Next Tuesday is the 2017 Durham Mardi Gras Parade and After Party: the gathering on the plaza starts at 6:30 at 201 Corcoran St, and parade steps off at 7 pm. The jams get going once we get to Motorco, The Blue Note Grill, The Pit, Fullsteam, and The Bar Durham, featuring The Sunday Special, Curtis Eller’s American Circus, Lakota John, and our perennial, Durham Mardi Gras favorite, the Bulltown Strutters. Register your krewe, volunteer and donate – together we’ll make this the biggest one yet!
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Beginning Friday, Feb. 24, #Durham water customers may notice a slight change in the taste & smell of their tap water through March. Durham Saves Water is performing its annual water treatment disinfection changeover process. This process is required by federal & state regulations & does not affect the safety or quality of our drinking water. For more details visit http://bit.ly/2kIAGlq.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017
It's that time of year again. Dues to join the HVN neighborhood association are a mere $25 a year per household. Dues can be given to your block captain, the treasurer or mailed to the PO Box.
PO Box 51006
Durham, NC 27717
PO Box 51006
Durham, NC 27717
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
John Tyler Daye (father to HVN neighbor Virginia Borders)
June 17, 1921 – December 25, 2016
Mr. John Tyler Daye peacefully entered eternal slumber on December 25, 2016.He was born to the late Mr. Alfred Daye and Mrs. Alice Daye of Granville County, North Carolina.
He started his formal education at Little River High School and completed his education while serving in the United States Army. He also completed coursework as a machinist, and secured a certification as an automobile mechanic through the veteran’s on-the-job training.
He was a fast learner and worked his way up through the ranks to become a master repairer during his 30 plus years at American Tobacco Company. Also, as an astute employee during his tenure with American Tobacco Company he made several innovations to the manufacturing machines effectively increasing their efficiency and reliability. After retiring from the American Tobacco Company he became the proprietor of a successful lawnmower shop that he operated for over 25 years. He was recognized for his Christian work as a Trustee at Peace Missionary Baptist Church, a position he held until he departed life. He was an avid bowler receiving numerous trophies and was well known for his delivery; and he was a Free Mason. John was preceded in death by a daughter Nancy Daye, son John Anthony Daye (Ann) nine siblings. He was married to Eloise Jamison Daye from that union three daughters and also married to Dorothy Williams Daye from that union one son.
He is survived by his loving wife Anne Hamilton Daye of 55 years; daughters Virginia Daye Borders (Larry), and Katie Daye Monroe (Ronald), son Jeffrey T. Daye (Christine), loving sister Emma Daye Gentry. Grandchildren Tammy Minor(Sterling), Craig Daye(Stacy), LaQuettii Barnett(Rodney), Danielle Daye, Aaron Harris, Alan Harris, Stephen Waddell, Makena Daye, ten great grandchildren and a host of family and friends .
Funeral service is at Peace Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation , at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home from .
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Most City of Durham Offices Closed for Christmas and New Year’s
Residents Asked to Note Changes in City-Provided Services & Programs
DURHAM, N.C. – Most City of Durham offices, including City Hall and other non-emergency City operations, will be closed Friday, December 23, Monday, December 26, and Monday, January 2 in observance of Christmas and New Year’s. Police, fire, and rescue services for life-threatening or in-progress emergencies may be reached by calling 9-1-1. Non-emergency concerns may be directed to (919) 560-4600. Residents are asked to take note of the following changes in other City services and programs.
Solid Waste, Recycling, Yard Waste, and Bulky Item Curbside Collections
The Solid Waste Management Department will operate under its normal collection schedules for yard waste and bulky items on December 23. Trash and recycling collections for the week of December 19−23 will not be impacted. However, the department will be closed on December 26 and January 2, therefore trash and recycling collections will be delayed by one business day for the weeks of December 26−December 30 and January 2−January 6.
Yard waste and bulky items collections will operate under their normal schedules the weeks of December 26−December 30 and January 2−January 6.
The Waste Disposal & Recycling Center, Yard Waste Facility, and the Household Hazardous Waste Center will be closed on December 24, December 26, and January 2. These facilities will operate under their regular schedules on December 23 and December 31.
Residents are reminded to place their carts at the curb by 6 a.m. the day of their scheduled collections. Residents are also encouraged to recycle during the holiday season. Paper holiday waste, including wrapping paper (non-metallic only), cardboard boxes, and greeting cards may be placed in the blue recycling cart.
Curbside Christmas Tree Collection
Non-Yard Waste customers must contact Durham One Call at (919) 560-1200 to have a “Christmas Tree Collection” service request created between January 3 and the end of business on February 2. Once a service request is made, the tree will be added to a Saturday collection route which will occur on January 14, January 28, and February 4.
Yard Waste customers may place their trees on their curbs between January 3 and February 2 to be collected as part of their regular service. Trees will be noted by their weekly yard waste collection crew and the location automatically added for a Saturday collection on one of the dates noted above. A Christmas tree collection will not count as a one of their free brush collections if it is set out during this timeframe.
In addition to free curbside collections, the Waste Disposal and Recycling Center will accept live Christmas trees at no charge from January 3 through February 4. Trees delivered after February 4 will be subject to the usual disposal fees.
Requirements for live Christmas tree disposal for curbside or drop-off service are as follows: trees taller than six feet should be cut in half; all decorations and hardware should be removed including tinsel, lights, garland, ornaments, nails, and stands; and trees should not be placed in bags.
Durham Parks and Recreation
Durham Parks and Recreation will close its administrative offices on December 23, December 26, and January 2. All recreation centers will be closed December 23−December 26 and January 1−January 2. Special use facilities will only be closed on December 24 and December 25. For more information, like, follow, or call (919) 560-4355.
GoDurham, GoDurham ACCESS, and Bull City Connector
GoDurham and GoDurham ACCESS will provide holiday service on December 24, in which hourly service is provided from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and will not operate on December 25. GoDurham and GoDurham ACCESS will operate its regular Saturday service on December 31 and its regular Sunday service on January 1. GoDurham’s administrative office will be closed on December 23, December 26, and January 2. For more information, like, follow, or call (919) 485-RIDE. For more information about GoDurham ACCESS, call (919) 560-1551. The Bull City Connector will operate until 7 p.m. on December 24, but will not operate on December 25. The Bull City Connector will operate its regular Saturday service on December 31 and its regular Sunday service on January 1. For more information, like, follow, or call (919) 485-RIDE.
Durham One Call
Durham One Call will be closed will be closed on December 23, December 26, and January 2. Residents may complete an online service request or leave a message at (919) 560-1200. Durham One Call will forward all requests for City services to the appropriate department on the next business day. For information about the City’s holiday schedule and any other services that may be affected, contact Durham One Call at (919) 560-1200 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.