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Aug. 31, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

County votes to raise sheriff’s salary

County Commissioners have awarded Sheriff Mike Andrews what amounts to a 9.8 percent increase in his annual salary, pushing it close to the level of the city’s police chief.

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 06:02 PM

In big win, Duke still sees work to do at linebacker

Cutcliffe wants more production at the position, where Kelby Brown is missed

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

Bikers rumble in Durham for 10th annual event

Motorcyclists drove up and down 9th Street in Durham’s Brightleaf District on Sunday afternoon, and enthusiasts milled outside Dain’s Place with beers in hand, talking about their love of the machines to both old friends and new. So went the conclusion to Ton Up NC’s 10th annual Bull City Rumble.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Pipeline project contested by many

“I’d like this table, please,” Joseph Zaragoza said as he spread his evidence to present to the Orange County Board of Adjustment across the table where PSNC Energy representatives had just been sitting. Although the effects of Wednesday evening’s displacement were minor, his words echoed how many of the more than 70 property owners felt they’d been treated months ago, when PSNC officials walked on to their land beginning in February and told them their plans to build a natural gas pipeline there.

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Duke football morning after notes

Thoughts, tidbits on Duke's lopsided win


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

ECU too much for NCCU

NCCU couldn't sustain what it started after Eagles safety C.J. Moore returned a fumble for a touchdown.

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: August 31

Two parents looking to place their son in an elite kindergarten find themselves with more than they bargained for in the comic drama “A Kid Like Jake,” which the Deep Dish Theater Company of Chapel Hill is presenting through Sept. 20. For tickets and times, call 919-968-1515 or visit Deep Dish Theater is in Chapel Hill's University Mall, on Estes Drive and U.S. 15-501.

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

Duke sends message

Boone leads Duke to easy win over Elon in season opener

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 07:51 PM

Spurrier, Duke's '89 ACC champions return to campus

Bubba Metts and his former teammates and coaches from the 1989 Duke football team that shared the ACC championship with Virginia, including College Football Hall of Famer Clarkston Hines and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier, returned to Wallace Wade Stadium for a reunion on Saturday.

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

DPS ices relationship with Teach For America

The Durham school district will honor its current contract with Teach For America, but the national teacher training program’s future with Durham Public Schools is up in the air.

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: Working hard every day

Sitting in a fast-food restaurant eating chicken after using a back-to-school coupon, my son and I talked about Labor Day. There’s no school on Monday, I told him, because of the holiday. Labor Day is a holiday for people who work, I said. People who work hard deserve a holiday, I said.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

NAACP marchers call for justice, peace

Some 50 members of the Durham chapter of the NAACP, community leaders, ministers and Durham residents banded together Saturday and marched from N.C. Central University to McDougald Terrace in an effort to stop the violence in Durham.

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 03:48 PM

Police log: Search is on for teen wanted for gun crimes

Authorities believe Anthony Stewart Jr. of Spurcewood Drive, was involved in an attempted armed robbery Aug. 15 on East Pilot Street. A 15-year-old male has also been charged in connection with this case. His name was not released because he is a juvenile.

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 10:27 AM

Crowder’s commitment benefits Duke

Crowder's plan to graduate from Duke before NFL career never wavered despite success