A $5.25 million economic development incentive approved by the City Council this week seeks to protect second-tier contractors following a high-profile protest by workers on the Residence Inn in downtown Durham.
The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s 30th Anniversary Sustainable Agriculture Conference, happening Friday through Sunday, Nov. 6-8, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, will feature 70 food and farm workshops, farm tours by bus, hands-on intensives, and locally sourced, organic meals.
Dozens of police officers and state troopers spread out on Interstate 40 in Wake County on Wednesday morning to make a point – possibly an expensive one for speeders – about slowing down for safety over the holiday weekend.
A pedestrian died in western Durham on Thursday morning while trying to walk across an exit ramp from U.S. 15-501 to N.C. 751, police said, and they closed the ramp to traffic during their investigation of the accident.
Police on Wednesday arrested a 25-year-old man on four indecent-exposure charges and violating a parole he began in late September after being convicted of indecent exposure and taking indecent liberties with a child.
Firefighters on Monday night put out a fire in the basement of a one-story house under reconstruction at 127 Chestnut St., then were called back about 5:15 a.m. Tuesday and found flames coming from the main floor.