Monday, December 30, 2013
Delta Airlines has begun offering direct flights from RDU to Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Cancun.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Durham's Emergency Communications Center recently became a partner in the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, making it one of 11 centers in the state to receive this recognition
NC Wesleyan College's Satellite Campus will soon move to the Miami North office park in Durham from its current home in Morrisville.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Friday, December 13, 2013
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Dashi, a new japanese raman restaurant from Billy and Kelli Cotter and Rochelle Johnson and Nick Hawthorne-Johnson will be coming soon to Durham.
Two Durham startups have won $200,000 in grant funding from NC IDEA’s grant program. NIRvana Sciences, a commercial fluorescent dye company and Panacea Solutions, a daily pill packet company were chosen from 117 applications.
A new Chipotle Mexican Grill will open in January at 3219 Watkins Road in Gateway Terrace near 15-501. The development is also slated to get a Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, a PDQ fried chicken tenders eatery, and a Jimmy John’s sub shop.
The new Durham brewing operation, Ponysaurus Brewing Co., will sell beer at Watts Grocery, Geer Street Garden, and Mateo bar de Tapas.
Durham Public Schools will offer 355 teachers and other school support personnel four-year contracts under a new law designed to end tenure in North Carolina’s public schools. This represent 25 percent of the 1,422 people eligible for four-year contracts.
Monday, December 9, 2013
Friday, December 6, 2013
The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Duke AIDS Legal Project.
Tom Plant, leader of the Lend Lease construction firm office in Durham, has been promoted to principal in charge for all of the Carolinas, which includes Atlanta.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
GlaxoSmithKline awarded $40,000 each to four Durham nonprofit organizations Wednesday for their work toward improving public health. The Association for the Preservation of the Eno River Valley Inc., receoved funding for protecting the river basin’s nature, culture and history; Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, was awarded for combating hunger; Kidznotes, Inc. was awarded, for providing classical music training for underprivileged children; and Student U was given a grant for promoting healthy lifestyles through education-based programs.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Jordan High School social studies teacher Brian McDonald has been named the 2013 Claes Nobel Educator of the Year by the National Society of High School Scholars, an international organization that celebrates educators who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholarship and commitment to community.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Monday, December 2, 2013
Scientists at the Duke Cancer Institute may have found an explanation for the link between obesity and breast cancer: a byproduct of cholesterol that fuels tumors in some of the most common forms of the disease.
Hill, Chesson & Woody, a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs, has announced that Noemi Castrejon has joined the firm as a bilingual enrollment specialist.