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Southern Durham's Jacquez Warren commits to Miami (Ohio)  HighSchoolOT

Southern Durham High School safety Jacquez Warren made his verbal commitment to Miami (Ohio) this week.

Durham high school students’ cell phones seized after sex acts reported at Riverside High  Raleigh News & Observer

A deputy at Riverside High School seized students' cell phones after hearing about a classroom where students were having sex and that a male student may ...

AAU Junior Olympics Profile: Khaleb McRae  MileSplit

Khaleb McRae, 18, of the Durham Striders Track Club (NC), will compete in his first AAU Junior Olympics. While McRae is new to the AAU scene, he's no novice ...

Sex act between 2 students at Durham high school streamed on Instagram Live  WNCT

Authorities are reviewing claims that students engaged in sexual activity on a Durham high school campus, and some teens are under investigation for ...

25-year-old arrested after bringing handgun to Durham high school, officials say  WTVD-TV

A 25-year-old man was arrested after bringing a handgun to the campus of Southern High School Friday afternoon.

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).

Watch: David Noel's Postgame Speech  247Sports

David Noel is entering his third season as the head coach of Southern Durham High School.

Durham may have to cancel Project Graduation 2020 if financial needs aren't met, leaders say  WTVD-TV

Hundreds of Durham high school seniors are preparing to turn their tassels and change their status to graduate in the coming weeks.

Reports: Students stream sexual acts from room on campus at Durham school

DURHAM, N.C. — An investigation is underway after reports of high school students having sex in what they designated a "sex room" on campus in a Durham ...

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 ...

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.

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.

After missing the playoffs, Southern football has refocused for new season  HighSchoolOT

Southern Durham High School's football team missed the playoffs last season, but with depth and experience coming back, the Spartans expect a different result ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Durham charter school loses appeal; high school must close

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

From an unknown to 5-star recruit? Josh Hall’s got a chance.  Charlotte Observer

Josh Hall, a standout basketball player at Moravian Prep School in Hickory, has turned himself into a top-25, 5-star national recruit in just six months. ACC, SEC ...

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 ...

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

Marcus Bagley was going to be next. As older brother Marvin Bagley III started his one-and-done Duke basketball career in the summer of 2017, Marcus, also a ...

Teachers Prepare to Rally in Raleigh  Spectrum News

In one week, thousands of educators are expected to take to the streets of Raleigh and march towards the legislative building.

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 ...

Ex-Durham teacher pleads guilty to student sex charges

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

Orange County Superintendent Announces Resignation  Spectrum News

Todd Wirt will leave the position at the end of June.

Ward, Doctor Ernest "D.E."  Winston-Salem Journal

December 30, 1920 - May 5, 2019 Doctor Ernest "D.E." Ward, Jr., MD, died May 5, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 73 years and the love of his life, Sara ...

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

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

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 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.

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 ...

Panthers cheerleader doubles as Durham teacher  WTVD-TV

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

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.

Wilson County Mourns Sudden Death of Teacher  Spectrum News

Mrs. Pamela Eatmon was an educator in Wilson County for two decades.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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…

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Stone's Education Store in Raleigh closes Friday  Spectrum News

RALEIGH, N.C. – One of the largest teacher supply stores on the east coast is closing its doors for good. Stone's Educational Superstore in Raleigh closes at 6 ...

Attorney general nominee Lynch has Durham roots

Years before becoming a federal prosecutor and nominee for U.S. attorney general, Loretta Lynch went to school in Durham.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

Boys Basketball: Hillside vs. Northern Durham (Feb. 17, 2017)  HighSchoolOT

Hillside boys basketball team defeated Northern Durham High School 76 to 67 for the PAC 6 Championships title on Friday, February 17, 2017 at East Chapel ...

Everyone Knows Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium, But How Many Know Who Eddie Cameron Was?  Duke Basketball Report

Eddie Cameron is one of the most famous non-famous people in college-basketball history. Anyone even remotely conversant with college basketball has heard ...

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 ...

Durham saved this NCCU football player  Durham Herald Sun

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

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

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

'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.

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

There won't be a Malcolm X Day proclamation in Durham, although it was on the agenda Monday for the City Council's next meeting. Malcolm X was a black ...

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.

Other states, NC National Guard team up to save lives

More than a dozen states sent helicopter search and rescue teams to assist the North Carolina Army National Guard in life-saving efforts following Hurricane ...

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

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

Police have charged 26-year-old twin brothers with the shooting death of a former East Carolina University basketball player who was found mortally wounded ...

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 ...

Football: Northern Durham vs. Riverside (Sept. 28, 2015)  HighSchoolOT

Northern Durham picked up a key PAC 6 win over rival Riverside on Monday night, 21-7.

Beyond ‘The Staircase’: Some of NC’s other notorious true crime stories  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 ...

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'

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 ...

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.

UNC suspends 13 football players, including QB Chazz Surratt, for selling sneakers  The Herald-Sun

The North Carolina Tar Heels announced they are suspending 13 football players for their roles in selling sneakers. One player is Chazz Surratt. The NCAA ...

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 ...

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.

Boys Basketball: East Chapel Hill vs. Northern Durham (Feb. 6, 2017)  HighSchoolOT

Northern Durham upset East Chapel Hill on Monday night. The Wildcats were previously unbeaten in the PAC 6 6 Conference.

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 ...

Kansas State’s newest running back is North Carolina grad transfer Jordon Brown  Wichita Eagle

Chris Klieman and the Kansas State Wildcats landed a graduate transfer running back from North Carolina on Wednesday. Jordon Brown rushed for 1005 yards ...

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.

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