In The Herald-Sun

May. 22, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

Graduation 2015: Josephine Dobbs Clement Early College High School

Daniel Robinson was among the 2015 graduating class of the Josephine Dobbs Clement Early College High School at N.C. Central University on Friday.

May. 22, 2015 @ 07:10 PM

Graduation 2015: Middle College High School

Kelcie Bullock on Friday told her fellow Class of 2015 graduates that they chose to attend Middle College High School at Durham Technical Community College because they are mavericks. Bullock said there are many different definitions for maverick but her favorite is the one that defines it as an unbranded calf that’s separated from its mother.

May. 22, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

Memorial Day: Fallen heroes to be honored

The United States observes Memorial Day as a national holiday, and veterans’ graves are often decorated with flags. In Chapel Hill, Butner and Durham, observances are planned this weekend to remember and honor the members of the U.S. armed forces who died while fighting for their country.

May. 22, 2015 @ 04:46 PM

Dry cleaning site remediation ongoing

Nearly 23 years after toxic contamination was discovered at a defunct Durham dry cleaning site, remedial efforts continue to rid the area of health risks.

May. 22, 2015 @ 07:27 PM

NCAA hands up notice of allegations to UNC

Closer, yes, but no closure for those anticipating the end of the academics scandal that both has hurt credibility and continues to impact recruiting in athletics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC officials have 90 days to let the NCAA know what they plan to do with a notice of allegations from the governing body that is poised to punish the school not only for roughly 18 years of irregular course offerings but also possible infractions of NCAA bylaws.

May. 22, 2015 @ 07:04 PM

UNC routs Duke to reach NCAA final

Tar Heels run away from Duke in second half

May. 22, 2015 @ 06:31 PM

Voyager's Huff commits to Virginia

6-10 center pledges to Cavaliers over Wake Forest, East Carolina and Wofford

May. 22, 2015 @ 05:43 PM

UNC leaders fill Greensboro chancellor slot

For the UNC system’s Board of Governors, Friday was another day, and another chancellor hiring. This time around, the board filled an impending vacancy at UNC-Greensboro, naming political scientist Franklin Gilliam Jr. to replace departing Chancellor Linda Brady.

May. 22, 2015 @ 05:03 PM

Accused killer gets 1st day in court

The man accused of killing a 52-year-old property managed faced a District Court judge on Friday. Shatique Kamel Skinner, 21, of Mimosa Street was arrested Thursday morning, just days after police allege he shot and killed Fred Edgerton at an apartment complex on the 1800 block of Cheek Road.

May. 22, 2015 @ 04:55 PM

Deputy manager leaves county for Triangle J

After three years as Durham deputy county manager, E. Lee Worsley Jr. will leave to take a job with the Triangle J Council of Government (TJCOG).

May. 22, 2015 @ 10:45 AM

UNC falls to Florida State 8-4

Since beating Elon 14-2 May 6, UNC has dropped eight of its last 10 games, including Thursday night's 8-4 ACC Tournament loss to Florida State.  

May. 21, 2015 @ 09:55 PM

Scranton rallies to beat Bulls in 10 innings

Durham coughs up 3-0 lead

May. 21, 2015 @ 09:10 PM

Kirk repeats as Carolinas Women’s Amateur champ

Mother Nature was not very cooperative during the third and final round of the 89th Carolinas Women’s Amateur Championship as a steady rain fell for most of the morning at Treyburn Country Club.

Katie Kirk, the 2014 champion, battled the elements and held off fellow competitors to claim the title for the second consecutive year. Kirk shot a two-over 74 on Thursday, which left her with a total score of one-under 215, good enough for a two-stroke victory over runner-up Sarah Bae (one-over 217).

May. 21, 2015 @ 10:03 PM

Good pitching lifts N.C. State and Clemson in ACC baseball tourney

N.C. State coach Elliott Avent said the long rain delay didn't bother his guys.

May. 21, 2015 @ 08:05 PM

Irate homeowners pitch case to City Council

Dozens of residents of Durham’s Ravenstone subdivision packed the City Council chambers on Thursday to express their discontent with a city proposal to contribute a set amount of money toward infrastructure improvements while each homeowner is saddled with an almost $5,000 lot assessments.