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Jul. 04, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

OLD GLORY: Tradition abounds at Oval Park on Fourth

For 66 years the Watts Hospital-Hillandale Neighborhood parade has been a tradition in the lives of Bull City residents — and it doesn’t look like it’s going to quit any time soon. The parade is marked by flags flying across Oval Park and three simple rules that haven’t changed over the six decades it’s been around.

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 05:31 PM

Independence Day on the Eno

The Festival for the Eno is a distinctly Durham tradition that draws crowds of all ages for a two-day riverside festival and on Saturday it kicked off its 36th anniversary. The festival continues Sunday, July 5 at West Point on the Eno park.


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

Police shoot murder, robbery suspect; store worker dead

Durham police responding to a robbery in progress early this morning shot and wounded suspect Dmarlo Johnson. Police then found Amer Mahmood, 48, of Durham, dead inside the Joy Food Mart at 2109 North Roxboro Street  site of the alleged robbery. Mahmood was an employee at the store. Johnson has been charged with his slaying..


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Skateboarder dies after morning collision

Reilly Shamus, 23, of Durham, was hit and killed while riding a skateboard Saturday morning at the intersection of Holloway and Spruce streets, Durham police said.


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 03:42 PM

CALL OF THE WILD: Carolina Tiger Rescue saves wild cats

Leah greets senior animal keeper Lauren Humphries with a chuff — a way to say hello in tiger-speak. Leah, 13, is one of 22 tigers living at Carolina Tiger Rescue, a preserve dedicated to saving big and small wild cats.


Jul. 03, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

NCCU ready to move on new student union

N.C. Central University will soon ask the UNC system’s Board of Governors for permission to finish up the advance planning for a new on-campus student union.


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Jul. 04, 2015 @ 05:31 PM

Independence Day on the Eno

The Festival for the Eno is a distinctly Durham tradition that draws crowds of all ages for a two-day riverside festival and on Saturday it kicked off its 36th anniversary. The festival continues Sunday, July 5 at West Point on the Eno park.

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

OLD GLORY: Tradition abounds at Oval Park on Fourth

For 66 years the Watts Hospital-Hillandale Neighborhood parade has been a tradition in the lives of Bull City residents — and it doesn’t look like it’s going to quit any time soon. The parade is marked by flags flying across Oval Park and three simple rules that haven’t changed over the six decades it’s been around.


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

Police shoot murder, robbery suspect; store worker dead

Durham police responding to a robbery in progress early this morning shot and wounded suspect Dmarlo Johnson. Police then found Amer Mahmood, 48, of Durham, dead inside the Joy Food Mart at 2109 North Roxboro Street  site of the alleged robbery. Mahmood was an employee at the store. Johnson has been charged with his slaying..


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Skateboarder dies after morning collision

Reilly Shamus, 23, of Durham, was hit and killed while riding a skateboard Saturday morning at the intersection of Holloway and Spruce streets, Durham police said.


Sports View All »

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 @ 11:44 PM

Cuban squad beats Team USA 5-1

Cuban team manager Roger Machado said his ballclub may have been spurred by the defections of two players.


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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Opinion View All »

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? 

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 »

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.