UNC-Chapel Hill faculty leaders asked Chancellor Carol Folt and Provost Bob Blouin to affirm their commitment to academic freedom. The two did so, but said the outcome of a grievance about a sports history class where the administration and the faculty disagree.
Delta Airlines will begin offering three nonstop flights a day between Raleigh-Durham International Airport and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in April 2019. Delta will become the third airline to offer nonstop flights to O’Hare, joining American and United.
A study sheds light on the North Carolina economy during a period former Governor Pat McCrory hailed as “the Carolina Comeback,” amid tax cuts that Senator Thom Tillis has said should be a model for the nation.
The former director of the Raleigh Convention Center was demoted after three months of administrative leave. Doug Grissom is now concert venues manager, and Joe Durham is filling in as the interim director as the city of Raleigh searches for a new leader.
Eric Miller, poisoned by his wife, Ann, in Raleigh, NC, in 2000, is the subject of a new Investigation Discovery (ID) show “Fatal Passions” on Friday. Eric was a pediatric AIDS researcher at UNC and Ann was a GlaxoSmithKline chemist.
Colectivo Liminal, a group of NC-based journalists, is hosting a pop-up gallery in Durham during the Third Friday Art Walk to raise money to support immigrants at the border. The group hopes to fund legal services to fight family separation and deportation.
The Wake County school system has raised the high school parking fee by $30 to $200 a year to help close the district’s budget gap. The new amount is much higher than what’s charged to students in other North Carolina school systems.
Downtown Durham County Main Library, inside the building renovation that will be done in 2020. The building costs $44.3 million and is located at Liberty, Roxboro and Holloway Street near East Main Street.
UNC’s Bubba Cunningham and concussion researcher Kevin Guskiewicz were asked Thursday about UNC coach Larry Fedora’s comments on football and its lack of connection to CTE. Both men defended Fedora’s comments.
Due to the ever changing landscape of the local play-by-play radio broadcast industry and a new owner known for eliminating inefficiencies, Chuck Kaiton -- who never missed a game in his 39 years calling games for both the Hurricanes and Hartford Whalers organizations -- may be replaced by a television simulcast.
The escalating trade war between the U.S. and its major trade partners has prompted N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper to ask President Donald Trump to dial back U.S. tariffs. N.C. farmers, manufacturers are being harmed, Cooper says.