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.
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.
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.