In The Herald-Sun

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

MAGIC OF MARQUISE: UNC QB playing lights-out football

With three minutes left and North Carolina trailing by one against Georgia Tech, quarterback Marquise Williams was getting ready to lead the offense back on the field when he turned to coach Larry Fedora. “He said, ‘No big deal, we do it every week,’” Fedora said.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 10:31 PM

Following her heart to Duke

Duke always had a place in Jenna Frush’s heart.

Her parents both graduated from Duke’s medical school and she grew up in Durham, an avid fan of the Blue Devils men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Four years ago, as a senior at Northern High School, she had a choice.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Armory vandalized by protesters claiming support for Ferguson

On Saturday, members of the National Guard arrived at the armory off North Duke Street in Durham to find it locked and vandalized.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 05:05 PM

Duke, NCSSM alum gives $1 million for scholarships

Sean Fahey, a 1989 graduate of N.C. School of Science and Mathematics and a 1993 Duke University graduate, has given the two schools a $1 million gift to provide scholarships for NCSSM students to attend Duke.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Wide-open eyes, mind needed outdoors

The purpose of scouting is that of survival, as bringing bounty to the table would require knowledge of where game might be found.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Student of the Month: Future teacher committed to academic excellence, civic service

Jasmine Cousar is well-liked by her peers at J.D. Clement Early College High School and has earned the respect of her teachers and school leaders.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

UNC academic probe results to be released

Former U.S. Attorney Kenneth Wainstein will release the findings from his eight-month investigation into academic irregularities at UNC-Chapel Hill on Wednesday.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 08:07 AM

Fire damages house on Nash Street

A fire caused by an electric stove damaged a house Sunday at 511 Nash St. off Fayetteville Road, officials said. No one was hurt.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: David Bazan and the Passenger String Quartet

David Bazan and the Passenger String Quartet will perform Sunday at 8:30 p.m. at the Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road in Saxapahaw. For tickets, visit

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 06:40 PM

Championship hopes alive and well for Duke

With five games left in regular season, Blue Devils are already heading for a bowl

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

UNC professors speak on Wainstein report expectations

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members are in a “holding pattern” while waiting on the results of an independent investigation into academic irregularities in one department, one professor said this week.

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

SNCC’s peaceful protest discussed at Durham library

People gathered at Durham County’s Main Library on Sunday afternoon to discuss a message they found important in light of recent violent events in the media – nonviolent resistance and the civil rights movement.

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

‘He has built cultural bridges’

In announcing the Bessie Award to Chuck Davis, the awards’ organization recognized this Durham-based dance maker’s achievements that include his founding and stewardship of DanceAfrica!, a festival he started in 1977 at New York’s Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Taste-testing to put food on tables

People with cups in hand came to Carrboro Sunday afternoon on a twofold mission: to foster beer education and alleviate local hunger.

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Davis, master of ‘theater magic,’ honored for outstanding service

The man who has opened every performance for decades with “Peace! Love! Respect! For everybody!” will receive an award that represents the respect that others in his field have for him.