The University of North Carolina and Chapel Hill officials on Wednesday announced plans for a performing arts and studio space as part of the redevelopment of the former University Square on West Franklin Street.
Fans of Shannon Whitworth from her Biscuit Burners days will be happy to hear her lovely voice on her latest and fourth solo effort, “High Tide.” Her tour comes to the ArtsCenter in Carrboro Thursday, May 28.
Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen and Jake Fussell will perform Friday in the Freight Train Blues Series. This free concert begins at 6 p.m. and continues until 8 p.m. in the Carrboro Town Commons (Farmer’s Market location). More information can be found at musicmaker.org, townofcarrboro.org, or by calling 919-643-2456.
The longer the season has gone, the tougher the tests have been for Carrboro during it’s march through the 2-A state playoffs in girls’ soccer. Tuesday was no different as the Jaguars pulled out a 1-0 win over Dixon in the state semifinals, which sends Carrboro into the title game on Saturday at N.C. State’s Dail Soccer Complex in Raleigh.
The Blue Devils have won The hard work that comes from making a swing change finally resulted in a pivotal moment for Lisa Maguire. The Duke freshman, who has watched her twin sister, Leona, rack up accolades such as winning the recent ANNIKA Award for the top collegiate women’s golfer and All-America first-team honors, found herself battling for the Blue Devils’ fate at the NCAA Division I Women’s National Championship on Tuesday at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. In semifinal action, the Blue Devils were knotted at 2-2 against Baylor with Maguire — the team’s No. 5 player — winning the last two holes in regulation to force a playoff against Lauren Whyte. However, Whyte outlasted Maguire on the 24th hole to end Duke’s quest at winning back-to-back national championships.six national titles since 1999.
Durham County residents can rest easy knowing the proposed fiscal year 2015-16 doesn’t recommend an increase in property taxes, even though spending is projected to increase 2.46 percent. County Manager Wendell Davis on Tuesday recommended a total budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year which begins July 1 that rings in at just over $564 million.
Hoping to stimulate creativity and innovation among its students, N.C. Central University has opened a new “fabrication laboratory” on campus and is trying to spread the word to potential users. Tied to a worldwide network of similar facilities organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the new lab opened at the beginning of May and includes an assortment of 3-D printing, scanning, cutting and milling machines.
The N.C. Central University Department of Nursing will receive almost $1 million over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for programs assisting veterans seeking Bachelor of Nursing degrees.
Gary Kahn announced Tuesday his intent to run for Chapel Hill mayor in November.
Near the conclusion of a four-hour long special meeting on Tuesday, the Durham school board had stitched together four broad principles it will use to guide the school district.
Durham County Restaurant Inspections, May 11-17.
Banh Mi Ha Long, 2104 Angier Ave., 100
Bethesda School Lunchroom, 2009 S. Miami Blvd., 95.5
Bimbe, Rock Quarry Park, 100
Biscuitville 158, 2822 Chapel Hill Blvd., 98
Bojangles #6, 4525 N. Roxboro Road, 98
Bowick's Ark, 901 Fayetteville St., Suite 205 & 206, 96.5
Bread and Butter Southern Grille, 1102 Holloway St., We Bea Grilling, 97
Brogden Jr. High School, 1001 Leon St., 96.5
Bull City Street Food, 1102 Holloway St., 88.5
Burger King 9653, 4829 Hope Valley Road, 100
C And H Cafeteria, 1720 Guess Road, 98.5
Camellia Gardens, 5010 S. Alston Ave., 97
Camelot Academy, 809 Proctor St., 98.5
Capital Seafood, 1304 University Drive, 91
Chick Fil A at South Square, 4120 University Drive, 97
Child Care Services Association, 1201 S. Briggs Ave., Suite 200, 100
Chubby's Tacos Woodcroft, 4711 Hope Valley Road, Suite C-1, 99
Cosmic Cantina Wholesale, 2818 Chapel Hill Road, 98
Croasdaile Village Retirement C, 2600 Crosdaile Farm Pkwy., 99.5
Dragon Express, 1720 Guess Road, Suite 18, 97
Durham Center Access, 309 Crutchfield St., 96
Durham Center Access Food Service, 309 Crutchfield St., 98
Durham Exchange Club Cafeteria, 1717 Lawson St., 96
Eno Valley School Lunchroom, 117 Milton Road, 98
Food Lion 1343 Meat Market, 2000 Chapel Hill Road, 98.5
Golden China, 1515 N. Pointe Drive, Suite 110, 91.5
Heavenly Buffaloes, 1807 W. Markham Ave., 99
Hog Heaven, 2419 Guess Road, 92
Hong Kong, 4711 Hope Valley Road, 95
Hong Kong Super Buffet, 307 Foushee St., 87
IBM Cafeteria, 306 Davis Drive, RTP, 95
Jimmys Famous Hot Dogs, 2728 Guess Road, 94.5
Joseph M. Bushfan Dba Joe's Big Dogs D Joe'S Diner, 2100 Angier Ave., 96.5
KFC, 806 Fayetteville St., 98.5
Kroger R 332 Produce, 3457 Hillsborough Road, 97.5
Kroger R 381 Deli, 3825 S. Roxboro St., 97
Lakewood Elem School, 2520 Vesson St., 94.5
Lili's Kitchen, 2104 Angier Ave., Joe's Com, 97
Lilly's Pizza, 810 W. Peabody St., 97
Little River Lunchroom, 2215 Snow Hill Road, 99
Mediterra Grill, 2608 Erwin Road., Suite 136, 98
Motor City Concessions DC #112, Sal'S Pizza, 2103 Allendown Drive, 97
New Visions Of Africa, 1306 Fayetteville St., 96.5
Pad Thai, 2425 Guess Road, 95
Pan Pan Diner, 1058 W. Club Blvd., 98.5
Piazza Italia, 905 W. Main St., 94
Pulcinella, 4711 Hope Valley Road, 97
Pupuseria Anita, 2104 Angier Ave., 100
Quick Lunch Rico Taco, 1301 N. Alston Ave., 90
R&B Seafood Box, 518 E. Trinity Ave., Suite B, 98
Sage And Swift, 2505 Whilden Drive, 97
Sandy Ridge Elem. School, 1417 Old Oxford Road, 99.5
Sheetz 398, 3021 S. Miami Blvd., 99
Silver Spoon, 5230 N. Roxboro Road, 97
Spring Arbor Ifs, 4523 Hope Valley Road, 99
Starbucks Coffee 9361, 6813 Fayetteville Road, 99
Subway, 3600 Hillsborough Road, 97.5
Subway at Woodcroft, 4711 Hope Valley Road, 99.5
Subway, Coffee World, Ice Cream, 3799 Guess Road, 98.5
Tacos Garcia DC #71, 2108 Angier Ave. Joe's Commissary, 95
Taqueria Mi Pueblo, 223 The Village, 79
Thai Box Zing, 2104 Angier Ave., 100
The Cotton Room, 807 E. Main St., 98.5
Investigators arrested 37-year-old Stanley Keitt Tuesday morning and charged him with felony hit-and-run, driving while his license was revoked, failure to yield right of way and driving left of center. ... Durham court clerk nabbed in parking lot ... Two Durham residents face drug trafficking, firearm charges.
Freshman Lisa Maguire, Duke's No. 5 player, double-bogeyed the sixth sudden-death overtime hole to lose in 24 holes Tuesday, giving Baylor a 3-2 win and eliminating reigning NCAA champion Duke in the semifinals of the NCAA women's golf championship at Bradenton, Fla., Tuesday. The Blue Devils had advanced through the match play quarterfinals over Texas Tech 4-1 earlier Tuesday. Duke winners against Baylor were Celine Boutier and Sandy Choi. National player of the year Leona Maguire fell 1-down and Duke No. 3 seed Gurbani Singh lost 2&1 to allow Baylor to tie after four of the five matches ... Top seeded Southern Cal lost to Stanford 3-2 ... The title match will pit Baylor against Stanford ... Developing story ...
The National Trust for Historic Preservation will host the 2015 National Rosenwald Schools Conference, “Sharing the Past, Shaping the Future,” June 17-20 here.
Contractors with the N.C. Department of transportation will permanently close the intersection of Church Street and N.C. 54 in Durham at 6 a.m. on June 8.