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The opioid epidemic has now reached black America. Drug overdose deaths are skyrocketing among black Americans.
Are you or do you know someone 21-28 who would like to spend the next year working with the Pauli Murray Project/Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice? Does the idea of a transformational program of service and social justice work, leadership training, vocational discernment, and intentional community living intrigue you? We have been funded to host a Johnson Service Corp Member for 2018-2019 – IF THAT IS YOU, PLEASE READ ON AND APPLY!Read more
Drop-In Style Meeting to Collect Resident Input on Preferred Alternative Design Plan
If you live, work, or travel along Hillandale Road in Durham, you’ll want to mark your calendar for a meeting later this month to review the preferred alternative for bicycle and pedestrian designs for this busy road.
The City of Durham Public Works Department has prepared the preferred alternative design for bicycle and pedestrian facilities along Hillandale Road from I-85 to the NC Highway 147, and staff wants to share their work to date and get resident input.Read more
All of the information below is from FEMA's Individual and Community Preparedness eBrief.
Prepare for Flooding During Hurricane Season
Stay prepared for possible flooding throughout hurricane season. Whether you live in a hurricane-prone area or not, heavy rains or flooding may still affect you.
Flooding can happen during any season. Some areas of the country are at greater risk at certain times of the year. While coastal areas are at higher risk for flooding during hurricane season, the Midwest is more at risk in the spring and during heavy summer rains. Ice jams occur in the spring in the Northeast and Northwest. Even the deserts of the Southwest are at risk during the late summer monsoon season.