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Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

GameDay | High School Football (Season 2, Episode 2)

Herald-Sun reporter John McCann talks with Southern football coach Darius Robinson and quarterback Kendall Hinton about Friday's rivalry game against Hillside.  Check out GameDay | High School Football every Thursday afternoon throughout the season for interviews with coaches and players. 

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

Majority of DPD officers live outside Durham

City Manager Tom Bonfield’s report on police issues gave the City Council and key political groups another one to chew on, namely whether enough of Durham’s cops actually live in the city.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:43 PM

Three gun crimes a day

In the first 201 days of the year, 742 crimes were committed in the Bull City with a gun present. That is almost 3.7 crimes a day.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

From ‘The Daily Show’ to Carolina Theatre

John Hodgman became a household face, if not yet a name, when Apple commercials ran for years with him playing the nerdy PC. For the record, he’s actually a Mac man.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:16 PM


It's Southern and Hillside — enough said.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

UNC DT Farmer cleared to play

Farmer started all 13 games and had 30 tackles last year

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Aug. 28, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

Firefighters raise money for muscle disease

Firefighters boot up a campaign today to raise money for children and adults with muscle diseases throughout the Durham area.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Panel addresses rising costs, consumer health amid changing landscape

Five leaders of some of the largest healthcare insurance providers in North Carolina agreed Thursday morning that healthcare costs would go up over the next three years.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 06:24 PM

Duke receives grant for STEM program

Duke University has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant to improve learning for science, technology, engineering and math students, the Duke Office of News & Communications announced Thursday.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

Orange County not perfect, but optimistic

Some statistics are still bleak for Orange County on Tuesday morning, but overall many things are looking up for the area, according to the seventh annual State of the Community Report.

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Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:16 PM


It's Southern and Hillside — enough said.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 01:18 AM

Prep football: Enloe squeaks out 14-7 victory at Jordan

Jordan's Clayton Cockerham's two interceptions, one returned for a game-tying score.weren't enough to derail the mighty ground game of Enloe, which struggled against the Falcons’ nasty defense but squeaked out a 14-7 win on some fourth-quarter heroics Thursday night.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Injured UNC walk-on's brother points finger at Tar Heels

The brother of a North Carolina player who was reportedly the victim of a training-camp altercation has accused the program of downplaying the incident.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

ECU high-octane offense to challenge NCCU defenders

East Carolina could challenge standout NCCU cornerback Mike Jones in the season opener for both the Pirates and the Eagles in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville on Saturday (8 p.m., ESPNews).

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Veteran center Skura anchors powerful Duke O-line

Last August, Matt Skura was a new starter and a question mark for Duke’s offensive line. A year and 10 wins later, the redshirt junior center represents a strength in what figures to be a solid part of Duke’s team this season.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Bulls rip Tides behind pair of Mahtook dingers

Mikie Mahtook slugged two homers for the first time in his career to lead the South Division champion Durham Bulls past the Norfolk Tides 5-3 at Harbor Park on Thursday night.

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Aug. 27, 2014 @ 05:38 PM
Aug. 28, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

Scams multiply – be vigilant

There seems to be no end to the new ways thieves can try to part us from our money.

One of the latest to surface here involves trying to convince people they should pay a spurious penalty for avoiding jury service.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 06:20 PM

Should we return to the village?

In the 1950s, the black community relied on family, neighbors, the church and their exclusive   communities for advice and support in most situations . The motto was “It takes a whole village to raise a child.”

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Navy with a mission in mind

Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy aircraft by Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea. Beijing calls this sea, and the Yellow and East China seas, the "near seas," meaning China's seas. The episodes involving aircraft are relevant to one of Adm. Jonathan Greenert's multiplying preoccupations -- CUES, meaning Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea.

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Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Mediterranean comes to market in Chapel Hill

Jamil Kadoura started with a dream in 1992, opening a small restaurant in downtown Chapel Hill.

“I used to fry the falafel outside the door and bring it in at lunchtime,” he said, explaining that he didn’t have the space to do it inside the restaurant.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 03:30 PM

Weatherby Healthcare relocates to Durham

Since Weatherby Healthcare opened  in North Carolina in 2001, it has grown by nearly 4,000 percent.

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

On-demand lawn mowing app launches in Durham

When Durham resident James Wilson’s lawn mower failed several weeks ago, he said he wanted to find a lawn service without flipping through the phonebook.

He had a half-acre of grass to cut, which had grown to around 8 inches tall.
But, he discovered he could solve his problem with a smartphone app.

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 11:31 AM

Buzz: Meadery set to open in October

Honeygirl Meadery, which will produce varieties of mead, a honey-based alcoholic beverage, is set to open on Oct. 24 at 105 Hood St.


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Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:58 AM

Fall preview: UNC to commemorate WWI through performing arts

During its 2014-2015 season, Carolina Performing Arts will partner with the Institute of Arts and Humanities’ campuswide World War I Centenary Project, and will present a three-performance program in its inaugural Curatorial Fellowship through the Arts@TheCore program. The season also will include a number of free and public events.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:59 AM

Fall preview: Mallarmé opens with ‘American Mavericks’

The Mallarmé Chamber Players open their 2014-15 season with “American Mavericks,” at 3 p.m. Sept. 7 in PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Fall preview: World premieres, music and dance at Duke Performances

Duke Performances will present six world premieres of commissioned works during its 2014-2015 season. The Campbell Brothers, a “sacred steel” ensemble, will mark the 50th anniversary of saxophonist John Coltrane’s recording “A Love Supreme” with a concert Sept. 5 at Hayti Heritage Center, in conjunction with the Bull Durham Blues Festival. The Campbell Brothers’ concert is among six world premieres that Duke Performances has commissioned for its 2014-2015 season.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 06:27 AM

Fall preview: Music and street festivals abound

Fall is the season for music and street festivals. Here are a few highlights.