Works by more than 200 artists are on display at the Durham Art Walk Holiday Market in downtown through Sunday, Nov. 23.
Blue Devils clamp down defensively to claim Coaches vs.Cancer Classic championship
City Councilman Eugene Brown has had enough of the signs all around town that label Sheriff Mike Andrews “nefarious.” Branding them “someone’s memorial and paranoia against our county sheriff,” Brown spoke up in a council work session on Thursday to say he thinks they should be treated as “political” signs subject to a post-election time limit
Veterans who run afoul of the law may soon have a special court in Durham where the focus will be on helping instead of punishing.
BY DAWN BAUMGARTNER VAUGHAN
CHAPEL HILL – Daniel Wallace hadn’t written a children’s book until his new one launched into the literary stratosphere this past week, but he knows how to please a roomful of children.
The Batsheva Dance Company’s one-night only performance of “Sadeh21” Friday at UNC’s Memorial Hall literally started with a bang.
The current edition of The Time Jumpers includes 11 members, among them vocalist Vince Gill, “Ranger Doug” Green, Paul Franklin and Dawn Sears. The Time Jumpers will bring their western swing styles to the Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham, at 8 p.m. Monday. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit www.carolinatheatre.org.
Eight projects were honored for excellence in design and preservation of their properties at the 2014 Golden Leaf Awards for Community Appearance Thursday.
Most City of Durham and County of Durham offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Police, fire and rescue services for life-threatening or in-progress emergencies may be reached by calling 9-1-1. Non-emergency problems or concerns may be directed to (919) 560-4600.
Much-needed repairs to Durham’s City Hall and Annex will begin in early December.
The City’s General Services Department is overseeing the nine-month renovation project that will consist of three major sub-projects.
There is nothing that beats the downer of a gray day than looking at art and, last Thursday, Chapel Hill had much to lift the spirits. At the Frank there is a group of glass artists from the North Carolina mountains plus a couple of local ones; at Jane Tyndall, Gayle Lowry’s paintings are a travelogue of desire — the viewers, through the artist’s eyes, can only see in. They are not allowed inside. And at Light Art+Design Casey Cook uses modest materials to make large paintings and monumental sculpture;
Michael Parker talks about “All I Have in This World” on North Carolina Bookwatch today at noon and Thursday at 5 p.m.
Duke faces Stanford tonight at 9:30 p.m., which means former Duke star and assistant coach Johnny Dawkins has to coach the Cardinal against his mentor
Blue Devils reach Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title game, where Coach K will face off against Johnny Dawkins' Stanford Cardinal
Style points, or any points for that matter, were in low supply on Friday night.
No. 4 Duke found a way to slog through the muck and get a win anyway.
The Blue Devils survived a poor night of shooting, playing tight defense of their own to stifle Temple, beating the Owls 74-54 in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic semifinals at the Barclays Center.
Duke (4-0) will face Stanford (3-0) in the tournament championship game Saturday night (9:30 p.m., TruTV) in an intriguing coaching matchup. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will face off against his former player and assistant coach, Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins, for the first time.
The Blue Devils remained unbeaten and reached the tournament final despite their poorest night of offense in the young season. Duke’s 74 points were far below the season average of 101 it carried into the game.
Duke’s shooting was below 30 percent well into the second half before the Blue Devils finally heated up to pull away from the equally cold Owls.
The area's four remaining high school playoff entries pulled a perfecto Friday night, to move into the state quarterfinals where three members of the Big East 3-A Conference are among the last eight 3-AA programs standing. Southern will host Chapel Hill on Friday in one quarterfinal, Orange will host Northern Guilford in another, and Hillside will travel to No. 1 seed New Bern in 4-A in a rematch of the Hornets' season-opener.
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Fire heavily damaged a home south of downtown Friday afternoon, displacing five residents. No one was hurt.
Firefighters were called at 4:45 p.m. to a one-story house at 1204 Franklin St., off Alston Avenue , and saw flames inside and heavy smoke coming from the attic.