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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

The art of coffee

Coffee gurus from the eastern part of the country brought their skills here for a weekend-long competition showcasing their creativity and expertise.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Whitted school project hits a snag

The long-awaited Whitted Junior High School redevelopment project hit a major snag last week when members of the school board questioned whether Durham Public Schools can afford to be a partner.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Young performers show off musical talents

Eight-year-old Yiyhetzi Doncel smoothed her burgundy dress and sat with her hands in her lap and her ankles crossed. She was poised, calm and ready to play the piano in front of a room full of people.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 12:56 AM

Cook shoots Duke past Stanford for CVC title

Blue Devils clamp down defensively to claim Coaches vs.Cancer Classic championship


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

REVIEW: Daniel Wallace’s latest is indeed ‘The Cat’s Pajamas’

BY DAWN BAUMGARTNER VAUGHAN

dvaughan@heraldsun.com; 919-419-6563

CHAPEL HILL – Daniel Wallace hadn’t written a children’s book until his new one launched into the literary stratosphere this past week, but he knows how to please a roomful of children.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Dance Review: 'Sadeh21' incites raw, powerful emotions

The Batsheva Dance Company’s one-night only performance of “Sadeh21” Friday at UNC’s Memorial Hall literally started with a bang.


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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

HOLIDAY MARKET: Artists bring color to downtown

Works by more than 200 artists are on display at the Durham Art Walk Holiday Market in downtown through Sunday, Nov. 23.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

Durham on track to get veterans’ court

Veterans who run afoul of the law may soon have a special court in Durham where the focus will be on helping instead of punishing.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Golden Leaf Award winners honored

Eight projects were honored for excellence in design and preservation of their properties at the 2014 Golden Leaf Awards for Community Appearance Thursday.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Police Log: Durham man charged with rape

Melvin Scott, 42, of Trail View Lane, was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree rape. An arrest warrant said the victim was “mentally incapacitated and physically helpless.”


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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

Freshmen Greenwell, Stevens lead Duke past Marquette

Rebecca Greenwell had 22 points with 12 rebounds and fellow freshman Azura Stevens added 18 and 10 to help No. 7 Duke beat Marquette 83-51 on Sunday.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Creighton tops visiting NCCU 65-45

Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over visiting N.C. Central 65-45 on Sunday.

 


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

UNC men slip past Charlotte 2-1 in NCAA 2nd Round

Senior forward Tyler Engel netted his his second goal of the game with less than two minutes left in regulation  to give No. 16-ranked North Carolina a 2-1 victory over the No. 8 Charlotte 49ers Sunday in the second round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament at Transamerica Field.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:21 PM

No. 18 South Carolina ends No. 6 UNC's season

No. 18 South Carolina played more like sixth-ranked North Carolina on Sunday according to UNC coach Anson Dorrance and that helped the Gamecocks take a 1-0 win in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at Fetzer Field.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

Wolfpack holds off tenacious South Florida in tight one

Trevor Lacey scored 21 points to help N.C. State hold off South Florida 68-65 on Sunday. Cat Barber added 10 points for the Wolfpack, who blew most of an 11-point lead in the final 3 minutes but did just enough to earn the program's first 4-0 start under coach Mark Gottfried.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 12:56 AM

Cook shoots Duke past Stanford for CVC title

Blue Devils clamp down defensively to claim Coaches vs.Cancer Classic championship


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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 10:32 AM
Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Local boards know best on calendar

The N. C. General Assembly’s passion in the past decade to micromanage school calendars stands among the most bone-headed of decisions.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

A valued colleague takes on new opportunities

Alert readers will notice a familiar name missing from our masthead – that of Nancy Wykle.

Let me assure you it reflects great news. Nancy, a valued colleague for the past decade, has been promoted to editor and publisher of the Daily Dispatch in Henderson, owned, as is The Herald-Sun, by the Paxton Media Group.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

Our kids are downing energy drinks at an alarming rate

As North Carolina begins its beloved college basketball season, fans of Duke, UNC and N. C. State can rest assured that the NCAA has done its due diligence to protect college athletes by restricting their caffeine use. However, a similar protection is missing for more than 19,000 North Carolina high school athletes beginning their basketball games this month.  


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Nov. 19, 2014 @ 06:12 PM

Downtown Durham: a year in review

Residential units in downtown Durham have increased by nearly 98 percent over the past year, Geoff Durham said at the annual Downtown Durham Inc. (DDI) meeting Wednesday.

Nov. 10, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

An authentic ‘School of Rock’

It’s Lleyton Daniel’s first piano lesson.

Daniel, 9, already knows a little bit about the instrument as he sits down at the keyboard with his instructor, who tells him to find the C-note keys and curve his fingers.

 

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Buzz: Offices, hotel planned for Auto Mall space

The Hendrick Durham Auto Mall at 409 S. Roxboro will be moving and a new owner is planning a development.

 
 

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Buzz: Barbecue chain eyes Durham location

Ohio-based City Barbeque is developing a space at 208 W. Highway 54, according to property records.

 

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Nov. 17, 2014 @ 10:13 AM

Future among the stars awaits Student of the Month

Most folks upon meeting Myles Harris would describe him as quiet and soft-spoken.

And that observation would be correct until Harris begins to talk about the one thing he is most passionate about – rocketry.

 
Nov. 17, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Campus briefs, Nov. 18

  • Duke Chapel announces humanitarian awards
  • NCCU history department turns 75
  • Former commander to speak at Duke
  • Duke announces Baldwin Scholars
  • Duke neurologist to direct national consortium
  • NCCU recognized as a military-friendly school
  • Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium project recognized

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 11:01 AM

Class notes, Nov. 18

School board meets Thursday

Learn about demonstrated mastery

Saturday Academies scheduled

DPS to hold fall career fair

DSA students treated to concert


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

REVIEW: ‘Into the Woods’ stands out; ‘Midsummer’ looks within

PlayMakers Repertory Company at UNC Chapel Hill is presenting two plays that interact with themes of the forest and wishes and dreams. Their production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods” trades stage time with William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” through Dec. 7 in the Paul Green Theatre at the UNC Center for Dramatic Art.