Durham County Newswire

Durham County Newswire

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  1. Police beat: Pocket picked on PickwickRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    ... Marie Madden, 26, was arrested Sept. 22 and charged with communicating threats. She was being held at the Durham County jail. - Three jackets valued at $125.76 were shoplifted from Sears in the 1000 block of West Club Boulevard on Sept. 22. - Nike ...

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  2. Obituaries, September 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    ... . DURHAM - Paula Ray Pipkin, 66, died Sunday, September 25, 2016. She was born in Durham County to the late Joseph Ray and Katie Chambers Ray. Ms. Pipkin retired from Biomerieux and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Surviving are two ...

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  3. School board to meet with District 2 applicants TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    ... a decision on his replacement by Oct. 24. If board members are unable to agree on a replacement by then, the Durham County Board of Commissioners then has 60 days to name a replacement. If commissioners are unable to agree on a replacement, the ...

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  4. Morey named Outstanding Judge of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    Marcia Morey, Durham County's chief District Court judge, has been named Outstanding Judge of the Year by the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys. "Throughout her career, Judge Morey has been passionate about fairness and justice," the association's president, Rachel M. Blunk, told The Herald-Sun.

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  5. Council demands public inquiry into policing of Orgreave picket lines during Miners StrikeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

    Durham County Council has demanded a full public inquiry into the policing of picket lines outside the Orgreave coking plant in 1984. The authority has unanimously passed a resolution, with support from members of all political parties, recognising the events of that day in South Yorkshire as being "of both local and national importance," and is asking for a review of what happened as well as requesting that the government holds meaningful discussions with the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign, the National Union of Mineworkers and MPs.

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  6. Durham County Council joins calls for Orgreave public inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    A camera crew films a scuffle between police and miners at a demonstration at Orgreave Colliery, South Yorkshire, during the miners' strike, 2nd June 1984 Durham County Council has joined calls for a public inquiry into the police operation at Orgreave during the miners' strike. Last week saw reports that home secretary Amber Rudd was set to approve an investigation into the violent clashes between thousands of officers and pickets at the South Yorkshire coking plant in June 1984.

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  7. Local briefs, Sept. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | HeraldSun.com

    Durham County Library presents PlayMakers cast members discussing "The Crucible" at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 at South Regional Library, 4505 S Alston Ave. Arthur Miller's landmark play gripped PlayMakers' audience 40 years ago. PlayMakers crowns its 40th anniversary with a fresh look at this masterful drama exploring the slippery slope of mass hysteria.

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  8. School bonds have solid support, despite criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | HeraldSun.com

    The $170 million Durham County bond referendum, which features $90 million for public schools, has received solid support from the county's three most influential political action committees. The Friends of Durham, People's Alliance and Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People PACs have all endorsed the bond initiative that voters will be asked to approve in the Nov. 8 general election.

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  9. Vote yes in November on Durham's bond issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | HeraldSun.com

    For the first time since 2007, Durham County voters will be presented in November with a four-part bond referendum for $168 million. I urge you to review the bond materials and attend one of the many planned presentations.

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  10. A homelessness victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | HeraldSun.com

    ... by the Durham VA Medical Center, Durham Housing Authority, the city's Community Development Department and Durham County. For all the success, the battle against homeless, even for veterans, is in some ways a never ending one. Even with the ...

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  11. Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce board endorses all four bonds on Nov. 8 ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | HeraldSun.com

    The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted unanimously to endorse all four of the 2016 General Obligations Bonds that will appear on the 2016 General Election ballot Nov. 8. On Election Day, Durham County residents will have the opportunity to vote on a special bond referendum to benefit Durham Public Schools, Durham Technical Community College, the Museum of Life and Science and the Durham Count Library. The bonds total $170 million.

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  12. Obituaries, September 25, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | HeraldSun.com

    Maxcy Crosby "Max" Weaver, Jr., 76, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016 at his home after several months of declining health. He was born on February 18, 1940 in Durham County to the late Maxcy Crosby "Max" Weaver, Sr. and Dorothy Rivers Swain Weaver and was the husband to Jerry Kirby Weaver of 50 years who survives.

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  13. Local briefs: Reader s Party set at library Sunday, Oct. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | HeraldSun.com

    The Durham County Library will host a Reader's Party for children and adults on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This event is part of an ongoing series hosted by Durham County Library in collaboration with the Triangle Readers Theatre Ensemble.Celebrate reading aloud with poetry, prose, monologues, shorts stories and original works. Read from material provided or bring your own.

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  14. Police reports: Various charges filed, arrests reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | HeraldSun.com

    Kathleen Janette Krause, 20, was arrested Thursday in the 500 block of West Chapel Hill Street and charged with accessory after the fact. She was being held at the Durham County jail in lieu of $2,000 bond.

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  15. Local briefs: Rougemont celebrates well system debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Block Grant; $645,000 from the state leaking underground storage tanks commercial fund; and $1.3 million from Durham County. The public is invited to donate yarn for the project that will enable inmates to learn to crochet, create blankets and hats ...

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  16. Moment of silence for late longtime educator PittmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | HeraldSun.com

    The Durham school board Thursday night observed a moment of silence to note the passing of longtime educator Marvin Pittman. Mr. Pittman's four decades-plus career in education included work as an education consultant, teacher, principal and senior administrator in the Wake and Durham county school systems and the state Department of Public Instruction.

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  17. EPA officials announce completion of drinking water system in Durham County, AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | WaterWorld

    Residents of a Durham County community now have a permanent source of clean drinking water , thanks to the work of state, federal and local officials. Officials announced at an event Thursday the successful completion of a $2.6 million community well system for about 40 homes in Rougemont.

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  18. School board hopes to fill Diaminah seat vacancy Oct. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | HeraldSun.com

    ... on his replacement by Oct. 24. If board members are unable to agree on a replacement within 60 days, the Durham County Board of Commissioners then has 60 days to name a replacement. If commissioners are unable to agree on a replacement, the Clerk of ...

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  19. City Council moves to relax punishment for 'pot' offenses in DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | HeraldSun.com

    Pictured is part of a seizure of more than 30 pounds of marijuana and 158 marijuana plants seized by the Durham County Sheriff's Office in 2014. Pictured is part of a seizure of more than 30 pounds of marijuana and 158 marijuana plants seized by the Durham County Sheriff's Office in 2014.

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  20. Obituaries, September 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | HeraldSun.com

    ... DURHAM - Edwin B. "Tripp" Clements, III, 33, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at his home. Tripp was born in Durham County, the son of Edwin B. Clements, Jr. and Robin Tilley Clements. He was a graduate of Riverside High School and Fayetteville ...

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