In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Joubert to run against Woodard

Republican Party leaders from Durham, Person and Caswell counties have agreed to make Caswell substitute teacher Herman Joubert their nominee to run this fall against incumbent state Sen. Mike Woodard.

 

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Best friends for life

Reuben M. O’Neal turned 98 in June, but the party began Thursday night at home and then at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park among his family and friends – including his best friend, who is also 98.
O’Neal and Arthur Stanley Alston have been friends for most of their adult lives. They became friends through church and work. Both worked at the Liggett & Myers tobacco factory in Durham. Both were best man in each other’s weddings.
After work on Friday nights, O’Neal and Alston would take O’Neal’s blue 1938 Ford out to Raleigh. 


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Best friends for life

Reuben M. O’Neal turned 98 in June, but the party began Thursday night at home and then at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park among his family and friends – including his best friend, who is also 98.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: If Durham had an amphitheater

As far as indoor entertainment venues go, the Durham Performing Arts Center is arguably the biggest draw in the Triangle, bringing both Broadway shows and big-name concerts to the stage since it opened in late 2007. Pollstar Magazine just rated it third on its list of national attendance at theaters. But that’s indoors.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 01:41 PM

One injured in early morning shooting

Police said one person was injured and a car was “extensively shot-up” this morning at a Cook-Out on the 3600 block of Hillsborough Road.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:47 PM

American Underground doubles downtown

If you go into the American Underground on West Main Street, you’ll see a giant hamburger hanging from the ceiling, a bust of Teddy Roosevelt and a slide connecting two floors.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 06:06 PM

DA: UNC professor was assaulted with rock

UNC professor Feng Liu was viciously beaten to death with a landscape stone, according to warrants for the two men accused of his murder.

 

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 07:45 PM

Both sides rest in Lovette trial

After nearly two weeks of testimony from expert witnesses, investigators and other key witnesses, both the prosecution and defense rested in the Laurence Lovette trial.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Dads learn to break cycle of violence

Strong Fathers is a program that helps men who have a history of domestic violence learn to become better fathers.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 12:15 AM

Bull City Music Awards expands

Eric Monte, who has written scripts for the film “Cooley High,” and television shows “Good Times” and “The Jeffersons,” will be honored for his work at the 2nd annual Bull City Music Awards.

 

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Duke, N.C. State eye future non-ACC meetings

Blue Devils, Wolfpack say they're amenable to meeting for head-to-head games in years they don't meet in ACC action. But such scheduling will have to wait for at least six years because of prior commitments.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:07 PM

Duke tie brings Mellencamp, Farm Aid to Triangle

It took nearly eight months to finalize all the details, but music legends John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Willie Nelson and Dave Matthews are bringing Farm Aid to the Triangle as promised.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 01:08 PM

Program teaches techniques for staying calm, focused on science

It started about three years ago, when Bart Brigidi said he and his wife missed the deadline to enroll their two children, then aged 5 and 3, in summer camp. Since they couldn’t send their kids away to camp, they decided to create their own.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 06:39 PM

Police log, July 25

  • Police searching for missing woman
  • Suspects wanted in assault, robbery

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

Manager: Two of bottle culprits turned selves in

Two of the three youths who left a bottle that burst on a Bull City Connector bus earlier this week have turned themselves in to police, City Manager Tom Bonfield says.