Durham's Gregson Street 'can opener' claims another victim
The notorious 11'8" railroad bridge on Gregson Street in Durham claimed another victim Thursday, the second in two weeks. This despite highly visible warning lights and signs. Go to 11foot8.com for more video from the bridge.
For 26 years, Durham chef Scott Howell lived his dream of owning and running a restaurant, the acclaimed fine dining Nana's. At the end of the month, Howell, an eight-time James Beard Award semifinalist, says he will close his flagship restaurant.
Durham five-year-old Aubrey Christina Toby was tired of waiting in line at her Christian Prep Academy Pre-K graduation on Saturday, so she danced her way across the stage and the crowd loved every second of it.
A group of nearly 20 protestors marched into the offices Larry Moneta, Duke’s Vice President for Student Affairs to voice their opposition to the firing of two employees of the Joe Van Gogh coffee shop on the Duke University campus.
Protesters gathered at the Joe Van Gogh coffee shop on Duke's campus Wednesday afternoon in support of two baristas who were fired on Monday after a complaint from Duke VP Larry Moneta. One of the fired baristas, Britni Brown, attended the protest.
Congress and state regulators having cleared the way, surgeons at Duke University recently performed North Carolina's first transplant of an organ from an HIV-positive donor into an HIV-positive recipient.
A decade of downtown Durham revitalization has raised concern about rippling effects of gentrification. Durham is changing, with construction cranes marking the city's skyline as new businesses and residents move in.
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