Starting at midnight on Monday, masks will be mandatory in Durham. The restriction calls for a clean face-covering mask in public or private spaces where it is not possible to maintain social distance such as grocery stores, pharmacies, businesses and public transit. Read more at also… In North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home […]

This week Duke Energy Power bills are going up slightly in households in Central and western North Carolina. Customers in parts of Durham, Wake, Chatham, Orange, and Person counties are affected by the increase. Last week the North Carolina Utilities Commission ordered that starting Wednesday the new rates for Duke Energy Carolinas customers can take effect. […]

Monday evening storms moving through Wake County caused travel issues across the county. The problems in Wake County began around 7 p.m. with heavy rain in a short period of time. The heavy rain caused a flash flood warning that remained in effect until 10:45 p.m. Neighboring counties Durham and Orange had flash flood warnings in […]

  A 3-year-old girl is in intensive care today after being found unresponsive in the water near her Durham County home Monday. Authorities say the girl was at home with her father and had wandered away from her home with her dog. Paramedics worked to save the 3-year-old who was pulled from water behind a ranch-style […]

Bus changes are the major changes in both Raleigh and Durham today.  Durham County schools are on a major bell change, as the elementary school leave out for school earlier; high school students will begin their days at a later time. Also there is an increase in school meal prices – the first price increase in six […]

  There are nine people in Durham County with reports of confirmed Zika virus.  Health officials say these cases are from those who have traveled outside the US and not contracted from mosquitoes locally. But it is possible Zika could spread here. Read and see more at

    WAKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS  Raleigh Convention Center   Graduation Time High School Saturday, June 6, 2015 8:00 AM Green Hope Saturday, June 6, 2015 12:00 PM Athens Saturday, June 6, 2015 4:00 PM Wake Forest Saturday, June 6, 2015 8:00 PM Wakefield Sunday, June 7, 2015 8:00 AM Enloe Sunday, June 7, […]

ATTENTION DURHAM COUNTY RESIDENTS – Durham County LIHEAP program is helping people with Duke energy bills. Or … Their source of heating…. They are located at the Judicial Annex Building on 201 North Roxboro Street. It is based on income. Just bring your ID, Duke bill, (or whatever provider you have) and February paystub. If […]

Durham County schools have decided to forgive the 3 snow days from February, which means students won’t have to give up any of their spring break. However, they were closed again on Tuesday because of the ice and that day has not been decided. Text “LIGHT” To 37890 for your chance at ticket giveaways and […]

Congratulations to all of our graduates of 2013.  Here is a list of high schools in Durham and Orange Counties and their graduation time and location.   2013 Durham County Graduation Schedule Friday, May 17 9:00 am  – Early College High School. McDougald Gym, NCCU 1:00 pm – City of Medicine Academy. McDougald Gym, NCCU […]