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Posted on: July 10, 2020

DPD Accepting Job Applications for Officer Positions; There’s Still Time to Apply for September 202

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The Durham Police Department (DPD) is holding its last week of applicant testing to fill recruit positions for the department’s basic law enforcement training academy that begins in September 2020. Upcoming applicant testing, conducted by the Re...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Durham Officials Again Amend Current Safer-At-Home Order

SAH Order Update

Officials of Durham County and the City of Durham today announced an update to the Safer-At- Home Order first issued on May 28, 2020. This amendment, to go into effect at 5 p.m. July 9, 2020, makes additional changes in several major areas.

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

DCHC MPO Seeks Comment on 30-Year Plan for Future Transportation Priorities

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Feedback Requested by August 5 DURHAM, N.C. – If you’re interested in helping to shape our region’s transportation future, now’s your chance to give feedback on the process to identify highway, transit, rail, bicycl...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Durham Seeks Nonprofits to Submit Cultural Festival Request for Proposals

2020-21 Special Events RFP

August 3 Submittal Deadline; Applicant Information Sessions Set for July 9 and July 17

If your organization is interested in planning a special event or festival later this year or in 2021, the City of Durham Cultural and Public Art Program wants to hear f...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Durham Ranks in Top 10% Nationally in 2020 PeopleForBikes City Ratings

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Rating System Guides City Leaders to Strategically Invest in Better Bike Networks

PeopleForBikes has released its third annual ratings of the best cities for bicycling in the United States, with Durham ranking no. 54 nationally and achieving the highest ra...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Watch City Life: COVID-19 & Durham’s Latinx Community

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As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 continues to increase in Durham County, learn more about the impact on the Latinx community and what’s being done to try to protect this vulnerable community.

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Durham Seeks Public Art Submissions for New Bus Shelters

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July 20 Submission Deadline; Artist Information Sessions Set for July 7 & 10

If you’re a local or regional artist, your work could soon be featured on nine new solar-powered bus shelters located throughout Durham.

Local and regional artists ar...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Durham’s 2019 Water Quality Report Now Available

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The Best-Tasting Water in North Carolina

A $100 million update for Durham’s two aging water treatment plants; millions of gallons of water saved by helping customers diagnose leaky plumbing; and statewide honors for the best-tasting water in Nort...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

New DPD Crime Data Now Available on Durham Open Data

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View the data portal

Any person interested in Durham Police Department (DPD) crime incidents, arrests, and calls for service can now find and download these data sets through the expanded Open Data website. Open Data is the online resource launched by Durh...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Durham Police Department Employees Support Area Non-Profits

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DPD is proud to have recently raised more than $10,000 for the Autism Society of North Carolina, and to be a supporter of the Special Olympics of North Carolina Torch Run and the recent National Alliance of Mental Illness virtual walk.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of Durham Launches Updated Website

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When you visit the City of Durham’s website, DurhamNC.gov, you will now notice it has a new look and improvements to make it easier to use.

The refreshed website is the result of months of planning and collecting feedback with the goal of updatin...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Move Durham Transportation Study Seeks Feedback on Final Draft Plan

Move Safe Durham Your Voice Matters

If you live or travel in and around downtown and the central area of the Bull City, the City of Durham Transportation Department wants your feedback on the final draft plan for the Move Durham Transportation Study.

The Move Durham Transportation Study, whi...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Durham Approves Small Business Recovery Fund

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Durham City Council has authorized the establishment of the Durham Small Business Recovery Fund program for small bus...

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