In The Herald-Sun

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 04:15 PM

Mayor presses for speedier action on affordable housing

A major call to action came Monday night as Mayor Bill Bell told the City Council once again that it needs to seriously look at affordable housing needs now, instead of waiting.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Chef Amy Tornquist plays game of ‘would you rather?’

This week I’ve tried something new. 


      I wrote 15 food-related “would you rather?” questions.  Then I contacted some local chefs, and asked them to play.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 08:39 PM

Officer: 'I was hanging on for my life'

A Durham police investigator testified Monday he held onto a suspect's car while being dragged as the driver tried to flee a traffic stop that ended in a gunshot wound to the officer.

Aug. 03, 2015 @ 07:44 PM

School board to align policy with new 10-grading scale mandate

Not all members of the school board favor a move to a 10-point grading scale.

But like it or not, the Durham Public Schools must adopt a new policy to align the district’s grading scale to the state mandate.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

Food Buzz: Mystic Bourbon plans barrel house

Mystic crowd funding production facility

Durham-based Mystic Bourbon Liqueur is raising money to establish a barrel house, tasting room and event space.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 05:49 PM

Alls' suspension costly for himself, Duke

Wide receiver has talent to help make up graduation losses at wide receiver. But he'll miss games this season

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

Beyu Caffe moving spaces early next year

Downtown jazz club and restaurant Beyu Caffe will be moving to a new location in January, just two doors down from its current space.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

Knights looking for breakthrough season

Northern has 26 seniors looking to challenge Hillside in PAC-6

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

DCVB earns 13 “exemplary” citations

Durham's destination marketing organization, the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau, has earned 13 exemplary citations during its latest re-accreditation.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 05:20 PM

Judges rule against former NCCU chemist

State Court of Appeals judges have rejected a retired chemistry professor’s attempt to sue N.C. Central University because school officials denied him “emeritus” status.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 04:45 PM

DPAC scores another record for attendance

Attendance for the seventh season at the Durham Performing Arts Center hit a new high mark of 448,998 guests, topping DPAC’s last record of 421,000 set in the 2011-2012 season, the venue reported Tuesday.

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

NC State begins preseason camp with eye on contending in ACC

Wolfpack expect to move up in ACC pecking order in Doeren's third season

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 11:48 AM

Restaurant Inspections

Durham Restaurant Inspections

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Aug. 04, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

Missing teenager found, ‘OK’

Durham police said today that a missing teenager they had been looking for since last week “has been located and she is OK.”

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 10:59 AM

Red Cross calls for most-needed blood types

The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation.