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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 06:55 PM

GALLERY: Festival for the Eno

Photos from the annual Festival for the Eno. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen and Nicki Jansen

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

GALLERY: Annual Fourth of July parade at Oval Park

Hundreds of people took part in the annual Watts Hospital-Hillandale neighborhood Fourth of July parade at Oval Park. (The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen)

Jun. 22, 2015 @ 08:06 PM

GALLERY: Heidi Latsky Dance performs "Triptych"

Heidi Latsky Dance performs "Triptych" at the American Dance Festival. (The Herald-Sun | John Joyner)

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Jul. 30, 2015 @ 05:36 PM

Longtime Durham politico Willie Covington to retire

Durham County Register of Deeds Willie Covington announced on Thursday announced he will retire from Durham County Government effective September 30.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:42 PM

Bull City Connector announces routing change

The Bull City Connector announced new routing Thursday in response to growth in central Durham.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:12 PM

Police log: Thousands of dollars stolen from home

housands of dollars were reported stolen from a Shadow Hawk Drive home July 28.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 11:16 AM

Accident closes Hillsborough-Trent intersection

The intersection of Hillsborough Road and Trent Drive will be closed for several hours due to a traffic accident., Durham police said. 


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

‘SENSELESS’: Vigil honors slain store clerk Amer Mahmood

Shelley Reaves was a daily customer at the Joy Mart on North Roxboro Street, just off Interstate 85. She knew the clerk usually behind the counter, Amer Mahmood, 48, a man she described as very kind. Mahmood was shot and killed during a robbery July 4. On Thursday evening, Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham held a prayer vigil in the parking lot of the store.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Fire marshal issues Colonial Inn order

The Orange County Fire Marshal has ordered the evacuation of Hillsborough’s condemned historic Colonial Inn, following an incident earlier this week.



Jul. 29, 2015 @ 07:25 PM

Defense focuses on racial attitudes in Riley jury selection

A judge cut short an attorney’s efforts to question jurors Wednesday about how they view the Durham Police Department during the trial of a man accused of shooting a police officer.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 07:14 PM

Former Navy officer to lead UNC safety programs

A former U.S. Navy captain starts work at UNC-Chapel Hill on Monday as head of the office that oversees campus safety programs, including the campus police force.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

Utility demands prompt fee hike talk

An increased workload on the city’s public works department in light of the recent announcements of fiber optic Internet has prompted an evaluation of how it charges fees for private utility builds and permits.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:16 PM

Police log: Police continue search for Sara Martinez Diaz, 15

Durham police are trying to locate a missing girl who was last seen by her family on June 5. Fifteen-year-old Sara Martinez Diaz was last seen on that date at Riverside High School on Rose of Sharon Road.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

ON THE MOVE: FSA hits ground running, preps kindergartners

A handful of small children sat in a classroom at New Hope Elementary Tuesday, playing with blocks and answering questions about the blocks’ colors and shapes. They had been in school for a week and a day as part of a new four-week kindergarten readiness program launched by the Family Success Alliance.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Freedom Schools excite kids about reading

Don’t greet students attending Durham’s Freedom School summer reading enrichment program with “good morning” unless you absolutely mean it.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

Belief briefs: What's happening among area congregations

The Rt. Rev. Anne Hodges-Copple, bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, will step up as bishop pro tem when the Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, bishop of the diocese, is installed as presiding bishop of the entire U.S. Episcopal Church on Nov. 1.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

NEW SHEPHERD: Church of Good Shepherd to install new pastor

The installation of the new senior pastor of The Church of the Good Shepherd will be like a wedding, said Rev. Chuck Jacob, who will be formally installed on Sunday (Aug. 2). It won’t be a wedding with formal attire and such, but it will be the exchanging of vows.