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Aug. 01, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

SAME STORE, NEW SPACE: Kimbrell’s opens at former Kmart site on Avondale Drive

An iconic area furniture store celebrated its grand opening at a new location Saturday, drawing crowds and special guests. Kimbrells’s Furniture, which has been situated in downtown Durham for 83 years, celebrated its move to the former Kmart building at 2000 Avondale Drive with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Mayor Bill Bell.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

Utility demands prompt fee hike talk

An increased workload on the city’s public works department in light of the recent announcements of fiber optic Internet has prompted an evaluation of how it charges fees for private utility builds and permits.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

Durham County jobless rate rises in June

Durham County’s unemployment rate increased by .3 percentage points in June to 5.4 percent, the NC Department of Commerce reported today.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Triangle market ranks second best for life science companies

The Triangle market is ranked as the second best for life science companies in the United States, according to a new report from international real estate services firm JLL.


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Aug. 02, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

The Buzz: Starbucks, AT&T, Mattress Firm in planning

A three-tenant building housing Starbucks, AT&T and Mattress Firm is under construction at 4010 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. The location previously housed German restaurant Bavarian Brathaus, which closed in 2013.