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Jul. 06, 2015 @ 06:40 PM

Partner’s injury spurs dancer’s solo debut

Over the years at their American Dance Festival appearances, Eiko and Koma have created their own worlds as they moved so slowly they seemed to stop time. They have explored such vast terrains as the home of the seal. They have even performed in outdoor settings that included a Duke Gardens’ stream where they braved turtles and leeches to create their art.

Jul. 06, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Church seeks land for parking, development

In order to meet the needs of a growing congregation, the Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church is one step closer to acquiring three plots of land on Iredell Street to use for parking and future development.


Jul. 06, 2015 @ 06:01 PM

PACE supporters rally to save school

Declaring state education officials’ decision to revoke PACE Academy’s charter discriminatory and unjust, more than two dozen protestors gathered outside of the state Department of Education building on Monday to demand that the public charter school be allowed to remain open.


Jul. 06, 2015 @ 03:14 PM

School board to pick at least 1 new leader

The Durham school board will meet on Tuesday, July 7 to elect its leadership for the upcoming school year. The board will have the option of re-electing current leaders or it could go in a different direction. Vice Chairwoman Minnie Forte-Brown, however, is ready to pass her torch because of other obligations.


Jul. 06, 2015 @ 01:17 PM

Judge denies bond for defendant in store shooting

A man accused of fatally shooting a convenience store clerk over the weekend was returned to the Durham County Jail on Monday after his first court appearance, where a judge denied bond.


Jul. 05, 2015 @ 09:01 PM

Rehabbing Jaso gets his swings for Bulls

Coming back from a wrist injury, Rays' Jaso gets one hit in five at bats as Norfolk beats Durham 8-5

 


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Jul. 06, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

Burt’s Bees’ namesake, co-founder dies at 80

Burt Shavitz, co-founder of Durham-based Burt’s Bees, died Sunday at the age of 80.

Mr. Shavitz, whose image as a bearded beekeeper still adorns several of the brand’s products, remained involved as a spokesperson and “champion of the brand” until his death, said marketing director Mariah Eckhardt, who has worked at Burt’s Bees for the past nine years.

Jul. 06, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

Carrboro fire damages house, displaces five residents

Fire late Sunday damaged a 9,500-square-foot house and displaced five residents.

No injuries were reported, according to the Carrboro Fire Department.


Jul. 06, 2015 @ 04:56 PM

New Fire Department equipment could save lives

The Durham Fire Department recently bought new equipment that's expected to enhance its response to emergencies and save lives.


Jul. 06, 2015 @ 01:17 PM

Judge denies bond for defendant in store shooting

A man accused of fatally shooting a convenience store clerk over the weekend was returned to the Durham County Jail on Monday after his first court appearance, where a judge denied bond.


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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 09:01 PM

Rehabbing Jaso gets his swings for Bulls

Coming back from a wrist injury, Rays' Jaso gets one hit in five at bats as Norfolk beats Durham 8-5

 

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 08:04 PM

Dancing in the Park

The Diamond Cutters, the DBAP's dancing sweepers, excite the crowds with their dances in between the sixth and seventh innings. 


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 09:52 PM

Bulls fall short on Independence Day

A standing room-only crowd of 11,871 watched on as Durham squandered a four-run lead and fell to Norfolk 5-4 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park Saturday night.


Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:37 PM

Cuban baseball stars on USA tour defect

Two Cuban baseball players have defected in North Carolina where the Cuban national team is playing a series of “friendly” games against U.S. collegians, the island’s official sports media website Jit — a phonetic rendering of “hit” in Spanish — confirmed Friday.


Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

Turner takes leading role on UNC's veteran offensive line

North Carolina fifth-year senior Landon Turner is wrapping up a tumultuous career marked by NCAA investigations, two coaching changes, an overhaul to a no-huddle offense, even a postseason ban that kept the Tar Heels out of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game in 2012.


Jul. 03, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Wait and see on Kaminsky, Porzingis

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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 07:33 AM
Jul. 04, 2015 @ 11:32 AM

Lay death penalty to rest

Until early in the past century, local governments were responsible for executing prisoners sentenced to death in North Carolina. In 1910, the state took over that responsibility, and in the state's first execution on March 18, 1910, Walter Morrison was put to death in the electric chair.


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 09:47 PM

A house divided – the South’s shameless bargain

sticker refers to them in passing.  Jesus talks about the ruin of a divided people in the middle of an argument about whether his healing miracles are miraculous or demonic.  Jesus is, of course, clear that he is healing people with the power of the Holy Spirit, not through the power of Satan.  This is also the passage where Jesus specifies that the only unforgivable sin is speaking against the Holy Spirit. 


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Letters to the Editor, July 5

  • Coach Hatchell ‘incredible’
  • Amazing Grace? 

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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

‘Chapter Three’

 When Sin Yu moved to North Carolina from South Korea in 1974, he worked a variety of jobs, from welding to textile manufacturing.

But it took only several years for him to find the right fit, which led him to have his own business by 1985.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

The Buzz: Magazine calling for Made in the South award submissions

Regional magazine Garden & Gun is seeking submissions from Southern businesses for its annual Made in the South Awards.


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.


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.


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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: The Old Ceremony

Local band The Old Ceremony’s first studio album in three years will be released Friday. To celebrate the release of “Sprinter,” The Old Ceremony will perform at 9 p.m. July 17 and 18 in the Back Room at Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. For more details and tickets, visit www.catscradle.com.

 

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 03:46 PM

Blue Greenberg: Portraits of Durham at Power Plant Gallery

Since its beginnings less than 200 years ago, photography has been a democratic art form. Coming on the heels of the Industrial Revolution, once the process was realized, the inventors figured out a cheap way to take a picture, and so just about everyone could afford a camera. Each time the gurus upped the standards there were others who put the new ideas into a machine that was affordable.


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 03:41 PM

Books roundup: An ongoing civil rights movement

To Benjamin Hedin, the civil rights movement was always “a unified or singular thing,” and a “moment in time,” a movement that swelled and then ended. In his new book “In Search of the Movement: The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now” (City Lights Books, $15.95),


Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

ADF REVIEW: Paul Taylor Dance Company

There’s something exciting and reassuring about seeing the Paul Taylor Dance Company performances over the years at the American Dance Festival.