The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees voted 10-3 Thursday to rename Saunders Hall “Carolina Hall,” stripping the name of William Saunders, a UNC graduate and trustee who was purported to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan in the 19th Century.
Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army's top general said Thursday.
Two of the smallest graduations this year in the Wake County school system will be held Thursday at the Vernon Malone College & Career Academy and the Wake STEM Early College High School. Both Raleigh schools are graduating their first class of students with five from Vernon Malone and 14 from Wake STEM Early College.
North Carolina is sixth in the nation in biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology research strength, according to a new national study. The impact of medical research here is ranked seventh in the nation.
NC Gov. Pat McCrory has until the end of this week to decide whether to sign into law, veto or let a controversial bill now on his desk that has attracted opposition from state and national animal welfare advocates become law without his signature.
Hundreds of feet of concrete walls along the Shaw University campus soon will be painted with murals that explore the history of the university and its relationship with the city. The goal is to highlight the successes of the university, both past and present, and strengthen the school’s relationship with the Southeast Raleigh community.
Carolina RailHawks owner Aaron Davidson is one of 14 world soccer figures indicted by the Justice Department in connection with an investigation of racketeering conspiracy, bribery and fraud. The case will have aftershocks in Cary.