Here's a look at today's local headlines:
But first, go to newsobserver.com for Matt Caulder's story on the opening of the Festival for the Eno and for photojournalist Ethan Hyman's gallery of pictures.
In today's Durham News:
COUNTY HOLDS LINE ON TAXES: The county board did not raise your taxes this year. But you can -- when the county asks you to approve two new sales tax increases for schools and regional transit this fall. Virginia Bridges has the story.
CELEBRATING DURHAM TECH'S 50TH: Emily Weinstein is at it again. The prolific local artist (and cat rescuer) is putting the finishing touches on a huge mural honoring our community college. Staff writer Lana Douglas looked over her shoulder.
LAWYER SEEKS DISMISSAL IN BONES CASE: Should the medical examiner's office have returned a missing woman's bones to her family? A lawyer for the man accused of murdering her says no. Lana reports on why that decision could now get the charges tossed.
Editorial page writer Bob Wilson says 751 doesn't add up, East Durham activist Aidil Ortiz Collins says Self-Help messed up, and Flo Johnston reports on a local church that serves up communion bufet style.
Happy Fourth, and thanks for reading,