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Jun. 22, 2015 @ 08:06 PM

GALLERY: Heidi Latsky Dance performs "Triptych"

Heidi Latsky Dance performs "Triptych" at the American Dance Festival. (The Herald-Sun | John Joyner)

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 05:21 PM

PHOTOS- Juneteenth celebration

Juneteenth celebration in Durham The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 06:09 PM

GALLERY: Pilobolus at the American Dance Festival

Photos of Pilobolus at American Dance Festival. (The Herald-Sun | John Joyner)

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Jun. 30, 2015 @ 06:43 PM

AI chefs lay some ‘sugar’ on The Rolling Stones

At around 9 Wednesday night, July 1, The Rolling Stones will take the stage at Carter-Finley Stadium following opening act The Avett Brothers, and the Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham’s Culinary School is more than ready to feed them.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Durham unveils SmART vision plan

Imagine someday walking north on Blackwell Street and instead of seeing the backs of buildings, residents and visitors will also see outdoor café seating, a landscaped parking area, and façade art on the buildings. Also imagine a day when the Carolina Theatre and Civic Center plaza are more open, with an outdoor stage. The proposals were among many ideas for better connecting downtown Durham’s arts districts unveiled Tuesday during the presentation of the “Durham SmART Initiative Vision Plan” at the Durham Arts Council.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 06:57 PM

Police log: Murder suspect ID'd

The police are looking for an 18-year-old Durham man who they believe killed a man on Friday. Police have charged Christopher Lee Allen in the shooting death of Anthony Tremaine Glenn, 37, near the intersection of Holloway and Raynor streets.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 01:01 PM

Fireworks, baseball to mark Durham Fourth of July festivities

The public is invited to celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Bulls on Independence Day, July 4, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

After spill, things looking up for Eno River Association

The Eno River Association, which presents the annual Festival for the Eno, will be celebrating another milestone with the 36th annual festival to be held Saturday and Sunday. For the staff of the environmental organization, it marks a return to more normal life after a spill from city-owned sewer pipes inundated the organization’s Guess Road headquarters in January.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 01:47 PM

Area teachers chosen for trip to Singapore, Malaysia

Seven area educators have selected to participate in the Center for International Understanding (CIU)’s 2015 Global Teachers program.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 06:57 PM

School board chair to seek commissioner’s seat

It’s been somewhat of an open secret for weeks, but Durham school board Chairwoman Heidi Carter made it official on Tuesday, confirming that she will not seek reelection to the board in 2016.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 06:42 PM

Tuesday fire blamed on cooking accident

An afternoon fire on West Maynard Avenue was deemed an accident after the resident left the house after cooking.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 12:37 PM

Truck strikes overpass, halts traffic

Another Durham railroad overpass was the site of a truck collision Tuesday afternoon. The bridge over West Chapel Hill Street near Durham Station was struck by a truck about 10:48 a.m., police said.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 09:59 PM

RDU embarks on 2040 plan

Raleigh-Durham International Airport held its first of multiple meetings over the next 18 months to identify the airport’s development goals through 2040.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 06:27 PM

NCCU faces another complaint

A N.C. Central University professor has hit the school with another federal equal-opportunity complaint, alleging mistreatment on the basis of gender in his quest to regain the chairmanship of the Department of Language and Literature.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

Local briefs, June 30

  • City forum postponed
  • Southern Folklife Collection receives $986,000
  • Grant money bolsters local nonprofits
  • Red Cross urges donations to offset holiday shortfall
  • Registration open for Hillsborough Citizens Police Academy
  • Board of Adjustment meeting canceled


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 05:39 PM

Identity of found body released

The mystery surrounding a body found off of Interstate 85 has been partially solved.

The body found off of the Redwood Road exit on I-85 has been identified as 26-year-old Franklin Martinez.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 05:34 PM

Leave fireworks to professionals, firefighters warn

Lighting and watching fireworks is a popular way to celebrate Independence Day, but one mistake can turn the celebration tragic, firefighters warn.