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May. 05, 2015 @ 07:45 PM

SEED MONEY: AOL icon antes up for ArchiveSocial

ArchiveSocial, a Durham startup, came away with a $100,000 investment from AOL co-founder Steve Case Tuesday as Case visited Durham on his “Rise of the Rest Tour.”

May. 05, 2015 @ 06:23 PM

DPS names trio of new principals

Durham Public Schools Superintendent Bert L’Homme announced three new principal hires Tuesday, filling vacancies at Club Boulevard Elementary School, Neal Middle School and Jordan High School.


May. 06, 2015 @ 09:53 AM

Demolition on the table for historic house

Neighbors and community members don’t want the owners of a house in the Watts-Hillandale neighborhood to demolish it, but the Historic Preservation Commission voted Tuesday to allow demolition, but not for at least a year.


May. 05, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

‘Beauty and the Beast” added to DPAC season

The Durham Performing Arts Center has added a new show to its 2015-16 Broadway schedule, and it’s an encore of a popular Disney musical.


May. 04, 2015 @ 08:13 PM

Chapel Hill council elects not to appoint

Twenty minutes into its work session Monday evening, the Chapel Hill Town Council had decided not to fill the vacancy open since the end of March.


May. 04, 2015 @ 10:07 PM

Duke has best local showing in Brookings college rankings

North Carolina’s major universities do OK when it comes to boosting their graduates’ long-term income-earning potential, but many peer institutions elsewhere in the United States seem to do better, a new ranking system suggests.


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May. 05, 2015 @ 11:31 PM

WALLACE WADE: Duke seeks buyers, movers for iconic houses

Wallace Wade’s old house, and the one next to it on Campus Drive, are for sale. The list price is right — $1 each. But if you’re interested, don’t buy thinking you can just move in.

May. 05, 2015 @ 06:23 PM

DPS names trio of new principals

Durham Public Schools Superintendent Bert L’Homme announced three new principal hires Tuesday, filling vacancies at Club Boulevard Elementary School, Neal Middle School and Jordan High School.


May. 06, 2015 @ 09:53 AM

Demolition on the table for historic house

Neighbors and community members don’t want the owners of a house in the Watts-Hillandale neighborhood to demolish it, but the Historic Preservation Commission voted Tuesday to allow demolition, but not for at least a year.


May. 05, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

DPS has 3rd Gates scholarship winner

The Durham Public Schools has claimed a third Gates Millennium scholar. Northern High School senior Ming Lin has been awarded the prestigious scholarship, joining two seniors from Hillside High School.


Sports View All »

May. 05, 2015 @ 10:00 PM

Wildcats top Jordan

John Blue's three-hit shutout lifts East Chapel Hill to important Pac-6 baseball win

May. 05, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

Bulls trample Buffalo

Durham starts homestand with rout of Buffalo


May. 05, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Carolina Friends takes 1st TAC tennis title

East Chapel Hill faces Green Hope in tennis today, lacrosse pairings set


May. 03, 2015 @ 10:35 PM

Duke, UNC open NCAA tournaments at home

Men's, women's teams from Duke and UNC all earn national seeds, which means opening tournament play at home this weekend


May. 02, 2015 @ 06:58 PM

Duke great Jamison Crowder goes to ’Skins in 4th round

An historic week continued for Duke football on Saturday when the Washington Redskins selected Blue Devils wide receiver Jamison Crowder in the fourth round of the NFL Draft.


May. 04, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

Northern's run ends at Forest Oaks

When the red pen came out to post scores, Northern coach Kevin Wicker had a sinking feeling.


Opinion View All »

May. 04, 2015 @ 08:08 AM
May. 04, 2015 @ 09:54 PM

Set school calendars locally

It seems clear momentum is building to demand a change in state law that sharply constricts local boards of education in setting the calendar for the school year.


May. 04, 2015 @ 08:48 AM

Protests are fine, but policy is where change needs to happen

On the Thursday before Baltimore burned, Mr. Lee went to Washington.


May. 04, 2015 @ 11:25 AM

Letters to the Editor, May 5

  • Duke Energy's new Durham motto
  • Support school budget

Business View All »

May. 05, 2015 @ 07:45 PM

SEED MONEY: AOL icon antes up for ArchiveSocial

ArchiveSocial, a Durham startup, came away with a $100,000 investment from AOL co-founder Steve Case Tuesday as Case visited Durham on his “Rise of the Rest Tour.”

Apr. 27, 2015 @ 06:38 PM

Bayer celebrates bee center anniversary amid pesticide backlash

Bayer CropScience celebrated the one-year anniversary of North American Bee Care Center Monday, amid some public backlash against the company’s pesticides alleged effect on the insects.


May. 05, 2015 @ 10:48 AM

Luna Rotisserie and Empanadas coming to Main Street

A restaurant focused on South American cuisine will open at 112 W. Main St. this summer.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

FARM TO PLATE: Local produce, livestock featured

Coon Rock Farm in Hillsborough will be one of 40 farms showcased for the 20th annual Piedmont Farm Tour Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26.


Lifestyles View All »

Apr. 30, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Choreographer stresses human connections

It’s no whim that choreographer ShaLeigh Comerford chose to have the audience sit in a circle for the premiere of her evening-length work, “Aló.” That premiere, presented by Durham Independent Dance Artists (DIDA), takes place Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, at Reality Ministries in Durham.

Apr. 30, 2015 @ 05:49 PM

CITY OF ARTISTS: 22 venues open for weekend’s Durham Art Walk

At the Durham Art Walk and Spring Market Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, visitors can purchase goods by local artists, and get a look at some of the process that goes into painting, jewelry making, textiles and other forms of visual art.


Apr. 29, 2015 @ 03:46 PM

A QUAKER'S MEMOIR: Peace Corps volunteer on search for simplicity

In “Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope,” Eileen Flanagan writes a memoir about decades of her life, focusing on how serving in Botswana in the Peace Corps in the 1980s is connected to her recent involvement in Quaker environmental activism.


Apr. 30, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

Entertainment briefs: A look at what's coming up

Regulator Bookshop ... PlayMakers ... DPAC ... ArtsCenter