In The Herald-Sun

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Durham cyclist dies after being struck Oct. 18

A well-known member of the Durham bicycle community died Monday from injuries he sustained after being struck by a vehicle.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

DPS to name district’s top principal

The school district is expected to announce its Principal of the Year selection Thursday.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

NCCU homecoming to kick off Saturday

N.C. Central University will hold a kick-off Saturday for a week of homecoming festivities that will include a gospel concert, a parade and a fashion show.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

Outcomes highlighted by CAN assembly

Almost 500 people gathered in the Emily K. Center in Durham to receive an update from the Durham Congregations, Associations and Neighborhoods on Tuesday evening.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: The Fire Pink Trio

The Fire Pink Trio -- Jacquelyn Bartlett, harpist; Sheila Browne, violist; and Debra Reuter-Pivetta, flutist – will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. today at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road in Chapel Hill. This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 919-968-4511 or visit


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 02:26 PM

One gun found after shooting

An attempted robbery escalated to murder Tuesday in Northeast Durham just blocks from Fletchers Chapel Road.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 08:03 PM

Graduation success rates: Duke 97%, UNC 86%, NCCU 66%

Graduation Success Rate (GSR) results released Tuesday by the NCAA indicated that 97 percent of freshmen student-athletes receiving scholarship aid or recruited individuals participating in programs that do not offer athletic aid graduated from Duke within six years. ... UNC Chapel Hill came in at 86 percent, N.C. Central 66 percent.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 07:24 PM

Durham Bulls advocate, former council member dies

One of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park’s major advocates died Tuesday, nearly 20 years after the facility first opened its doors.

Charles “Chuck” Grubb served on Durham’s City Council from 1989 to 1992. His fight for the then-unpopular stadium cost him his seat on the council in a race against Frank Hyman.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 07:07 PM

City wants access solution for Liberty Arts foundry

City officials are trying to referee an access-rights dispute between a Durham arts group and the Chapel Hill developer that’s putting up a new building on the site of what was the Liberty Warehouse.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Second man in Bahama plane crash identified

Clay Thomas, a Durham business owner, has been identified as the second person in a plane that crashed in Bahama last week.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Sleeping juror booted from trial

A juror was removed from a first-degree murder trial Tuesday after falling asleep during testimony.

Durham County Superior Court Judge Henry Hight dismissed the juror after he apparently couldn’t stay awake. The juror gathered his belongings and left the courtroom.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:22 PM

Former Jordan teacher was suspended in 2012

The former Jordan High School teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student was first investigated by district officials in 2012.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:22 PM

Tuesday Duke football notes

Blue Devils head to Pittsburgh looking to avenge last season's, uh, interesting 58-55 loss.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

NCCU holds rally and march to get students to the polls

After calling on N.C. Central University students to go vote, Chancellor Debra Saunders-White led a march to the early voting site at the NCCU student union Tuesday.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Bull City steel

CCB Plaza now has a new, permanent sculpture honoring Bill Kalkhof, whose leadership of Downtown Durham Inc. helped spur creation of the plaza, along with other visible signs of the redevelopment of downtown.