In The Herald-Sun

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

School board to consider later start times tonight

By Gregory Childress; 919-419-6645

DURHAM – The school board will be asked to consider an assortment of items from a busy agenda Thursday, including one to start the school day 10 minutes later.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:47 PM

Judge seals internal-affairs records in officer shooting

By KEITH UPCHURCH; 919-419-6612

DURHAM -- A Durham County Superior Court judge on Wednesday sealed police internal-affairs documents related to the shooting of a Durham police officer.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:12 PM

Duke answers questions in Classic win over MSU

Some questions may have been answered in No. 4 Duke’s 81-71 win over No. 19 Michigan State Tuesday night in the Champions Classic doubleheader at Bankers Life Field House.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

DCIA recognizes service of Rev. Joe Hensley


DURHAM – Rev. Joe Hensley Jr., assistant to the rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, is leaving Durham to become rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Hensley was recognized this week by Durham Congregations In Action, the collaborative Durham faith group where he has served as an officer and active member. Hensley is also a familiar face at Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham gatherings, and has led vigils that remember the lives of homicide victims.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

REVIEW: An enchanting, fun time at new ‘Cinderella’


DURHAM – In the first national tour of “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” the musical gives audiences a fun, enchanted evening. It’s on stage at the Durham Performing Arts Center through Sunday. Go see it, and take the family, too.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:11 AM

Belief Briefs

Harvest giveaway Saturday at St. Joseph AME

DURHAM -- Saint Joseph AME Church, 2521 Fayetteville St., Durham, will sponsor a Community Harvest Giveaway from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Items to be given away for free include clothing, food and household items. There will also be a presentation on domestic violence. For more information, call the church at 919-683-1379.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:57 AM

Habitat for Humanity interfaith build for Thanksgiving


DURHAM – Durham Congregations In Action was part of forming Habitat for Humanity of Durham in 1985, and shared information about the housing organization as part of its series on affordable housing at its monthly meetings this year.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

NCCU won big, needs work

NCCU coach LeVelle Moton said the wide margin by which the Eagles beat College of Faith on Tuesday did not represent a job well done. The Eagles must get better in a hurry with Creighton up next on their schedule, Moton said.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Kathleen Madigan

Comedian Kathleen Madigan’s many credits include the American Comedy Award and the Phyllis Diller award for Best Female Comedian. She brings her stand-up show to the Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham, at 8 p.m. Saturday. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 07:58 AM

Jordan Parks' 30 lead NCCU to easy home win over Faith

N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton is not pleased with his team's 123-65 win against College of Faith on Tuesday. Click inside for a story link to his reaction.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

In Okafor's absence, Jones leads No. 4 Duke past No. 19 MSU 81-71

Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor slumped to the bench with four fouls and just under nine minutes remained for the No. 4 Blue Devils to hold off No. 19 Michigan State. What could have been a big problem turned into no problem thanks to another Duke freshman -- Tyus Jones.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 06:39 PM

Audit looks at “take-home” vehicle use by city workers

City staffers likely can save taxpayer money by more tightly controlling the use of “take-home vehicles” by the Durham Police Department and other departments, the city’s in-house auditors say.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 06:31 PM

Arrest made in October homicide

The Durham Police Department arrested a Durham teen Tuesday in connection with an October homicide on Weaver Street.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 12:16 AM

Attorney seeks police records in officer shooting

A judge is expected to rule Wednesday on an attorney’s request for police internal-affairs documents related to the shooting of a Durham police officer in 2012.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 12:14 AM

NCCU leaders eye master plan update

In response to lower-than-projected enrollment, N.C. Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White said university officials plan to update the school’s master plan.