In The Herald-Sun

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

Battaglia, Gordon bring in most contributions

Incumbent Nancy Gordon and challenger Fred Battaglia so far have garnered the most contributions to their campaigns for a Durham County District Court judgeship among the six contenders for three seats, according to campaign finance reports filed with the North Carolina Board of Elections.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

Six candidates for District Court judge face off

Voters will decide Nov. 4 if three Durham County District Court judges keep their seats in a race that has often focused on evaluation of their performance by fellow attorneys.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Friends of Durham announces judicial endorsements

Friends of Durham, one of the city’s three major political-action committees, has announced endorsements in the race for three Durham County District Court judgeships.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Argos breaks ground on new facility

While pharmaceutical company Argos Therapeutics debated a site for its headquarters and manufacturing lab, Durham wasn’t always at the top of the list.

“There were a couple places outside North Carolina (that) had a significant amount of incentives in place, especially for a cancer company,” said Argos President and CEO Jeff Abbey. “At one point, I didn’t think we were going to get there with Durham.”

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

One dead after plane crash in Bahama

One person died and another was injured when a small plane crashed in northern Durham County Tuesday afternoon.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

Violence and justice discussed at Duke Chapel

Duke Chapel hosted a panel discussion about violence and justice this week with those who know it firsthand through their life or work.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

Buzz: Pita pocket truck begins service

SoomSoom Pita Pockets, a food truck focused on a fusion of Middle Eastern and American cuisine, has begun service in Durham and surrounding areas.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Jillette Johnson and Mary Lambert

Jillette Johnson (in photo) and Mary Lambert will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. For tickets, visit

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:24 PM

Bigger shoes to fill

NCCU basketball coach LeVelle Moton explains why he stayed in the Eagles' nest and why each of the players on this year's team has to stand in his own two sneakers.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 10:29 PM

Council OKs police site purchase

City Council members signed off Monday on the choice of a site for Durham’s next police headquarters, agreeing to spend $5.7 million to buy a 4.5-acre property for it off East Main Street.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 07:28 PM

Duke’s Skura lauded for work in trenches

Plus more local ACC honors in this edition of "Fanfare."

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

MAGIC OF MARQUISE: UNC QB playing lights-out football

With three minutes left and North Carolina trailing by one against Georgia Tech, quarterback Marquise Williams was getting ready to lead the offense back on the field when he turned to coach Larry Fedora. “He said, ‘No big deal, we do it every week,’” Fedora said.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 10:31 PM

Following her heart to Duke

Duke always had a place in Jenna Frush’s heart.

Her parents both graduated from Duke’s medical school and she grew up in Durham, an avid fan of the Blue Devils men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Four years ago, as a senior at Northern High School, she had a choice.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Armory vandalized by protesters claiming support for Ferguson

On Saturday, members of the National Guard arrived at the armory off North Duke Street in Durham to find it locked and vandalized.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 05:05 PM

Duke, NCSSM alum gives $1 million for scholarships

Sean Fahey, a 1989 graduate of N.C. School of Science and Mathematics and a 1993 Duke University graduate, has given the two schools a $1 million gift to provide scholarships for NCSSM students to attend Duke.