Blog: Local Government

Nov. 29, 2013 @ 12:29 PM

Follow-up forum, council to discuss Holland St.

City leaders have decisions to make soon about the future of Holland Street, an alley connecting Chapel Hill Street to the downtown loop.


Oct. 04, 2013 @ 01:45 PM

Schewel urges seeking more applicants for DHA post

City Councilman Steve Schewel wants colleagues to reopen the search for a person to succeed former Councilman Ike Robinson on the Durham Housing Authority board.


Oct. 02, 2013 @ 01:44 PM

Candidate forum scheduled for Oct. 15

Candidates for city office will debate the issues in an upcoming forum.


Sep. 26, 2013 @ 01:10 PM

DSS ready to move to new HQ

Durham's Department of Social Services starts moving to its new headquarters next week.


Sep. 20, 2013 @ 03:11 PM

Durham County Incarceration Report - Sept. 17-19, 2013

The following people were booked into the Durham County Jail between Sept. 17 and Sept. 19, 2013.


Sep. 17, 2013 @ 05:30 PM

Police add 2 more locations to dispose of medicine

The Durham Police Department has added two more drop box locations for the public to properly disposal of unused and expired medicines.


Sep. 17, 2013 @ 01:40 PM

Durham County Incarceration Report - Sept. 12-16, 2013

The following people were booked into the Durham County Jail.


Sep. 12, 2013 @ 06:27 PM

Election schedule released

The Durham Board of Elections has explained voting procedures for the upcoming mayoral and City Council primary.


Sep. 12, 2013 @ 03:40 PM

Durham County Incarceration Report - Sept. 9-11, 2013

The following people were booked into the Durham County Jail.


Sep. 12, 2013 @ 01:34 PM

Advocates prep for Kentington Heights hearing

The longstanding debate about the future of the Kentington Heights neighborhood is scheduled to come to a head on Monday.


Sep. 12, 2013 @ 12:31 PM

Bonfield names interim HR director

Ruby Hargroves-Monds will run the city Human Resouces Department following the retirement of former Director Alethea Bell.


Sep. 11, 2013 @ 12:53 PM

Clement endorses Mattioli

Ward 2 candidate receives backing from the seat's incumbent.


Sep. 10, 2013 @ 04:46 PM

Duke Beltline worth $7.1M, railroad says

Norfolk Southern's asking price for the Duke Beltline is higher than the city has money to pay for it.


Sep. 10, 2013 @ 04:15 PM

DOT clamping down on "local" input?

The state is putting limits on the local input that will go into future spending decisions for new roads, transit lines and other transportation projects.


Sep. 10, 2013 @ 01:44 PM

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

The following people were booked into the Durham County Jail.