In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 07:02 PM

Dorrance delivers dynasty, dominance

Approaching four decades of coaching women’s soccer, UNC’s Anson Dorrance has made a remarkable impact on the World Cup.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 03:40 PM

DOWN ON THE CORNER: Program encourages busking during Third Friday events

The rolls and fills from Curtis McPhatter’s single drum echo off the buildings near the corner of Parrish and Mangum streets on a recent early Friday evening. As McPhatter plays, a woman hands him a tip, which McPhatter holds in between his hand and one of his drumsticks before finding a place to store it. A few minutes later, a young girl’s parents hand her a dollar bill, which she gives to McPhatter.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 03:47 PM

Neil Offen: The man behind the words

Neil Offen is the internationally best-selling author of the international bestsellers Gidget Goes Red Chinese, The How to Get Fat Diet and other international bestsellers, as well as the man behind critically acclaimed supermarket shopping lists.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

The Buzz: DVCB to host PR seminars

The Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold two hour-long seminars on Thursday, July 30 at the Visitor Information Center, 101 E. Morgan St. ... U-Haul opens Alston Ave. location ...

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 05:15 PM

ICE IN JULY: Triangle, South see uptick in winter sport of curling

Sixteen teams convened in Durham this weekend to compete in a sport that may not initially come to mind during July’s 90-degree temperatures. The Triangle Curling Club hosted its eighth annual Carolina Classic tournament, or bonspiel. The tournament saw teams from the Southeast, such as Atlanta and Virginia, and even some from further away, such as Boston and Columbus, Ohio.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

UNC apologizes for delay in explaining sirens

Attributing it to “two human errors” and “a glitch in the communications process,” UNC administrators have apologized for a delay in issuing follow-up explanations for a campus emergency declaration.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 02:41 PM

Police log: Drug, assault, weapons, kidnapping charges filed

Russell Dukes, 23, of West Club Boulevard, has been arrested and charged in connection with a string of June 21 attempted robberies.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Future Islands

Future Islands will play their 1,000th concert today at the Carrboro Town Commons.For this performance, Future Islands will be joined by Dan Deacon, Danny Brown, Ed Schrader’s Music Beat, Valient Thorr and Lonnie Walker. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. and the music starts at 2:30, and continues until 9:30. For tickets to this show, call 919-967-9053 or visit


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 09:55 PM

Bulls shut down Tides

Durham grabs early lead and holds on to beat Norfolk

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

National record sprint highlights Blunt meet

Payton Payne, just 7 years old, sets a national mark at Durham County Stadium

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

COMICS FEST: Comic book author’s message to kids hits home

What do an alien blob, a pirate and the Count of Monte Cristo have in common? Jimmy Gownley can turn them into a comic book character and he did so Saturday in front of a group of children and their parents Saturday while talking about the creative process behind drawing and writing comic books as part of the Durham County Library’s Durham Comics Fest.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 04:25 PM

PickleFest debut a hit at The Rickhouse

Foodies celebrated Durham’s first PickleFest Saturday, sampling different varieties of the fermented foods in addition to other oddities.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 10:18 AM

SUMMER READS: Pass the time with ‘Beach Town,’ ‘Baseball’ and ‘Coffee’

Summer is halfway over, but there’s still plenty of time to relax with a good beach read, power up with coffee and read to your kids about a baseball player and a walrus.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: New game, new shoes

My 7-year-old son has moved up an age group in his summer basketball league. ... It’s a change from the pee-wee group. The shoes have changed, too. Sitting in the metal bleachers at a game, I looked at the other kids’ feet. Lots of Nikes out there. I looked up the price and chortled.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

ROCK CANON: Rock Academy Tour to stop at local venues

Since 2002, Paul Green has been applying his philosophy as a music teacher, first at the School of Rock that he founded, and now at his Paul Green Rock Academy in Woodstock, New York. The School of Rock changed hands in 2009 (and now has numerous franchises), and was the inspiration for the movie of the same title starring actor Jack Black.