Housing market updates: How much did it cost to buy a home in Durham last week?
The median price per square foot for a home in Durham in the past week was $232. That’s the same price as the Durham County median. The most expensive community in the vicinity of Durham County is Cary, where the median price per square foot in the past week was $253.
Local Government Meetings: September 25-29
This series of posts will be made weekly on Chapelboro to help inform our community about local government meetings. All meeting days, locations and times may be subject to change. Check town, county, and school district websites for additional information. There’s a lot on the agenda for Orange County government...
Less than 200 Duke Energy customers in Durham County without power due to Tropical Storm Ophelia
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — After over 6,000 Duke Energy customers in Durham County were without power early Saturday as Tropical Storm Ophelia moved inland from the North Carolina coast, Duke Energy crews were able to restore power to nearly all of those customers. According to Duke Energy’s power outage...
North Carolina Recovery Underway After Tropical Storm Ophelia Outages
Tropical Storm Ophelia has dealt North Carolina a hard blow, causing severe flooding and large-scale power outages in Durham and other areas. Traffic signals and lighting on Guest Roads and in a local subdivision failed due to extensive power failures in Durham.
North Carolina Faces Continual Challenges from Tropical Storm Ophelia: Power Shortage and Risky Driving Conditions
Tropical Storm Ophelia continues to affect North Carolina. Residents are dealing with constant rain and strong winds that have left roughly 6,000 households without power. This is an improvement from over 26,000 previously affected homes, showing progress in power restoration and damage repair efforts.
Tropical Storm Ophelia causes damage, power outages across Triangle
Tropical Storm Ophelia continues to impact North Carolina, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. We're seeing flooding, power outages and storm damage across the state. More than 27,000 Duke Energy customers are without power in central and eastern North Carolina. More than 26,000 customers without power in central...
Opportunity to provide feedback on Durham County Transit Plan Amendments, North Carolina
Public Information Specialist Randy Jones initiated a public comment period for potential amendments to the Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Durham Transit Work Program on September 21, 2023. The comment period, which starts today, will remain open until October 12th.
Your guide to early voting in Wake, Durham and Cumberland counties & acceptable forms of ID to bring
Early voting for the 2023 October Municipal Election begins Thursday. This is when voters will choose who they want to represent them in local government offices. You can find a list of candidates at ncsbe.gov. Voters will be asked to show photo ID when they check in to vote. Here's...
Durham County Deputies Arrest Wanted Felon, Seize Weapons and Drugs: Local Residents Urged to Report Suspicious Activity
On Friday evening, deputies from the Durham County Sheriff’s Office patrol division found Taijawan Jamir Cross, a man wanted on multiple felony charges. Cross, 19, was seen in a retail establishment's parking lot on Fayetteville Street, Durham. His vehicle matched the description of a vehicle associated with several felony warrants. Cross was arrested inside the store without any problems.
Durham County residents seek compensation for damages they say were caused by developer blasting
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – When construction on a Durham development started miles down the road, Heather Holder said the rumblings from dynamite explosions caused her water well to implode. Back in April, the horse farm owner told CBS 17 she went almost six weeks without water. “We had 30...
North Carolina High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Durham County This Week
Mark your calendars for the high school football action happening in Durham County, North Carolina this week. For a complete list of the local high school games and how to watch them, read on. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or...
Lawsuits: Durham lawyer ghosted prisoners who paid thousands seeking reduced sentences
Rashida King emptied her bank account and sought money from relatives to raise $15,000 to try to help her brother, Timothy, get his life sentence reduced. Mark Brock’s family put up $15,000, finally believing they found the right person to get him home. Andrew Canty used $10,000 of inheritance...
Durham County Residents Demand Compensation for Construction Blast Damages
Durham County residents are demanding compensation for damage linked to construction blasts. Circumstances like the collapse of a water well and house damages are contributing to the complaints.
NC Democrats, with a few notable exceptions, slam GOP effort to tie casinos with Medicaid
Legislative Democrats came out Monday in near-unanimous opposition to a GOP maneuver to legalize new casinos by tying them to Medicaid expansion. “They (Republicans) are cynically using health care as a political bargaining chip to force passage of a casino bill developed in secret and written by casino lobbyists,” a letter signed by most House Democrats said.
Local Government Meetings: September 18-22
This series of posts will be made weekly on Chapelboro to help inform our community about local government meetings. All meeting days, locations and times may be subject to change. Check town, county, and school district websites for additional information. With few meetings scheduled in Chatham or Durham County, this...