In The Herald-Sun

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 06:57 PM

School board chair to seek commissioner’s seat

It’s been somewhat of an open secret for weeks, but Durham school board Chairwoman Heidi Carter made it official on Tuesday, confirming that she will not seek reelection to the board in 2016.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Durham unveils SmART vision plan

Imagine someday walking north on Blackwell Street and instead of seeing the backs of buildings, residents and visitors will also see outdoor café seating, a landscaped parking area, and façade art on the buildings. Also imagine a day when the Carolina Theatre and Civic Center plaza are more open, with an outdoor stage. The proposals were among many ideas for better connecting downtown Durham’s arts districts unveiled Tuesday during the presentation of the “Durham SmART Initiative Vision Plan” at the Durham Arts Council.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 06:43 PM

AI chefs lay some ‘sugar’ on The Rolling Stones

At around 9 Wednesday night, July 1, The Rolling Stones will take the stage at Carter-Finley Stadium following opening act The Avett Brothers, and the Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham’s Culinary School is more than ready to feed them.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 06:57 PM

Police log: Murder suspect ID'd

The police are looking for an 18-year-old Durham man who they believe killed a man on Friday. Police have charged Christopher Lee Allen in the shooting death of Anthony Tremaine Glenn, 37, near the intersection of Holloway and Raynor streets.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 01:01 PM

Fireworks, baseball to mark Durham Fourth of July festivities

The public is invited to celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Bulls on Independence Day, July 4, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:42 PM

USA, Cuba ready for baseball series

World powers play five games this week, including two at DBAP Thursday and Friday

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:00 PM

Blue Devils’ Tomlinson named ACC’s top male athlete for 2014-15

Football All-American, now with Detroit Lions, picks up ACC honor

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

ADF REVIEW: ‘Dynamic Duos’ is a must-see

From the clarion trumpet call that announces the arrival onstage of Mark Haim and Jesse Zaritt to the final image of Rosie Herrera using her wedding dress to beat Larry Keigwin, the American Dance Festival’s “Dynamic Duos” delivered a must-see program on Monday at Reynolds Industries Theater. And, there’s still time to see it: — the final shows takes place tonight and Wednesday, July 1.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 02:43 PM

Food Buzz: Mesa Latin Kitchen to replace Gregoria’s

A new restaurant concept will replace Gregoria’s Cuban Steakhouse at 2701 Hillsborough Road.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 12:37 PM

Truck strikes overpass, halts traffic

Another Durham railroad overpass was the site of a truck collision Tuesday afternoon. The bridge over West Chapel Hill Street near Durham Station was struck by a truck about 10:48 a.m., police said.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 11:14 AM

Enjoy shrimp – fresh-caught off our coast

At a young age I didn't like shrimp very much. Fortunately my Mom didn't either, so I didn't hear the dreaded: "You can't leave the dinner table until you clean your plate."

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 10:52 AM

Cool and dreamy culinary options

Well, it’s that time of year again: the sweltering, moist, and thoroughly unpleasant circle of heck that is summer in North Carolina.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Laurelyn Dossett

Greensboro-based singer and songwriter Laurelyn Dossett will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Sarah P. Duke Gardens. For tickets, call 919-684-4444 or visit

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:59 PM

RDU embarks on 2040 plan

Raleigh-Durham International Airport held its first of multiple meetings over the next 18 months to identify the airport’s development goals through 2040.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:38 PM

Mud Hens down Bulls 4-1

The Bulls (41-37) dropped the opening of a three-game stint at Toledo Monday night, falling to the Mud Hens 4-1.