Henderson County leaders will hire armed guards, as opposed to using unpaid volunteers, to work at all 23 public schools in the western North Carolina community. It's in response to the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.
Friday, March 16, 2018 Airolina Young Aviators Program, founded by Capt. Warren Wheeler, a Durham NC native who established the first African-American airline, wants black students to soar in the field of aviation.
High school field hockey player Charlotte de Vries, who reportedly has committed to play at UNC, apologized for using the N-word in a recorded video that was posted on Twitter last week. The video gained media attention and condemnations from a Pennsylvania school district and USA Hockey. UNC does not discuss recruits.
Students in Wake County, Durham, Chapel Hill and other local school districts protested in the March 14, 2018, national school walkout. The 17-minute demonstrations for better gun control and safer schools took place in over 2500 schools across America.