Durham police were dispatched at 6:41 p.m. Wednesday to investigate a two-vehicle traffic accident with one fatality in the 300 block of Junction Road, spokesman Wil Glenn said.
DURHAM — Fynn Bullock fidgets a bit in his chair at his mother’s veterinary clinic just off Guess Road. His long, sandy blonde hair cascades from beneath his Liquid Force ball cap to his shoulders, and his freckle-splashed face alternates between easy smiles and deep pauses of introspection …
Ninth Street retailer Playhouse Toy Store has operated independently for the past 31 years, but owner Donna Frederick said that unless the store changes its business model it will be forced to go out of business.
A local environmental group has weighed in against the idea of equipping the Duke University campus with a gas-turbine power plant, arguing the institution’s leaders should instead look to solar energy and other sources.
A mysterious affliction has killed four endangered aye-ayes at the Duke Lemur Center in the last 24 hours. All four -- two males and two females ranging in age from 7 to 28 years -- were stricken suddenly and died in the emergency care of two of the world’s foremost lemur veterinarians.
In their obsession with coal ash and one contaminant linked in the popular imagination to it, North Carolina’s politicians, regulators, activists and media are missing a much wider problem, a new study from Duke University suggests.
The Orange County Board of Adjustment voted 3-1 late Monday in favor of reversing a decision made by Orange County Planning Supervisor Michael Harvey that no zoning approval was required for a building permit issued to The Barn of Chapel Hill.
Two of the country’s top political operatives agreed Tuesday that former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is likely to win North Carolina’s 15 electoral votes when this year’s presidential campaign ends on Nov. 8. Being from different parties, the Republicans’ Karl Rove and the Democrats’ Jim Messina rated the odds a bit differently in a forum at Duke University Tuesday evening.
Christopher Ed Lee, 34, was arrested Sunday in the 1300 block of Hudson Avenue and charged with communicating threats and assault on a female. He was being held at the Durham County jail without bond.
Nearly 15 percent of Durham County’s registered voters had cast ballots for the Nov. 8 general election through Monday. According to the Durham County Board of Elections, 33,398 votes were cast through Monday from the county’s 228,598 registered voters, 14.6 percent. Monday’s tally was the last complete tally available as of Tuesday evening.
Kenny Caperton would be the first to admit he has been “a crazy fan of horror films” since childhood. And he’s leveraged his love of a ghoulish October holiday and the movie of the same name — “Halloween” — into an iconic tourist escape for lovers of the slasher movie series. Caperton and his wife Emily again will play host to one of the area’s largest Halloween celebrations on Saturday, Oct. 29 when he transforms his 5.5-acre property into a horror movie medley emporium.
Earning 100 percent 4-year graduation honors within the Durham Public Schools were Middle College High School at Durham Technical Community College with 101 students, City of Medicine Academy with 79 students and Josephine Dobbs Clement Early College High School with 73 students.
Search engine and technology behemoth Google Inc. expanded its home-delivery service -- Amazon.com challenger Google Express -- to North Carolina and many more states on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The service -- Google Express -- connects users to popular retailers in an online marketplace. Customers who order from Google Express can expect orders to be fulfilled either same-day, next day or in two days, according to the company.
The site of the former Howerton-Bryan Funeral Home on West Main Street could become the home of a 200-unit apartment development, according to plans submitted to the City of Durham.
The Hillsborough Police Department 5K will take place Saturday, Oct. 29, primarily on the Riverwalk greenway and in Gold Park.
Durham County Commissioners approved a resolution Monday night that allows the issuance of $15 million of educational facilities revenue bonds associated with the Kestrel Heights School.
Cybersecurity incidents like the alleged Russian hack of the Democratic National Committee’s emails show that the U.S. and other major powers haven’t established any rules of engagement like those that governed their behavior in the Cold War, a prominent foreign-relations commentator says.
- County to roll out new recycling carts
- Sewer Spill on Newhall Road contained
- Betabrand CEO to speak at Kenan-Flagler Nov. 7
- Cloth Mill to host OCIM benefit
- Civil rights leader Perkins to speak
RALEIGH -- There will soon be a second iconic place of worship to note the three corners of the Triangle. Progress on the Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral, which will be the mother church for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh’s faithful across the eastern half of North Carolina, is on schedu…
CenterFest, the annual arts festival that brings people downtown, recently celebrated its 42nd year of bringing visitors to the downtown business district. With the recent growth of restaurants and retail in downtown Durham, some business owners are now saying the festival actually hurts sales, and are seeking changes in the festival.
Area voters were able to bring their issues and questions to the table Sunday, as they met local and state candidates of the Nov. 8 general election.
For nine-year-old Sofia Cutlip,picking out a pumpkin is almost a science. “You have to think to find the right size and if it seems moldy,” Sofia said. “ I don’t like moldy.” Along with her 3-year-old sister Alex, the Durham girl found her perfect pumpkin Sunday at the Museum of Life and Science’s annual Pumpkin Patch Express.
urham police are investigating a pedestrian-involved accident early Sunday on the Durham Freeway (N.C. 147) near Briggs Avenue that left two pedestrians hurt, one critically.
A Durham business has launched a free alert system to help families find a loved one with Alzheimer's disease who has wandered away.
Independent Animal Rescue (IAR) an all-volunteer, nonprofit animal rescue and rehabilitation program headquartered in Durham, is hoping to sugarcoat your Halloween take with a combined cat adoption event and bake sale fundraiser featuring Halloween goodies and gifts Saturday, Oct. 29 at Petco at South Square, 4011 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd.
Duke University’s Arts Annex building is tucked away in the corner of the Burch Avenue neighborhood, out of sight of Duke’s East Campus and away from much of the public as well.
Torrence Joseph Holloway, 34, was arrested Monday in the 3300 block of Dearborn Drive and charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a concealed weapon.. He was being held at the Durham County jail in lieu of $35,000 bond.
The two area codes that make up East Durham — 27703 and a sliver of 27701 — have some of the worst rates of child obesity and lowest life expectancies in all of Durham County. That stark fact is something that the East Durham Children’s Initiative, which works extensively in East Durham, is trying to change with its most recent program Youth Leaders for Health, which is taking 60 fourth and fifth graders from Y.E. Smith Elementary School and Maureen Joy Charter School and training them as health ambassadors.
Trees and youth are a continuing focus of the Durham City Council. During a workshop this week, council members discussed a $100,000 incentive agreement with Made in Durham to work with businesses hiring youth for internships and a tree inventory and canopy analysis.
During the flooding from Hurricane Matthew, a specialized and highly technical team of rescue members known as Urban Search & Rescue Team, Task Force 8, staffed by first responders from the Durham, Chapel Hill and and Raleigh fire departments, were called into action to serve and respond to needs down East. For Hillsborough’s Jeff Roberts, a Task Force 8 member, the opportunity to serve and assist was something he has trained for and continues to train for and really, it is his life’s work.
More than 1,000 members of the N.C. Congress of Latino Organizations (NCCLO) will meet with North Carolina candidates for governor and U.S. Senate during a public nonpartisan meeting at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 801 W. Chapel Hill St.
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Chapel Hill police are seeking information from the public on suspects involved in a pair of Rams Plaza armed robberies this week.
Investigators with the Durham County Sheriff’s Office say Eric Ray, 33, of Durham, was shot and killed in the 3700 block of Angier Avenue Thursday night. Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Tamara Gibbs said a preliminary investigation suggested Ray was walking home from his job when shot.
DURHAM — Police investigators are trying to locate Jazzmine Gee, 15, who was last seen on October 6 in the 700 block of Eva Street, said spokeswoman for the Durham Police Department Kammie Michael.
The upstart Democratic challenger to U.S. Sen. Richard Burr has continued to outraise and outspend the Republican incumbent in a tight North Carolina race that could help determine whether the GOP-controlled Senate shifts to Democratic hands.
While Duke has a week without a game, the Triangle’s other Division I football teams face important league games Saturday, Oct. 22
he Durham Community Concert Band and the Durham Jazz Orchestra will perform an afternoon of free music Saturday, Oct. 22 from 4-6 p.m. at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St.