There’s a new Twist of Fate at the County Courthouse.
An 18-foot-tall, kinetic sculpture, “Twist of Fate” by Carrboro artist Mike Roig, graces the courtyard of the new building as part of the Bull City Sculpture Show, a large-scale public art display presented by Liberty Arts.
Twelve artists from all over the US were selected to exhibit their original sculptures throughout downtown from May through October of this year. Some sculptures are heavy, some huge, some intrica
You know you can check out books, DVDs and CDs at your local library, but did you know you can check out a garden?
With the launch of the new Digging Durham Seed Library at Main, South Regional and Southwest Regional, library patrons can now “check out” seeds and then “return” harvested seeds once the growing season is complete. Seed varieties include tomatoes, peppers, beans, flowers and more.
Since February, the library has been collecting seeds from local gardeners, f
Durham County Library will celebrate the start of Summer Reading 2014 with a kickoff at Northgate Mall on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dozens of performers and activities will be on tap, including Scrap Exchange, Paint Savvy, North Carolina Zoo, Museum of Natural Sciences, Durham Arts Council, interactive science performances, aerialists, storytelling, face painting, balloon art, crafts, a magician, bounce houses, a video game truck and musicians. The kickoff will
A new diversion program in Durham County is giving first-time youth offenders the opportunity to keep certain crimes off their records. The Durham County Misdemeanor Diversion Program is being offered to 16- and 17-year-olds facing charges for minor misdemeanor crimes for the first time. Teens charged with crimes related to firearms, traffic or sex offenses are not eligible to participate.
The new program will require participants to complete community service and successf
Late last month, County Chief Information Officer Greg Marrow walked Durham County's first Leadership Academy cohort through project management.
The interactive session had Academy members smiling. Nodding. And engaged.
Engagement and collaboration are key goals of Leadership Academy, a new strategic initiative with 17 members representing 13 County departments. This year's theme is "You Can Lead from Anywhere," and Academy members will be learning about skills like time