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Jul. 04, 2014 @ 04:42 PM

GALLERY: Hillsborough Fourth of July Celebration

Hillsborough celebrates Independence with picnic, parade and pony rides. The Herald-Sun | Elizabeth Mendoza

Jul. 01, 2014 @ 11:02 PM

VIDEO: Durham soccer fans support Team USA

Team USA had no shortage of support in the Bull City.  Durham soccer fans watch the World Cup match between the United States and Belgium at Mattie B's Public House. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Jun. 29, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

Gallery-World Refugee Day Picnic and Soccer Party, in the Duke Central Campus Field.

World Refugee Day Picnic and Soccer Party, in the Duke Central Campus Field. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas Click here to buy photos!

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Aug. 18, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

Durham Tech unveils new logo

Durham Tech has adopted a new logo as part of an overarching branding campaign.

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

Principal changes announced by DPS

The school district announced several principal changes this week.

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

Hearing delayed for man seeking new trial

A hearing will resume this fall to determine if a man convicted of raping a 12-year-old girl deserves a new trial.


Aug. 13, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

Suspect arrested after fleeing deputies

Deputies arrested Keon Peaks Fowler, 20, of Graham this morning after he fled when they attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

Reckhow: Rules tweak needed for building placements

Those big new apartment blocks in town have a Durham county commissioner wondering if officials need to “tweak” the city’s land-use rules to provide more room between such buildings and the street.

Aug. 12, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Judge allows rights lawsuit to continue

Narrowing the focus somewhat, a federal judge has allowed two men to continue pursuing a civil-rights lawsuit that alleges Durham Police Department officers mishandled a 2009 drug investigation.

Aug. 12, 2014 @ 07:39 PM

Orpah King: Selling groceries with a touch of love

When customers walked into King's Red and White market, they knew they would get more than groceries.

They'd get love.
The store's biggest draw wasn't on the shelves, but in a tiny corner office.

Aug. 12, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

Duke sets yet another record in fundraising

Duke University set another record in fundraising this past year.

Aug. 12, 2014 @ 07:51 AM

Commissioners OK resolution on Comcast/TWC deal

County Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a resolution that asks N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper to scrutinize the proposed merger of Time Warner Cable with Comcast.

Aug. 11, 2014 @ 07:28 PM

Mechanics and Farmers Bank selects new CEO

Mechanics and Farmers Bank, the 106-year-old Durham financial institution, has hired James H. Sills III as its chief executive officer.

Aug. 12, 2014 @ 07:31 AM

Two coaches, one cause — a ‘no-brainer’

This may have been the most brilliant play ever drawn up by Cardinal Gibbons High School basketball coach Marque Carrington.

Aug. 11, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Scrap Exchange counts down for opening in new space

Ann Woodward points to an alley that cuts into The Scrap Exchange’s new space in Lakewood Shopping Center. A shipping room with a metal door sits at the end of the alley, and eventually Woodward would like to have a welding shop in the shipping area, with displays of metal work in the alley. She also envisions a place for sculptors, community gardens and an exercise area.

Aug. 11, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

State enrollment growth funding worries educators

Like their counterparts in school districts throughout the state, Durham school leaders are worried about a decision by state lawmakers to no longer automatically fund enrollment growth.

Aug. 11, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Man accused of murdering priest appears in court

Matthew John Reed appeared Monday in Orange County court on a first-degree murder charge in the slaying of a Durham priest that has rocked the community.


Aug. 11, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Lee Street shooting victim dies

Rakwon Smith, 18, who was shot inside his home on Lee Street on Saturday night has died, according to Durham police.