Blankenship, Carlene Thomason

Surviving are her daughters, Nancy Hillsman (Phil) of Durham, N.C., and Delia Olson (John Jr.) of Cary, N.C.; sister, Ellen Thomason; brother, Kermon … Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.martinsvillebulletin.com/obituaries/blankenship-carlene-thomason/article_aff4ed45-e6ea-5911-b661-773e070b5ef3.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGMmx5172C7Y1XWzh-GMvI_ZfStEA       

'State of emergency in our city': Durham leaders call for action after 9-year-old killed in shooting

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) — Durham city council members are calling for action in the wake of a 9-year-old’s shooting death over the weekend. Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://abc11.com/state-of-emergency-durham-leaders-call-for-action-after-9-year-old-shot-killed/5479795/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFZ3oyvQ49-UY1DXJxQuk1y8p1VwA target="_blank" title="'State of emergency in our city': Durham leaders call for action after 9-year-old killed in shooting” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://abc11.com/state-of-emergency-durham-leaders-call-for-action-after-9-year-old-shot-killed/5479795/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFZ3oyvQ49-UY1DXJxQuk1y8p1VwA       

Durham leaders consider ideas to curb gun violence in wake of young kid's murder

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Monday night’s Durham City Council meeting began with a moment of silence, and a message from Mayor Steve Schewel. Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/durham-county-news/durham-leaders-consider-ideas-to-curb-gun-violence-in-wake-of-young-kids-murder/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFAO2tLL7DGbO70x1cgXlzB3nFqrg target="_blank" title=" Durham leaders consider ideas to curb gun violence in wake of young kid’s murder” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/durham-county-news/durham-leaders-consider-ideas-to-curb-gun-violence-in-wake-of-young-kids-murder/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFAO2tLL7DGbO70x1cgXlzB3nFqrg       

Moncada has 3 RBI, leads Charlotte to 13-11 win over Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Yoan Moncada, Luis Robert and Charlie Tilson each drove home three runs, as the Charlotte Knights beat the Durham Bulls … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://tucson.com/sports/moncada-has-rbi-leads-charlotte-to—win-over/article_f8032c3a-c895-58c9-91d7-22d74ee4c8cb.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGjCwtZSghmEIRYmH0JzdSwUKlLHA target="_blank" title="Moncada has 3 RBI, leads Charlotte to 13-11 win over Durham ” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://tucson.com/sports/moncada-has-rbi-leads-charlotte-to—win-over/article_f8032c3a-c895-58c9-91d7-22d74ee4c8cb.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGjCwtZSghmEIRYmH0JzdSwUKlLHA       

Teen killed in Durham as city leaders struggle with ways to battle gun violence

Durham, N.C. — As Durham City Council members discussed Monday night how best to fight gun violence in the city, a 18-year-old was shot a few … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.wral.com/teen-killed-in-durham-as-city-leaders-struggle-with-ways-to-battle-gun-violence/18579071/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNENKjScIyVSNs2MRKYb4Tc17c5vmQ target="_blank" title="Teen killed in Durham as city leaders struggle with ways to battle gun violence” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.wral.com/teen-killed-in-durham-as-city-leaders-struggle-with-ways-to-battle-gun-violence/18579071/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNENKjScIyVSNs2MRKYb4Tc17c5vmQ       

Teen shot dead in Durham on same night city leaders decry killing of 9-year-old boy

As city leaders denounced the latest killing Monday night, Durham police … More than 220 children and teenagers in North Carolina have died from … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/crime/article234169562.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNH_UMs8FFMvWSgErbH20AAg0PiCiA target="_blank" title="Teen shot dead in Durham on same night city leaders decry killing of 9-year-old boy” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/crime/article234169562.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNH_UMs8FFMvWSgErbH20AAg0PiCiA       

Durham woman charged in Wake County hit-and-run that seriously injured teenage girl

FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. (WNCN) – A 39-year-old Durham woman was arrested Monday after a teenager on a moped was hospitalized in a Friday … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/wake-county-news/durham-woman-charged-in-wake-county-hit-and-run-that-seriously-injured-teenage-girl/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEziXej8xKmuJLp-ZhJD30xwC74YQ target="_blank" title=" Durham woman charged in Wake County hit-and-run that seriously injured teenage girl” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/wake-county-news/durham-woman-charged-in-wake-county-hit-and-run-that-seriously-injured-teenage-girl/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEziXej8xKmuJLp-ZhJD30xwC74YQ       

Homicide investigation underway after man found dead in Durham home

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Police in Durham are investigating after they say a man was found dead in his home Monday night. Officers responded … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cbs17.com/news/homicide-investigation-underway-after-man-found-dead-in-durham-home/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFkLWmZtTpJPavYBvJpme6j2Dp05A target="_blank" title="Homicide investigation underway after man found dead in Durham home” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cbs17.com/news/homicide-investigation-underway-after-man-found-dead-in-durham-home/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFkLWmZtTpJPavYBvJpme6j2Dp05A       

State News Briefs: Aug. 19

Shooting death of 9-year-old prompts calls for action in NC. DURHAM — A drive-by shooting in North Carolina has killed a 9-year-old boy and injured … Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.yourdailyjournal.com/news/88212/state-news-briefs-aug-19&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFYCABXIXOGUy4C0ldhJdu8qOlFkw       

Two high school friends will continue to 'Duke' it out at college

In fact, he chose Duke in part because he sensed that the Durham, N.C., school encourages the same type of supportive rivalry he developed with … Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://pilotonline.com/news/local/article_25dc0948-b548-11e9-ac30-1b20835e186b.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFxSdeyEtfRPqPyYEgdHOT2xSTYAA       

Las Vegas Ballpark will host 2020 Triple-A championship

2009: At Oklahoma City, Durham Bulls (IL) 5, Memphis Redbirds (PCL) 4 … 2012: At Durham, N.C., Reno Aces (PCL) 10, Pawtucket Red Sox (IL) 3. Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/sports-columns/ron-kantowski/las-vegas-ballpark-will-host-2020-triple-a-championship-1829681/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHpNEzeYyNz5bGJC_4nJVsd_R2fNg       

Durham mayor calls 9-year-old boy's shooting death an 'unspeakable tragedy,' talks gun control

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) — Durham mayor Steve Schewel said Monday the kind of violence that left a 9-year-old boy dead and an 8-year-old injured … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://abc11.com/durham-mayor-calls-boys-death-an-unspeakable-tragedy/5478821/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGsNOjr0EzZ5gfNwc6me4C2C3nfpQ target="_blank" title=" Durham mayor calls 9-year-old boy’s shooting death an ‘unspeakable tragedy,’ talks gun control” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://abc11.com/durham-mayor-calls-boys-death-an-unspeakable-tragedy/5478821/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGsNOjr0EzZ5gfNwc6me4C2C3nfpQ       

National Endowment for the Humanities awards $29 million to preservation, virtual reality projects

The organization also gave grants to cultural projects South by Somewhere, a television series created in Durham, N.C., on the foodways, history, and … Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://archpaper.com/2019/08/neh-29-million-funding/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGjhfLMYdhjBIs56Z0yAR2-dL5_Tw       

Calls for action in wake of 9-year-old's shooting death in NC

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Durham police are searching for the suspects who fired multiple shots at a car, killing one child and injuring another. Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.wbtv.com/2019/08/20/calls-action-wake-year-olds-shooting-death-nc/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHUpuwWW0RNAPetiWHhdKYIBU-pUQ target="_blank" title="Calls for action in wake of 9-year-old's shooting death in NC ” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.wbtv.com/2019/08/20/calls-action-wake-year-olds-shooting-death-nc/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHUpuwWW0RNAPetiWHhdKYIBU-pUQ       

Woman's Hospital taps North Carolina hospital exec Dr. Barbara Griffith as new CEO

Dr. Griffith is currently CMO and chief of business operations for Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, N.C. She previously served as president and later … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-executive-moves/woman-s-hospital-taps-north-carolina-hospital-exec-dr-barbara-griffith-as-new-ceo.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHF6EcwtH4qDqKWSIPIyMY3k6bvKg target="_blank" title="Woman's Hospital taps North Carolina hospital exec Dr. Barbara Griffith as new CEO” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-executive-moves/woman-s-hospital-taps-north-carolina-hospital-exec-dr-barbara-griffith-as-new-ceo.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHF6EcwtH4qDqKWSIPIyMY3k6bvKg       

Princesses + Baseball: Durham Bulls offers both this Sunday

Durham, N.C. — For the families out there who love baseball and … 25, game against the Gwinnett Stripers at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.wral.com/princesses-baseball-durham-bulls-offers-both-this-sunday/18576831/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFVTP1cI8oV3xhzvvFCmt6nEyy80A target="_blank" title="Princesses + Baseball: Durham Bulls offers both this Sunday” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.wral.com/princesses-baseball-durham-bulls-offers-both-this-sunday/18576831/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFVTP1cI8oV3xhzvvFCmt6nEyy80A       

NC State will sell beer at football games

NC State finalized procedures for sales of alcoholic beverages during football games at Carter-Finley Stadium this season. Beer and hard seltzer will … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.heraldsun.com/sports/college/acc/nc-state/article234160112.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFwEB8gXdyK7YW3LZgMoSZO6gbnDA target="_blank" title=" NC State will sell beer at football games” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.heraldsun.com/sports/college/acc/nc-state/article234160112.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFwEB8gXdyK7YW3LZgMoSZO6gbnDA       

Durham man charged with assaulting woman in Wake County Justice Center bathroom

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A Durham man was arrested at the Wake County Justice Center Monday after a woman said he assaulted her in a … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/wake-county-news/durham-man-charged-with-assaulting-woman-in-wake-county-justice-center-bathroom/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHqTy7kEpcuUEx5KejR-OMG05VqOQ target="_blank" title=" Durham man charged with assaulting woman in Wake County Justice Center bathroom” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/wake-county-news/durham-man-charged-with-assaulting-woman-in-wake-county-justice-center-bathroom/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHqTy7kEpcuUEx5KejR-OMG05VqOQ       

Sony acquires Insomniac Games

The Insomniac studios will be maintained across Burbank and Durham, NC, Price said. Insomniac’s Marvel’s Spider-Man was launched in September … Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.cnet.com/news/sony-acquires-insomniac-games/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNF38paaPo01HpVXuH7kb0_MRfGpng       

Obituaries August 20, 2019

She was funeralized on August 16, 2019 at Whiterock Baptist Church, Durham, NC, where services were entrusted to Fisher Memorial Funeral Parlor. Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://hpenews.com/news/10543/obituaries-august-20-2019/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNERkK4fAstU7X5MSzo7gnhIDz434Q       

Shooting death of 9-year-old prompts calls for action in NC

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) A drive-by shooting in Durham has killed a 9-year-old boy and injured an 8-year-old boy, motivating some leaders to speak out … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.witn.com/content/news/Shooting-death-of-9-year-old-prompts-calls-for-action-in-NC-555192591.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEYEGgs71JlyPuQ2nAIIFDLG0OsMw target="_blank" title="Shooting death of 9-year-old prompts calls for action in NC ” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.witn.com/content/news/Shooting-death-of-9-year-old-prompts-calls-for-action-in-NC-555192591.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEYEGgs71JlyPuQ2nAIIFDLG0OsMw       

Shooting death of 9-year-old prompts calls for action in NC

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A drive-by shooting in North Carolina has killed a 9-year-old boy and injured an 8-year-old boy, motivating some leaders to … Read More Read more here:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://pilotonline.com/news/nation-world/north-carolina/article_9e513146-1b17-58fa-8afc-d192cfdb698f.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFTBTpIE-5tIoqFBspXI4n4leMTcQ target="_blank" title="Shooting death of 9-year-old prompts calls for action in NC ” >https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://pilotonline.com/news/nation-world/north-carolina/article_9e513146-1b17-58fa-8afc-d192cfdb698f.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFTBTpIE-5tIoqFBspXI4n4leMTcQ       

Sony just bought the legendary game studio behind 'Spider-Man' and 'Ratchet & Clank'

“Our structure and approach will remain intact across both Burbank and Durham, NC studios, and we will continue to cultivate our unique culture.”. Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.businessinsider.com/sony-buys-insomniac-games-ps4-2019-8&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEo3LjAdc4CAUsK_5lJl3YNVcjFnA       

Women's Lacrosse Welcomes 11 for 2020

DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke women’s lacrosse program and head coach Kerstin Kimel welcome to campus Tuesday 11 new Blue Devils ahead of the … Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml%3FDB_OEM_ID%3D4200%26ATCLID%3D211809579&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFEdP3GespgjmFvhKE5g4wuWGn8WA       

Las Vegas Ballpark to Host 2020 Triple-A National Championship Game

2012: Reno 10, Pawtucket 3 (Durham, N.C.) … 2014: Omaha 4, Pawtucket 2 (Charlotte, N.C.) … 2018: Memphis 14, Durham 4 (Columbus, Ohio) Read More Read more here:: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://ballparkdigest.com/2019/08/19/las-vegas-ballpark-to-host-2020-triple-a-national-championship-game/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjI2ZWY1MmNmODk2ZDEzZGQ6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHVOsAcPLnwaBOClDjcm8k66C86eA