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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:18 PM

‘IT’ KIDS: Young students take crack at STEM career work

Refurbishing a computer is no easy task. One must piece together parts such as hard drives and optic drives, memory chips, making sure everything is connected properly within the system. But on Wednesday at Lenovo, students from Neal STEM Magnet Middle School pieced together computers with ease and often with little outside assistance, unlike The Herald-Sun reporter who gave it a shot.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 07:28 PM

NCCU faculty fears micromanagement

Professors at N.C. Central University are worried the UNC system’s Board of Governors has started down a “slippery slope” towards micromanaging its 16 campuses, the chairman of NCCU’s Faculty Senate says.


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Mitchell: ‘I would never harm my children’

A man accused of murdering his 4-year-old son testified Wednesday he has no memory of the night the child died, and insisted he would never hurt anyone in his family. Joseph Anthony Mitchell told the jury through tears and deep sighs that his children were the love of his life.


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

NCCU trustees to study athletics program

N.C. Central University trustees have set up a working group to study the long-term “sustainability and justification” of the school’s intercollegiate athletics program.


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Sting nets 84 pounds of pot, cash, firearms

Sheriff’s deputies with the Anti-Crime and Narcotics unit have arrested two Durham men after seizing 84 pounds of marijuana and several firearms.


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Educators, others gather to celebrate TFA’s 25th

Teach for America-Eastern North Carolina has planned a year-long celebration, including one major event in the Triangle, to mark the organization’s 25th anniversary.


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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Sting nets 84 pounds of pot, cash, firearms

Sheriff’s deputies with the Anti-Crime and Narcotics unit have arrested two Durham men after seizing 84 pounds of marijuana and several firearms.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Mitchell: ‘I would never harm my children’

A man accused of murdering his 4-year-old son testified Wednesday he has no memory of the night the child died, and insisted he would never hurt anyone in his family. Joseph Anthony Mitchell told the jury through tears and deep sighs that his children were the love of his life.


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

Police arrest suspect after stabbing at Skewers Bar and Grill

A man was arrested early Wednesday morning after police said a fight broke out at Skewers Bar and Grill, 1013 West Main St. Officials said Ravon Breeden, 35, of Durham was at Skewers when a fight broke out between him and a 36-year-old acquaintance. During that fight police allege Breeden stabbed the other man several times before leaving the bar.


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:13 PM

Durham Cultural Advisory Board conducts arts space survey

The Durham Cultural Advisory Board is trying to gather information about the kinds of spaces that artists need and want in the future. The board is asking artists of all kinds and members of arts organizations to fill out an online anonymous survey that asks a wide array of questions related to costs, use of the spaces, location and other needs.


Sports View All »

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 11:09 PM

Duke slams Wake Forest

In route to a 94-51 ACC basketball win over Wake Forest, the No. 3-ranked Blue Devils so dominated that the Deacons failed to outscore one of Duke’s freshmen in the first half.

 
Mar. 04, 2015 @ 08:10 PM

Pinson returns to action in Georgia Tech win

North Carolina freshman Theo Pinson played this week for the first time since breaking a bone in his left foot at Wake Forest on Jan. 21.

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 07:07 PM

Voyager joins experienced Chapel Hill girls at regionals

Chapel Hill chasing second consecutive state title while Voyager is in uncharted territory


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 07:02 PM

Title in hand, NCCU seeks perfection

Picked to win MEAC again, Eagles have fulfilled their goal


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:46 PM

UNC seeks more toughness for postseason

Hatchell wants her team girded for physical play in the post


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

NCCU trustees to study athletics program

N.C. Central University trustees have set up a working group to study the long-term “sustainability and justification” of the school’s intercollegiate athletics program.


Opinion View All »

Mar. 02, 2015 @ 10:40 AM
Mar. 03, 2015 @ 06:28 PM

A hard test of principles

It is not easy decisions that test our allegiance to a principle or a creed. It is the hard ones.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 10:54 AM

Two good books by people who already work for us

It is a dream come true for me.

A mixture of North Carolina public affairs and North Carolina books.


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:37 AM

Letters to the Editor, March 4

  • Align school, community college calendars
  • Appalled by artwork

Business View All »

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

Snow a blessing and a curse to businesses

While many residents stayed home Thursday evening to avoid dicey road conditions or deal with power outages that plagued the area, hundreds ventured out for a particular beverage: beer. The Glass Jug, at 5410 Highway 55 Suite AF, did not cancel its Wicked Weed “tap takeover” and the snow did not stop people from coming, said store co-owner Chris Creech.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 06:16 PM

Syngenta lays off 23 in RTP

Syngenta has laid off 23 employees in Research Triangle Park as part of its Accelerating Operational Leverage Program announced in 2014.


Mar. 02, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

GSK acquires Novartis vaccine business

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) completed its three-part transaction with Novartis on Monday, through which it acquired the company’s global vaccine business.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

BCBSNC pins net loss to rising costs

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) reported a net loss of $50.6 million in its financial results for 2014, pegging it on higher medical costs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and poor performance of Medicare Advantage products.


Lifestyles View All »

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Jeanne Jolly

Raleigh singer and songwriter Jeanne Jolly will perform songs from her new release “A Place to Run” at 8 p.m. Saturday at The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. For tickets, call 919-929-2787 or visit www.artscenterlive.org.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 04:45 PM

ADF to dedicate 2015 season to Chuck Davis

The American Dance Festival will dedicate its upcoming 82nd season to teacher, choreographer, and ambassador for dance, Charles “Chuck” Davis. The ceremony honoring Davis will be held June 11 at 7 p.m. prior to the season opening performance of Shen Wei Dance Arts at the Durham Performing Arts Center.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 11:05 AM

Bull City Ciderworks launches Kickstarter for relocation

As part of the new Durham Police Department (DPD) headquarters plan, the DPD has purchased property containing Bull City Ciderworks, and the cidery must relocate.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 09:43 AM

No fears for this Cordon Bleu from scratch

  Some things are much harder than you imagine.  So hard in fact, that if you knew in advance how difficult they would be, you’d probably pass.