Downtown Durham parking lots owned by county to become new apartments, parking garages, with some affordable housing, too, on East Main Street near a planned light rail stop at Dillard and Pettigrew streets.
Hispanic and Latino parents who do not speak English will no longer have to request interpreters at school board meetings. Durham Public Schools will now have an interpreter translate meetings into Spanish.
Chapel Hill, Durham and Wake farmers and markets seeking a way to pay for new equipment and services after federal government signs contract for SNAP food benefits management and payment processing companies.
Authorities urged drivers to avoid the area of N.C. 98 – Durham Road –and Stony Hill Road on Tuesday after a gasoline tanker rolled over near that intersection between Wake Forest, North Carolina, and Durham shortly before 10 a.m.
Durham legislative leaders reported on their short session accomplishments to a packed room of Democratic supporters at the M&F Bank Corporate Center community room during a town hall meeting Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
The 2018 Emmy Award nominations have three North Carolina and Triangle ties: Amy Sedaris, who grew up in Raleigh; Raleigh native Evan Rachel Wood for HBO’s “Westworld”; and Netflix’s “Stranger Things 2,” created by Durham’s Duffer Brothers.
Durham legislators oppose constitutional amendments on voter ID, capping income tax rate, filling judicial vacancies, creating bipartisan state ethics and elections board, more crime victims rights and making hunting and fishing a right.
Downtown Durham will get a new shop or business every month in a startup space on Blackwell Street at the American Tobacco Campus. A million people pass by the spot, based on Durham Bulls and Durham Performing Arts Center ticket sales.
Rite Aid stores in Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh and Zebulon are closing this month as a result of Walgreens acquisition of the pharmacy chain. Other Rite Aid stores in the area are being rebranded as Walgreens.
Rickey Padgett, a Durham Republican who's running against state Sen. Mike Woodard, tweeted a cartoon depicting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in Nazi uniforms. Padgett also compared Rep. Maxine Waters to Aunt Esther from TV's Sanford and Son.
Zyon McNeil, 18, of Durham pleaded guilty to murder and robbery after a 2016 crime spree that included a taxi driver being shot in the chest and collapsing in a La Quinta. Judge Orlando Hudson sentenced him to up to 18 years in prison.