Duke Energy’s pruning of Durham street trees appears to violate city regulations, and homeowner Chuck Eppinette and a host of other citizens want City Hall to start enforcing them. According to City Manager Tom Bonfield, though, there may be some complications.
January’s “Point-in-Time count” of Durham’s homeless found the total number was up from the 2014 count: from 758 to 813. According to some people close to the city’s homeless situation, though, those figures don’t tell the whole story.
Several hundred protesters assembled in front of Durham Police headquarters Friday evening to stand in solidarity with Baltimore and call for justice for Freddie Gray, the black man who died in police custody.
Where there was a barren courtyard at Northern High School, there is now are gardens. There’s a garden of plants that make tea, a “bramble” garden with blackberry and raspberry vines, a garden to attract pollinating insects – even a pizza garden, with rosemary, oregano, thyme and other herbs.
Each Sunday Pastor Tim Timberlake preaches to a large congregation of 700 to 1,000 people in the small rural town of Creedmoor just north of Durham, where in the late ’70s his well-known father Bishop Mack Timberlake, now deceased, and his mother, Brenda, founded the Christian Faith Center at 101 Peachtree Road.
Meet 19 Muslims who live and work in the Triangle and Charlotte in a dynamic and captivating photography and video exhibit, “Passion in Practice: Muslims of the Carolinas,” through May 10 at UNC’s Carolina Union Gallery.
The Banks Foundation is gearing up for its annual Triangle Golf Challenge on June 12 at NCSU’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course, with proceeds designated to benefit Communities in School of Durham and the foundation’s works.
Durham’s violent crime continued its upward trend during the first three months of 2015, Police Chief Jose L. Lopez told the City Council Monday night, but special operations in targeted areas have led to a number of suspect arrests.