October 9, 2015

Durham Chamber Selects Executive Search Firm to Lead CEO & President Search

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce has selected Jorgenson Consulting to lead the search for the next Durham Chamber of Commerce President and CEO. The Durham Chamber Search Committee, headed by incoming board chair Farad Ali, reviewed several proposals before deciding on Jorgenson.

“The Durham Chamber is a vital economic … read more

October 2, 2015

We’re Eating Our Way Through Durham

Here at the Chamber, there are two things we love: Durham and food! If you didn’t know it, we are true foodies. That’s why we are launching a new campaign to Eat Our Way Through Durham. With a new restaurant nearly every week, we have a huge challenge, but trust … read more

September 29, 2015

Here are the Candidates for Durham City Council

Primary elections for Durham (mayor and city council) will take place on Oct. 6

~Philip Azar 

Priorities taken from http://philipazar.com/values-and-priorities/

Quality growth–We need to ensure that Durham develops in a way that protects and improves our quality of life while respecting our history and our environment. We must not … read more

Do You Know the Candidates for Durham Mayor?

Durham will hold elections for mayor and city council on Nov. 3, with a primary taking place on Oct. 6. Below is information on each of the mayoral candidates.

Mayoral Candidates

~William V. (Bill) Bell (Incumbent)

Bill Bell is the current mayor of Durham.  He was first elected in 2001 … read more

September 22, 2015

Bulls Games? Music? Blue Devils? Food?

by Marie Baker, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Investments.

What do you love about Durham? Monuts or Rise? Bulls games? Eno River Fest? Music? Blue Devils? Food? The local vibe and sense of community? The vibrant diversity? All of the above and more?

For me, I love it all…except (in full … read more

September 1, 2015

In Case You Missed It

2015 N.C. Business and Economic Development Summit

From Congressman Richard Hudson, representing N.C.’s 8th District

North Carolina’s businesses are a vital component of our national economy and must be afforded every opportunity to prosper, grow and create jobs. In an effort to give community leaders the opportunity to meet with … read more

August 31, 2015

The Chamber to Celebrate First Responders on 9/11

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce and the Durham community will come together to honor the men and women who serve and protect our communities during the Second Annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast on Sept. 11 at 8 a.m. at the Durham Convention Center. Invited speaker is retired Durham Police … read more

August 20, 2015

Chamber Board Chair Named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America List

William “Bill” Brian, chair of the Durham Chamber Board of Directors has been named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America. Brian was recognized for his work in eminent domain and condemnation law; land use and zoning law; land use and zoning litigation law and real estate litigation law.

Brian … read more

August 18, 2015

Same Day Registration and Out of Precinct Voting


Eligible individuals may register and vote during the one-stop early voting period. This “same-day registration” process is currently permitted due to a preliminary injunction granted under a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, but this option remains the subject of ongoing litigation in … read more

Schulman IRB Opens RTP Office for Business

Schulman Associates IRB, Inc., the industry-leading central IRB in customer service and technology, is pleased to announce its new office in the Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina, is officially open for business.

“We are thrilled to open the doors of our new space in RTP,” said Michael Woods, President, … read more