In The Herald-Sun

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

UNC-Chapel Hill students discuss Wainstein report

UNC-Chapel Hill student Kelly Corish, a member of the swimming and diving team, said Thursday she was “absolutely” shocked about the findings of academic fraud in one university department released last week.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:41 PM

City fields request to honor fallen bicyclist

Former co-workers of a bicyclist who died after being injured in a collision with a pickup truck want city leaders to help honor him by letting them sponsor a bike rack in his memory.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 07:37 PM

Glimmers of Duke's Parker in NBA opener

If there’s a basketball game being played involving Jabari Parker, it’s only natural to find him in the starting lineup.

That was the case at Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy where Parker started on four consecutive state championship teams and was the national prep player of the year.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

Hairston sits the bench in NBA debut

P.J. Hairston’s NBA career started the exact same way his college career at North Carolina ended – with the Greensboro native never getting in the game.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Use the Voting Information Project App to find your polling site, get election information

Enter your address to find your polling place, early voting sites, ballot and other election information.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

Crash closes part of I-85, US 70 in Orange County

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is reporting a tractor-trailer accident near Hillsborough in Orange County.  Drivers are being told to take alternate routes. 

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 12:51 AM

Jury could get murder case today

A jury is expected to begin deliberating today in the first-degree murder trial of a man accused of shooting his wife in the chest during an argument.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 09:09 PM

Greenwell's shooting highlights Duke exhibition win

Redshirt freshman drills six 3-pointers, scores 24 points as No. 7 Blue Devils roll to easy win in warm up.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

County gets another top hire from NCCU

Another administrator from N.C. Central University has moved to a top job in county government, this time to head its Budget & Management Services Department.

The new budget director is Claudia Odom Hager, who was formally re-introduced to County Commissioners earlier this week.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility

Lenovo completed its $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility Thursday, propelling the company to the spot of the world’s third largest maker of smartphones.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

UNC has spent $782,000 on outside PR firm during scandal

The University of North Carolina has spent about $782,000 since May to hire an outside public relations firm to help with communications on the athletics and academics scandal, a university spokesman said Wednesday.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

Carrboro gets creative with costumes

Sid Keith says the various treasures in his shop come from constantly collecting worldwide. He answers a business call and speaks in Russian.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

Githens’ Williams named Principal of the Year

Githens Middle School Principal Tonya Williams spent nearly an hour in her office Thursday chatting up her boss, Superintendent Bert L’Homme, who feigned a reason to visit.

After talking about her career in education, test scores, students and other such matters, Williams thought it odd that L’Homme didn’t want to take a tour of the school.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

Orange, Person counties experiencing issues with 911 calls

Residents in Orange County should call 919-732-5856 or use cell phone to dial 911. Residents in Person County 336-597-0545.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 11:17 AM

‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ coming to DPAC

“Ghost Brothers of Darkland County” is “a play with music” more than a traditional musical, with inspiration from authors such as Tennessee Williams, William Faulkner and Arthur Miller. The description comes from songwriter John Mellencamp, who collaborated with author Stephen King and music producer T Bone Burnett on the production, which comes to the Durham Performing Arts Center Nov. 14.