In The Herald-Sun

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: August 26

The Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery will present a new exhibit of paintings by artist Tom Willis. The Arts Council will host an opening reception Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the gallery at 102 N. Churton St. The exhibit will run through Sept. 20. Gallery hours are from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and during special events.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 11:46 PM


The reigning Governors’ Cup champions earned their seventh division title in the last eight years.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 08:23 PM

Young Bullz shoot their way to national championship

These Durham Bullz rallied to win it all.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 11:17 PM



Aug. 25, 2014 @ 08:06 PM

Fedora still mum about UNC’s starting QB

North Carolina linebacker Jeff Schoettmer said the Tar Heels would be in good hands with either Marquise Williams or Mitch Trubisky at quarterback.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 05:48 PM

UNC Lineberger researchers identify eight breast cancer

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers used a new approach to pinpoint the genetic drivers of cancer to uncover eight genes that could be viable for targeted breast cancer therapy.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

White House honors owner of Intrepid Life amid closing

The White House will honor Matt Victoriano for his business, Intrepid Life Coffee and Spirits on Wednesday -- days before the shop is set to close.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

A call for action at NCCU rally

At a rally in front of the N.C. Central University School of Law on Monday protesting the shooting death of a black, unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, a law professor called on students to do more beyond the demonstration.

The rally was organized by the NCCU Black Law Students Association to protest the killing of Michael Brown on Aug. 9. It drew students as well as leaders. NCCU Chancellor Debra Saunders-White attended, and the Rev. William J. Barber, North Carolina National Association for the Advancement of Colored People President delivered remarks along with student-leaders.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Excitement in the air as Orange, CHCCS begin new year

A low buzz filled the main room as students greeted each other and gathered around four long tables. Some grabbed breakfast from the far end of the room while others sat and chatted or doodled in notebooks. Principal John Williams said hello to each student personally as they entered the school, welcoming them with hugs and handshakes. Soon, the seats at the four tables were filled by the entire student body of Phoenix Academy High School.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

Nearly 30,000 Durham students start school

If 6-year-old Aiden White, a first-grader a Parkwood Elementary School, was trying to impress his teacher on the first day of school, then he accomplished his mission.

White, who is in Karen O’Connor’s class, spelled his name loud and clear for a reporter, showing his new teacher that he knows his alphabet and how to spell his name.
“Well, I know you’re ready,” O’Connor said before she was pulled away by parents and students in need of her attention on the first day of school.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

Best Bet: August 25

Raleigh band Big Brotha Thunda will perform during the Labor Day Weekend Food Truck Rodeo in Durham Central Park. More than 40 local trucks will have their food available for purchase. The event begins at noon Sunday and ends at 4 p.m.

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 09:22 PM

Division title in Bulls' sights

Lee's two-run triple keys Durham's 5-3 lead that shrinks magic number to 1

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 06:09 PM

TROSA graduates celebrate two years sober

On Sunday afternoon, 19 people looked back at the past two years of their lives and smiled.


Aug. 24, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Duke, UNC prep for season with friendly exhibition

Field hockey final four teams a year ago, rivals help each other ahead of season openers

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Legacy Center constructs garden for Ronald McDonald House

Jacqueline Thomas had two weeks to raise money to build a Serenity Garden at the Ronald McDonald House in Durham.