In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 01:48 PM

A thirst-quenching, no sugar lemonade

            No surprise: it's almost August and it's hot.

            Everyone's thirsty and we all turn to a variety of thirst quenchers; some turn to a cold beer, some iced tea and others a cold soda.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 08:53 AM

Restaurant inspections

Durham Restaurant Inspections

Week of July 12 - July 19


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 08:49 AM

Warts and all – and truffles

     When I was originally asked to write this weekly column, there were only two requirements.


     It had to be about food in some manner, and it had to be true.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: 'Birdland'

“​Birdland,” an exhibit of the work of Tim Turner and Molly Cliff Hilts, is on view through Aug. 23 at  Eno Gallery, 100 S. Churton St., Hillsborough. For information, call     919-602-2550 or visit

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 09:40 PM

Gwinnett blanks Bulls 5-0

Gwinnett's Tyrell Jenkins (2-1) threw eight innings of shutout baseball to push his team past the visiting Durham Bulls 5-0 Monday night.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 07:05 PM

Man arrested on shooting, robbery charges

As Durham police were arresting a man on shooting and robbery charges Friday afternoon, they spotted a second wanted suspect at a fast-food restaurant drive-through.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 06:39 PM

Duke explores future non-conference schedule options

Duke’s new-found status as a football program that wins consistently means scheduling opportunities are becoming more interesting.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 06:38 PM

Man accused of shooting officer pleads guilty to 1 charge

Carlos Riley Jr., accused of shooting a Durham police officer in the thigh during a traffic stop, pleaded guilty Monday to possession of a firearm by a felon, but has pleaded not guilty to other charges as his trial begins in Durham County Superior Court.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 06:28 PM

Contractor responds to non-payment allegations for hotel work

The contracting company accused of not paying subcontractors for work on the new Residence Inn downtown says these allegations are false.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 06:51 PM

Residents spurn policy for removing ‘ghost bikes’

What is one person’s “nuisance” is another’s reminder of a life cut too short.

It’s also a problem facing the city once again as a complaints filed in the past few weeks with the General Services department forced the removal of memorials dubbed “ghost bikes.”

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 05:47 PM

Hawkins: Sea turtle

Columnist Jason Hawkins writes about his son's first catch. 

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 05:31 PM

CIAA athletes assist Durham's homeless

Student-athletes from the CIAA packed  276 lunches for Urban Ministries, which serves Durham’s homeless population.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

Local briefs, 7-28

  • Police seek missing person
  • Roundabout to be installed at Durham intersection
  • Vigil to honor Joy Mart victim
  • Durham ‘Love Stories’ recording day

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

Duke police release sketch of robbery suspects

The Duke University Police Department has released an artist’s sketch of the two suspects from an armed robbery committed along Swift Avenue on Friday.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Triangle market ranks second best for life science companies

The Triangle market is ranked as the second best for life science companies in the United States, according to a new report from international real estate services firm JLL.