Wake County is retrofitting all its school buses with a new lighting system to give increased notice when they’re stopping to pick up and drop off students. Some buses got exterior cameras mounted on their stop arms to identify motorists who pass them illegally, and some got interior cameras to monitor student behavior.
Chef Andy Perno, formerly sous chef at Piedmont teamed up with Andy Magowan to open The Boot in Durham’s Rockwood Shopping Center. They make no bones about their intent to focus on the Italian-American interpretation of Italy’s cuisine.
A fire that burned so it hot it melted glass in a nearby building and lens covers on a firetruck's emergency lights destroyed a 106-year-old house on North Main Street in Wake Forest late Wednesday, officials said.
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A 22-year-old Durham woman was arrested Wednesday on felony charges, including theft of a gun, in connection with a string of break-ins to cars in neighborhoods off Garrett Road on the city's west side.
The state Occupational Safety and Health Division now has called in a structural engineer with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration as it tries to determine why an elevator-like scaffolding system known as a mast climber ripped from the side of the 11-story Charter Square building.
NC State officials and university Greek Life leaders will begin a thorough review of the university’s Greek system in direct response to recent incidents that led to the suspension of two fraternities, including Pi Kappa Phi on Wednesday.
UNC-Chapel Hill trustees hear from students, professors and alumni who argued the pros and cons of renaming Saunders Hall, named for a Ku Klux Klan leader. Student activists also want a plaque of historic context added to the famed Silent Sam statue of a Confederate soldier on campus.
Imagine farm animals and large green tractors taking over the Brickyard, the crossroads of NC State University. What about a cow-milking contest at the state’s largest institute of higher learning? Udder-ly ridiculous you say? Not so much.
St. Augustine’s University and Capitol Broadcasting Company/WRAL-TV announced a partnership Wednesday that includes a $60,000 gift to the mass communications and journalism program for equipment upgrades.