Historic Black Wall Street in Durham was on Parrish Street downtown and in the Hayti neighborhood. A council member want to bring a new Black Wall Street to Durham, on Fayetteville Street and downtown and every corner to empower black entrepreneurship.
The Wake County school system is paying for an off-duty sheriff's deputy to be at Jones Dairy Elementary School in Wake Forest to reassure parents after a person repeatedly trespassed on campus. The person also has posted violent messages on Facebook.
A group of Wake County teachers has created Raleigh's Rolling Readers to give away books over the summer to children living in Southeast Raleigh. The goal is to keep students reading and learning during the long summer break.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is joining the regional planning group for Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro on June 26, 2018, to talk with people about traffic, congestion, transit and other issues with U.S. 15-501. The information will be used to plan changes.
An American Airlines flight that left Raleigh-Durham International Airport bound for Dallas returned for an emergency landing Thursday, June 21, 2018, after pilots got a warning indication that the landing gear might have problems, officials said.
It wasn't the wine, the cigarettes or the spicy chicken wrap that led to Jorge Soler-Perez facing a felony charge saying he was shoplifting at a Walmart in Morrisville, North Carolina. It was the disabled-shopper electric cart that police say he also stole.
Martha Locklear Leach, age 102, chose to hop on a fire engine for a spin around town on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Holly Springs, N.C. Leach's family arranged for the special excursion ahead of her birthday next month.
Police are reminding Wake Forest residents that it's illegal to drive around on town streets on "all-terrain vehicles," and that includes golf carts. They're particularly worried about teenagers, now that school is out and summer is here.
A lawyer for a developer trying to get Durham City Council to approve a rezoning in South Durham is also on Durham City-County Planning Commission. His vote on the rezoning was months ago, but since then the developer became a client. Council members questioned if it was a conflict of interest.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen passed a resolution proposed by El Centro Hispano condemning President Donald Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy that is separating children from their parents when they cross the Mexico border.