Gentrification in Durham: The ‘it’ city’s downtown rise hasn’t led to a black-owned boom

The historic North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance building on Parrish Street was the center of downtown Durham’s historic Black Wall Street. Founded 120 years ago by the city’s African American leaders, it was a symbol of black economic prosperity and …

Kidnapped Durham man likely fed to hogs, court docs reveal

A Durham man kidnapped in January was likely killed and his body later fed to hogs, recently unsealed court documents say. (Courtesy of WNCN) DURHAM, NC (WNCN) – A Durham man kidnapped in January was likely killed and his body …

Opinion Roundup: Trump to campaign in Charlotte, N.C. jobless rate slides to 18-year low, rethinking coastal real estate policies and more

President Donald Trump waves after speaking at a campaign rally Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Trump is in Arizona stumping for Senate candidate Martha McSally. (AP Photo/Matt York) Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 — A round up of opinion, …

Building renamed for first NC State African-American undergraduate

University College Commons will be renamed Holmes Hall after Irwin Holmes, the first African-American student to receive an undergraduate degree at NC State. The building’s rededication will take place on Nov. 1. Come November, the University College Commons building on …

Tropical Storm Michael’s damage: NC roads closed, power off for thousands

NORTH CAROLINA (WTVD) — North Carolinians woke up Friday to storm debris left behind from Tropical Storm Michael. Drivers Friday will have to navigate roads littered with storm debris and downed trees. Click here for a list of closed roads …

ERA Triangle Real Estate Group Welcomes Experienced NC Real Estate Broker, Kelly Burnette

“We are looking forward to having Kelly and her experience and professionalism join our team,” said Pamela Mansueti, Broker-in-Charge at ERA Triangle Real Estate Group’s Raleigh office. “She brings enthusiasm, experience, and a great drive for success. She is a …

Latest: Florence-related deaths in NC up to 25

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New Amazon HQ2 Study Ranks Housing Markets, Puts Triangle On Top

Cary, NC – Until Amazon selects which finalist city will get its new headquarters, there will be constant studies speculating where the tech and retail giant will pick. A new study considers housing markets and quality of life for the …

Real Estate Startup First.io Closes $5M Series A Funding

First.io, a Durham, NC-based Artificial Intelligence driven platform for Real Estate professionals, closed $5M in Series A funding. Backers included Math Venture Partners, Nine Four Ventures, and @properties’ co-founders Thad Wong and Mike Golden. Led by Mike Schneider, founder and …

UNC, NC State and Duke take three of the top 4 seeds in the ACC baseball tournament | News & Observer

The ACC couldn’t have asked for a better scenario for the return of its baseball championship to Durham. North Carolina, N.C. State and Duke are all top seeds in pool play and, as such, have the inside track to advance …