In The Herald-Sun

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. 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.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 04:35 PM

Coalition wants schools powered by sun

A coalition of education, health, labor and environmental organizations has launched a “Repower Our Schools” campaign to convince Charlotte and Durham school districts to pass resolutions in support of transforming their power operations to 100 percent renewable, solar energy.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 06:13 PM

Arrests made in pair of slayings

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

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: 'Dunsinane'

The National Theatre of Scotland will perform “Dunsinane,” writer David Greig’s sequel to Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” in Memorial Hall at UNC Chapel Hill. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday. For tickets, call 919-843-3333 or visit

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:58 PM

Wildcats sweep PAC-6 championship

East Chapel Hill boys, girls race to league title

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. 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. 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 @ 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.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 03:41 PM

A sugar-free, homemade candy bar

It's been six months since I showed sugars and refined carbohydrates (even whole grain wheat) the door.

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 @ 09:45 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.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Jake Xerxes Fussell

Jake Xerxes Fussell will celebrate the release of his debut solo recording with a free concert at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Center for the Study of the American South, at 410 E. Franklin St. in Chapel Hill. For information, call 919-962-5665.