Planning commissioners and prospective neighbors gave thumbs up last week to two “infill” projects representing private investment on a pair of long-time vacant lots, one at the Old Five Points intersection near downtown and the other on Duke Street north of Interstate 85.
A group of inmates’ family members and others say they plan to protest Friday night a “lock back” prompted by a surge of violence at the Durham County Jail that is keeping inmates confined to their cells all but six hours a week.
It’s a simple act, sitting down and sharing food with another person. But in Durham, as in much of the American South, before 1960, according to local custom and a city ordinance, it was taboo and illegal for blacks to dine with whites in public.
The 20th Anniversary season of Durham Bulls Athletics Park begins on Wednesday, April 15 at 6:05 p.m. with “Opening Day.” Gates open at 5 p.m. for Bulls’ game against division rival Norfolk, giving fans plenty of time to enjoy pregame festivities that will feature a special entrance by Wool E. Bull, a video tribute to the iconic ballpark’s anniversary, full roster introductions, and National Anthem performed by the Duke Pitchforks. Immediately following the home opener, fans will be treated to the first fireworks show of the season.
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