Documentary to premiere for Durham Lemur Week
"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar," which features Duke lemurs, is intended to educate the public about the endangered status of lemurs and highlight the importance of conservation efforts in Madagascar.
Durham 2013 crime increases slightly
Although Durham’s property crime rate has increased in 2013, its violent crime rate declined, according to the Durham Police Department’s annual crime report released March 7.
Federal approval advances light rail planning
The proposed light rail bridging Durham and Orange counties was approved by the Federal Transit Administration Feb. 25.
$19 million Durham Bulls Athletic Park upgrade
The Durham Bulls Athletic Park, already a jewel in the revitalized downtown’s crown, is getting major upgrades.
Durham ranks No.4 on Livability's best places to live list
Durham was recently voted the top fourth best place to live, according to a recent ranking.
Students split on local grocery options
With the opening of Harris Teeter on 9th Street, Whole Foods has been facing steep competition. The Chronicle's Jenna Zhang spoke to students about where they prefer to shop for groceries, and why.
Local "bread dorks" turn up the heat in baking contest
Seventeen contestants squared off in the Triangle Amateur Baking Contest Friday evening.
Guitar and violin store expands presence off of East
A brightly colored flag adorned with music notes now marks the expanded location of High Strung Violins and Guitars on the corner of West Markham and Broad Streets in Durham.
New store Letters to open amidst indy bookshop revival
A new bookshop opening in downtown Durham signals the resurgence of independent bookstores.
Protestors gather in Durham in response to in-custody death of 17 year old
A riot occurred outside of the Durham Police Department headquarters Friday evening, resulting in property damage and local disturbance.
Locopops stores close due to shifting business demands
The Locopops stores in Raleigh and Chapel Hill are out of business.
Durham police investigate in-custody death of 17 year old
Jesus Huerta, 17, of Durham, died shortly before 3 a.m. while being transported to Police Headquarters by Durham police officer Samuel Duncan.
Supermarket Harris Teeter opens doors on Ninth Street
Durham’s newest Harris Teeter supermarket welcomed customers for the first time at its grand opening Wednesday.
Durham municipal election voter turnout remains low
Durham voter turnout for this year’s municipal elections was nearly as low as Duke’s acceptance rate.
Heroes from across the spectrum gather for NC Comicon
Costumes ranged from baby Batman to middle-aged Superman and the venue featured an abundance of wigs, covering all the colors of the rainbow.
Duke students join Durham residents in support of education
Teachers, families and officials stood up for public education in Durham and throughout North Carolina on Friday.
Reelected Mayor Bell discusses future plans
Mayor Bill Bell was reelected Tuesday for his seventh, consecutive two-year term as mayor of Durham. The Chronicle’s Sasha Zients spoke with Bell about his experiences so far and his plans for the...
Bill Bell wins mayoral election again
Incumbent Bill Bell has won a seventh term as the mayor of Durham.
Baguetteaboutit rolls out new Durham restaurant
Baguetteaboutit is forgetting about only serving its sandwiches from a truck.
West Main Street reopens to Durham, Duke community
The portion of West Main Street adjacent to East Campus re-opened Thursday at 5 p.m.
Murphy School Radio Show Benefits Duke Charity
The Murphy School Radio Show, a bi-annual charity event started by Jay Miller, Trinity ’80, will be adding Duke Partners for Youth to its list of beneficiaries this year.
Research Triangle Park struggles to attract venture capital
Research Triangle Park may have trouble attracting venture capital.
Durham-based marketing company sees growth
An online music marketing company in Durham has grown to have more than three million users, but has had little impact on Duke's music scene.
Racers sound off on Family Reunification Program
The Race Home, a 5K to raise money for the Church World Service and their Family Reunification program, took place Sunday morning.