In The Herald-Sun View All »

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

‘SENSELESS’: Vigil honors slain store clerk Amer Mahmood

Shelley Reaves was a daily customer at the Joy Mart on North Roxboro Street, just off Interstate 85. She knew the clerk usually behind the counter, Amer Mahmood, 48, a man she described as very kind. Mahmood was shot and killed during a robbery July 4. On Thursday evening, Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham held a prayer vigil in the parking lot of the store.

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:08 PM

City Council may revisit ‘ghost bikes’ policy

The memorial policy adopted only a few months ago by the City of Durham could be revisited after complaints against “ghost bikes” prompted their removal from city property.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

UNC system board scrutinizes UNC office leases

Some members of the UNC system’s Board of Governors are skeptical of the real-estate leases UNC-Chapel Hill signs to use office buildings owned by the campus endowment fund.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 05:36 PM

Longtime Durham politico Willie Covington to retire

Durham County Register of Deeds Willie Covington announced on Thursday announced he will retire from Durham County Government effective September 30.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:42 PM

Bull City Connector announces routing change

The Bull City Connector announced new routing Thursday in response to growth in central Durham.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Fire marshal issues Colonial Inn order

The Orange County Fire Marshal has ordered the evacuation of Hillsborough’s condemned historic Colonial Inn, following an incident earlier this week.


News View All »

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:08 PM

City Council may revisit ‘ghost bikes’ policy

The memorial policy adopted only a few months ago by the City of Durham could be revisited after complaints against “ghost bikes” prompted their removal from city property.

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 05:36 PM

Longtime Durham politico Willie Covington to retire

Durham County Register of Deeds Willie Covington announced on Thursday announced he will retire from Durham County Government effective September 30.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:42 PM

Bull City Connector announces routing change

The Bull City Connector announced new routing Thursday in response to growth in central Durham.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:12 PM

Police log: Thousands of dollars stolen from home

housands of dollars were reported stolen from a Shadow Hawk Drive home July 28.


Sports View All »

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 08:59 PM

Motter making the best of his time with the Bulls

To Taylor Motter, Omaha didn’t exist five years ago.

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 09:28 PM

Young counts down to start of Duke softball

Marissa Young’s to-do list for the next two years seemingly stretches on indefinitely.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 09:51 PM

Snell's start propels Bulls to win

Blake Snell allowed just one run in five innings to help Durham to a series-finale win against Gwinnett. 


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

Blue Devils are Sirk's team now

Thomas Sirk is ready to take over as the Blue Devils' quarterback.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

Durham could host 2016 Youth Track Nationals

Frank Davis, the catalyst for bringing some of the nation’s largest youth track and field competitions to North Carolina, believes there is “a strong possibility” Durham could be a host site for one of them next year.

 

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 09:47 PM

Gwinnett tops Bulls 9-3

Gwinnett used a five-run explosion in the first frame to race past Durham 9-3 Tuesday night. 

 

Opinion View All »

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 07:47 AM
Jul. 29, 2015 @ 07:11 PM

Don't add secrecy to the lethal-injection formula

The legislative urgency to get North Carolina back into executing murderers has reached a fever pitch that looks a lot like bloodlust. It's an ugly spectacle.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

With Iran nuclear deal, Obama makes bad history

It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The anniversary underscored that the agreement attempts to thwart proliferation of technology seven decades old.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Letters to the Editor, July 30

  • Durham deserves more solar
  • Answers on jail criticized

Business View All »

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Chamber president to resign next month

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Casey Steinbacher will resign at the end of August, after leading the organization for eight years.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

Utility demands prompt fee hike talk

An increased workload on the city’s public works department in light of the recent announcements of fiber optic Internet has prompted an evaluation of how it charges fees for private utility builds and permits.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

Durham County jobless rate rises in June

Durham County’s unemployment rate increased by .3 percentage points in June to 5.4 percent, the NC Department of Commerce reported today.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Triangle market ranks second best for life science companies

The Triangle market is ranked as the second best for life science companies in the United States, according to a new report from international real estate services firm JLL.


Lifestyles View All »

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

LIVE & SOLO: Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton coming to Motorco

PJ Morton is a Grammy Award-winning musician, a man who is a keyboardist, vocalist, producer and songwriter. His most recent studio album included songs featuring Stevie Wonder and Lil Wayne. He comes to Durham on tour Aug. 20 for a show at Motorco Music Hall.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

NEW SHEPHERD: Church of Good Shepherd to install new pastor

The installation of the new senior pastor of The Church of the Good Shepherd will be like a wedding, said Rev. Chuck Jacob, who will be formally installed on Sunday (Aug. 2). It won’t be a wedding with formal attire and such, but it will be the exchanging of vows.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

INTO THE LIGHT: Kamasi Washington to perform at Motorco

Tenor saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington released a three-hour recording in May appropriately titled “The Epic.” The record, made up of Washington’s compositions and arrangements of classics, has a core group that improvises, along with soaring choir and strings arrangements.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:09 PM

Entertainment briefs for Friday, July 31

Nnenna Freelon will host a fundraiser for her theatrical work “The Clotheseline Muse” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at 112 W. Main St., second floor.