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Jan. 27, 2015 @ 06:25 PM

GOOGLE IT: High-speed Internet, TV en route to Triangle

After a failed bid in 2010, Durham will now be getting access to the high-speed Google Fiber Internet service. Google announced plans to expand service to Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Raleigh, Cary, Garner and Morrisville on Tuesday amid elected officials from each city and Gov. Pat McCrory.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Smallcakes opens in Woodcroft

Cupcake shop Smallcakes opened last week at 4711 Hope Valley Road in the Woodcroft Shopping Center.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:17 PM

Cleaning firm to fork over custodians' back-pay

Durham Public Schools is no longer on the hook for nearly $100,000 in back-pay owed school custodians by bankrupt Integrity Custodial Services.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 03:14 PM

Durham health official: Flu cases falling

The number of flu cases in Durham and the rest of North Carolina peaked about two weeks ago and are declining, according to a Durham County health official.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 02:53 PM

DCIA supports living wage, school programs; officers reinstalled

Durham Congregations in Action reinstalled officers for another term during its annual banquet Tuesday night at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. Hundreds of people attended the annual banquet for the collaborative organization of about 60 congregations, and learned about DCIA’s support of new initiatives.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

Carolina Theatre records surplus for 2nd straight year

For the second consecutive year, the Carolina Theatre of Durham recorded a financial surplus, according to audited financial statements presented to its board of trustees Tuesday. The nonprofit recorded a surplus of $40,838 in fiscal year 2014, which ended June 30.


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Jan. 27, 2015 @ 06:25 PM

GOOGLE IT: High-speed Internet, TV en route to Triangle

After a failed bid in 2010, Durham will now be getting access to the high-speed Google Fiber Internet service. Google announced plans to expand service to Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Raleigh, Cary, Garner and Morrisville on Tuesday amid elected officials from each city and Gov. Pat McCrory.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 06:30 PM

Board rejects appeal of W. Club Blvd. traffic-calming plan

A legal challenge to the city’s West Club Boulevard traffic-calming plan came up short Tuesday, Durham’s Board of Adjustment ruling that the resident who filed it didn’t have the right to have the case heard.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 12:49 PM

Arrests made in pair of slayings

Just over a week after the bodies of Charles Hinnant and Trinity Wilkins were found police have made arrests in their murders.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 06:01 PM

Police log: Thieves steal wiring, HVAC system

Copper wiring and an HVAC system was taken from a property on the 2600 block of Owen Street, according to Durham police records.


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Jan. 27, 2015 @ 06:28 PM

Stern tests continue for No. 4 Duke

Blue Devils face top-10 foes Notre Dame, Virginia on road over next four days

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 07:16 PM

Duke promotes Guerrieri to assistant coach

Grad assistant for the last three years will fill staff position vacated by Petri departure


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 06:56 AM

Staal, Faulk lead Hurricanes to 4-2 win over Lightning

Carolina returns from All-Star break with win


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:58 PM

Wildcats sweep PAC-6 championship

East Chapel Hill boys, girls race to league title


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:50 PM

Northern boys, Riverside girls post Pac-6 wins

Knights halt losing streak with 10-point win; Pirates dominate Northern in girls game


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 11:57 PM

Tar Heels win 6th straight with 93-83 victory over Syracuse

No. 13 North Carolina worked hard down low to beat Syracuse.


Opinion View All »

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 09:19 PM
Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:20 PM

An important conversation

Durham County Commissioners’ Chairman Michael Page has taken to heart a presidential challenge to address youth whose socioeconomic situation and disaffectedness from society put them at risk.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:26 AM

Martin: Tom Ross in William Friday’s footsteps 30 years later

“He's got great job security,” someone asserted a few years ago when UNC President Tom Ross' job first seemed to be at risk after the party affiliation of UNC’s board of governors changed.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 04:22 PM

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 28

  • Praise for public defender
  • Board’s performance ‘sorry’

Business View All »

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 11:10 AM

Master baker brings taste of France to Durham

Benjamin Messaoui, who earned the distinction of Master Baker after studying in Paris, has been baking for 35 years. And now, after 10 years as a head chef at Raleigh-based Neomonde, he’s opened his own business in Durham. Messaoui opened The French Corner Bakery, at 2005 North Pointe Drive, last month and said he’s astounded by the reception it has received.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Rise to open first franchise location

After announcing plans to launch a franchise program last summer, Rise Biscuits & Donuts will open its second location, in Morrisville.

The restaurant will open this summer in the Park West Village shopping center.


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

BioCryst treatment receives fast track FDA designation

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to speed up the development process for a BioCryst treatment used to fight a genetic disorder.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

The Buzz: Code school opening downtown

Astro Code School, developed by Durham web application firm Caktus Group, is set to open in March.


Lifestyles View All »

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 02:50 PM

'TO DO GOOD:' Duke Divinity professor gives keynote at DCIA

J. Kameron Carter, an associate professor of systematic theology and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School, said he would try preaching rather than give an academic lecture to Durham Congregations in Action at its annual banquet meeting Tuesday night at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church downtown.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 02:53 PM

DCIA supports living wage, school programs; officers reinstalled

Durham Congregations in Action reinstalled officers for another term during its annual banquet Tuesday night at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. Hundreds of people attended the annual banquet for the collaborative organization of about 60 congregations, and learned about DCIA’s support of new initiatives.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 02:57 PM

Belief Briefs: Churches to join wellness challenge

Seven Durham churches are participating in the 2015 Congregational Wellness Challenge for their spirit, soul and body, organized by DurhamCares, the Clergy Health Initiative at Duke Divinity School and Bull City Forward.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 09:53 AM

The unjustly maligned lemon

It’s a bum rap.

Calling a faulty piece of machinery a lemon — it’s wrong and unfair.  It’s just blatant anti-lemon propaganda.