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Memories of Christmas in Durham
Christmas in Durham. Tell me about it. How many Christmases have you spent in Durham? At home? At work? Do you buy your Christmas tree from a Durham lot every year? Or you did, until you bought a pink aluminum tree that one year, then back to the green-grown? Remember that white Christmas in Durham? Which one? Did you march in the parade? Did you ... (more)
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Amnesty Day draws 26 parents who owe child support
In exchange for $350, a judge recalled arrest orders for 26 non-custodial parents who owed child support at Durham County Social Services' Amnesty Day last week, according to a department official.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Sweepstakes raid yields two arrests, a few citations DURHAM - Durham County sheriff's deputies on Thursday raided an Internet sweepstakes cafe on University Drive and arrested both the owner and manager.
- Man charged with shooting two teens
Griffin, 19, of Morehead Avenue was arrested this morning at No. 3 Grace Lane by investigators and members of the Police Department's Violent Incident Response Team.
Triangle jobless rate flat in October as region added 6,000 jobs
A new home on the corner of Bennettwood Ct.. and W. Millbrook Rd. in the Bennett Place subdivision in NW Raleigh is worked on Oct. 1, 2013.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
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Durham Technical Community College has named Tracy Mancini dean of the Arts, Sciences and University Transfer Department.
DFT to hold auditions for new musical DURHAM -- Durham Family Theatre will hold auditions for adults, teenagers and children for the new play "Brigid Without a Story."
Man tries to rob Yadkin Bank
A little more than a week after a similar-looking suspect robbed the Carter Bank & Trust on North Roxboro Street, a scruffy-faced man in his 50s or 60s on Wednesday tried to rob the Yadkin Bank on East Carver Street.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Saunders: When people break the law, arrest them – regardless of their race
Barry Saunders, along with columnist Rob Christensen, will be at Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh's Ridgewood Shopping Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Durham student, 16, arrested after loaded gun found at Riverside High School
"Deputies made contact with him while he was in class and were able to get the gun from him without incident," said Deputy Paul Sherwin, a spokesman for the Durham County Sheriff's Office.
Durham and Orange ready for light rail, even if Wake isn't
Plans for light rail connecting Durham and Orange counties will proceed even if Wake County has stalled on the issue.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ex-cop dies in prison custody
In mid-November, Durham murder suspect Timothy Burns was moved to the state's Central Prison complex in Raleigh under a safekeeping order.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The amnesty dilemma
It's hard to underestimate the dilemma the Durham County Department of Social Services - like counterpart agencies around the country - faces in trying to wrest child-support payments from some parents no longer having custody of their children.
Dog dies in house fire caused by space heater
No humans were hurt. Firefighters were called at 10:44 a.m. to the house at 212 W. Umstead St. in south-central Durham.
Part of Durham's history: Manbites Dog to presents - Best of Enemies'
Ann Atwater talks with C.P. Ellis before a presentation of a certificate of recognition for his work toward racial reconstruction on Jan. 12, 2004.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Durham DSS to offer reprieve for parents who owe child support
This will be the second year in a row that 27-year-old Jeff Elliott, a father of three, will spend the holidays in jail.
A dispute's welcome end
It was an appropriate Thanksgiving week gift for the citizens of Durham County -- those inside the city and those outside.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Algonquin publishes Ono's - Acorn'
In her first book in almost 50 years, visual artist Yoko Ono is wishing readers a "Happy Orbit!" Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill has just published "Acorn" , Ono's follow-up to her 1964 book "Grapefruit."
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Creedmoor man arrested on breaking-and-entering charges
A Creedmoor man was arrested on breaking and entering, larceny and other charges after Durham County Sheriff's Office deputies reportedly caught him leaving a home on Guess Road through a back window.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Council resolves dispute on planning funds
City Council members have agreed to spend up to $53,578 more in fiscal 2013-14 to fully fund the City/County Planning Department and offset a budget cut to it made by the county government.