Monday, March 28, 2011

Openings and Changes at Northgate Mall

A new store carrying handcrafted jewelry and accessories, Express Yourself, will open mid-April in Northgate Mall across from Hibbett Sports.

Ho-B Max, retailer of remote-controlled toys including helicopters and cars as well as parts for the toys, will open April 1 at the mall.

Endivo, a new salon, is now open in a space that previously held Laila's Salon across from Ruby Tuesday.

Glamour Setters, a fashion store, is now open in a space next to Pretzel Twister selling women's apparel and accessories.

Old Dominion Security Co. is expanding and relocating to a ground floor store with an outside entrance next to Ken's Taylor Shop.

The Durham Technical Community College's Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy and Sterile Process Technician program will go into an approximately 8,000-square-foot space that previously housed the Performance Learning Center at Northgate.

Friday, March 25, 2011

N.C. Central Appoints New Dean

Abdul K. Mohammed has been appointed dean of the College of Science and Technology at N.C. Central University.

Bonner Named Principal at Northern High School

Kathryn Bonner, formally an assistant principal, was named the new principal at Northern High School.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Smith Breeden Associates Names New CEO

Smith Breeden Associates announced that effective immediately Michael J. Giarla, the Firm's Chairman, will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Cheese Shop to Open on East Chapel Hill Street

Reliable Cheese, a small cheese shop, is slated to open May 1 on E. Chapel Hill St. next to Rue Cler.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Cree Hires Vice President for Sales and Business Development

Bruce Renouard is joining Durham's Cree as senior vice president for sales and business development.

Dolly's Vintage Reopens on West Main Street

Jennifer Donner is planning to reopen her shop Dolly's Vintage in a new location this week at 213 W. Main Street.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

McKinney Announces Promotions

Durham advertising powerhouse McKinney announced three promotions: Trevor O’Brien has been promoted to creative technology director and Christin Prince and Scott McCall are new creative technologists.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Chairman Elected from NCCU

Freddie Parker, interim chair of the history department at N.C. Central University, was appointed chairman of the state's African-American Heritage Commission by Gov. Bev Perdue.

Editor-in-Chief named for 2011-2012 Law Review Board

Hathaway Pendergrass was named editor-in-chief of the 2011-2012 Law Review Board at N.C. Central University's School of Law.

Duke Elects Academic Council Chair

Susan Lozier was elected as Duke University's first-ever Academic Council chair from the Nicholas School of the Environment.

Local Yogurt Opens New Durham Location

Local Yogurt is opening a new Durham location in the Erwin Terrace complex on Erwin Road next week.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Durham Public School System Names New Principals

The Durham public school system named two new principals: Delvin Vick was appointed to lead Githens Middle School and Aisha Howard takes over at Oak Grove Elementary School.

Friday, March 11, 2011

13th IGA Store Opens in Durham

Carlie C's IGA will takeover the old Food Lion spot at Mineral Springs Village at Wake Forest and Mineral Springs roads later in March.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The Special Event Company Hires Marketing Manager

Lindsay Saunders was hired for the role of Marketing Manager for The Special Event Company.

TempoMine Now Open in Brightleaf Square

A new store opened in Brightleaf Square called TempoMine offering a range of items that promote a relaxed lifestyle.

Saladworks Now Open in Southpoint Mall

A new location of the restaurant chain Saladworks is now open at The Streets at Southpoint on the upper level of the mall.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Bull City Burger and Brewery Opening March 21

Bull City Burger and Brewery is set to open on Monday, March 21 in the under-renovation space just east of Mangum St., around the corner from Dos Perros.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Top U.S. Treasury Department Official Joins Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy

William Pizer, a top U.S. Treasury Department official, will join the faculty of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University to help design and lead an initiative in energy and the environment.

New Restaurant Opening in American Tobacco

Jim Anile, chef/owner of downtown’s Revolution, along with the team at American Tobacco, will roll out L’Uva Enoteca, an intimate eatery specializing in local ingredients and authentic charm, in late spring.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

The Bear Rock Cafe Now Open

The Bear Rock Cafe is now open in a space on University Drive that used to house Rick's Diner and Catering Co.

Crate and Barrel Opens this Week

Crate and Barrel is scheduled to open its store at The Streets at Southpoint on Thursday in an approximately 25,000-square-foot space at the west end of the outdoor mall.

Duke University’s Counseling and Psychological Services Names New Director

Kelly Crace, a staff counselor with Duke University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), will become the new director on July 1.