John Long, executive director of construction and capital planning, talks about Durham Public Schools' security upgrades during an interview at Githens Middle School on Aug. 6, Seventeen schools are receiving the upgrades this summer.
Representatives from WomenNC, Durham County Women's Commission, the Mayor's Council for Women, and Mayor Pro Tem Jillian Johnson spoke on Durham's endorsement of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women on August 6, 2018.
The Breeze Farm incubator in northern Orange County, NC, has been giving new farmers a leg up by providing land and equipment for a low fee since 2008. The Orange County LocalFest in September will raise money to support the operation.
On June 19, 2018 Animal Control officers responded to a call about a 500-pound pig, now named Toby, that had collapsed on the side of I-40. He was later bought at a shelter auction and now lives at Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary in Rougemont, NC.
Logging begins to take down the trees Monday, June 11, 2018, on a 15-acre tract at the corner of Estes Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Chapel Hill. Landowner Kathryn Butler has submitted plans unsuccessfully to develop the property.
Tarish Pipkins, a.k.a. Jeghetto, a puppeteer based in Chapel Hill, felt strongly about creating art around lynching in America. "Just Another Lynching," an emotional performance, will be at The Arts Center in Carrboro on June 8th and 9th.