The University of North Carolina Asheville must find places for hundreds of incoming students to live, after state Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey determined that five new residence halls are unsafe and prohibited the university from using them.
The group behind Cary’s Charter Academy has abandoned plans for a 2,000-student charter school near the Cary-Chatham County border. The group cited “the continued challenges we have faced throughout the development process.”
Silent Sam protesters gathered near the UNC-Chapel Hill campus Monday to voice support for the graduate student who faces criminal and honor court charges for throwing red ink and blood on the Confederate statue.
More than 270 students will be allowed to move into new residence halls at University of North Carolina Asheville after the university and the State Construction Office reached an agreement late Friday with the Department of Insurance over safety concerns in the buildings.
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.
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.
Campus police arrested Zayquan Clark of Charlotte on the NCCU campus Sunday and charged the teen with possession of a handgun on educational property and possession of marijuana with intent to sell and deliver.