Members of the Congregation of Beth El Synagogue in Durham carry the Torah along West Trinity Avenue on Sunday, Jan., 14, 2018, en route to Trinity Presbyterian Church. Beth El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St., is about to undergo renovations, and Trinity Presbyterian, 972 W. Trinity Ave., offered the congregation space to use for worship until its own space is ready for their return.
Wildin Acosta held a press conference Friday, Jan. 5, announcing a judge had issued a deportation order for him ahead of his scheduled court date on Jan. 4, despite complaints filed against Wildin's previous attorney, Evelyn Smallwood. Acosta plans to appeal the order by the deadline on Jan. 11, citing his November marriage to Angela Campos who is a US citizen.
Can you identify any of the following people? CrimeStoppers offers anonymity and cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of individuals wanted for felony crimes in Durham County. Learn more at durhamcrimestoppers.org.
In the first installment of a monthly series called Bed Talks, four speakers – hip-hop artist Professor Toon, Omisade Burney-Scott, writer Jade Brieanne and Carmen Williams – shared stories about physical and emotional intimacy in the age of online dating at Beyú Caffé complete with a queen bed on stage.
Home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. This is due in part to an increase in cooking and heating fires. Holiday decorations and winter storms that can interrupt electrical service and cause people to turn to alternative heating sources also contribute to the increased risk of fire in winter. Here's how you can maintain a fire-safe home this winter season.