Ledarius Rumsey Samuel, 18, was arrested Wednesday, January 18, 2017, on charges that he murdered one man and wounded a second during a robbery in a parking lot on South Roxboro Street in Durham, NC, on January 12, 2017.
Dawn Clark withdrew her application for the District 7 seat on the Wake County school board because she’d have to resign her position as a guidance counselor at Martin Middle School in Raleigh if she was chosen for the board seat.
Hundreds of police officers and firefighters will likely see a boost in their paychecks this year as Durham City Council members appear to support a new pay plan that increases starting salaries and annual raises.
Town Council member Maria Palmer says new preschool could create disparities and transportation problems for disadvantaged families; other council members question the amount of parking and traffic that campus would generate.
An opening reception for “Durham’s Finest,” an exhibition of outstanding student artwork from Durham Public Schools, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the N.C. Central University Art Museum.
School leaders say reducing class sizes to meet new state limits will force them to consider options such as cutting the arts, raising class sizes in upper grades and asking counties to pick up the tab.