"I Voted" Sticker Design Contest

Have a great idea for this year’s Durham County “I Voted” sticker?

Submit your design idea to the Durham County "I Voted" Sticker Design Contest.

Visit the Durham County Board of Elections website to learn more (and make sure you’re registered to vote).

Durham Debuts First-Ever Sustainability Roadmap

City Unveils Long-Term Sustainability Vision and Invites Residents to Join the Effort

The City of Durham now has a roadmap for how it wants to work toward making the Bull City an environmentally, socially, and economically healthy and resilient community now and for future generations.

On March 5, Durham City Council adopted the City’s first-ever Sustainability Plan. Since that time, the City’s General Services Department has been working to expand the plan, and is now ready to debut the new Sustainability Roadmap.

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Wilmington on Fire

Works of Art in Progress

In partnership with the YMCA’s Togetherhood, we’re transforming Community Preschool at Lakewood’s blank wooden fence into a colorful, nature-inspired work of art.  In early June, volunteers from Westminster Presbyterian Church white-washed the fence. Now, local artist and Lakewood Montessori Middle School Art Teacher, Delvecchio Faison, is painting scenes of butterflies, ladybugs, and other animals


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Residents Enjoy the Eighth Annual Driver Street Bull City Play Street Event

In 90 degree weather, hundreds of residents came out to celebrate Father’s Day and the Eighth Annual Driver Open Street Festival.  Neighbors were able to enjoy games, moonbounces, music, and even had the opportunity to try their hand at pottery! Thank you to everyone who came out, and we are already looking forward to the Ninth Annual Driver Open Street Festival.  

Resilience the Movie

View: Resilience the Movie

Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences, Health Disparities and Equity

July 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM

ReCity 112 Broadway Street

Durham, NC 27701


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Neighborhood Improvement Services Awarded North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Fall 2017 Health Grant

The NCCU project proposes to utilize the campus garden to provide educational resources to the campus and the community surrounding the university. The project will demonstrate healthy growing options and food choices through a series of student-led activities to provide small and accessible garden education.


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National Night Out 2018

Complete Streets Workshop

Durham Seeks Input on Zoning Changes to Expand Housing Choices

Online Survey Now Available

Fast-paced population growth, limited availability of developable tracts, and a renewed preference for in-town living has led to a housing availability and affordability challenge for Durham.
To address this issue, the Durham City-County Planning Department is now seeking input on changes that are needed to Durham’s existing zoning rules to help eliminate regulatory barriers and expand housing options.
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