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Durham's Northgate Mall faces potential foreclosure

When Northwood Investors bought the Sears building at Northgate Mall in Durham in June, the New York-based real estate investment company didn't stop at just acquiring the property of a struggling legacy retailer. Northwood, a firm with around $7 billion of assets and properties around the world, a

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-10-18 16:42:00

Popular Chapel Hill bakery shuts down, leaving brides scrambling

On its website, Sugarland claims to be North Carolina's most famous bakery, but now brides and grooms are saying it's a bakery that is leaving them scrambling for a cake right before their big day.

ABC11.COM - 2018-10-18 19:55:13

Efland Man Charged With 16 Felonies After Drugs, Guns Seized

YANCEYVILLE, NC (WFMY) - An Efland man was arrested and charged with 16 felonies on Tuesday.Randy Evans Jr. was charged with:9 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon1 count of Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana1 count of Felony Possession of Marijuana1 count of Possession with In

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-10-18 17:25:02

Witness says Durham police chase ended in crash

Durham, N.C. - A police chase ended in a crash Thursday night in Durham, according to witnesses at the scene. Jackie Ogden said she heard a car zooming down West Seeman Street followed by sirens and a loud thump at about 9 p.m. Ogden said she came out of her house and saw that a car had hit a teleph

WRAL - 2018-10-19 03:07:11

Lab Confirms 4th Case of Rabies in Orange County This Year

The dog was current on its rabies vaccination and was able to receive a booster rabies vaccination. The booster must be delivered within four days of the encounter, according to state law. An unvaccinated dog, car or ferret that encounters a rabid animal must either be euthanized or quarantined for

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2018-10-18 18:34:42

Get a first look inside the new Durham Police Department headquarters

The building at 602 E. Main St. downtown has a charcoal and gray brick exterior, LED lighting and a lot of floor-to-ceiling glass. There’s a big atrium at the entrance, and by summer, three public art pieces will be added, too.

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-10-17 14:15:00

Primetime with the Pack will introduce a mostly new NC State basketball team Friday night | News & Observer

Any introduction is a good introduction for N.C. State's basketball team and Friday's "Primetime with the Pack" is also for a good cause. Kevin Keatts' second N.C. State team will put on a show at Reynolds Coliseum on Friday night. There will be a shooting contest and a dance contest, both involving

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-10-18 19:42:00

Chapel Hill wants $10 million for affordable housing. Here’s where the money could go.

Getting the call about an apartment at Greenfield Place on Legion Road, where his mother could be closer to her doctor, was a blessing, BJ Johnson said.The 80-unit complex opened in January, with more than 70 people who did not get in on a waiting list. The Johnsons were on the list, too, until some

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-10-17 16:40:00

Durham woman desperate for answers after mother found dead in parking lot :: WRAL.com

"I just feel like something happened. Somebody knows something, and they're not saying anything," Hallmon said. "When I saw her, her pants were down a little bit, and her shirt was up some."

WRAL - 2018-10-17 22:03:47

NC state trooper shot, killed while conducting traffic stop; suspect in custody

Praying for NCSHP this morning as they try to pick up the pieces and move forward after the loss of one of their own this morning! ?— Zebulon Police Dept (@ZebulonPoliceNC)October 17, 2018

CBS17 - 2018-10-17 10:00:41

Highway in Orange County sheds Jefferson Davis name, but marker remains in downtown Chapel Hill

Buy NowThe Jefferson Davis marker on U.S. 15 in downtown Chapel Hill, N.C., is in the center of this street-side image from Google Earth.Courtesy of Google

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-10-17 16:00:00

Video shows North Carolina police officers trying to catch injured squirrel; hilarity ensues

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. - Hillsborough police officers had some "serious police business" to attend to, the department said in a video posted to the HPD Facebook page Tuesday.

FOX61.COM - 2018-10-17 10:29:18

13 family-friendly activities for weekend of Oct. 19 to Oct. 21 :: WRAL.com

Plus, all of the corn mazes and pumpkin patches are open for the season, including the region’s haunted mazes and attractions.Our database has details.

WRAL - 2018-10-18 01:00:00

Plans Call for Hotel Expansion, New Apartment Building in Chapel Hill

Overall, the concept plan calls for 280,000 square feet of new construction split between a 50-room, five-story expansion of the existing Residence Inn and a new 140 residential unit apartment complex on the vacant lot next to the hotel.

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2018-10-17 13:49:07

Teen dies in Possum Track Road crash :: WRAL.com

Madeline Grace Shook, of Raleigh, was traveling north on Possum Track Road in a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. The car ran off the road at a high speed, ultimately striking several trees, troopers said.


Opinion Roundup: $800 million in Florence relief, Chapel Hill revolution, election simulations and more :: WRAL.com

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018-- A round up of opinion, commentary and analysis on: Lawmakers approve $400M in Florence spending, Koch-backed group comes out against a GOP-written constitutional amendment, US Cabinet secretaries visit Wilmington, ’Silent Sam' protester found guilty of defacing statue, refle


Video appears to show person climbing UNC-CH dorm building :: WRAL.com

By Kasey Cunningham, WRAL reporterChapel Hill, N.C.— Authorities with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are investigating a video that appears to show a person climbing up a dorm outside campus.The video posted online shows a person climbing to the top of a building, claiming it is at


Orange County Early Voting Sites Open Wednesday

New state law sets weekday hours during the early voting period from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at each early voting location, of which there are five in Orange County. All five sites will be open uniform hours, under the new law, including from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sundays. This is th


Durham works to curb increasing number of gang members

Stuit is the gang reduction strategy manager for Durham. There are more than 2,000 gang members in the city, a number Stuit has seen steadily rise over the years.


Cary police investigating suspicious death of 5-month-old boy :: WRAL.com

By Janine Bowen, WRAL.com editorCary, N.C.— Cary police said they are investigating the September death of a 5-month-old boy as suspicious.According to a search warrant, a woman woke up to find her baby under a plastic bag at Cheswick Place on Sept. 18.The document also said the woman is suspected o