Blog: Community News


May. 03, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

City firming up request for more Jordan Lake water

To meet long-term needs, Durham needs a bigger allotment of Jordan Lake water, to the tune of nearly a two-thirds increase on its present reserve, the city Water Management Department told state regulators.


May. 03, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Durham voters to elect four school board members Tuesday

When voters go to the polls on Tuesday, they will be asked to fill four of the seven seats on the Durham Board of Education.


May. 03, 2014 @ 03:23 PM

REVIEW: Woods' vision at PSI Theater an amazing adventure

Andrea E. Woods pays homage to ancestors and storytelling in her multimedia show, “The Amazing Adventures of Grace May. B. Brown." The masterful blending of music, movement, narration, costume and images projected on a screen, earned a standing ovation at the Friday premiere. The hour-long show continues through Sunday, May 4, at the Durham Arts Council’s PSI Theater.



Apr. 26, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

Candidate wants curbs on county fire-service moves

A candidate for a N.C. House seat representing northern Orange and Durham counties wants to restrict the ability of county governments to force changes to the staffing of volunteer fire departments.


Apr. 26, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

City Council members OK AT&T gigabit-speed Internet install

City Council members have OK’ed a contract that helps clear the way for AT&T to begin installing gigabit-speed Internet service in some parts of Durham sometime in 2015.


Apr. 26, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Contractors fall behind in construction of new fire station

Construction of a new city fire station on Camden Avenue has fallen far behind schedule, to the point a building that was supposed to have been ready in late in 2013 might be complete in October.