Herald-Sun reporter Mark Donovan interviews Hillside High School football coach Antonio King to kick off the second season of GameDay: High School Football. Watch the video to hear King's thoughts on the Hillside Hornets' upcoming football season.
Two of Durham’s big-three political groups and at least one key City Council member feel City Manager Tom Bonfield report on the Durham Police Department didn’t go far enough in restricting so-called “consent” searches.
Local university students are joining “hands up, don’t shoot” demonstrations that have been staged around the country in protest of the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson, Missouri.
Chris Wall waited 16 hours inside The Streets at Southpoint for the Microsoft Store opening.
Durham County court officials have been informed that a Durham County resident was recently targeted in a scam involving jury duty.
A benefit concert to be held this weekend for NCCU’s Jazz Studies Program will draw attention to alumni who make their living playing drums and percussion, instruments so vital to so much American music, but arguably taken for granted.
When Hurricane Sandy forced Kathy McKinnon to leave her home in Newark, New Jersey, she considered where she should start a new life with her family.
She chose Durham.
“I looked on the Web and saw that Durham was one of the top six places in the nation to raise a family,” McKinnon said as she balanced a plate of hotdogs Thursday at the Durham Rescue Mission’s back-to-school giveaway.
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campus police are investigating two separate burglaries that happened at the same residence hall early Wednesday morning.
A Mangum Elementary School teacher has raised nearly $130,000 – and counting -- for the St. Louis Area Foodbank to help feed children in Ferguson, Missouri.
Schools in Ferguson did not open as scheduled Aug. 14 because of the ongoing civil unrest that began when a police officer shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Julianna Mendelsohn, a fifth-grade teacher at Mangum, had set a goal to raise $80,000 when she started the crowdfunding campaign “Feed the Students of Ferguson” on Aug. 14.
UNC-Chapel Hill officials are in the process of replacing the leaders of three campus institutions: the Ackland Art Museum, the Carolina Women’s Center and the N.C. Botanical Garden.
No. 5 NEW BERN VISITS NO. 8 HILLSIDE IN FOOTBALL OPENER FRIDAY
For a program that churns out top national college prospects like Dairy Queen fills soft-serve cones, back-to-back early playoff exits the past two seasons has Hillside High School angry and ready to do something about it.
The Hornets, who haven’t lost a PAC-6 4-A game since 2009 and haven’t lost to a current PAC-6 member since Jordan pulled off a 21-20 win on Sept. 22, 2006, hope to ride a dominant offensive line into state title contention this season.
The trip begins Friday, Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. as the Hornets, ranked No. 8 among 4-A schools in the state by CarolinaPreps.com, hosts No. 5 New Bern.
The voyage won’t be an easy one, particularly in the early going.
Hillside coach Antonio King has scheduled a nightmarish non-conference slate that includes reigning state champions No. 2-ranked Southern (3-AA) and No. 7-ranked Greensboro Dudley (4-A) to complete the Hornets’ three-game opening stretch.
PREP PREVIEWS 2014: This is the last in a series of previews of area high school football programs for the 2014 season.
In a change from past seasons, Friday night high school football results will be published in a special four-page pullout section that will appear in The Herald-Sun each Sunday morning during the season.
Complete coverage will be available online at www.heraldsun.com early Saturday.
Norfolk Tides righthander Mike Wright came up one out short of no-hitting the Durham Bulls at the DBAP Thursday night. Durham's Mikie Mahtook broke up the no-no with a two-out RBI double in the bottom of the ninth after Tides' shortstop Alexi Castilla's throwing error on Cole Figueroa's grounder kept the Bulls alive. Norfolk won 5-2.
With Lucas Patrick back at work after missing two scrimmages due to concussion protocol and Casey Blaser having emerged at right tackle, Duke coach David Cutcliffe is confident the guys up front will provide the bulk to power the Blue Devils offense this season.
Some of the top high school football talent in the area emerged from the Durham Eagles Athletic Association.
The Carolina Panthers to play starters for about half of Friday, Aug. 22, NFL exhibition at Foxborough, Mass., against the New England Patriots.
Jarvis Byrd figured he was done with football after suffering the third serious knee injury of his college career last season. Yet here he is, back in preseason camp for N.C. State and aiming to bolster the Wolfpack’s secondary. How much he plays could depend largely on how well his body has recovered from its latest bad break.
City Manager Tom Bonfield’s request that the police department explain why the vast majority of marijuana arrests in this city are of black people suggests two reactions.
In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains everything, from Missouri to Iraq, concerning Americans' comprehensive withdrawal of confidence from government at all levels and all areas of activity.
When All About Beer Magazine announced a plan for an India Pale Ale brewed with Counter Culture coffee, Terence Sullivan was wary.
Construction on a mixed-use project in downtown Chapel Hill is set to begin in early 2015.
Dain Phelan, owner of Dain’s Place, will be opening a chicken wing restaurant within the next two weeks.
Themes attached to group shows make it much easier for the visitor to be a part of the process, and trees are a perfect example. We know what a tree should look like, and we can weigh our ideas against those of the artist; there is also the chance to compare one artist’s vision with another’s. And then there are the unending numbers of ways to present a tree through the medium of art.
Durham Congregations In Action, the collaborative group of about 60 congregations of multiple faiths, is re-examining how it builds “interreligious cooperation.”
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