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PushpinSheriff’s Office Issues Warrant Fraud Alert
Durham County Sheriff’s investigators learned this afternoon that a
Posted Date: 8/1/2014
PushpinStrategic Plan Progress Report 2014
Posted Date: 7/7/2014 2:00 AM
County Master Gardener Program Seeks Volunteers
Posted Date: 8/27/2014 1:00 PM
BOCC Regular Session Highlights from August 25, 2014
Posted Date: 8/26/2014 9:15 AM
Foster Appointed to National Human Services Committee
Posted Date: 8/20/2014 11:00 AM
Howerton Picked for Statewide Leadership Position
Posted Date: 8/16/2014 4:45 PM
County to Recognize Labor Day Holiday
Posted Date: 8/15/2014 1:00 PM
Public Health Continues to Increase Access to Healthy Food Options
By placing more nutritious foods in local corner stores, community members who lack the means of getting to a larger grocery store will have access to healthy foods.
Posted Date: 8/6/2014 9:30 AM
BOE and EMS Departments Relocating to Central Downtown Offices
Posted Date: 7/30/2014 4:00 PM
Registration Begins for Public Health’s Back to School Dental Event
Appointment scheduling for the event, begins on Friday, August 1, on a first come, first served basis.
Posted Date: 7/29/2014 2:15 PM
Public Health Alert: Voluntary Recall of Fresh, Whole Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, and Pluots Because of Possible Health Risk
Posted Date: 7/19/2014 12:00 PM
DATA to Pilot Free Shuttle Bus to Durham Farmers Market
Free Shuttle Available on Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.
Posted Date: 7/17/2014 11:00 AM
Public Health Alert: Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tattoo Ink, Tattoo Needles, Tattoo kits Due to Microbial Contamination
Posted Date: 7/11/2014 6:00 PM
Former Durham School Teacher Charged With Student-Related Sex Offenses
Durham County sheriff’s investigators last week arrested and charged a former Durham Public Schools teacher with taking indecent liberties with a student
Posted Date: 7/7/2014
Sheriff’s Office, Police Department Partner To Combat Impaired Driving
Studies show one-third of fatal motor vehicle crashes involve a driver impaired by drugs or alcohol...
Posted Date: 7/3/2014
Roll Cart Recycling Coming to Unincorporated Residents
Posted Date: 7/2/2014 1:00 PM
Durham County Receives RWJF Culture of Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Recognition of Outstanding Efforts to Help People Lead Healthier Lives
County being recognized for its innovative strategies to improve health, including collaboration between organizations to increase access to medical care, coordinated planning to create a healthier environment and a focus on education and poverty in addition to disease as factors that impact health.
Posted Date: 6/25/2014 1:00 PM
N.C. General Assembly Repeals Durham County’s Gun Registration Law
Durham County residents are no longer required by law to register their handguns with the
Posted Date: 6/23/2014
First Durham County Rabies Case of 2014 Confirmed
Durham County sheriff’s officials Friday received notice from the North Carolina State Laboratory of
Posted Date: 6/23/2014
Health Officials Aim to Curb Accidental Shootings
The team, coordinated by staff at the Durham County Department of Public Health, includes a broad group of partners and stakeholders such as gun owners, community organizations, law enforcement, medical professionals, and religious organizations.
Posted Date: 6/20/2014 11:30 AM
Public Health Encourages Residents to Be Safe in Extreme Heat
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high humidity and personal factors such as age, weight, some chronic diseases and medications can all determine how well and how fast people can cool off.
Posted Date: 6/19/2014 10:15 AM
Sheriff Promotes 14 Deputies
Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews is pleased to announce the promotion of several deputies.
Posted Date: 6/19/2014
First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in North Carolina, Associated with Caribbean Travel
Posted Date: 6/12/2014 11:15 AM
Public Hearing on Budget set for Monday, June 9th
Durham, N.C. – A public hearing on the proposed FY 14-15 budget is scheduled for Monday, June 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., during the Durham County Commissioners’ regularly scheduled meeting. The new fiscal year begins on July 1st.
Posted Date: 6/6/2014 5:00 PM
File beginning Monday June 9th for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor
Candidate filing for Durham County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor begins at noon on Monday, June 9th and ends at noon on July 7th. Elections Director Michael Perry notes that there are two seats up for election during the November 4, 2014 General Election. The filing fee for this office is $5.00.
Posted Date: 6/6/2014 5:00 PM
County Roadside Recycling Collection Moves to Earlier Time
Throughout most of the year, residents receiving Durham County’s Roadside Recycling Collection services are accustomed to a 7 a.m. pick up time. Beginning, Monday, June 9, 2014, Durham County Roadside Recycling Collection will change to the summer pick up schedule that begins at 6 a.m. Residents should have their recycling bins out by 6 a.m. through the month of September.
Posted Date: 6/3/2014 8:00 AM
Jump Into Summer Fun with Two Bull City Play Streets in June
Posted Date: 5/30/2014 10:15 AM