Paddling along the Eno River was a labor of love Monday for dozens of Durham residents yearning to breathe free.
“We’re going on a little adventure of discovery,” said Ashley Riggs, who was kayaking at West Point on the Eno with friend Beth Martin. “Labor Day is a free day with no work, so I figured we should take advantage of it.”
With the playoffs set to begin on Wednesday, the Durham Bulls lost twice on Sunday. But the turned a triple play and set a new single-season attendance record along the way.
Police charged a man with having counterfeit DVDs and CDs with intent to sell them.
Ronnie J. Porter, 40, of Durbin Place, was arrested Friday and charged with having 374 counterfeit music CDs and 377 fake movie DVDs that lacked the real artists’ manufacture label.
My idea of high technology, generally speaking, is a toaster. As everyone knows, it’s an inscrutably complex mechanism that requires pin-point adjustment and careful programming of that little dial on the bottom that determines how much you will burn the toast. Not to mention you also have to decide on and implement which is the correct side to use when you’re only toasting one slice.
The building at 711 Washington St. sits empty now, with exposed wood ceilings and garage doors from its days as an auto repair garage.
But Melissa Katrincic and her husband, Lee, have a vision for it: a gin and liqueur distillery.
PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Second Stage Series begins today with Roger Guenveur Smith’s one-man show “Rodney King.” Ticket prices start at $15. Tickets may be purchased at www.playmakersrep.org or by calling 919-962-7529.
There's no doubt about who will start under center for UNC gainst San Diego State this weekend..
Hillside runner went overseas and handled his business.
Dove season begins at this passage of summer.
The International League champs head into the playoffs with a win in the season finale.
It's LeVelle Moton Day in Raleigh.
A man wants an appeals court to overturn the 10-year federal prison sentence he received in connection with the late 2012 shooting of a Durham Police Department officer.
When the chemistry lab that Daniel Martin works in at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill needed a new piece of specialized equipment, he went ahead and created it himself.
The mayors of the state’s largest cities and towns better start thinking now about how they’ll address rural/urban tensions “head on” in the 2015 session of the N.C. General Assembly, their chief spokeswoman and lobbyist says.
Pleiades Gallery will present “re:SCALE,” a gallery members’ exhibit examining life at different sizes. “Re:SCALE” will be at Pleiades through Oct. 4, 2014 with an opening reception Saturday from 6 p.m. to closing, as well as a Third Friday reception Sept. 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pleiades is at 109 E. Chapel Hill St. in Durham. For information call 919-797-2706 or visit pleiadesartdurham.com.