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Wake County Animal Center is launching its much-anticipated Fall Community Pet Days to help families provide care for their pets and keep them in their homes. Starting on October 1 and continuing every other Sunday through November 12, families are encouraged to join the event and get free or low-cost veterinary services. $5 rabies shots, free microchipping […]

Raleigh Parks is excited to announce the return of Holiday Express in 2023. For 17 nights from Nov. 29 – Dec. 15, Pullen Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland of holiday happenings throughout the park. Mark your calendars for the ticket on-sale date of Wednesday, October 4. Continue to follow @Raleighparks on social […]

Goldston Public Library is excited to announce its events and programs during the month of October for the Chatham County community to enjoy. These events are free and open to the public. Goldston Book Club Every 2nd Monday of each month, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Individuals who are interested in joining a book club can stop […]

Cape Fear Valley Health announced that the Betsy Johnson Hospital in Harnett County, NC will close down their labor & delivery services, effective October 15.

Police are investigating a non-life-threatening stabbing in the 1100 block of Wabash Street in Durham on Sept. 28.

Pastor of Transformation Church (Tusla, Oklahoma) and #1 New York Times best-selling author Mike Todd is back with his most vulnerable book yet…Damaged, but Not Destroyed. Want news at your fingertips? Text “ERICA” to 52140 to join our club. (Terms and conditions) Despite every hurt, heartbreak, mugshot (which we discover he has in common with Erica), […]

Welcome Baby, a Durham County Cooperative Extension program, has launched a new fatherhood initiative offering parenting training workshops targeted to reach fathers. Welcome Baby has partnered with the Exchange Family Center to provide the training designed to help fathers improve connections with their children and families. Welcome Baby has served Durham families for the last 36 years by offering […]

Amy Pridgen-Hamlett has been removed as head of Nash County Department of Social Services (DSS), effective immediately.

All who live, work, and play in the Bull City are invited to complete an online survey to help develop a new cultural plan for the Durham community. Online surveys about community arts and culture are now available, in English and Spanish. Survey responses must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18.  This feedback will inform […]

NC Gov. Roy Cooper will announce the date that Medicaid will expand Monday at 1 pm, just days after lawmakers approved the new budget.