In The Herald-Sun

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Neil Offen: My hat’s in the ring

After close consultation with my family, my advisers and the magic eight-ball, I have decided to place my hat in the ring for the presidency of the United States.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Police log, April 20

James Irvin Cerese, 67, of Glynmorgan Way in Durham, was arrested Friday on various marijuana-related charges.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

BARNRAISER: Cane Creek Farm funds move online

Cane Creek Farm is moving from 32 acres in Snow Camp to 38 acres in Saxapahaw, a move for which owner Eliza Maclean said the community has been hugely supportive.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Joan Armatrading

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Joan Armatrading’s “Me Myself I” world tour features her performing her entire set solo.  The tour comes to the Carolina Theatre of Durham today at 8 p.m. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit The theater is at 309 W. Morgan St.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 11:35 PM

Thompson’s walk-off HR lifts NCCU into 1st

Ronald Thompson boosted N.C. Central into first place of the Southern Division of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference after a walk-off  two-run blast to the roof of the warehouse in right field to lift the Eagles over Savannah State 7-5 in the 10th inning in game one of the doubleheader on Saturday at historic Durham Athletic Park.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 11:25 PM

Bulls snap 3-game skid as Maile stars

Before a home-opening sellout crowd at Norfolk, the Durham Bulls scored four runs in the fourth inning and held off the Norfolk 5-3 on Saturday night at Harbor Park.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 08:13 PM

Women's golf: Duke’s Maguire wins ACC title; UVA wins overall

The Virginia women’s golf team ran away from the competition, posting a 27-under team score to capture the 2015 ACC Women’s Golf Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on Saturday.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 07:49 PM

No. 1 Notre Dame steals win over No. 2 UNC

Top-ranked Notre Dame scored three extra-man goals in the final 1:15 of the game after a two-minute non-releasable penalty call against second-ranked North Carolina, escaping with a 15-14 win over the Tar Heels in a men’s lacrosse showdown before 4,522 fans at Arlotta Stadium.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

DAWN OF PEACE: History gets personal at Bennett Place

Cindy Bennett’s great-great-grandmother fed Union Gen. William T. Sherman 150 years ago at the Bennett family farm in Durham during negotiations that led to the end of the Civil War.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

New Bennett Place museum includes Sherman table, pitcher

Bennett Place has opened a new museum exhibit gallery that includes a pitcher used to serve buttermilk to Gen. William Sherman and Gen. Joseph Johnston as they negotiated a Civil War surrender agreement.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Jason Hawkins: Music down by the river

The Riverwalk in Hillsborough has provided an ambience and appeal that is symbolic of the character of Hillsborough. On Saturday, April 25, the grassy area that traces Riverwalk downtown will be home to the inaugural River Park Concert.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

Auditors probe water data complaint

City auditors are wrapping up their investigation of an ethics complaint that alleges the Water Management Department has been falsifying the data that goes into some of its reports to the state about how much water it produces.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 11:42 AM

Hidden Gems of the Eno: Willie Duke’s Bluff

History tells us that this beautiful area of the lower Eno earned its name from the scenic bluff where Willie Duke would practice his preaching to the woods.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 01:06 AM

THREE UP, THREE DOWN | Tides roll Bulls

Norfolk beat Durham for the third night in a row at the DBAP.

Apr. 17, 2015 @ 05:35 PM

City paid $5K to settle with fired officer

Settlement papers show the city government paid $5,000 to resolve a wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by a former Durham Police Department lieutenant. The deal with former Lt. John Shelton also stipulated that city officials will provide a “neutral” job reference.