Durham County

Business

Durham’s new Popeyes restaurant is so busy, it’s slowing traffic on Guess Road

People are so excited about Durham's first Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, they have been willing to wait in long lines to get some of the restaurant’s food. The restaurant on Guess Road near Interstate 85 opened last week, and its drawn such a crowd its turned the major thoroughfare into a parking lot. The traffic was so snarled that the city issued a traffic advisory and the owner had to hire someone to direct traffic, according to television station WRAL.

Arts & Culture

‘Curious’ visually stunning, but lacks novel’s intimacy

English author Mark Haddon’s moving bestseller, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” which chronicles the daunting difficulties faced by a 15-year-old boy somewhere on the autism spectrum, was adapted into an award-winning play. The national touring production now at DPAC faithfully reproduces the dazzling technical aspects of the Broadway version.

Durham News

Durham school board backs teacher housing plan

The Durham Public Schools Board of Education recently gave a big thumbs up to a State Employees’ Credit Union proposal to build housing for teachers on the former Lowe’s Grove Elementary School site in southern Durham near Research Triangle Park.

Videos

Two Durham cops, deputy injured in motorcycle wreck

Two Durham police officers and one Durham County sheriff’s deputy, each riding a motorcycle, were involved in a crash shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday on South Lowell Road in Bahama. All three riders were hospitalized. (NO AUDIO)
Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Two Durham cops, deputy injured in motorcycle wreck 1:15

Two Durham cops, deputy injured in motorcycle wreck

Durham CAN pushes for affordable housing project downtown 1:02

Durham CAN pushes for affordable housing project downtown

Raleigh Police Protective Association calls city pay raises 'step in right direction' 1:48

Raleigh Police Protective Association calls city pay raises 'step in right direction'

Emerald City owner says club is safe, invites concerned neighbors to visit 3:00

Emerald City owner says club is safe, invites concerned neighbors to visit