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Aug. 03, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Color as an agent of change

Muralist and painter Odili Donald Odita writes about his work as a process of immersion. On his website, in a statement about a mural titled “Flow” that he created for the lobby of an art museum in Cincinnati, Odita tells how he observed the space at different times of day, observing the angles of outside buildings, the movement of people and cars, with sketchbook in hand.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

UNC's Simmons reinstated, court appearance rescheduled

Suspended since July 24, cornerback was supposed to appear in Orange County Court Monday morning to face charges of marijuana possession and resisting arrest. Now scheduled to appear Thursday. 

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 12:16 PM

Police seek missing person

Durham police are trying to locate 21-year-old Samuel Cole Middleton, who was last seen July 19 on Dupree Street. A Silver Alert has been issued.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 12:25 PM

Accused student registered twice limit for alcohol

A UNC student charged with three counts of murder after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 85 registered 0.17 on a blood alcohol test -- more than twice the legal limit.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Spartans still stinging from playoff loss

After an unexpected loss to end last season, Southern looks to move on from the past. 

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 09:24 AM

Class Notes: Students attend health sciences program

CMA students get real-world summer experience


Students at City of Medicine Academy recently had the chance to explore careers in health sciences and get some hands-on experience through the second annual Health Occupations Progression Experiential (HOPE) summer academic program.

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Jul. 31, 2015 @ 04:37 PM

Watermelon Day a sweet attraction at Museum of Life + Science

 If you’ve never seen a black bear playing with a watermelon, Monday, Aug. 3 is the day to visit the Museum of Life + Science. The museum on Murray Avenue celebrates Watermelon Day then with special animal programs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 06:26 PM

Fire displaces 14 people, kills dog

Five adults and nine children were displaced from their homes unday when fire swept through an apartment building in eastern Durham. No people were hurt.

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 06:17 PM

Kids’ crafts one source of fun at Durham Library

Soft music played in the background as kids with sticky fingers glued googly eyes onto red pom-pom balls – all in the quest of making Elmo.

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 06:09 PM

Neil Offen: If you give a moose a muffin

Because the vegetable bin in the old refrigerator had vegetables that dated from pre-arugula times, after figuring out what cubic feet were, we finally gave in and got a new refrigerator.

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Aug. 03, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

UNC's Simmons reinstated, court appearance rescheduled

Suspended since July 24, cornerback was supposed to appear in Orange County Court Monday morning to face charges of marijuana possession and resisting arrest. Now scheduled to appear Thursday. 

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

Experience should help NCCU build on success

For Jerry Mack's second season as coach, Eagles return 15 starters from last season's 7-5 team

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 09:20 PM

Bulls lose as Rays promote Shaffer

Slugging first baseman will join Tampa Bay on Monday

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

UNC looks to rise above mediocrity

Tar Heels have questions to answer if they want to rebound from last season's 6-7 mark

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 08:01 AM

Duke armed to build on success

Graduation robbed Blue Devils of talent, but experienced players are ready to step in

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

Cardinal Gibbons readies for PAC-6 play

Private school's growth allows for move up to 4A and a conference home heavy with Durham schools

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Aug. 03, 2015 @ 12:18 AM
Aug. 03, 2015 @ 12:24 AM

Durham and the NCDOT

the abrupt change in the state Department of Transportation last week lifted a respected Durham leader into a critically important position in Raleigh.

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 03:27 PM

The barbarity of a nation

Executives of Planned Parenthood's federally subsidized meat markets -- your tax dollars at work -- lack the courage of their convictions. They should drop the pretense of conducting a complex moral calculus about the organs they harvest from the babies they kill.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 08:56 AM

Letter to the Editor, August 4

  • Will’s charge takes the cake
  • NC BlueCross misdirects blame

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Aug. 01, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

SAME STORE, NEW SPACE: Kimbrell’s opens at former Kmart site on Avondale Drive

An iconic area furniture store celebrated its grand opening at a new location Saturday, drawing crowds and special guests. Kimbrells’s Furniture, which has been situated in downtown Durham for 83 years, celebrated its move to the former Kmart building at 2000 Avondale Drive with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Mayor Bill Bell.

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.

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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.

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

Blue Greenberg: Two artists, and two views of nature

“Accumulation: Ceramic and Mixed Media Sculptures by Jeffrey Zern,” The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, through Aug. 15. ... “Opening: Summer Show, Gallery Artists,” Light Art + Design, Chapel Hill, 601 W. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, through Aug. 15.