Durham County's Information Services & Technology Department recently won an award for its improvements in document management.
The County received the award from the Alexandria, Va.-based Public Technology Institute. PTI "actively supports local government executives and elected officials through research, education, executive-level consulting services, and national recognition programs," according to it's website.
For more information, check out this blog post from IS&T
What's your favorite tree in Durham? Maybe you walk by it every evening, or drive past it on your way to and from work.The Master Gardener program through Durham County Cooperative Extension currently is taking nominations for "significant trees" in Durham based on history, location, size or prominent attributes.Winners will be announced next April in conjunction with Arbor Day. Learn more and nominate a tree here. #Trees #Durham
Trees Across Durham will host two upcoming "tree banding" sessions designed to protect the Bull City's tree canopy.
Green worms threaten the trees, but wrapping the trunks now can keep the animals from doing damage later.
The tree banding sessions take place at these times and locations next month: Thursday, December 3 at 1 p.m. in Old North Durham - will meet in Bay-Hargrove Park at 208 Hargrove St. Tuesday, December 8 at 1 p.m. in Walltown - will meet at the corner of B