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Jun. 13, 2015 @ 12:40 PM

DONS basketball league kicks off first week

The 2013 & 2014 DBL Champions the Carolina Dons continued their winning streak.  


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 12:19 AM

City Ministries holds public safety day

On May 24, The City Ministries hosted the Annual Public Safety Day Program at Southern High School in Durham.


Jun. 10, 2015 @ 12:51 PM

RBC Bank, Southern High team up for Blue Water Day

RBC Bank awarded a $1,000 grant to the Bionomic Educational Training Center (BETC) in Durham, and its employees participated in a stream cleanup and installation of a rain garden at Southern High School on June 6.


May. 30, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

NAWIC Chapter installs 2 new members

The Durham Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) installed and welcomed two new members recently at the Millennium Hotel in Durham.


May. 30, 2015 @ 02:15 PM

Durham Hurricanes are state champs

The Durham Hurricanes 9th Grade (15U) boys team won the Division 1 State Championship recently.


May. 20, 2015 @ 01:28 PM

Durham Woman’s Club officers installed

Durham Woman’s Club officers for the 2015-17 term were installed at the May meeting by Gay Warren, the General Federation of Women’s Clubs state president. Warren presented each woman with the “key” of her office.


May. 18, 2015 @ 09:28 AM

Former Southern player in Singapore championship win

Jerel Chavis, a former Southern High School basketball player, was a member of the team that recently won the Pro-Am SBL South East Asia Basketball Championship game in Singapore.


May. 16, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

The Links welcomes new members

The Triangle Park Chapter of the Links, Inc., recently welcomed nine new members including: Katrina Howard Avery, Durham; Lorie-Ann Lee-Carter, Durham; Dr. Karrie Gibson Dixon, Chapel Hill; Chanda Douglas-Ward, Durham; Joelle McAlpine Duren, Raleigh; Sen.Valerie Paige Foushee, Chapel Hill; Gloria Alston McNeil Durham; Diane Hewlett Pierce, Durham; and Gloria Carney Shealey, Chapel Hill.


May. 13, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Mozgala earns Silver Award

Daisy Mozgala, a Girl Scout Cadette in Troop 3064, has earned her Silver Award, the second highest award in Girl Scouts. Over the past year, she worked with her troop to design, build, stock and install four Little Free Libraries for the Town of Chapel Hill. Daisy is shown here (third from left) with Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt officially installing the Little Free Library that she painted.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 12:29 AM

El Futuro hosts “future is in your hands” luncheon

El Futuro, a non-profit organization which provides bilingual and culturally informed behavioral health treatment for underserved Spanish speaking individuals and families hosted its third annual benefit luncheon April 16 at the Durham Convention Center.


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 09:58 PM

Internationals speak to Woman’s Club

At the April meeting of the Durham Woman’s Club, Triveni Padmanabhan from India and Aliya Myrazaliyeia from Kazakhstan presented slide show presentations about their native countries. The husbands of both women are in programs at Duke University, and they are in Durham for one to two years.


Apr. 04, 2015 @ 06:03 PM

Police Athletic League holds basketball showcase

Durham’s Police Athletic League held a Winter Basketball Showcase and open house March 21 at Lakeview School.


Apr. 04, 2015 @ 12:47 PM

Durham Women in Construction busy during special week

The Durham Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) celebrated Women in Construction Week (WIC Week) March 1 – 7 as part of a national event.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 07:52 PM

Smith students video conference with counterparts in India

Y.E. Smith Elementary Museum School students highlighted popular statewide sites such as  Kitty Hawk and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse during their second annual videoconference with eight student counterparts and their teachers from Red Bricks School in Ahmedabad, India. 


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 10:26 AM

Officials, Head Start students plant trees downtown

As a part of the city and county’s joint Trees Across Durham Initiative, pre-school students, county commissioners and city council members planted six trees at the downtown Head Start facility, 215 W. Seminary Ave., March 19.