Local businesses lament lost business, hazards from local construction

By Tanner Arter

April 19, 2024

Friday, April 19, 2024 By Tanner Arter Local businesses said they are facing the brunt of the construction of Durham’s new apartment complexes, Geerhouse and 710 Rigsbee, but if they can survive construction, the businesses may see a boost long term. Megan Saunders, assistant general manager of Fullsteam Brewery, said construction on the new residential […]

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Development in Southeast Durham: Sediment runoff from mass grading and buffer variances pose a threat to Falls Lake

By Carl Kenney

December 14, 2023

On September 7, The Southern Environmental Law Center filed a lawsuit in federal court against Clayton Properties Group, Inc. for ongoing pollution into the Durham creek, Martin Branch, which connects the Lick Creek watershed to Falls Lake. Clayton Properties Inc. owns several prominent housing developments in southeast Durham, including the Fendol Farms retirement community along […]

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