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Nov. 18, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Gallery- Steven Burke's American folk art buildings collection.

Steven Burke's American folk art buildings collection. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Gallery-A special naturalization ceremony marking Veterans Day.

A special naturalization ceremony marking Veterans Day. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

GALLERY: N.C. Central Homecoming Parade 2014

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Nov. 24, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

County prepping building-security changes

County officials are preparing to revamp their government’s system for handling building security, which in their view is now entirely too disorganized for its own good.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Price tag of Wainstein investigation: more than $3 million

The investigation into the “paper scheme” scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill by the law firm of former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein cost more than $3.111 million, university officials announced Tuesday.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:16 PM

Teen shot in West Durham

Police are investigating the wounding of a teen who was shot late Monday afternoon at an apartment complex off Morreene Road.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

Video: Protesters block Durham Freeway Tuesday night

Demonstrators Tuesday night block Durham Freeway protesting Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:01 PM

Protestors rally downtown to condemn Ferguson decision

Hundreds of protesters filled downtown Durham on Tuesday to condemn the grand jury process in Ferguson, Missouri, which failed to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

UNC releases name of employee fired

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released Tuesday the name of an employee fired in the wake of the investigation that unearthed a long-running academic scandal.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

Thieves take bite of Apple

An Apple MacBook Pro, an Apple iPod, two rings and other jewelry worth $7,805 were stolen Thursday from a home in the 100 block of Wythebrook Lane.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:35 PM

Power Shift: a Durham company seeks to change an industry

In 2009, Rodney Allam sat down with a four-function calculator and began to model an emissions-free power generation cycle.

Over the course of several months, he came out with pages of calculations and a crucial number, called net efficiency.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

UNC Faculty Exec Committee discusses response to accrediting agency

The UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Executive Committee debated Monday how to respond to concerns raised by the school’s accrediting agency, including issues of academic freedom and integrity.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

Man hit with drug, firearms charges

A Durham man faces drug and firearms charges after sheriff’s investigators searched a home and reported finding large quantities of controlled prescription pills and other narcotics.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

Thanksgiving meal to be held for UNC mental health clinic clients, others

For the third year, the Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill will host a Thanksgiving Day meal for a community mental health center’s patients and their families.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:13 PM

Firefighters rescue boater, dog

Firefighters rescued a boater and his dog after their boat sank in the Eno River.

City firefighters were called at 4:51 p.m. Sunday after the boater called 911 and said he and his dog were stranded.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:06 PM

Local briefs, Nov. 25

  • New trails to open at Horton Grove
  • Police review board applicants sought
  • Bragtown literacy center closed

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:02 PM

Firm working to address questions about Whitted project

A local partner in Integral Development LLC, the firm seeking to redevelop the old Whitted Junior High School, said Monday that the firm will work to address any concerns school board members have about the project.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Duke’s 2015 commencement moved to the DBAP

Duke Office of News & Communications


DURHAM  –  Due to the planned renovations of Wallace Wade Stadium, Duke University’s university-wide commencement ceremony will be held at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.