In The Herald-Sun

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:00 AM

Myers homer keys Bulls win

Last year's American League Rookie of the Year nears return to Tampa Bay roster after his 2-run shot put Durham on top for good on Sunday

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: August 18

New York-based indie-pop band The Henry Millers will be playing at Local 506, 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill at 9 p.m. Saturday. The band just released their new single "Beautiful Woman." For tickets, visit

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 10:51 PM

The Buzz: Trampoline park to open in December

Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, will open at the Shops at Northgate in December.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 05:54 PM

“One” portrays controversy surrounding marriage ban

Two years ago, Becca Roth traveled to North Carolina from New York to create a documentary on Amendment One, the controversial constitutional amendment that defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman.

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

More principal hires at DPS

Superintendent Bert L’Homme announced the hiring of two new principals on Friday.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 01:07 PM

No late start times for the 2015-16 school year

A proposal to start most schools 30 minutes later isn’t likely to get off the ground anytime soon.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

DOT resists calls for crossing signal on U.S. 70

N.C. Department of Transportation engineers are standing firm in their refusal of requests from city officials and a Durham advisory board that they install pedestrian-crossing signals at a key intersection along U.S. 70.

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

Offen: I prefer the great indoors

When asked, several years ago, if he had ever gone camping, my friend Frank responded, with a look of total bemused amazement on his face, “You mean, like on the ground?”


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

UNC ranked No. 23 in AP poll

Tar Heels in preseason top 25 for first time since 2010; Blue Devils fall just short of first preseason ranking in 52 years.

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: August 17

Donna the Buffalo returns to the area for a performance at The Haw River Ballroom at 9 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $20 in advance, $22 the day of the show. For tickets, call 336-525-2314 or visit The venue is at 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road in Saxapahaw.

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 05:35 PM

Injured Duke star Brown discusses clouded football future

Kelby Brown took his expected place at the linebackers table on Saturday as Duke football fans lined up for autographs and photos at Meet the Blue Devils Day. The only difference is Brown won’t be on the field making tackles, interceptions and fumble recoveries this season, like he was as an all-ACC performer last season when Duke won a school-record 10 games.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 06:11 PM

Club Blvd. traffic plan riles cyclists

Traffic-calming plans for a four-block stretch of West Club Boulevard have split a key neighborhood group and area bicycle riders, creating a dispute the City Council could have to address before awarding a construction contract early in 2015.


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Mobile Market fills produce niche in underserved area

It’s been 16 months since the first Mobile Market took place in the west side of Durham. That first meeting back in May 2013 only helped about 70 families. Now more than twice as many are being helped. The mobile market is held every third Saturday at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 Chapel Hill Road.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: Missouri highway patrol captain shines a light

What does good leadership in times of crisis look like? We saw it late last week in Ferguson, Missouri, when Capt. Ronald Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol came into a contentious situation and the mood changed in no small way because of his leadership. What he did was walk with the people who were upset. He talked with them, not to them. He listened. He hugged. In short, he led.


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Man exposes himself at UNC bus stop

The University of North Carolina campus police are investigating an incident of indecent exposure from Saturday afternoon.