June 30, 2015

Durham Chamber Comments on Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Ruling

In early 2012, the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce was the first, and one of the only business organizations publicly to announce its opposition to the constitutional amendment which made it unlawful to recognize or perform same sex marriages and civil unions in North Carolina. (Chamber statement: http://durhamchamber.org/blog/chamber-takes-position-on-amendment-one ).  The … read more

June 26, 2015


The inside scoop on the upcoming college football season will be shared by those that know best at the 13th Annual Pigskin Preview Luncheon on July 23 at the Embassy Suites in Cary. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and the program will commence at 11:30 a.m.

 Head coaches: Duke … read more

June 23, 2015

Jersey Mike’s Ribbon Cutting

Jersey Mike’s at the Renaissance Center at South Point cut the ribbon and welcomed their first customers on June 10. “We like to be a part of the community where we operate,” said their regional manager. In the first week of opening the sub chain donated a portion of their … read more

Murphy USA Breaks Ground in Durham

Murphy USA’s vision is to deliver every day the quickest, most friendly service and the lowest price value proposition to their growing customer base. In the spirit of servicing the market of Durham, NC they broke ground on their Durham location, Martin Luther King Parkway on June 17.

Murphy USA … read more

In Case You Missed It


Total attendance hit a new high mark of 448,998 guests, topping DPAC’s last record of 421,000 set in the 2011 / 2012 season. The seventh season also set new records with total events (224 events), total sellouts (112 sellout performances) and number of season seat members (15,167) for the … read more

June 15, 2015

A Restaurateur’s Secret Ingredient: His CPA

It’s midnight. You’re struggling with a decision about a major expansion that could transform your small business into a powerhouse—or bankrupt it, if your plans don’t work out as you’re hoping. Or you’ve spent hours trying to pull together some financial information that your banker has requested, time that would … read more

June 12, 2015

Schulman IRB Breaks Ground on New RTP Location

Schulman Associates IRB, Inc., the industry-leading central IRB in customer service and technology, recently began build-out of its new office space on Laboratory Drive in Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina. The location will house review board and administrative staff, including IT, operations and customer service professionals.

“This new office … read more

June 5, 2015

Durham Parking Violation Increase Begins July 1

Tickets for parking longer than the posted time in on-street spaces will soon cost more. Effective July 1, 2015, parking violations will double, from $10 to $20. The increase is a result of more demand for on-street parking created by a growing downtown, with new businesses, hotels, restaurants, and apartments.… read more

IBM Tech Talk and Developer Bootcamp

Women in Tech: Pursue your Power
Join IBM, PointSource, and female entrepreneurs for a special, one day event devoted to Women in Tech.  You’ll hear lightning talks and a spirited panel discussion from women leaders about the secrets to their success in the male dominated world of tech. Speakers include … read more