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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 06:24 PM

Festival for the Eno celebrates independence, recovery

The Festival for the Eno, now in its 36th year, is a tradition for many across the state – but this year, there was more to celebrate than just the river.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

PACE Academy to fight for its charter

PACE Academy will fight for its future Tuesday, July 7 when the public charter school goes before an administrative law judge to contest a state panel’s recommendation that it be closed permanently.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

Neil Offen: Auto-correct, a useless know-it-all

Dear Technology Expats, Sorry, make that Experts. ... I have a zone to stick with you. Actually, what I mean is I ve a bone to lick with you. No, pick. Yes, pick. ... It’s about auto-correct, the program that thinks it knows better than I do what I’m trying to wipe. ...  mean write.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

‘Chapter Three’

 When Sin Yu moved to North Carolina from South Korea in 1974, he worked a variety of jobs, from welding to textile manufacturing.

But it took only several years for him to find the right fit, which led him to have his own business by 1985.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

Woman injured in fire dies

A woman critically injured in a fire Friday in northern Durham County died Saturday.

Margaret Spruill, 80, died from injuries sustained in the fire that also sent her son, John Spruill Jr., to the hospital.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

World Beer Festival tickets go on sale July 10

The 20th annual World Beer Festival returns to Durham Bulls Athletic Park Oct. 10. Tickets, priced at $45 per person, go on sale to the public Friday, July 10 but a pre-sale for All About Beer Magazine subscribers begins Tuesday, July 7. The events are limited to patrons 21 and older and no children are allowed.

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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 10:24 PM

UNC Confederate statue vandalized

A statue of a Confederate soldier on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus known as Silent Sam was vandalized sometime this weekend.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 06:25 PM

Driver ed begins in Durham under funding uncertainty

On June 6, shortly after midnight, the enrollment page for summer driver education classes popped up on the Durham Public Schools’ website.

It only took about 90 minutes for the classes, which thanks to state funding uncertainties are now worth their weight in gold, to fill up at the eight high schools where they will be held starting Monday.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

Woman injured in fire dies

A woman critically injured in a fire Friday in northern Durham County died Saturday.

Margaret Spruill, 80, died from injuries sustained in the fire that also sent her son, John Spruill Jr., to the hospital.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

Police log, July 6

Christopher Harris, 28, of Hitchcock Drive in Durham, was arrested on breaking and entering and assault charges

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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 09:01 PM

Rehabbing Jaso gets his swings for Bulls

Coming back from a wrist injury, Rays' Jaso gets one hit in five at bats as Norfolk beats Durham 8-5


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 08:04 PM

Dancing in the Park

The Diamond Cutters, the DBAP's dancing sweepers, excite the crowds with their dances in between the sixth and seventh innings. 

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 09:52 PM

Bulls fall short on Independence Day

A standing room-only crowd of 11,871 watched on as Durham squandered a four-run lead and fell to Norfolk 5-4 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park Saturday night.

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:37 PM

Cuban baseball stars on USA tour defect

Two Cuban baseball players have defected in North Carolina where the Cuban national team is playing a series of “friendly” games against U.S. collegians, the island’s official sports media website Jit — a phonetic rendering of “hit” in Spanish — confirmed Friday.

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

Turner takes leading role on UNC's veteran offensive line

North Carolina fifth-year senior Landon Turner is wrapping up a tumultuous career marked by NCAA investigations, two coaching changes, an overhaul to a no-huddle offense, even a postseason ban that kept the Tar Heels out of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game in 2012.

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Wait and see on Kaminsky, Porzingis


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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 07:33 AM
Jul. 04, 2015 @ 11:32 AM

Lay death penalty to rest

Until early in the past century, local governments were responsible for executing prisoners sentenced to death in North Carolina. In 1910, the state took over that responsibility, and in the state's first execution on March 18, 1910, Walter Morrison was put to death in the electric chair.

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 09:47 PM

A house divided – the South’s shameless bargain

sticker refers to them in passing.  Jesus talks about the ruin of a divided people in the middle of an argument about whether his healing miracles are miraculous or demonic.  Jesus is, of course, clear that he is healing people with the power of the Holy Spirit, not through the power of Satan.  This is also the passage where Jesus specifies that the only unforgivable sin is speaking against the Holy Spirit. 

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Letters to the Editor, July 5

  • Coach Hatchell ‘incredible’
  • Amazing Grace? 

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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.

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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: The Old Ceremony

Local band The Old Ceremony’s first studio album in three years will be released Friday. To celebrate the release of “Sprinter,” The Old Ceremony will perform at 9 p.m. July 17 and 18 in the Back Room at Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. For more details and tickets, visit


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 03:46 PM

Blue Greenberg: Portraits of Durham at Power Plant Gallery

Since its beginnings less than 200 years ago, photography has been a democratic art form. Coming on the heels of the Industrial Revolution, once the process was realized, the inventors figured out a cheap way to take a picture, and so just about everyone could afford a camera. Each time the gurus upped the standards there were others who put the new ideas into a machine that was affordable.

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 03:41 PM

Books roundup: An ongoing civil rights movement

To Benjamin Hedin, the civil rights movement was always “a unified or singular thing,” and a “moment in time,” a movement that swelled and then ended. In his new book “In Search of the Movement: The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now” (City Lights Books, $15.95),

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

ADF REVIEW: Paul Taylor Dance Company

There’s something exciting and reassuring about seeing the Paul Taylor Dance Company performances over the years at the American Dance Festival.