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Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

Gallery-Tribute of murdered UNC professor Feng Liu at the FedEx Global Communication Center,UNC

Tribute of murdered UNC professor Feng Liu at the FedEx Global Communication Center, UNC. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jul. 27, 2014 @ 10:21 PM

Gallery-Carolina Rollergirls' Raleigh Ruckus and the Chapel Hill Thrillers at the Wheels Fun Park.

Carolina Rollergirls' Raleigh Ruckus and the Chapel Hill Thrillers at the Wheels Fun Park. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 08:35 PM

GALLERY: Severe storms cause flooding in Durham

A cold front brought severe storms into the area, causing flooding in parts of Durham. Parts of Forest Hills Park were covered with at least two feet of water. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

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Sep. 26, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Horsch: Serving the community

The semester is winding down. Graduation is on the horizon. Basically, it’s a slide from here on out. … Wait, this seems weird. … Didn’t I just graduate?


Sep. 26, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

DATA tinkering with bus routes again

The Durham Area Transit Authority is rolling out a passel of service changes today, some meant to bolster service, others to improve the system’s on-time performance.

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

10 schools to serve free lunches

A good thing just got better for some Durham Public Schools’ students.
The school district announced Thursday that in addition to free breakfast to all district schools, 10 schools will also serve free lunches to students, regardless of the students’ economic status.

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Superintendent: Principal handled assault allegation properly

Superintendent Bert L’Homme said W.G. Pearson Elementary School Principal LaManda Chestnut-Pryor acted immediately after learning about allegation of a sexual assault involving a 5-year-old boy on a school bus leaving the school.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 07:05 PM

UNC-Chapel Hill doc called to help prepare Ebola training course

After treating Ebola patients in Guinea for three weeks earlier this year, UNC-Chapel Hill’s Dr. Billy Fischer was tapped by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help prepare a pre-deployment training course for doctors.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 06:55 PM

‘Dancing With the Survivors’ – and her friends

Ballroom dancing, for Jo Ann Robison, is about more than just dancing. After moving to the Triangle last year and only knowing two people, dancing has given her a social life.
On Oct. 2, a special event at Fred Astaire Dance Studio will be about more than just dancing. It’s a fundraiser for breast cancer patients, and Robison is a breast cancer survivor. Fred Astaire Dance Studio franchises across the country will hold the same “Dancing With the Survivors” event, a play on the television show “Dancing With the Stars,” to benefit The Pink Fund. The fund provides money to current breast cancer patients in treatment for non-medical expenses.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 06:46 PM

NCCU charges driver in hit-and-run

The N.C. Central University Police Department is looking for James Henry Nelson IV, 22, in connection with an incident in which an officer was struck by a car fleeing a traffic stop on Wednesday.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Police log

  • Arrests made in August shootings
  • Teen faces $1M bond
  • Police search for missing woman

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Anti-violence marches in Durham next six Saturdays

The Walk for Life Foundation will organize marches in Durham neighborhoods for the next six Saturdays. The marches are to encourage communities to stop the violence.


Sep. 25, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

Dance party to be held Friday for Eve Carson Scholarship

A dance party will be held at the Pit at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Friday in honor of The Eve Carson Scholarship.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 03:40 PM

Local activists, educators work for political change

More than 100 people gathered in the Hillside High School cafeteria one day this week to share their thoughts about what’s needed to improve the educational landscape for students, teachers, parents and the community.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

DA won't seek death penalty in slaying of Durham pastor

District Attorney Jim Woodall said Thursday he won't seek the death penalty against a man accused of murdering a Durham priest.


Sep. 25, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

'Semper Fidel' traces Cuban roots

In director Robert Pietri’s film “Semper Fidel,” Jim Acosta (played by James Alexandrou) practices boxing, telling himself to “keep your left up … watch your feet.” The scenes of Jim working out are edited with memories of a younger Jim (Adonis Rodriguez Navarro) sparring with his father and Cuban boxing champion David Acosta (Juan Ariel Gomez Lopez).


Sep. 25, 2014 @ 09:41 AM

Downtown boom about to ripple, Duke panel says

One would expect the Bull City’s biggest real-estate mavens to be, well, bullish on Durham’s economic future, and a panel of them Wednesday at Duke University didn’t disappoint on that front.