In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 05:47 PM

Light rail: Environmental concerns abound

Months have passed since planning for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit system began, and it’s going to be years before the system will be operational, yet residents in Durham and Chapel Hill have yet to be sold on the project.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

UNC leaders interested in ‘century’ bonds

Like most large enterprises, UNC is no stranger to using long-term debt to finance construction, repairs and other major investments. But it has yet to dip a toe into a relatively new type of borrowing other top universities are using, 100-year, “century” bonds with payback periods that stretch out much longer than traditional bonds.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 04:37 PM

Watermelon Day a sweet attraction at Museum of Life + Science

 If you’ve never seen a black bear playing with a watermelon, Monday, Aug. 3 is the day to visit the Museum of Life + Science. The museum on Murray Avenue celebrates Watermelon Day then with special animal programs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 06:46 PM

NCCU aims to claim MEAC title of its own

Co-champs with four others a year ago, Eagles out to win MEAC outright


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 09:29 PM

Missing Durham woman located by police

Durham police on Friday night announced that they had located an 18-year-old Durham resident for whom they'd been searching throughout the day..


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 11:03 PM

Bulls start homestand with loss

Durham falls deeper into IL South Division cellar with 8-4 loss to Gwinnett


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 06:45 PM

Chapel Hill's Norris selected to Hall of Fame

Longtime Chapel Hill High coach named as part of NCHSAA Hall of Fame class


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 11:16 AM

Accident closes Hillsborough-Trent intersection

The intersection of Hillsborough Road and Trent Drive will be closed for several hours due to a traffic accident., Durham police said. 


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

‘SENSELESS’: Vigil honors slain store clerk Amer Mahmood

Shelley Reaves was a daily customer at the Joy Mart on North Roxboro Street, just off Interstate 85. She knew the clerk usually behind the counter, Amer Mahmood, 48, a man she described as very kind. Mahmood was shot and killed during a robbery July 4. On Thursday evening, Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham held a prayer vigil in the parking lot of the store.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 08:59 PM

Motter making the best of his time with the Bulls

To Taylor Motter, Omaha didn’t exist five years ago.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

UNC system board scrutinizes UNC office leases

Some members of the UNC system’s Board of Governors are skeptical of the real-estate leases UNC-Chapel Hill signs to use office buildings owned by the campus endowment fund.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:08 PM

City Council may revisit ‘ghost bikes’ policy

The memorial policy adopted only a few months ago by the City of Durham could be revisited after complaints against “ghost bikes” prompted their removal from city property.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 05:36 PM

Longtime Durham politico Willie Covington to retire

Durham County Register of Deeds Willie Covington announced on Thursday announced he will retire from Durham County Government effective September 30.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 03:42 PM

Bull City Connector announces routing change

The Bull City Connector announced new routing Thursday in response to growth in central Durham.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 04:52 PM

Fire marshal issues Colonial Inn order

The Hillsborough Fire Marshal has ordered the evacuation of Hillsborough’s condemned historic Colonial Inn, following an incident earlier this week.