Artists, city and county workers and other stakeholders gathered at the Durham Arts Council Thursday to hear a 10-year plan that seeks to take the Bull City’s downtown to the next level of economic and traffic development through connectivity, public art and gathering spaces.
The childhood home of Pauli Murray, controversial civil rights activist, has been designated a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Duke Human Rights Center’s Pauli Murray Project plans to develop the house into a center for history and social justice.
William Evans, 65, of Durham, was found dead Thursday morning in the parking lot of the Red Cross Center. On Thursday afternoon, police arrested Evans’ grandson, Dominick Jackson, and charged him with murder.
The NCBD Rivercats won the 11U and 9U teams won championships at the Top Gun Summer World Series recently in Rocky Mount. ... There will be fireworks after the Durham Bulls’ baseball game July 4 in nthe DBAP. ... Durham golfer Campbell Rand shot a 69 in medalist play to earn a seventh seed last week in the 48th N.C. Junior Boys Championship at the Country Club of Salisbury.