Kelli Egnaczak, jail mental health supervisor with the Durham County Criminal Justice Resource Center, explains the advantages of consistent staff in the jail's mental health pod on Nov. 9, 2017. The mental health pod opened Oct. 2, 2017.
Thanksgiving turkeys graze on grass and leaves at Dawnbreaker Farms in Hurdle Mills. Farmer Ben Grimes said the Broad Breasted white turkeys are GMO-free and pasture-fed, moving around during the growing season to get fresh greens and leave behind vital nutrients for the soil.
Early voting results showed Steve Schewel held a strong lead over his opponent Farad Ali in the race to become Durham’s first new mayor in 16 years. Meanwhile, protesters hoped to engage with Schewel and Ali took to the dance floor. By the end of the night, Schewel tallied 21,262 votes (59.5 percent) and Farad Ali scored 14,334 votes (40.1 percent).