Durham City Council

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Screenshot of Durham City Council meeting

“But Durham is woke, right?” Read more

Durham County


Photo by Jade Wilson

“That place needs to be shut down. You need to contact Washington. It’s an emergency.” Read more

Durham County


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Four residents—a city council member, a professor, and two writers—imagine how this plays out. Read more

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After a campaign marred by divisions between the Bull City’s black and brown political communities, Caballero became the first Latinx person elected to the Durham City Council Read more

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“The incumbents’ victory is celebrated as an affirmation from Durham’s most marginalized population. The numbers fail to validate this position. People aren’t happy with our incumbents.” Read more

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Cameron Beach - The 9th Street Journal

"They don’t listen to the community. There are literally bodies lying in our streets.” Read more

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Cameron Beach - The 9th Street Journal

Reducing crime is a big priority for the city council candidate. The criminal defense attorney says he'd bring practical experience to the challenge. Read more

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Jenny Warburg

“You are not going to stop gun violence in Durham until you stop guns in Durham.” Read more

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A string of shootings left two dead and eight wounded in twenty-four hours. Read more

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Photo by Cameron Beach - The 9th Street Journal

The four-time candidate is running again and insists that, despite his opposition to gay marriage, he is not homophobic. Read more

Ninth Street Journal


Jade Wilson

They also allege that the city’s grievance process is stacked against them. Read more

Durham County



And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

Letters to the Editor


Courtesy of The News & Observer | Used with permission.

The email came in response to a heated confrontation at the People’s Alliance’s August 21 endorsement meeting. Read more

Durham County

Early voting begins Wednesday. Read more


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We support the three incumbents for the at-large seats. Read more

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Jade Wilson

Gunn is seeking one of the three at-large seats on the council this year. Read more

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Wagstaff is seeking one of three at-large seats on the Durham City Council. Read more


Reece is seeking re-election to an at-large seat. Read more