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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)

Jun. 15, 2015 @ 07:30 PM

Photos- Cooling off in Durham

Cooling off in Durham The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas / John Joyner

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Jul. 27, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

Local briefs, 7-28

  • Police seek missing person
  • Roundabout to be installed at Durham intersection
  • Vigil to honor Joy Mart victim
  • Durham ‘Love Stories’ recording day

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

Duke police release sketch of robbery suspects

The Duke University Police Department has released an artist’s sketch of the two suspects from an armed robbery committed along Swift Avenue on Friday.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Triangle market ranks second best for life science companies

The Triangle market is ranked as the second best for life science companies in the United States, according to a new report from international real estate services firm JLL.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Chamber president to resign next month

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Casey Steinbacher will resign at the end of August, after leading the organization for eight years.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 01:39 PM

Bond held at $1M for UNC student accused in fatal crash

The lawyer of a UNC student accused in a drunk driving accident that killed three people sought unsuccessfully to lower his bond Monday morning at the Orange County Courthouse.

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 09:32 AM

Campus Briefs: Reese News Lab gets grant

CHAPEL HILL -- The Reese News Lab, an experimental media and research project in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism, has been awarded $150,000 as part of the Knight News Challenge on Elections for Campaign Hound, a searchable archive and alert service that enables users to monitor political speeches remotely.

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 @ 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. 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. 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.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 02:58 PM

Survey sheds light on need for bus stop shelters

A recent survey released by GoTriangle concerning the performance of GoDurham and the Bull City Connector showed an increase in rider satisfaction, but also showed where the service needs to improve.