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.
Durham County’s unemployment rate increased by .3 percentage points in June to 5.4 percent, the NC Department of Commerce reported today.
The contracting company accused of not paying subcontractors for work on the new Residence Inn downtown says these allegations are false.
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Casey Steinbacher will resign at the end of August, after leading the organization for eight years.
First Flight Venture Center has added Jean Davis, CEO of technology nonprofit MCNC, to its board of directors.
The Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold two hour-long seminars on Thursday, July 30 at the Visitor Information Center, 101 E. Morgan St. ... U-Haul opens Alston Ave. location ...
Chimerix’s investigational antiviral brincidofovir showed a survival benefit in a study of an animal model for smallpox.
Fast food and homecare workers gathered outside of the McDonald’s restaurant at 102 W. Morgan St. Thursday for another rally as part of the national Raise Up for $15 movement.
he Research Triangle Foundation will construct a new 30,000 square-foot facility that will be occupied by biotechnology company AgBiome.
AT&T and U-verse’s gigabit Internet service, GigaPower, is now available to small businesses and residents in Durham.
Aerie Pharmaceuticals will join Longfellow Real Estate Partner’s roster of life sciences companies at the Imperial Center Office Park in Research Triangle Park. ... Pharmaceutical company Eisai has entered into an agreement to transfer ownership of its Research Triangle Park manufacturing campus to Biogen.
On August 1 and 2, all Great Clips hair salon locations in Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough will participate in a fundraiser to benefit Ronald McDonald House. ... On Aug. 1, Happy Fix will host a one-day festival bringing together fashion, food trucks, live music, wine tasting and artisans.
As part of a series of community outreach programs, the Forge Initiative hosted a demo Saturday at the American Underground in order to show off student-created technology.
More than 150 people have signed a Reinvestment Partners petition that calls for Pacific Western Bank to submit a plan for investment in Durham before acquiring Square 1 Bank in what is expected to be an $849 million deal.
Indiana-based Interactive Intelligence Group plans to invest $1.2 million in Durham, creating 200 new jobs within the next five years. The software and cloud services company received a state Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) and will be eligible for 12 annual reimbursements totaling possibly more than $1.6 million upon creation of the 200 jobs.