It only takes two minutes to change a life.
That’s the idea behind a video campaign marketed with the hashtag #2Minutes4Patti, which is geared toward making a video go viral and donating $50,000 to a terminally ill mother of four.
The Joan Miró exhibit at The Nasher Museum of Art is subtitled “The Experience of Seeing.” Friday, a group of museum visitors toured of the exhibit and got to express their personal experience of seeing by making sculptures using dried plants and other materials at the Sarah P. Duke gardens greenhouse.
A lawsuit against Duke University and one its discredited former cancer researchers is set to be heard starting today in Durham County Superior Court in a case that has drawn national headlines.
City Council members appear likely to get behind a request to the N.C. Department of Transportation to allow the painting of a mural on a retaining wall along Willard Street across from the American Tobacco complex.
Benjamin Messaoui, who earned the distinction of Master Baker after studying in Paris, has been baking for 35 years. And now, after 10 years as a head chef at Raleigh-based Neomonde, he’s opened his own business in Durham. Messaoui opened The French Corner Bakery, at 2005 North Pointe Drive, last month and said he’s astounded by the reception it has received.
Mike Krzyzewski offered a dash of old-school fury and a dose of new-school inventiveness to claim his latest career milestone.
Healthy Carolinians of Orange County on will host special screenings of “Out of Reach,” a short documentary about medicine abuse created by a teen filmmaker. It will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Chapel Hill High School, and at 7 p.m. Thursday at C.W. Stanford Middle School in Hillsborough.
Some Chapel Hill residents are calling for change.
Rumblings of the Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town began last spring when a website popped up. The grassroots organization held its first event Sunday afternoon, calling it “What Makes Chapel Hill A Livable Town?”
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Chris Emmanuel Wiggins, 19, of Durham, was arrested in both Durham and Orange counties on felony charges.
Now, I’m not naming any names here —except, of course, for the repeated references to my wife, Carol — but there are certain people who just can’t seem to be on time.
A lawsuit challenging a Durham Police Department officer’s use of a Taser is once again on the doorstep of the state Supreme Court.
While Los Angeles stands alone in its transportation issues, here in the Triangle we can also go on forever about what’s the best route to get to points A, B, C and back. I never tire of traffic talk. A few years ago I wrote about those late mergers when the Durham Freeway merges onto Interstate 40, and got some of the more salty comments from readers who also do not like those who, ahem, cut in line at the last minute when the rest of us were waiting patiently.
Saturday's My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Durham Youth Summit brought together young men between the ages of 11 and 21 to discuss the challenges they face every day. The summit was part of a nationwide challenge proposed by President Barack Obama in September 2014.
Newly released Durham County search warrants pertaining to the recent rape allegations reportedly involving members of a Duke University fraternity show that police collected DNA and cellphones from multiple men that were in contact with the victim on the night in question.
A real-estate closing that was to occur Friday for the site of Durham’s next police headquarters is instead being delayed another 60 days, city officials say. The move buys time for consultants working for the city to finish their analysis of the site’s environmental problems, which mainly involve potential soil contamination from spilled oil and gasoline.
A standoff reported Friday afternoon in southeast Durham ended without major conflict. Police evacuated businesses on the 600 block of Ellis Road Friday afternoon and were allowed back in about 1 p.m.