In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

Panel releases campus security recommendations

Speaking before a series of recommendations were released to address campus sexual assault, violence and drug and alcohol abuse, University of North Carolina President Tom Ross told the UNC Board of Governors on Thursday that the campuses “remain safe.”

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 08:37 PM

Motion seeks to move Willingham case to federal court

Attorneys at the N.C. Attorney General’s office want the case brought by former athletics department learning specialist Mary Willingham against the University of North Carolina and the UNC-Chapel Hill moved to federal court.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Police to revisit Mahato murder in wake of acquittal

After a jury acquitted Laurence Lovette on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery Wednesday, Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez said the department will revisit the Abhijit Mahato case – six years after his death.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

'Carolina Way' needs direction

How much should UNC coach Roy Williams have known about what his players were — or were not — doing in the classrooms?

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

DPS teachers have mixed feelings about loss of longevity pay

Local teachers have mixed feelings about a state House and state Senate proposal to do away with longevity pay for teachers.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:11 PM

Down, set — August 1, August 1 — hike!

Football, anyone?

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 10:43 PM

Bulls, Knights washed out

Mother Nature stikes out both sides.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:10 PM


Former N.C. Central guard Jeremy Ingram goes pro

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

The last of a legacy

Don’t expect the wrecking balls to start swinging toward the Liberty Warehouse for another month, but the first stages of demolition have begun.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Durham woman sentenced in IRS fraud case

A Durham woman was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in federal prison for conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Justice Department and IRS announced.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

UNC BOG finance committee supports need-based aid cap

A UNC Board of Governors committee moved a proposal forward on Thursday to cap the amount of need-based aid that comes from tuition dollars in an effort to help working families. But others say it may hurt middle as well as low-income families and could lead to more student debt.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: July 31

"Different Points of View:  Photographs by  Bruce Weber and Jason Pulley” is on view through Aug. 23 at the Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery. The gallery is at 102 N. Churton St. For information, call 919-643-2500 or visit

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

Remembering Feng Liu

It was a somber celebration of life Wednesday night, exactly one week since the brutal attack took the life of Feng Liu, a University of North Carolina professor.

Colleagues, students, strangers and members of the UNC family came out to remember  Liu, who many described as a loving husband, father and mentor.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

Hill donates $1.25 million to Duke

Former NBA All-Star gives second large donation to his alma mater

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Fate of historic-preservation subsidy still up in air

Staging a mini-revolt against the chamber’s own leaders, the N.C. House Finance Committee agreed Wednesday to try once again to extend a state tax credit that subsidizes the renovation of historic buildings.