In The Herald-Sun

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

Duke offers admission to 2,700 high school seniors

Slightly more than 2,700 high school seniors from across the country and around the world were to learn Thursday night whether or not  they had been accepted to Duke University.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 03:36 AM

Frankly speaking

Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky will be a tall order for the Tar Heels.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Ciompi Quartet

The Ciompi Quartet will perform compositions by Schubert, Dvorak and Stephen Jaffe at 7 p.m. Saturday at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough. Advance tickets are $30 ($35 day of event) and include entry to a reception following the concert. Tickets are available at the Hillsborough Arts Council gallery at 121 N. Churton St. or online at Tickets are also available at Eno Gallery, 102 S. Churton St.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:06 PM


Hits and misses from the Sweet 16 in Los Angeles — UNC style

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:47 PM

What’s in name? Plenty, say building’s foes

UNC trustees on Wednesday opened a month-long public comment period on what they should do about Saunders Hall and the “Silent Sam” statue, given their status as relics of North Carolina’s post-Civil War turn toward Jim Crow.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

Meeks, UNC bracing for Wisconsin

Kennedy Meeks' sprained knee complicates the Tar Heels' plans for guarding Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky in Thursday night's West Regional semifinal. 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:01 PM

Winslow, Okafor key for Duke's NCAA success

Now that No. 4 Duke is two wins away from the Final Four, and needing four wins for a national championship, the play of Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow has become most important for Duke.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Coaching rumors swirl around Moton again

Since he arrived at North Carolina Central seven years ago as an assistant coach, LeVelle Moton has taken an annual ride on the offseason coaching carousel — and this year is no different. 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

N.C. Mutual Life posts profit in ’14

After a posting a net loss of nearly $2.36 million in 2013, N.C. Mutual Life Insurance returned to profitability in 2014. Company president James H. Speed Jr. reported a profit of $358,000 for the year to policyholders at N.C. Mutual Life’s 116th annual meeting Wednesday in Durham.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 05:39 PM

School board to weigh in on Whitted School project Thursday

The Durham school board will consider approval of a development agreement for the Whitted School project when it meets Thursday, March 26.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 05:32 PM

MADD honors Durham ‘heroes’

Mothers Against Drunken Driving honored an assistant Durham County district attorney and two others from Durham for their efforts in enforcing and trying to eliminate the crime of driving while impaired.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

Carrboro eyes use of police body cameras

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen at a public hearing this week gave residents the opportunity to discuss policy surrounding the potential use of body cameras by the police department.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

Durham 11th in state health rank

Durham County has moved up to 11th healthiest among North Carolina counties, according to the sixth-annual “County Health Rankings” released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 01:52 PM

DATA buses get new name: GoDurham

GoTransit, a new family comprising bus services formerly known as DATA (Durham), CAT (Raleigh) and Triangle Transit (Triangle-wide), unveiled its new GoDurham bus Wednesday, and will be gradually switching over its entire fleet to the names GoDurham, GoRaleigh and GoTriangle.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 04:56 PM

Annual Earthskills gathering comes to Shakori Hills

At the Piedmont Earthskills Gathering, which runs through Sunday at Shakori Hills farm north of Pittsboro, visitors can learn to make fire, tan animal hides, make stone tools, learn about edible plants and other skills that were common knowledge to our ancestors.