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Aug. 04, 2015 @ 09:02 PM

Not your typical night out

Over 100 locations across the city gathered to jointly celebrate the one night a year set aside to enhance police and community relations.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 04:15 PM

Mayor presses for speedier action on affordable housing

A major call to action came Monday night as Mayor Bill Bell told the City Council once again that it needs to seriously look at affordable housing needs now, instead of waiting.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 10:04 PM

Wounded officer calls pain 'unbearable'

A Durham police investigator testified Tuesday that the pain he felt when he was shot at a traffic stop was "excruciating" and "unbearable."

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 08:29 PM

NCCU's Parks inks pro contract

Eagles forward headed to Italy

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Chef Amy Tornquist plays game of ‘would you rather?’

This week I’ve tried something new. 


      I wrote 15 food-related “would you rather?” questions.  Then I contacted some local chefs, and asked them to play.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

Food Buzz: Mystic Bourbon plans barrel house

Mystic crowd funding production facility

Durham-based Mystic Bourbon Liqueur is raising money to establish a barrel house, tasting room and event space.

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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 @ 08:39 PM

Officer: 'I was hanging on for my life'

A Durham police investigator testified Monday he held onto a suspect's car while being dragged as the driver tried to flee a traffic stop that ended in a gunshot wound to the officer.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 05:21 PM

Lack of policy leaves naming decision in the lurch

A request to rename Durham County Memorial Stadium had the Durham County Board of Commissioners analyzing its naming policy – or lack thereof – on Monday.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 09:15 PM

Celebrating 20 years of arts-centered schools

In his 14 years as an art museum educator, Michael Christiano said he has seen how the arts can transform lives, which has strengthened his belief that the arts are an essential part of schools in a democratic society. In a time of budget cuts and reduced resources, it is more crucial than ever that educators build collaborations between arts programs in schools and the community.

Sports View All »

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 06:13 PM

Focused, matured Williams a leader for UNC

Star quarterback no longer just about himself

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 05:49 PM

Alls' suspension costly for himself, Duke

Wide receiver has talent to help make up graduation losses at wide receiver. But he'll miss games this season

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

NC State begins preseason camp with eye on contending in ACC

Wolfpack expect to move up in ACC pecking order in Doeren's third season

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 08:29 PM

NCCU's Parks inks pro contract

Eagles forward headed to Italy

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

Knights looking for breakthrough season

Northern has 26 seniors looking to challenge Hillside in PAC-6

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

Jaguars find strength up front

Carrboro looks to improve on last season's 3-8 mark with solid offensive, defensive lines

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Aug. 03, 2015 @ 08:50 AM
Aug. 03, 2015 @ 09:35 PM

A ‘night out’ against crime

This evening, neighbors will gather with each other and with police, elected officials and civic leaders to observe the annual National Night Out.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

Race war? The world has already seen plenty of them

He wanted to start a race war.

That, you will recall, was what authorities say white supremacist Dylann Roof had in mind when he shot up a storied African-American church in June. It might have surprised him to learn that we've already had a race war.

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.

Lifestyles View All »

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.