In The Herald-Sun

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

Railroaded? Some not sold on light rail

As Durham and Orange counties get closer and closer to having a more concrete idea of the future of mass transit here, some residents are concerned light raile might not be the right thing for the community.

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

UNC looks to rise above mediocrity

Tar Heels have questions to answer if they want to rebound from last season's 6-7 mark

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: Where the sidewalks end

I didn’t learn how to ride a bike until I was in sixth grade. That’s pretty late for most kids. I was 11.

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

Fire damages Accent Hardwood Flooring

A Saturday morning fire damaged Accent Hardwood Flooring at 601 Foster St., officials said. No one was hurt in the downtown blaze

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:46 PM

Changes ahead for school board, students

The school board gets back to work Monday after a short summer break.

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

TECH TALK: Kids get techy at Youth Digital camp

Along with the rest of their class at summer camp, 9-year-old twins Xander and Velia Webb are collaborating on a project together. But this isn’t typical summer camp — it’s a weeklong technology camp offered by Chapel Hill-based Youth Digital.

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

Colonial Inn development delays continue

There are still no concrete plans for what the future may hold for the 176-year-old Colonial Inn, several months after the Town of Hillsborough spent $8,500 on a report outlining its development potential.

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Durham to host A+ Schools conference

Education leaders, teachers, artists and administrators will gather in Durham at the Carolina Theatre from Monday through Wednesday (Aug. 3-5) to celebrate two decades of the A+ Schools Program, which uses the arts as the foundation for teaching and learning in all subjects.

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 11:03 PM

Bulls start homestand with loss

Durham falls deeper into IL South Division cellar with 8-4 loss to Gwinnett

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 06:45 PM

Chapel Hill's Norris selected to Hall of Fame

Longtime Chapel Hill High coach named as part of NCHSAA Hall of Fame class

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

UNC leaders interested in ‘century’ bonds

Like most large enterprises, UNC is no stranger to using long-term debt to finance construction, repairs and other major investments. But it has yet to dip a toe into a relatively new type of borrowing other top universities are using, 100-year, “century” bonds with payback periods that stretch out much longer than traditional bonds.

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 05:47 PM

Light rail: Environmental concerns abound

Months have passed since planning for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit system began, and it’s going to be years before the system will be operational, yet residents in Durham and Chapel Hill have yet to be sold on the project.

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 09:29 PM

Missing Durham woman located by police

Durham police on Friday night announced that they had located an 18-year-old Durham resident for whom they'd been searching throughout the day..

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

FILLING THE BUS: Community, Rotary support back-to-school benefit drive

Numerous food trucks lined up in Research Triangle Park Friday, drawing in crowds to donate school supplies to help “fill that bus.” “The ‘fill that bus’ initiative is just a giant drive for school supplies,” said Julie Marshall, executive director for Crayons2Calculators, the organization responsible for the drive. “We’ve got a goal of $120,000 worth of supplies and with about two weeks to go I’d say we’re halfway there.”

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 06:46 PM

NCCU aims to claim MEAC title of its own

Co-champs with four others a year ago, Eagles out to win MEAC outright