July 4th is an iconic date in the United States, as it marks the country's Declaration of Independence in 1776. However, the meaning of this celebration varies among the various cultures that inhabit the United States. In such a diverse country, where a wide range of traditions and cultural heritages coexist, the 4th of July takes on nuances unique to each community.
Celebrate Responsibly, Safely on July Fourth
The first holiday of the summer season is a great time to celebrate with family and friends. The Durham Police Department is reminding residents to celebrate responsibly.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.