Blog: Community News

Oct. 21, 2013 @ 04:16 PM

Volunteers needed for playground project

A nonprofit group and the city need a lot of volunteers for a renovation effort targeting Oakwood Park in the Cleveland-Holloway neighborhood next week.

Oct. 08, 2013 @ 03:31 PM

City, county join new health campaign

Durham is getting bullish on health and fitness – and 28,000 residents completing 420,000 hours of activity, and losing 280,000 pounds are wanted to lead the charge to meet a new challenge.

Elected officials will join Durham’s health advocates on Monday during a 10 a.m. ceremony at the Durham County Human Service Building to launch “A Healthier Durham.”

Oct. 05, 2013 @ 02:39 PM

Chapel Hill Happenings: Oct. 6-12, 2013

An annotated list of interesting events happening in Orange County over the next week, prepared by the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau.  For information, visit

Oct. 04, 2013 @ 05:02 PM

Symposium to focus on housing, health equity

Building stronger communities through affordable housing and equal access to health care will be the focus of a Thursday symposium in Durham.

It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Durham Convention Center at 301 W. Morgan St.

Sep. 19, 2013 @ 05:50 PM

Local briefs

  • Chapel Hill Police Headquarters closed until noon
  • St. Luke’s plans Taize service
  • Officials to represent Durham at Playful City summit
  • Film screening celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep. 12, 2013 @ 04:57 PM

Day of remembrance for murder victims planned

The Durham chapter of Parents of Murdered Children will hold an event later this month to remember children who were victims of homicide.

The “Take A Stand Against Violence” event will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 on the steps of downtown Durham’s new Justice Building at 519 S. Dillard St.

Sep. 10, 2013 @ 01:44 PM

Durham County Incarceration Report - Sept. 6-8, 2013

The following people were booked into the Durham County Jail.

Aug. 30, 2013 @ 03:18 PM

Calendar of Events, August 30 - September 5

#Calendar of Events for Friday, August 30 - Thursday, September 5, 2013

Deadline for submission is the Tuesday before you want the event to appear in the Friday Calendar section of the paper.

Events may be submitted online, but will appear according to the above schedule.