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Nov. 07, 2014 @ 11:03 PM

Gallery-Carolina Friends Upper School present The Real Inspector Hound, seen from backstage

Carolina Friends Upper School present The Real Inspector Hound, seen from backstage The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

GALLERY: Halloween on Franklin Street

Thousands flock to Franklin Street for ‘Homegrown Halloween.’

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

GALLERY: Githens Middle School Principal Tonya Williams is named DPS Principal of the Year

Githens Middle School Principal Tonya Williams is named DPS Principal of the Year. Photo by Christine T. Nguyen Click here to buy photos!

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Nov. 24, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Media sue over records of fired UNC staffers

A coalition of North Carolina news organizations is suing the state's flagship public university to force it to disclose the nine campus employees fired or disciplined for their roles in a scheme allowing fake classes and generous grades.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 08:41 PM

Fires displace residents, destroy shed

Firefighters battled two blazes in Durham on Sunday that left two occupants displaced and destroyed a shed. No one was hurt.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Young performers show off musical talents

Eight-year-old Yiyhetzi Doncel smoothed her burgundy dress and sat with her hands in her lap and her ankles crossed. She was poised, calm and ready to play the piano in front of a room full of people.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

The art of coffee

Coffee gurus from the eastern part of the country brought their skills here for a weekend-long competition showcasing their creativity and expertise.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Whitted school project hits a snag

The long-awaited Whitted Junior High School redevelopment project hit a major snag last week when members of the school board questioned whether Durham Public Schools can afford to be a partner.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

Durham on track to get veterans’ court

Veterans who run afoul of the law may soon have a special court in Durham where the focus will be on helping instead of punishing.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

HOLIDAY MARKET: Artists bring color to downtown

Works by more than 200 artists are on display at the Durham Art Walk Holiday Market in downtown through Sunday, Nov. 23.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Police Log: Durham man charged with rape

Melvin Scott, 42, of Trail View Lane, was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree rape. An arrest warrant said the victim was “mentally incapacitated and physically helpless.”


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Dance Review: 'Sadeh21' incites raw, powerful emotions

The Batsheva Dance Company’s one-night only performance of “Sadeh21” Friday at UNC’s Memorial Hall literally started with a bang.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Golden Leaf Award winners honored

Eight projects were honored for excellence in design and preservation of their properties at the 2014 Golden Leaf Awards for Community Appearance Thursday.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

Most Durham city, county offices to close for Thanksgiving

Most City of Durham and County of Durham offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Police, fire and rescue services for life-threatening or in-progress emergencies may be reached by calling 9-1-1. Non-emergency problems or concerns may be directed to (919) 560-4600.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Brown wants “nefarious” signs taken down

City Councilman Eugene Brown has had enough of the signs all around town that label Sheriff Mike Andrews “nefarious.” Branding them “someone’s memorial and paranoia against our county sheriff,” Brown spoke up in a council work session on Thursday to say he thinks they should be treated as “political” signs subject to a post-election time limit


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 03:16 PM

Renovations to begin soon at Durham City Hall

Much-needed repairs to Durham’s City Hall and Annex will begin in early December.

The City’s General Services Department is overseeing the nine-month renovation project that will consist of three major sub-projects.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 08:21 PM

Fire damages house, displaces 5 occupants

Fire heavily damaged a home south of downtown Friday afternoon, displacing five residents. No one was hurt.

Firefighters were called at 4:45 p.m. to a one-story house at 1204 Franklin St., off Alston Avenue , and saw flames inside and heavy smoke coming from the attic.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 07:01 PM

DKU celebrates opening

Duke University leaders formally celebrated this fall’s launch of Duke Kunshan University with a campus opening ceremony on Monday.