Community Concerns

Will The City We Love Be a City For All?

November 9, 2017 Ray Palma 1

Since 2001, the Downtown Durham Loop has seen an investment of $1.7 billion dollars. Luxury apartments, tech start ups, and world-class restaurants have been the result. Upon immediate inspection, this is great for Durham. Who […]

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The Mayoral Run-Off Race Is Set!

October 11, 2017 Ray Palma 4

Who will be Durham’s next mayor? We now have two clear candidates: Farad Ali and Steve Schewel.   Yesterday, Tuesday, October 10th, the primary election for Durham mayoral candidates was held. With 100% of the […]

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Who’s Running for Mayor of Durham?

August 3, 2017 Ray Palma 4

After 16 years (2001-2017) of serving the Durham Community as mayor, Bill Bell has chosen not to run for re-election.  So who’s going to be running for mayor?  The filing period for a Durham mayoral […]

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Pat McCrory concedes NC re-election bid

December 9, 2016 Ray Palma 13

After almost a month of uncertainty, we now have a new North Carolina Governor-Elect in Roy Cooper.   After close to a month of rancorously contested North Carolina gubernatorial race results, Republican Governor Pat McCrory conceded to […]