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Feb. 19, 2015 @ 01:36 AM

GALLERY: Bonfire celebration at Duke

Duke fans celebrate with a bonfire on campus after the Blue Devils beat the North Carolina Tar Heels 92-90 in overtime. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Feb. 17, 2015 @ 08:47 PM

GALLERY- Durham winter storm

Durham winter storm The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Feb. 12, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

GALLERY-The Surprise

University of North Carolina employee Deborah Paige's big surprise. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Mar. 24, 2015 @ 05:05 PM

County signs off on Whitted project changes

County Commissioners agreed this week to a couple of changes the Durham school board asked them to make to the development agreement for the former Whitted Junior High School.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 04:59 PM

Durham icon Willie Bradshaw mourned by fans, colleagues

Willie Bradshaw, an iconic high school coach and administrator who spent much of his career at Hillside High School, died Monday after a lingering illness.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

Orange County Health Department workers step up

Step by step, staff members at the Orange County Health Department are inching closer to their goal of “walking” to California.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 02:53 PM

Duke study: Chance plays key role in HPV/cancer development

For people infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), the likelihood of clearing the infection and avoiding HPV-related cancer may depend less on the body’s disease-fighting arsenal than has been generally assumed.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:29 PM

Woman in serious condition after shooting

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a woman in Durham earlier today. 

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 08:50 PM

Page: County oversight to make more use of data

County officials are going to strengthen the oversight of key programs, to ensure that it can show taxpayers they’re “showing great stewardship” of their money, County Commissioners Chairman Michael Page said.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 06:39 PM

Sheriff promotes 5 deputies

Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews announced the promotion of five deputies Monday, including one to the rank of major.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 09:09 PM

Official: 3 dead in scaffolding collapse in downtown Raleigh

Workers were dismantling a scaffold at a high-rise construction project when a piece of it fell to the ground in downtown Raleigh, killing three men and sending another to a hospital.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 06:06 PM

As Durham’s growth continues, community leaders plan ahead

The growth of downtown Durham in recent years has many residents and community leaders wondering what the city’s next steps should be.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 05:52 PM

No bond reduction for accused dog thief

A woman accused of stealing a dog from a Durham attorney's family and trying to extort money from them made her first court appearance Monday and was denied a bond reduction.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

Local briefs, March 24

  • West Durham neighborhood hike is Saturday
  • Doula ‘Speed Dating’ event April 26
  • ER doctor charged with tax offenses

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 04:52 PM

City may get another permanent sculpture

If all the dominoes fall into place, a third sculpture from the Bull City Sculpture Show will become a permanent part of the city landscape.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

RTP High School buys a permanent home

The STEM-focused charter high school closed on the Sigma Xi building on March 9. The building at 3106 N.C. Highway 54 is just across the road from the school’s current home in the Research Triangle’s Park Center development.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

Durham Tech student named 2015 Coca-Cola scholar

Andrew McCrae, a student at Durham Technical Community College, has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 04:05 PM

Durham woman helped end school segregation

At age 80, Selma Spencer's mind is sharp.

She has no trouble remembering a 1951 event that made history.