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May. 01, 2015 @ 10:43 PM

GALLERY-Hundreds take to streets in peaceful protests

Solidarity-Hundreds take to streets in peaceful protests in Durham The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen and Bernard Thomas

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 06:09 PM

Gallery-The 150th Anniversary of the end of the American Civil War at Bennett Place State Historic Site.

The 150th Anniversary of the end of the American Civil War at Bennett Place State Historic Site, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Apr. 25, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

GALLERY-The 150th Anniversary of the end of the American Civil War at Bennett Place State Historic Site.

The 150th Anniversary of the end of the American Civil War at Bennett Place State Historic Site, Saturday, April 25, 2015, The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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May. 20, 2015 @ 05:41 PM

'Wide net' vowed in search for new UNC chief

Executive-search headhunters in the running to help the UNC system find President Tom Ross’ replacement promised Wednesday to cast a wide net for “non-traditional” candidates from outside academia.

May. 20, 2015 @ 04:47 PM

Sheriff’s office nabs alleged traffickers

Three people have been arrested in a Durham County Sheriff’s Anti-Crime and Narcotics Unit drug investigation that involved 10 kilos of cocaine.

May. 19, 2015 @ 07:10 PM

Valor Games: ‘Better than a pill’

The Valor Games are sponsored by the VA and North Carolina nonprofit Bridge II Sports. They are free and open to the public and continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 at Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium and from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 21 at Lake Crabtree Park in Morrisville.

May. 19, 2015 @ 06:50 PM

Budding biotechs convene in Durham

Two out of state agricultural biotechnology companies came away with $12,500 in funding Tuesday after winning a pitch contest at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

May. 19, 2015 @ 06:29 PM

Bonfield: Future bright for Durham

In a nod to Mayor Bill Bell’s “State of the City” address, Durham City Manager Tom Bonfield Monday night told the City Council that the future is bright for residents of Durham.

May. 19, 2015 @ 06:10 PM

Officials: UNC quick to fix animal-welfare issues

U.S. Department of Agriculture regulators say UNC’s animal-care monitors “acted promptly” to fix problems that contributed last year to the deaths of a rabbit and two ferrets used in research work.

May. 19, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

Schools’ CTE program to create summer jobs

Director of the Durham Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education program, Rick Sheldahl, has developed a new partnership with the City of Durham’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) to create a program that could offer up to 50 paid internships this coming summer that are directly related to a student’s field of study or pathway.

May. 19, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

Local briefs, May 21, 2015

Stadium 10 at Northgate will present a series of free, family-friendly films as part of its Kids’ Free Summer 2015 Movie Camp. Free for children and their adult companions, films will screen three days a week, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. beginning June 16 and concluding Aug. 20.

May. 19, 2015 @ 04:46 PM

Bull City father indicted in infant daughter's death

Alex Lee Noel, 22, of Durham, has been charged with murder in connection with the death of his 2-month-old daughter, Karina Noel, in early May.

May. 19, 2015 @ 02:41 PM

Palmetto State man indicted in 2012 Bull City double slaying

Tyrone Alexander Thompson, 38, was indicted Monday on two counts of murder in the deaths of two men on Dawkins Street. He is accused of fatally shooting Paul Noel and Timothy McGhee in January 2012.

May. 19, 2015 @ 08:50 AM

ACC Tournament visitor spending could exceed $16M

Durham, DBAP hope to become permanent home for ACC baseball tournament

May. 18, 2015 @ 09:16 PM

City budget holds tax rate steady

Residents will have something to rejoice in when it comes to City of Durham’s budget for the next  fiscal year.

May. 18, 2015 @ 08:37 PM

School board seeks to streamline committee meetings

The school board has begun to discuss how it might reduce the number of committee meetings the board holds each month.

May. 18, 2015 @ 07:54 PM

Durham Tech graduates more than 300

Durham Tech sent more than 300 new graduates into the world Monday, including seven members of one family.

May. 18, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

Local briefs, May 19

  • Fair to stress health, wellness for seniors
  • Tea for Two event June 6
  • Luncheon to discuss gun legislation