Washington was 28-12 in three seasons as the head football coach at Heritage.

His goal is to give NC athletes the credit they deserve  News & Observer

The NC Sports Hall of Fame was on few people's radar until Don Fish got bored in retirement and decided to make it his job to get the Hall the attention it ...

Two dead after triple shooting in Rocky Mount  Spectrum News

NASH COUNTY, N.C. – A second person has died after an early morning shooting in Rocky Mount. Three people were shot at a home in Rocky Mount Tuesday ...

UNCW names new track and field coach  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, North Carolina ( – Former University of North Carolina All-American triple jumper and Western Carolina University assistant ...

Investigator fights to keep Durham woman locked up for 1988 murder

More than two decades after a high school baseball coach was killed while he slept, a Durham County Sheriff's Office investigator remains committed to keeping ...

Helton hires Chestnut, Hardesty as assistant coaches | WKU Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

Tyson Helton has added two more assistant coaches to his Western Kentucky staff.

Durham saved this NCCU football player  Durham Herald Sun

Brown escaped violence in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida, found a safe place in Durham.

Three Durham High students charged in beating handicapped teen

DURHAM, N.C. -- Three Durham high school students were arrested at school Tuesday for allegedly beating up a special-needs classmate, according to WTVD.

Lynch's mother: New AG will be 'best they've ever had'

The daughter that Lorine Lynch reared in Durham has become the chief lawyer for the U.S. government.

Football scrimmages kick off this week  HighSchoolOT

Football teams across the state will participate in scrimmages and jamborees this week, preparing them for the opening week of the regular season next week.

The making of 'Bull Durham' – Excerpt from book about the Durham Bulls  The Herald-Sun

Excerpts from book about the Durham Bulls, including a look at the making of the film 'Bull Durham'

High school lacrosse still growing, as conferences released by the state show  The News & Observer

A number of schools are adding boys or girls lacrosse as the sport grows in popularity across North Carolina.

Durham twins charged with shooting former ECU basketball player to death  News & Observer

Police said a man was found fatally shot early Thursday in a yard outside a building on East Piedmont Avenue, and they ruled the case a homicide.

Wilson County woman charged after 5-year-old drowns at Myrtle Beach resort  WTVD-TV

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- A North Carolina woman has been charged with neglect in the death of a 5-year-old who drowned at a South Carolina resort.

This coach loves his alma mater. Here’s why he wants its football team to lose this weekend.  Durham Herald Sun

Adrian Jones played and coached football at NCCU, where he was a part of four championship teams.

Woman, Infant Injured in Domestic Incident in Raleigh  Spectrum News

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Raleigh Police are investigating after an infant was hurt during a domestic despute in Raleigh Monday morning. Police say the incident ...

Parole denied for Durham woman who killed husband

A Durham County woman convicted 20 years ago of killing her husband, a baseball coach at Durham High School, was denied parole this week.

Robert Tyndall caps off four decades in education

Tyndall spent more than four decades in education, including 28 years in leadership jobs at UNC-Wilmington. WILMINGTON -- Students like to ask Robert ...

Smithfield hospital employee critically injured after being stabbed by patient  WWAY NewsChannel 3

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WTVD) — Officials say an employee at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield was stabbed and severely injured by a patient Saturday night.

Durham police officers save women from sinking car  WWAY NewsChannel 3

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Three North Carolina police officers and an applicant have saved two women from their car as it sank in a water retention pond. One of ...

Rex B. Jarrell, Jr.  News & Observer

Rex Burney Jarrell, Jr. passed away at home on March 10, 2017 with his loving life partner of 13 years, Mary Martorella, by his side. His passing was sudden but ...

The Year Of The Teacher  WUNC

This is The Year of the Teacher, a documentary from North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC looking back at an extraordinary year in public education in the.

Girl pitching phenom Mo’ne Davis on the mound in Durham for Father’s Day  News & Observer

Young pitching phenom Mo'ne Davis will be on the mound in Southern Durham for an early Father's Day game. The 13-year-old Davis will be joined by a group ...

Durham's Morgan Imports becomes shopping destination  News & Observer

Julie McMurray crouched just above Morgan Imports' wood floors constructing a world out of about a dozen carefully selected and positioned figurines.

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