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City of Durham

Durham Seeks Artist to Create Public Art Installation at Wheels Roller Skating Rink

Durham Seeks Artist to Create Public Art Installation at Wheels Roller Skating Rink Deadline to Submit Applications is Friday, September 29. DURHAM, N.C. – Renovation is moving forward on the City of Durham’s Wheels Roller Skating Rink, and artists are now encouraged to submit their qualifications to create public art for this much-beloved community space.

City of Durham Storm Recovery Update

Downed Trees and Power Lines Still Impacting Many Streets and Traffic Signals; Free Storm Debris Removal Available for City Residents. DURHAM, N.C. – In the aftermath of the severe weather experienced in Durham on Tuesday, August 15, City of Durham staff have been hard at work to help the community recover.

Youth Seeking Job Skills Can Now Apply for 2023 Durham YouthWorks Program

The Durham YouthWorks Program has launched its 2023 application for youth between the ages of 14 and 24. Designed to help youth build the necessary work readiness and essential job skills to successfully secure future employment, applications for this program are now being accepted online until Friday, March 3.

Durham Seeks Resident Input for Final Engagement Phase of New Comprehensive Plan

DURHAM, N.C. – After three-and-a-half years of input from residents on how Durham grows and uses land in the future, a full draft of the new Comprehensive Plan is now ready for community input. The Comprehensive Plan guides what can be built where in Durham. This includes what size and kind of homes can be built in areas of the city and county, where schools and businesses can be built, and where streets can run through properties.

City of Durham to Observe Veterans Day

DURHAM, N.C. – The City of Durham will observe the upcoming Veterans Day holiday on Friday, November 11. Most City offices, including City Hall and all non-emergency City facilities and operations, will be closed to the public.

Durham Provides Financial Education and Grant Opportunities to Local Microbusinesses

Microbusiness owners who want to establish a financial system for their businesses should apply now for the latest cohort of the Momentum Financial Academy, a free program designed to provide Durham entrepreneurs with a complete financial toolkit.

City of Durham Launches New Text Messaging Service

The City’s Durham One Call customer service center has launched a new program to tap into the popularity and convenience of smartphones. “Our Durham One Call team is always looking for ways to enhance customer service for our community, and the new texting service shows how we can do this by embracing technology that is used by so many of our residents,” said City Manager Wanda Page. “We now have multiple ways for our residents to seek assistance in a way that suits their lives – by texting, using our free app, submitting online, or by calling our customer service team.”

Police Department Reminds Residents to Celebrate Safely on July 4

Celebrate Responsibly, Safely on July Fourth The first holiday of the summer season is a great time to celebrate with family and friends. The Durham Police Department is reminding residents to celebrate responsibly.

Annual Challenge Encourages Water Conservation and a Chance to Win Prizes

Durham residents interested in saving water, energy, money, and winning prizes should sign up now for this month’s Pledge for Water Conservation. City of Durham Mayor Elaine O’Neal is encouraging all city residents to take their pledge at mywaterpledge.com from April 1-30.

Registration Open for Police Department Summer Camp

Deadline to Apply is May 8, 2022. Are you looking for a fun, safe summer experience that will inspire and entertain your child(ren) for a week during the summer? The Durham Police Department’s free summer camp for youth ages 9 to 13 may be just the program you’re looking for.

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NCDHHS Urges Vaccination for Children 6 Months and Older

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.