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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.

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 ...

Durham high school students helping the hungry  WTVD-TV

Students from the North Carolina School of Science and Math Colours Choir worked hard in the kitchen at the Urban Ministries of Durham Wednesday night.

Durham high school student's racist video sparks controversy

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Leaders with Durham Public Schools are reacting Wednesday after a video of a racist rant posted by a student athlete has gone viral.

Click here for live high school sports scores  The Herald-Sun

Find live local high school sports coverage for all area games including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected with PrepsNow area ...

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 ...

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 ...

Illini women trying to avoid a deeper freeze  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — J-Naya Ephraim walked into Ubben Basketball Complex on Wednesday afternoon wearing an "Illinois" stocking cap over her dreadlocks.

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.

Durham teacher uses 'Hamilton' to teach history

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

Students, Durham school leaders meet regarding offensive video

Some of the students that attended the meeting said they're satisfied with how it went.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Calendar of Events: Friday, Sept. 28-Thursday, Oct. 4  The Herald-Sun

For an extended list of events, please visit our website at If you would like to submit an event to our calendar, please email Cindy Henry, Calendar ...

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.

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 ...

What to watch for in a scattered Week 11 of high school football as Hurricane Willa brings rain  News & Observer

Due to Hurricane Willa, Triangle high school football games will be spread out over the course of three days this week, starting tonight. Here's what to watch for ...

Durham charter school loses appeal; high school must close

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

32-year-old accused of posing as 15-year-old homeless student to enroll in high school  WSB Atlanta

CAIRO, N.Y. - School officials in New York state became suspicious when a 15-year-old girl who claimed to be homeless sought enrollment at Cairo-Durham ...

High school football schedule 2018, players to watch | Raleigh  The News & Observer

Clayton at Garner, Aug. 17: Last season Clayton beat Garner for the first time since 1985, and this season's clash between these two traditionally dominant ...

Durham high school student deported to El Salvador  News & Observer

A Durham high school student from El Salvador was seeking asylum after her father was murdered and she received death threats. On Friday, U.S. Immigration ...

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 ...

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 ...

It’s unanimous. The Confederate flag is now banned in Durham Public Schools.  Durham Herald Sun

By a show of hands, on a 7-0 vote, the Durham school board on Thursday night approved revisions to the Durham Public Schools' student dress code to ban the ...

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

The students have 14 hours to come up with a real solution to a real world problem using mathematical modeling.

Ex-Durham teacher pleads guilty to student sex charges

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

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

Ex-boyfriend charged in murder of Durham high school student  WTVD-TV

Fellow student arrested in the death of 17-year-old Tierra Hall.

Former Durham teacher charged with indecent liberties with student

A former teacher has been arrested for having sexual contact with a student at a Durham high school.

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.

Panthers cheerleader doubles as Durham teacher  WTVD-TV

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

'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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Southern Durham's Xavier Proctor knew he was a marked man when the school considered starting a lacrosse program. Proctor, who teaches civics at the ...

More than 250 potentially exposed to TB at Apex Friendship High School  WTVD-TV

Tuberculosis testing is underway at Apex Friendship High School after the Wake County Human Services Department notified officials that some people at the ...

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 ...

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 ...

'The Staircase': NC's other famous murder cases  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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

Future Stars: The Next Big Name Athletes In Boys Sprints  MileSplit

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Former boyfriend of slain high school student appears in court  WTVD-TV

A judge ordered 17-year-old Kelton Fox held without bond Wednesday in the murder of his former Jordan High School girlfriend Tierra Hall.

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 ...

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 ...

Very Sad News: Al Featherston Has Died  Duke Basketball Report

I read Al Featherston a long time before I actually met him. He starting writing for the Durham Sun long before the Herald and the Sun merged. He was an ...

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 Pool Closing Leaves Swimmers Looking for Alternative Facilities Months Before the Season Starts  The Independent Weekly

UPDATE: Durham Parks and Recreation Department reached out to the INDY saying it is working with all of the displaced teams to find practice space and will ...

Durham saved this NCCU football player  Durham Herald Sun

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

UNC’s first NBA player  Tar Heel Blog

Before Michael Jordan or anyone else, Bones McKinney was the first former Tar Heel to play in the NBA.

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 ...

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 ...

Former UNC basketball player David Noel had a lot to say about Duke's loss to Kansas  The Herald-Sun

David Noel, a former UNC basketball and NBA player, teased the Duke Blue Devils in an Instagram video post after the Tar Heels' ACC rival missed the Final ...

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.

Hillary Clinton stresses education during rally in Durham |  WTVD-TV

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a campaign stop at a Durham high school Thursday.

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 ...

This coach loves his alma mater. Here’s why he wants its football team to lose this weekend.  News & Observer

Adrian Jones doesn't know what it feels like to walk out of the visitors' locker room with his team at N.C. Central. He's used to standing on the sideline at ...

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'

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 ...

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.

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.

In a Georgia Jail with Wildin Acosta  The Independent Weekly

It was one of those rooms you see in the movies: dully lit, white concrete walls, a phone hanging next to a window. I expected to see Wildin David Guillen Acosta ...

How to build a better bus stop  Durham Herald Sun

Better bus stops do not need to be prohibitively expensive. A good bus stop doesn't require thousands of dollars in commissioned art or to be designed by ...

PREVIEW: Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers  Gaston Gazette

Game: Carolina Panthers (6-2) at Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2-1), 8:20 p.m. TV: FOX (Joe Buck play-by-play, Troy Aikman color analyst, Erin Andrews sideline ...

In-state RB Shemar Thompson commits to ECU  247Sports

East Carolina's 2019 recruiting class continues to rack up the commitments. The Pirates got their latest pledge from long-time running back target Shemar ...

Garner prevails over Northern Durham, 73-61  HighSchoolOT

Northern Durham (19-8) put up a fight but the Garner Trojans (25-1) prevailed for a 73-61 win to advance to the regional semifinals of the NCHSAA men's ...

No. 1 basketball recruit Bagley has college visits set, but still seems ‘pretty open’  Lexington Herald Leader

Marvin Bagley is the No. 1 basketball prospect in the class of 2018, and Kentucky is one of six schools remaining on his college list.

Case of mistaken identity lands Durham teen in jail  WTVD-TV

A Durham high school student was handcuffed and hauled off to jail for a crime he says he didn't commit.

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 ...

Troubled Durham school producing Ivy League students

Almost 80 percent of the students graduating from a Durham high school that a judge once threatened to shut down because of poor performance have been ...

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 ...

Girl punches student making school threats in the face, gets suspended  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

CAIRO, N.Y. -- A student in New York was suspended after she punched a classmate who told her he had bullets and intended to harm other students, according ...

'HighSchoolOT Live' to return this fall, will air on TV  HighSchoolOT

Live coverage of high school football games will continue this season on as "HighSchoolOT Live" is renewed for a second season.

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 ...

Former Knight Dewayne Washington settles in as Heritage football coach  News & Observer

Balanced on his feet, legs creating an absolute 90-degree angle to mirror his arms, Dewayne Washington demonstrated flawless form for his Heritage football ...

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.

Former NFL player Dewayne Washington settles in as Heritage football coach  News & Observer

Balanced on his feet, legs creating an absolute 90-degree angle to mirror his arms, Dewayne Washington demonstrated flawless running form for his Heritage ...

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

That's because biological shifts during the teenage years drive the need for longer sleep durations and later wake times, research shows. That means requiring ...

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 ...

Restaurant Review: Thai Spoon And Thai China Buffet Have Our Attention  The Independent Weekly

In a few decades of experience, the suggestion of local Thai food hasn't often elicited unfiltered enthusiasm. When someone among a group of friends has ...

Which is greater: The holes UNC RB Jordon Brown must fill this year, or the expectations?  News & Observer

Jordon Brown, sophomore running back, is UNC football's best chance at establishing an aggressive running game in the coming season. The North Carolina ...

Hackney steps down at Riverside to become assistant principal  HighSchoolOT

David Hackney has resigned as the head football coach at Riverside High School.

Tar Heel: Anita Brown-Graham facilitates a meeting of the minds to make NC a better place  News & Observer

Tar Heel of the Week Anita Brown-Graham takes diverse groups and brings them together to talk. Her goal? To find ways to make NC better.

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.

Parole opposed for Durham woman who killed husband

A Durham County woman convicted 20 years ago of killing her husband is eligible for parole this spring, which scares the man's ex-wife and local authorities.

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 ...

Family, community support in face of tragedy shapes daughter into scholar  Hickory Daily Record

Meeting with Annie Lavender Haunton isn't easy. She's one busy girl. The former Fred T. Foard High School student, now North Carolina School of Science and ...

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.

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.

Rabbi and wife to be honored by Jewish federation  News & Observer

The Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation will honor Rabbi Zalman Bluming and his wife, Yehudis Bluming, with its Earl & Gladys Siegel Young Leadership ...

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.

Triangle players selected to East-West football roster  HighSchoolOT

A number of area football players have been selected to the N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game.

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