NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


21 results for Durham
Currently viewing results 1 - 15
PAGE OF 2
Next
Record #:
31139
Author(s):
Abstract:
McDaniel discusses the educational success of young males of color, and how the Bridges to Success program in Durham, NC seeks to design interventions to improve outcomes for these youth.
Source:
Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 38 Issue , 2013, p40-42, il, bibl
Full Text:
Record #:
36265
Author(s):
Abstract:
With an increase in elderly populations, facilities such as CCRCs, home health agencies, assisted living centers, and nursing homes are all the more a must. Illustrating the need and benefits of these services are statistics related to elderly populations, changes in socio-cultural values related to the heightened need, and profiles for facilities such as River Landing in Wallace.
Record #:
16810
Author(s):
Abstract:
A Durham dry cleaning store has been demolished but traces of chemicals are left behind. The cleaners failed to comply with chemical safety resulting in contamination of the area with tetrachloroethylene or PERC. Residents in the area are concerned about the spread of this cancer-causing chemical into their neighborhood.
Source:
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 23, June 2012, p11, il Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
16792
Author(s):
Abstract:
In Part 3 of Metro Magazine's series on towns and places that comprise their coverage area from Raleigh to the coast, Jim Hughes discusses the city of Durham--where it has been and the future it's looking toward.
Source:
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
36308
Author(s):
Abstract:
For Henderson, the word roses can remind natives of a common surname in town. Two native sons most associated with the name: Charlie Rose, longtime host of the TV program “CBS This Morning”; Paul Rose, founder of the department store that opened in 1915. The word can also prompt reminders of Henderson’s blossoming economic development, in establishment of businesses like Iams Pet Foods and a Durham semiconductor firm, Semprius.
Record #:
35820
Abstract:
The guide featured ten towns, spanning Coast to Mountains. Profiles highlighted what made each town unique. Sup worthy restaurants included Durham’s Bullock’s Barbeque, Greensboro’s the Hungry Fisherman, and The Blue Stove in Pinehurst—Southern Pines. Historical sites included the old Market House in Fayetteville, Wilmington’s Thalian Hall, Raleigh’s Oakwood section, and Bethabara in Winston-Salem. Entertainment hubs included the Charlotte Motor Speedway, High Point’s North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, and Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.
Source:
Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Feb 1980, p19-21, 23-24, 26, 28-34, 36-41
Record #:
20777
Abstract:
Ward 2 in Durham has been represented by Howard Clement III since 1983 who will step-down from his post this fall. The writers of Indy Week offer their endorsement for candidate Eddie Davis.
Source:
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
593
Author(s):
Abstract:
Durham is no longer a one-industry town; rather, it is a dynamic city characterized by diversity.
Source:
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 48 Issue 6, June 1990, p18-27, il
Subject(s):
Record #:
20776
Abstract:
The Indy Week staff endorses incumbent Durham Mayor Bill Bell. He will run against Michael Valentine and Reverend Sylvester Williams in the city's upcoming mayoral election. \r\n
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 38, Sept 2013, p17, il Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
19282
Abstract:
Though crime rates have fallen in Durham incidents of domestic violence remain high. The Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) responds to these calls, though employees say that many incidents of abuse go unreported. DCRC is responsible for about 250 calls per month and aids 1,500-2,000 victims of domestic violence and sexual assault each year.
Source:
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
36272
Author(s):
Abstract:
With an increasing number of Americans living the golden years, facilities such as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are experiencing a financial and occupational boom. Asserting the ever growing need for facilities such as the profiled Belle Meade and Plantation Estates were statistics for this elderly population and health conditions such as Alzheimer’s.
Record #:
38213
Author(s):
Abstract:
Senate president Calvin Graves’ conclusion, that North Carolina needed railroads, brought a better connection between the state’s crop producing west and machinery producing east. Results were the founding of cities such as Burlington and creation of conduits for ports such Wilmington’s. The irony behind this beginning is Grave’s concluded political career in his home county and relative anonymity today. Currently, only a highway marker in Yanceyville recognizes his role in the growth of North Carolina’s manufacturing industries’ muscle.
Record #:
27012
Author(s):
Abstract:
Durham Mayor Wib Gulley is considered one of the rising starts of the state and national Democratic Party. The mayor has begun to address the major issues of growth management, downtown revitalization, transportation and housing. Despite his accomplishments, Gulley faces some challenges in the coming months, including a proposed major projects ordinance.
Source:
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 4, Feb 23-Mar 8 1989, p7-8, por Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Record #:
27105
Author(s):
Abstract:
Runaway is a small company known for its “Durm” shirts and stickers. Gabriel Eng-Goetz and Justin Laidlaw founded the company five years ago, and recently opened a new store in downtown Durham. Runaway strives to represent a community of unconventional people with unusual careers, talents, and backgrounds.
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 16, April 2016, p18-19, por Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
36307
Author(s):
Abstract:
The ELF—a conglomeration of a car, bike, and trike—intends to ease traveling in an increasingly urbanized world. Companies on a roll with this form of transportation include the profiled Organic Transit of Durham and its European counterpart, Schaeffler AG. Promotion of the product included these advantages: safer than a bicycle, more weather resistant than a scooter, and not subject to laws related to the electronic bike market.