In The Herald-Sun

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Ancient writings shed light on Aseneth, Moses

The Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill gathers interfaith clergy for an annual conference with a speaker bringing a new perspective of religious knowledge. Ancient texts shared by a University of Minnesota professor were new stories to learn for some longtime clergy at the event held recently at Beth El Synagogue.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 03:04 PM

Belief Briefs: A look at Holy Week services throughout the area

Events kick into high gear Palm Sunday through Easter.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Nels Cline and Norton Wisdom

“Stained Radiance” is the collaboration between guitarist Nels Cline and painter Norton Wisdom, who will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St. For tickets, call 919-929-2787 or visit

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

UNC's Meeks iffy for Sweet 16

Kennedy Meeks was limited in UNC's practice.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 08:03 PM

Sidewalk project runs into roadblocks

Some residents of west Durham aren’t happy that County Commissioners seem reluctant to offer financial backing to a sidewalk project that would link their neighborhood to Forest View Elementary School. The walkway, and a traffic signal, would make it easier for children and adults to cross Erwin Road at its intersection with Randolph Road.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 07:51 PM

Police log: Woman shot, listed in 'stable' condition

A woman who was shot Tuesday was in stable condition Tuesday evening at a local hospital.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 05:49 PM

UNC system announces teaching awards

A political science professor who’s helped presidents ease into office and an English professor who runs a campus-wide writing program are the local winners of UNC system teaching awards announced Tuesday.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 05:21 PM

County jobless rate rises in January

Durham County’s unemployment rate increased by seven-tenths of a point to 5 percent from December to January (4.3 to 5.0), the Department of Commerce reported Friday.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 05:05 PM

County signs off on Whitted project changes

County Commissioners agreed this week to a couple of changes the Durham school board asked them to make to the development agreement for the former Whitted Junior High School.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 04:59 PM

Durham icon Willie Bradshaw mourned by fans, colleagues

Willie Bradshaw, an iconic high school coach and administrator who spent much of his career at Hillside High School, died Monday after a lingering illness.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

Orange County Health Department workers step up

Step by step, staff members at the Orange County Health Department are inching closer to their goal of “walking” to California.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 02:53 PM

Duke study: Chance plays key role in HPV/cancer development

For people infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), the likelihood of clearing the infection and avoiding HPV-related cancer may depend less on the body’s disease-fighting arsenal than has been generally assumed.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:29 PM

Woman in serious condition after shooting

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a woman in Durham earlier today. 

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 10:51 AM

WSJ highlights Durham food scene

In a recent article “6 Great Small Cities for Food Lovers,” the Wall Street Journal highlighted five Durham restaurants.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 09:38 AM

Holiday not needed to enjoy corned beef

St. Patrick’s Day reminded me that you don't have to be Irish to love corned beef and cabbage. Add a side of boiled potatoes and you've got a sensational combination.