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Jul. 01, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

‘A FITTING TRIBUTE’: Church’s outdoor labyrinth honors late member Brian Benson

Resurrection United Methodist Church has created a permanent prayer labyrinth near its entrance on Old Chapel Hill Road. Created in memory of late church member Brian Benson, the labyrinth under a cluster of pines trees is outlined by several large rocks. Four benches along the way offer respite for walkers winding on a literal and spiritual path.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

After spill, things looking up for Eno River Association

The Eno River Association, which presents the annual Festival for the Eno, will be celebrating another milestone with the 36th annual festival to be held Saturday and Sunday. For the staff of the environmental organization, it marks a return to more normal life after a spill from city-owned sewer pipes inundated the organization’s Guess Road headquarters in January.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 01:47 PM

Area teachers chosen for trip to Singapore, Malaysia

Seven area educators have selected to participate in the Center for International Understanding (CIU)’s 2015 Global Teachers program.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 06:24 PM

Vandals deface Confederate monument

A monument to Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil War was tagged with spray paint this week. The Durham Police Department is investigating the incident.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:10 PM

Bulls power past Toledo 5-3

Durham ends three-game losing streak on Wednesday


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 06:41 PM

Fire damages apartment

Two people were displaced from their home when fire damaged an apartment in northern Durham Wednesday. No one was hurt.


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Jul. 01, 2015 @ 08:34 PM

Lynch: ‘Hate crimes original domestic terrorism”

Making her first official visit to her hometown, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday told civic leaders that recent heartbreaks look to her like “one of those moments” that often precede major advances in civil and human rights.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 06:24 PM

Vandals deface Confederate monument

A monument to Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil War was tagged with spray paint this week. The Durham Police Department is investigating the incident.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

After spill, things looking up for Eno River Association

The Eno River Association, which presents the annual Festival for the Eno, will be celebrating another milestone with the 36th annual festival to be held Saturday and Sunday. For the staff of the environmental organization, it marks a return to more normal life after a spill from city-owned sewer pipes inundated the organization’s Guess Road headquarters in January.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 06:41 PM

Fire damages apartment

Two people were displaced from their home when fire damaged an apartment in northern Durham Wednesday. No one was hurt.


Sports View All »

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:42 PM

USA, Cuba ready for baseball series

World powers play five games this week, including two at DBAP Thursday and Friday

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:10 PM

Bulls power past Toledo 5-3

Durham ends three-game losing streak on Wednesday


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:00 PM

Blue Devils’ Tomlinson named ACC’s top male athlete for 2014-15

Football All-American, now with Detroit Lions, picks up ACC honor


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 08:11 PM

Lavenets edges Williams, claims first Classic championship

ECU golfer from Rougemont sinks putt on 18 to claim thrilling 1-up victory


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 07:48 PM

Hurricanes owner Karmanos selected for Hockey Hall of Fame

Hurricanes CEO and owner Peter Karmanos named to Hockey Hall of Fame.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Big tackle and big box

Columnist Jason Hawkins examines the change in tackle shops. 


Opinion View All »

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 07:57 AM
Jun. 29, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Budget delay challenging

Today is the last day of the state government’s fiscal year, but a budget for the year that begins Wednesday is nowhere in sight.

And there seems little urgency in Raleigh to rectify that.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 11:25 PM

Enlightenment on Confederate flag was long overdue

"You can always count on Americans to do the right thing -- after they've tried everything else."

That's an observation widely credited to Winston Churchill, though it's one he may or may not have ever made. Whoever said it, the truth of the axiom has seldom been more obvious than now, as we watch the fall of the Confederate battle flag. It is too early to say whether this will prove lasting. But the signs certainly point toward a seismic shift.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

Letters to the Editor, June 30

  • Amazing Grace? 
  • Don’t ignore D-Day

Business View All »

Jun. 21, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

Area malls lean toward local flavors

An institution that has historically been a matter of convenience, may now become more of a destination.

At least Paul Inserra and Nick Crosson think so.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:59 PM

RDU embarks on 2040 plan

Raleigh-Durham International Airport held its first of multiple meetings over the next 18 months to identify the airport’s development goals through 2040.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 03:37 PM

The Buzz: iNVICTUS Office Center to open; 'bar'bershop adds suds

iNVICTUS Office Center, a Durham community co-working space, will host its grand opening on Tuesday, June 30 ... Downtown men’s salon Rock’s has added a beer bar within the shop.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Blue Note Grill opens near the DAP

Live music venue and restaurant Blue Note Grill opened at its new location Thursday at 709 Washington St., near historic Durham Athletic Park.


Lifestyles View All »

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

ADF REVIEW: ‘Dynamic Duos’ is a must-see

From the clarion trumpet call that announces the arrival onstage of Mark Haim and Jesse Zaritt to the final image of Rosie Herrera using her wedding dress to beat Larry Keigwin, the American Dance Festival’s “Dynamic Duos” delivered a must-see program on Monday at Reynolds Industries Theater. And, there’s still time to see it: — the final shows takes place tonight and Wednesday, July 1.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Durham unveils SmART vision plan

Imagine someday walking north on Blackwell Street and instead of seeing the backs of buildings, residents and visitors will also see outdoor café seating, a landscaped parking area, and façade art on the buildings. Also imagine a day when the Carolina Theatre and Civic Center plaza are more open, with an outdoor stage. The proposals were among many ideas for better connecting downtown Durham’s arts districts unveiled Tuesday during the presentation of the “Durham SmART Initiative Vision Plan” at the Durham Arts Council.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 01:01 PM

Fireworks, baseball to mark Durham Fourth of July festivities

The public is invited to celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Bulls on Independence Day, July 4, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 11:14 AM

Enjoy shrimp – fresh-caught off our coast

At a young age I didn't like shrimp very much. Fortunately my Mom didn't either, so I didn't hear the dreaded: "You can't leave the dinner table until you clean your plate."