In The Herald-Sun

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 06:12 PM

Long Meadow pool needs $131K fix

Long Meadow Park’s swimming pool leaks in six places and needs $131,085 in repairs if it’s go back in service, consultants are telling city officials.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

Durham officer receives ‘Woman of the Year’ award

Marianne Bond had always wanted to be a police officer. But when she was leaving high school, police departments still had a height requirement – one she couldn’t quite meet. So she went to college to pursue a degree in nutrition.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Family of Duke's Powell seeks help

Fundraising underway to cover costs of 7-year-old boy's cancer treatment

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Wilsons donate $3 million to Duke

Gift, part of Duke Forward campaign, will fund athletics facilties upgrades and the Nasher Museum endowment.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

Buzz: Food truck aims for brick-and-mortar business

  • Sierra Nevada and Counter Culture tasting
  • Fast casual pizza chain coming to Morrisville


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Taylor Mac and "A 24 Decade History of Popular Music”

Taylor Mac will perform “1910s – A 24 Decade History of Popular Music” today and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall at UNC Chapel Hill. For tickets, call 919-843-3333 or visit

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 06:27 PM

Stricter federal loan rules impact NCCU students

N.C. Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White said Tuesday that a move to make lending standards stricter for parents seeking to take out a type of federal college loan for their children was a “detrimental action” that has particularly impacted historically black colleges and universities.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

New teacher mentors, principal coaches to start work Oct. 1

The school district’s new teacher mentors and principal coaches are expected to start work on Oct. 16.

The school board approved programs last month to hire 20 retired teachers and 10 retired principals or administrators to mentor young teachers and principals.  

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

Lewis to march at Durham Reads kickoff Saturday

Rep. John Lewis will participate in a march Saturday from the Durham County Main Library to the new Durham Civil Rights History Mural Project to kick off a month of Durham Reads events.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

Ex-Duke RB Gary Wilson, son cough up big bucks

Gary Wilson was part of the last Duke team to win a football bowl game more than 50 years ago. On Tuesday, Duke announced that the former Blue Devils running back and his son, also a Duke graduate, are donating $3 million that will go toward athletics and the Nasher Museum.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Duke students see DWI ‘crashes’ up-close


A pedestrian is mowed down by a drunken driver.


A storefront window shatters when a texting driver crashes into it.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 05:37 PM

No serious injuries in bus wreck

A Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools bus was involved in a collision Tuesday afternoon after school. No one was seriously injured.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Traffic diverted on West Rosemary, West Franklin

Chapel Hill Police are diverting westbound traffic on W. Rosemary Street and W. Franklin Street away from Carrboro.  

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 03:25 PM

Police log, Oct. 1

  • Suspect in NCCU incident turns himself in
  • Police investigate weekend shooting

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Hit-and-run suspect turns self in

James Henry Nelson IV, wanted as a suspect in a hit-and-run near N. C. Central University last week, turned himself in to Durham Police Department Monday.