In The Herald-Sun

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 07:24 PM

Battle-tested Blue Devils ready for Utah

Duke hasn't lost often, but it has had its mettle tested by tough situations and has survived quite nicely

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 05:53 PM

Police log: Wanted suspect found, charged for 3rd time

A woman who was wanted on 20 counts of breaking and entering motor vehicles and 20 counts of conspiracy was arrested by Durham Police on Wednesday — two days after she was last arrested.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 07:17 PM

Duke probes report of racist taunts

Duke University is investigating a student’s report of hearing “one person in a group make some racist comments” on East Campus in the early hours of Sunday, Vice President Michael Schoenfeld said.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 05:31 PM

Census: Durham cracks nation’s top 100

The Durham-Chapel Hill area has arrived. It’s now No. 100 among the most-populated metropolitan regions in the United States, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Pastor seeks to rename County Stadium

The Rev. Fredrick Davis urged those attending the funeral of Mr. Willie Bradshaw on Thursday to lobby county officials to rename Durham County Memorial Stadium in honor of the longtime high school coach and athletic administrator.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 08:26 PM

Posthumous assist from Dean Smith: Dinner's on me

Before Dean Smith died February 7, he requested in his will that his trust distribute a $200 check on his behalf to each varsity letterman he had coached encouraging the players to have “a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith.”

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

Duke offers admission to 2,700 high school seniors

Slightly more than 2,700 high school seniors from across the country and around the world were to learn Thursday night whether or not  they had been accepted to Duke University.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:36 AM

Frankly speaking

Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky will be a tall order for the Tar Heels.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Ciompi Quartet

The Ciompi Quartet will perform compositions by Schubert, Dvorak and Stephen Jaffe at 7 p.m. Saturday at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough. Advance tickets are $30 ($35 day of event) and include entry to a reception following the concert. Tickets are available at the Hillsborough Arts Council gallery at 121 N. Churton St. or online at Tickets are also available at Eno Gallery, 102 S. Churton St.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:06 PM


Hits and misses from the Sweet 16 in Los Angeles — UNC style

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:47 PM

What’s in name? Plenty, say building’s foes

UNC trustees on Wednesday opened a month-long public comment period on what they should do about Saunders Hall and the “Silent Sam” statue, given their status as relics of North Carolina’s post-Civil War turn toward Jim Crow.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

Meeks, UNC bracing for Wisconsin

Kennedy Meeks' sprained knee complicates the Tar Heels' plans for guarding Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky in Thursday night's West Regional semifinal. 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:01 PM

Winslow, Okafor key for Duke's NCAA success

Now that No. 4 Duke is two wins away from the Final Four, and needing four wins for a national championship, the play of Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow has become most important for Duke.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Coaching rumors swirl around Moton again

Since he arrived at North Carolina Central seven years ago as an assistant coach, LeVelle Moton has taken an annual ride on the offseason coaching carousel — and this year is no different. 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

N.C. Mutual Life posts profit in ’14

After a posting a net loss of nearly $2.36 million in 2013, N.C. Mutual Life Insurance returned to profitability in 2014. Company president James H. Speed Jr. reported a profit of $358,000 for the year to policyholders at N.C. Mutual Life’s 116th annual meeting Wednesday in Durham.