6 men to receive NC's highest civilian honor - WNCN: News, Weather

6 men to receive NC's highest civilian honor

Posted: Updated:
DURHAM, N.C. -

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - The state's highest civilian honor will be presented to six North Carolinians for their outstanding service in science, fine arts, literature and public service.

The North Carolina Awards are scheduled to be presented Thursday in Durham, with the science award going to Dr. Myron S. Cohen of Chapel Hill for his HIV/AIDS research. The fine arts award goes to John Cram of Asheville and the literature award to John M.H. Hart Jr. of Keswick, Va. Three men will receive public service awards: Dr. John Harding Lucas of Durham, Philip J. Kirk Jr. of Raleigh and Walt Wolfram of Cary.

Gov. Pat McCrory will present the awards at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham. The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources administers the awards.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Durham CountyMore>>

  • Lovette found not guilty in Duke student's death

    Lovette found not guilty in Duke student's death

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:19:27 GMT
    File photoFile photo
    A man convicted of killed UNC student body president Eve Carson was acquitted Wednesday in the murder of a Duke graduate student in 2008.
    A man convicted of killed UNC student body president Eve Carson was acquitted Wednesday in the murder of a Duke graduate student in 2008.
  • Grant Hill to donate $1.25M to Duke

    Grant Hill to donate $1.25M to Duke

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:55:29 GMT
    Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to the school. (Contributed)Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to the school. (Contributed)
    Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school.
    Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school.
  • Durham assistant police chief sues city over racial discrimination

    Durham assistant police chief sues city over racial discrimination

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:15:33 GMT
    Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes says Chief Jose Lopez overlooked black officers for promotions based on race.Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes says Chief Jose Lopez overlooked black officers for promotions based on race.
    The attorney for an assistant chief of police in Durham has filed a lawsuit against the City of Durham, Chief Jose Lopez and City Manager Tom Bonfield.
    The attorney for an assistant chief of police in Durham has filed a lawsuit against the City of Durham, Chief Jose Lopez and City Manager Tom Bonfield.
Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.