Durham City Council is moving forward with the construction of a new parking garage downtown. On Monday the City Council approved contracts for engineering services, construction management and design services.
American Underground is looking to bring African American-led startups from across the nation, and possibly the globe, to the Bull City to help them secure funding and explore the systematic biases and challenges that these founders face.
Over the next two years or so, the 27-story, $88 million One City Center will rise from a massive dirt pit extending four stories below ground. At the same time, the former Jack Tar Motor Lodge is being renovated into a 74-room boutique hotel.
Affordable housing advocates say programs that help homeowners keep their homes is another way to preserve affordable housing in the city and promote neighborhood stabilization. Durham’s minor repair program has about 80 people on its waiting list.
A 31-year-old man and a 16-year-old youth were charged with armed robbery in Durham early Monday after police found them with bank cards belonging to a man who had been beaten and left unconscious on North Miami Boulevard a short time earlier.
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