The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee removed last year from Duke Chapel will remain an empty space, responding to protests and violent racial clash in Charlottesville. Duke President Vincent Price said a plaque will explain why.
Green Level Baptist Church won’t have to fork over a $356,000 check, and it won’t have to remove the stoop leading to its historic sanctuary, the Cary Town Council said after a hearing on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
North American eels travel thousands of miles of Atlantic Ocean to breed – many of them beginning their journey in North Carolina – before returning home. A North Carolina scientist is working to shed light on the mysterious creatures.
The pedestrian tunnel under Trinity Road that will connect the State Fairgrounds with Carter-Finley Stadium won’t be open in time for N.C. State University’s home football game on Sept. 1. The NC Department of Transportation now says it will be done by Sept. 15.
Corporal punishment including spanking will be allowed in one North Carolina county after Robeson County’s board of education voted narrowly to disallow the practice. That leaves Graham County in western North Carolina as the only county that continues the practice.
WRAL anchor Jeff Hogan will return to on-air duties after a bodysurfing accident at Wrightsville Beach in June left him temporarily paralyzed. Hogan discussed his recovery in an Aug. 16 interview with Renee Chou.
Several recommendations were unveiled during a presentation by The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau. Several sport facilities, including an MLS stadium, were included in the recommendations.
Former ECU football player Anthony Domonique Lennon had 19 bullet wounds from being gunned down in a restaurant parking lot last year in apparent retaliation for a lost drug shipment, according to an autopsy report.
Sidewalk dining was expected to bring more life and people to Hillsborough’s historic downtown, but some residents and business owners are unhappy. Others are adding furnishings, but ignoring the rules.
Emergency officials met a Frontier Airlines flight on the runway at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Wednesday evening after a flight was diverted because of an unknown odor in the cabin, according to a Frontier Airlines spokesperson.
An law instructor at Wake Tech Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of identity theft and three arrest orders for missing court appearances in 2009 and 2010, but there may be confusion on both sides about the old cases.
Raleigh’s Growth and Natural Resources Committee made its recommendation for backyard cottages, granny flats or accessory dwelling units. Raleigh Council members recommend an overlay district. The rules will go back to the full council.