Thousands of dollars worth of belongings were stolen from two Durham homes, one on Kent Street, one on Bivins Street, over the weekend, according to police reports.
Chicago-based AJ Capital Partners has acquired the shuttered Crown Park Hotel for $7.6 million, and plans to renovate it to add another hotel to the downtown Durham portfolio. The company will begin renovations to the 150-room hotel at 600 Willard St., later this year, with plans to have it open by late 2016.
Laura Root’s brow was dripping sweat as she pulled back hard on a rowing machine Wednesday at Duke University’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. The effort paid off for Root with a third-place showing during the second day of the Valor Games Southeast, a series of adapted sports for emotionally and physically disabled military veterans.
Executive-search headhunters in the running to help the UNC system find President Tom Ross’ replacement promised Wednesday to cast a wide net for “non-traditional” candidates from outside academia.
North Carolina gets a crack at Florida State today.
Organizers of the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance announced Thursday that the spring festival will move from April to May beginning in 2016.
Three people have been arrested in a Durham County Sheriff’s Anti-Crime and Narcotics Unit drug investigation that involved 10 kilos of cocaine.
Only about half of incoming Duke University undergraduate students check the box identifying their religion, a Duke Chapel leader told Durham Congregations In Action at its monthly meeting this week.
Manbites Dog Theater will present the world premiere of a new adaptation of Nick Cave’s novel “And the Ass Saw the Angel,” by John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski. The play is described as “a lyrical Southern Gothic about a closed-minded town of damned souls and the wretched boy who fights to stay alive among them.” Shows begin Thursday and continue through June 6 at the theater, at 703 Foster St., Durham. For tickets and more details, visit manbitesdogtheater.org/tickets/ or call 919-682-3343.
Durham loses earlier Tuesday, bounces back in game two with 4-2 win
Defending champion Kirk just behind leaders at Treyburn
Voyager knocked out of playoffs
Freshman soccer star, already pledged to play at UNC, wins state's top honor
Durham's Dink Andrews helps his friend Larry Stogner, the former ABC11 anchorman, battle Lou Gehrig's disease.
After dropping its last six ACC games, the Tar Heels just barely limped their way into the conference tournament with a No. 8 seed.
But Tuesday afternoon's elimination game, UNC (33-22) found what it had been missing with a 5-3 win against No. 9 seed Virginia Tech.