The N.C. Department of Transportation put up two signs along Interstate 40 honoring the UNC-Chapel Hill men’s basketball team’s national championship last year. One of the signs is three miles from PNC Arena where the NC State Wolfpack plays.
Durham County Assistant District Attorney Ameshia A. Cooper said that Dante Strobino’s effort to destroy a monument owned and maintained by Durham County was “organized destruction. Defense attorney Scott Holmes’ opening arguments centered not on the charges, but the monument and how it infringed on others rights.
Defense Attorney Scott Holmes wanted Durham County commissioners in court to testify in the trials of the eight people charged with toppling a Confederate monument in August, but a county attorney has successfully argued it would be an undue burden.
Rabbi Lucy Dinner of Temple Beth Or and Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb of the Islamic Association of Raleigh pastor, teach and counsel their two congregations and the larger religious communities they represent. Sometimes, they also have to build bridges between the two.
The White Rock Baptist Church has been a fixture where black businessmen forged the groundwork for future and mutual enterprises, where the books of the county’s first public library for African Americans were collected in a basement and where The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, still a potent political force, was founded.
VIDEO: Volunteers from the Durham Police Department dropped off 120 tiny red hats to Duke, which officers, staff and other volunteers knitted and crocheted over several months. The hats are a an American Heart Association campaigned, called 'Little Hats, Big Hearts,' to provide information on heart health and congenital heart defects in babies.
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Durham Police Department's big hearts deliver little hats to Duke
Durham Police Cpl. J.J. Barazandeh talks about rescuing 2 women from icy creek.
What makes kids at Duke Children's Hospital happy this holiday season?
This Santa made history and became a big hit at the Durham Holiday Parade