In The Herald-Sun

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 08:03 PM

Vintage Krzyzewski, and new-school inventiveness

Mike Krzyzewski offered a dash of old-school fury and a dose of new-school inventiveness to claim his latest career milestone.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

Master baker brings taste of France to Durham

Benjamin Messaoui, who earned the distinction of Master Baker after studying in Paris, has been baking for 35 years. And now, after 10 years as a head chef at Raleigh-based Neomonde, he’s opened his own business in Durham. Messaoui opened The French Corner Bakery, at 2005 North Pointe Drive, last month and said he’s astounded by the reception it has received.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:32 PM

Grassroots group wants new faces on Chapel Hill council

Some Chapel Hill residents are calling for change.

Rumblings of the Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town began last spring when a website popped up. The grassroots organization held its first event Sunday afternoon, calling it “What Makes Chapel Hill A Livable Town?”

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:04 PM

The late show or, never ever early

Now, I’m not naming any names here —except, of course, for the repeated references to my wife, Carol — but there are certain people who just can’t seem to be on time.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Police log, Jan. 26

Chris Emmanuel Wiggins, 19, of Durham, was arrested in both Durham and Orange counties on felony charges.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 08:52 AM

Lakewood places 2nd in mock trial competition

Lakewood Montessori Middle School recently placed second in the state in the Middle School Regional Mock Trial Competition and will represent North Carolina in the Battle of the Carolinas competition in Pittsburgh, against teams from both North Carolina and South Carolina Feb. 6-7.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: 'Local Quilts'

The Hillsborough Arts Council art gallery will host an opening reception Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., during the Last Fridays Art Walk for a group exhibition of quilts produced in Orange and Durham Counties by six artists. The exhibition “Local Quilts” will feature a variety of quilt making techniques with some innovative approaches to the folk art tradition. The Hillsborough Arts Council gallery is located at 102 N. Churton St. Gallery hours are from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. For more information, call 919- 643-2500 or visit

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 11:05 PM

Video hopes to go viral, help family in need

It only takes two minutes to change a life.

That’s the idea behind a video campaign marketed with the hashtag #2Minutes4Patti, which is geared toward making a video go viral and donating $50,000 to a terminally ill mother of four.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

Prescription drug abuse film for teens to be shown

Healthy Carolinians of Orange County on will host special screenings of “Out of Reach,” a short documentary about medicine abuse created by a teen filmmaker. It will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Chapel Hill High School, and at 7 p.m. Thursday at C.W. Stanford Middle School in Hillsborough.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:17 PM

Trial over flawed Duke cancer research set to start

A lawsuit against Duke University and one its discredited former cancer researchers is set to be heard starting today in Durham County Superior Court in a case that has drawn national headlines.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 02:02 PM

Bulls’ mural proposed for wall near DBAP

City Council members appear likely to get behind a request to the N.C. Department of Transportation to allow the painting of a mural on a retaining wall along Willard Street across from the American Tobacco complex.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Baroque & Beyond

Soprano Molly Quinn is the guest artist for Baroque & Beyond's winter concert of French baroque music on original instruments. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. today at the Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Tickets at the door are $20.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

NCCU shows heart in last-second win; home streak at 30

Senior Karamo Jawara, who finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds, took a short-range shot but it clanked off the rim. As the ball careened away from the basket and toward players from each team clashing for the rebound, Jordan Parks boxed out his man, grabbed the ball and put it back up for the winning basket 11 seconds to spare.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 09:20 PM

Madison Square Garden: Duke's home on the road

If there’s any arena not named Cameron Indoor Stadium where it’s appropriate for Mike Krzyzewski to claim a milestone win, it’s New York’s Madison Square Garden. He played there during his own college basketball playing career at Army in the late 1960s. He’s won 25 games there as Duke’s coach, including claiming his 903 career win on Nov. 25, 2011, to become Division I men’s college basketball’s all-time wins leader.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 06:26 PM

State high court asked to review Taser case

A lawsuit challenging a Durham Police Department officer’s use of a Taser is once again on the doorstep of the state Supreme Court.