In The Herald-Sun

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Black Cat Friday

Independent Animal Rescue of Durham will present Black Cat Friday this coming Friday at Petco at South Square, 4011 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This event encourages adoption of black cats, who, because of superstition and stereotypes, are far less likely than other varieties to be adopted. For more information, visit www.animalrescue.net.
 


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 10:39 PM

Grand performance by DA’s Roberts

Durham Academy's Liz Roberts, Voyager Academy's Jay Huff, Duke's Jahlil Okafor and UNC's Stephanie Mavunga — they're all in "Fanfare."


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

County prepping building-security changes

County officials are preparing to revamp their government’s system for handling building security, which in their view is now entirely too disorganized for its own good.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 07:36 PM

Hunter, father explores alone time

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Nov. 24, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Wolfpack safety barks, Tar Heels seeing red

UNC beat rival Duke last week, and here comes another big one for the Tar Heels — N.C. State.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

UNC Faculty Exec Committee discusses response to accrediting agency

The UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Executive Committee debated Monday how to respond to concerns raised by the school’s accrediting agency, including issues of academic freedom and integrity.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Syngenta’s global plan impacts jobs

Agricultural biotechnology firm Syngenta has announced steps in the implementation of its Accelerating Operational Leverage Program to save $1 billion by 2018.

This will affect approximately 1,800 jobs globally, according to a release from the company.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Former UNC guard Melvin Scott charged with rape

Melvin Scott had been both teaching and coaching basketball at Voyager Academy.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:13 PM

Firefighters rescue boater, dog

Firefighters rescued a boater and his dog after their boat sank in the Eno River.

City firefighters were called at 4:51 p.m. Sunday after the boater called 911 and said he and his dog were stranded.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:06 PM

Local briefs, Nov. 25

  • New trails to open at Horton Grove
  • Police review board applicants sought
  • Bragtown literacy center closed

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:02 PM

Firm working to address questions about Whitted project

A local partner in Integral Development LLC, the firm seeking to redevelop the old Whitted Junior High School, said Monday that the firm will work to address any concerns school board members have about the project.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Duke’s 2015 commencement moved to the DBAP

Duke Office of News & Communications

 

DURHAM  –  Due to the planned renovations of Wallace Wade Stadium, Duke University’s university-wide commencement ceremony will be held at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 02:20 PM

The other Bull City brew

Durham has become known for its small beer breweries that make use of local and seasonal ingredients. In 2014, Durham also has been placed on the map for that other brew so important to the proper maintenance of daily life and sanity – coffee.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Media sue over records of fired UNC staffers

A coalition of North Carolina news organizations is suing the state's flagship public university to force it to disclose the nine campus employees fired or disciplined for their roles in a scheme allowing fake classes and generous grades.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

Letters to the Editor, November 25

Remember the ’43 Hornets

 

At the most recent meeting of the Durham City Council, Mayor Bill Bell proclaimed that today will be designated as an official day for citizens to honor the 1943 Hillside Hornets Football Team.