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Residents invited to comment on transportation priorities

The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization is seeking public input on area transportation projects to be funded in coming years. The projects are under consideration…

County commissioners to meet July 8

The Durham County Board of Commissioners will hold a regular session meeting on Monday, July 8, at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend…

City rolls out new drop-off sites for composting

Durhamites interested in composting have a new, free option. The City of Durham is opening new public food waste sites where residents and employees can…

Schools, teachers win big in new county budget

The Durham Board of County Commissioners passed a budget that included a $20.6 million increase for Durham schools on Monday, receiving a standing ovation from…

County budget falls short of school system request

Durham County Manager Kimberly Sowell presented a recommended $955 million budget to county commissioners on Monday. And while the budget includes $201 million for Durham…

An end to the technicolor chaos near Central Park

Crowning an 83-foot tall apartment building near Durham Central Park are massive block letters that proclaim the complex’s name: ATLAS. Imagine the sun on steroids,…