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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

40 years of Thanksgiving service

When Ernie and Gail Mills started Durham Rescue Mission, they worked out of a small house and could accommodate a few dozen people.

Now, 40 years later, the non-profit organization had 500 volunteers sign up to feed nearly 1,000 people on Thanksgiving Day.

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

After Saturday’s game, work begins at Wallace Wade

Fans invited to be part of groundbreaking as transformation of Duke's football stadium begins


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

Driver, passenger flee fatal wreck

Police are looking for the driver and front-seat passenger of a  vehicle involved in a fatal accident about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Christmas in Antebellum, Civil War and Reconstruction era Durham

BY DAWN BAUMGARTNER VAUGHAN

dvaughan@heraldsun.com; 919-419-6563

DURHAM – Durham’s three state historic sites host annual Christmas events to show what life was like during their historic time periods.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 05:58 PM

DA to announce death penalty decision

 District Attorney Jim Woodall plans to announce next month if he’ll seek the death penalty against two men accused of murdering a University of North Carolina professor.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Tree lighting, ‘Messiah,” ‘Nutcracker’ and other events ring in holidays

DURHAM -- The American Tobacco Campus is set to ring in its 10th holiday season in 2014. The season begins with the tower lighting Dec. 5. Other events include a reunion of former factory workers, a campus block party, Music on the Lawn concerts and the launch of Bee Downtown.

 


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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

After Saturday’s game, work begins at Wallace Wade

Fans invited to be part of groundbreaking as transformation of Duke's football stadium begins

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

Driver, passenger flee fatal wreck

Police are looking for the driver and front-seat passenger of a  vehicle involved in a fatal accident about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 05:58 PM

DA to announce death penalty decision

 District Attorney Jim Woodall plans to announce next month if he’ll seek the death penalty against two men accused of murdering a University of North Carolina professor.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

40 years of Thanksgiving service

When Ernie and Gail Mills started Durham Rescue Mission, they worked out of a small house and could accommodate a few dozen people.

Now, 40 years later, the non-profit organization had 500 volunteers sign up to feed nearly 1,000 people on Thanksgiving Day.


Sports View All »

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:34 PM

Bahama Breeze: No. 5 UNC beats No. 22 UCLA 78-56

North Carolina coach Roy Williams blamed himself for his team not coming out with more intensity in an upset loss to Butler Wednesday. The No. 5 Tar Heels showed more fire out of the gate in an 78-56 win over No. 22 UCLA on Thanksgiving night in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

Nov. 28, 2014 @ 01:54 PM

UNC rivalry uppermost on Pack minds

Both North Carolina and N.C. State have shaken free from a rough midseason stretches to become bowl eligible. They finish the regular season at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill with today’s 104th meeting in their long rivalry (12:30 p.m., WRAL), with each determined to ensure itself a winning record and improved bowl destination.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 02:23 PM

Back to work: Duke out to end skid against Wake Saturday

Duke earned a sterling reputation for solid football with its play over its first nine games. The respect still lingers, but after two weeks of subpar play that led to losses, the Blue Devils want to re-establish that reputation in their final regular-season game.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

NCCU men rip E. Illinois in Emerald Coast Classic

N.C. Central routs Eastern Illinois 65-40 in Emerald Coast Classic Friday, will meet either Southern or Northern Arizona at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in next round at Niceville, Fla. ... DEVELOPING STORY ...


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 02:16 PM

Prep playoffs: Big 8 showdown at Southern

In Friday's (Nov. 28) state quarterfinal high school football playoffs, Southern hosts Chapel Hill (3-AA), Orange hosts N. Guilford (3-AA) and  Hillside travels to New Bern (4-A). All games begin at 7:30 p.m.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

NCHSAA 4-A Playoffs: Hillside clicking after slow start

No. 1 New Bern (13-0) is next for No. 5 Hillside (9-4). These foes are familiar with each other. New Bern beat Hillside 12-0 in the season opener for both teams. That game was at Hillside. They’ll meet in the state quarterfinals at 7:30 p.m. Friday at New Bern for a shot at the Final Four, one game away from competing for the state championship.


Opinion View All »

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:51 AM
Nov. 26, 2014 @ 03:34 PM

No winners here

This is truly a sad case and there are no winners. Not only do my prayers go out to the Brown family but my prayers and support go out to Officer Darren Wilson as well during this time.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

Thanks, or something

Before the tryptophan in the turkey induces somnolence, give thanks for living in such an entertaining country. 


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 12:28 PM

Letters to the editor, November 28

Stop blaming the police

I am tired of the black community demonstrating because their neighborhoods are overrun with crime, then when a white officer shoots and kills a black person they clam up and won’t tell the truth except behind closed doors and promise of anonymity.  In the news conference when the grand jury verdict was revealed, it was asked if the ones that changed their story that backed up the white officer’s story were black.


Business View All »

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:35 PM

Power Shift: a Durham company seeks to change an industry

In 2009, Rodney Allam sat down with a four-function calculator and began to model an emissions-free power generation cycle.

Over the course of several months, he came out with pages of calculations and a crucial number, called net efficiency.

Nov. 26, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

Blue Coffee Café reaches funding goal

On Monday around 5 p.m., it looked like Blue Coffee Café might not make it.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 02:23 PM

Your brain on Black Friday

The enticing ads with red marks striking out higher prices, the long lines and unusual store hours: Black Friday shopping could be putting your brain into a state of frenzy.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Syngenta’s global plan impacts jobs

Agricultural biotechnology firm Syngenta has announced steps in the implementation of its Accelerating Operational Leverage Program to save $1 billion by 2018.

This will affect approximately 1,800 jobs globally, according to a release from the company.


Lifestyles View All »

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 02:24 PM

Winning Black Friday

    So Thanksgiving dinner has been served, eaten, and cleaned up.  Most of the relatives have gone home, and you’re reclining, semi-comatose, on the sofa.  Then Aunt Minnie from Altoona begins talking about Christmas shopping, and she Wants.To.Start.Tonight.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Mauer: Navigating the holidays with health in mind

When you gaze into your crystal ball, do you see yourself on New Year’s Day smiling because you fit comfortably into the same clothes you’re in right now?

 

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.

 

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.