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Jul. 02, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

Pauli Murray, Episcopal saint, honored at annual service

The Rev. Pauli Murray, named to The Episcopal Church’s book of saints in 2012, was celebrated at the annual St. Titus’ Episcopal Church service on Wednesday night.

St. Titus’ Episcopal was Murray’s home church when she grew up in Durham. Murray was the first African-American female Episcopal priest and an activist, attorney and author. She is included in the book “Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints” and is part of the church’s liturgical calendar.

 
Jul. 02, 2015 @ 01:08 AM

‘Joy in the air’ when N.C. bishop elected to lead U.S. Episcopal Church

A local Episcopal priest said she is “comforted and exhilarated” that the Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry, bishop of the North Carolina Diocese of The Episcopal Church, will become bishop of the entire The Episcopal Church of the United States. Presiding Bishop-Elect Curry will take office on Nov. 1. He will be the first African-American bishop of the U.S. branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

After spill, things looking up for Eno River Association

The Eno River Association, which presents the annual Festival for the Eno, will be celebrating another milestone with the 36th annual festival to be held Saturday and Sunday. For the staff of the environmental organization, it marks a return to more normal life after a spill from city-owned sewer pipes inundated the organization’s Guess Road headquarters in January.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 06:24 PM

Vandals deface Confederate monument

A monument to Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil War was tagged with spray paint this week. The Durham Police Department is investigating the incident.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

‘A FITTING TRIBUTE’: Church’s outdoor labyrinth honors late member Brian Benson

Resurrection United Methodist Church has created a permanent prayer labyrinth near its entrance on Old Chapel Hill Road. Created in memory of late church member Brian Benson, the labyrinth under a cluster of pines trees is outlined by several large rocks. Four benches along the way offer respite for walkers winding on a literal and spiritual path.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:10 PM

Bulls power past Toledo 5-3

Durham ends three-game losing streak on Wednesday


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Jul. 01, 2015 @ 08:34 PM

Lynch: ‘Hate crimes original domestic terrorism”

Making her first official visit to her hometown, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday told civic leaders that recent heartbreaks look to her like “one of those moments” that often precede major advances in civil and human rights.

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

State Employees Credit Union buys iconic Chapel Hill HQ

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina plans to sell the 39-acre area housing its five-story headquarters building to State Employees Credit Union for $35 million.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

Pauli Murray, Episcopal saint, honored at annual service

The Rev. Pauli Murray, named to The Episcopal Church’s book of saints in 2012, was celebrated at the annual St. Titus’ Episcopal Church service on Wednesday night.

St. Titus’ Episcopal was Murray’s home church when she grew up in Durham. Murray was the first African-American female Episcopal priest and an activist, attorney and author. She is included in the book “Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints” and is part of the church’s liturgical calendar.

 

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 06:24 PM

Vandals deface Confederate monument

A monument to Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil War was tagged with spray paint this week. The Durham Police Department is investigating the incident.


Sports View All »

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:42 PM

USA, Cuba ready for baseball series

World powers play five games this week, including two at DBAP Thursday and Friday

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:10 PM

Bulls power past Toledo 5-3

Durham ends three-game losing streak on Wednesday


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:00 PM

Blue Devils’ Tomlinson named ACC’s top male athlete for 2014-15

Football All-American, now with Detroit Lions, picks up ACC honor


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 08:11 PM

Lavenets edges Williams, claims first Classic championship

ECU golfer from Rougemont sinks putt on 18 to claim thrilling 1-up victory


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 07:48 PM

Hurricanes owner Karmanos selected for Hockey Hall of Fame

Hurricanes CEO and owner Peter Karmanos named to Hockey Hall of Fame.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Big tackle and big box

Columnist Jason Hawkins examines the change in tackle shops. 


Opinion View All »

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 07:47 AM
Jul. 02, 2015 @ 07:50 AM

Unveiling a ‘SmART’ vision

Durham’s downtown renaissance has been celebrated and embraced as an engine of economic growth, cultural and culinary enhancement and a magnet for young entrepreneurs and the “creative class.”


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

Some Republican candidates becoming unhinged

In 1824, in retirement 37 years after serving as the Constitutional Convention's prime mover, James Madison, 73, noted that the 1787 "language of our Constitution is already undergoing interpretations unknown to its founders." He knew that the purport of the text would evolve "with the changeable meaning of the words composing it."


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 07:51 AM

Letters to the Editor, July 2

  • Sincerely held beliefs
  • A rough week

Business View All »

Jun. 21, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

Area malls lean toward local flavors

An institution that has historically been a matter of convenience, may now become more of a destination.

At least Paul Inserra and Nick Crosson think so.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:59 PM

RDU embarks on 2040 plan

Raleigh-Durham International Airport held its first of multiple meetings over the next 18 months to identify the airport’s development goals through 2040.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 03:37 PM

The Buzz: iNVICTUS Office Center to open; 'bar'bershop adds suds

iNVICTUS Office Center, a Durham community co-working space, will host its grand opening on Tuesday, June 30 ... Downtown men’s salon Rock’s has added a beer bar within the shop.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Blue Note Grill opens near the DAP

Live music venue and restaurant Blue Note Grill opened at its new location Thursday at 709 Washington St., near historic Durham Athletic Park.


Lifestyles View All »

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

ADF REVIEW: ‘Dynamic Duos’ is a must-see

From the clarion trumpet call that announces the arrival onstage of Mark Haim and Jesse Zaritt to the final image of Rosie Herrera using her wedding dress to beat Larry Keigwin, the American Dance Festival’s “Dynamic Duos” delivered a must-see program on Monday at Reynolds Industries Theater. And, there’s still time to see it: — the final shows takes place tonight and Wednesday, July 1.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Durham unveils SmART vision plan

Imagine someday walking north on Blackwell Street and instead of seeing the backs of buildings, residents and visitors will also see outdoor café seating, a landscaped parking area, and façade art on the buildings. Also imagine a day when the Carolina Theatre and Civic Center plaza are more open, with an outdoor stage. The proposals were among many ideas for better connecting downtown Durham’s arts districts unveiled Tuesday during the presentation of the “Durham SmART Initiative Vision Plan” at the Durham Arts Council.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 01:01 PM

Fireworks, baseball to mark Durham Fourth of July festivities

The public is invited to celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Bulls on Independence Day, July 4, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 11:14 AM

Enjoy shrimp – fresh-caught off our coast

At a young age I didn't like shrimp very much. Fortunately my Mom didn't either, so I didn't hear the dreaded: "You can't leave the dinner table until you clean your plate."