Durham County Board of Elections members will meet in an emergency meeting Friday afternoon to discuss whether they will take a position on protests filed by candidates who say the election was tainted by the mishandling of provisional ballots.
Howard Clement died Wednesday morning, leaving behind a vibrant downtown he strove for and many memories for those he met and helped as an attorney, civil rights leader and longtime Durham City Council member.
On April 2, 1969, twenty-one members of the Harlem Chapter of the Black Panther Party were formally indicted and charged with 156 counts of “conspiracy” to blow up subway and police stations, five local department stores, six railroads, and the Bronx-based New York Botanical Garden.
The annual Valor Games Southeast were created four years ago by Durham-based Bridge II Sports to help disabled youth and adults become involved in sports. The Southeast games are one of four regional competitions across the country for disabled veterans and members of the Armed Forces.