housing

County Commissioners Pass SCAD 3-1, Durham County Residents Nervous for Future

By Morgan Brenner

December 14, 2023

After 4.5 hours of discussion, the Durham County Commissioners on Monday voted 3-1 to approve Simplifying Codes for more Affordable Development — a decision which follows months of advocacy from various Durham community members against the implementation of SCAD to rural areas outside of the city of Durham limits. On November 20, the Durham city […]

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Sylvester Williams’ Optimism and Concerns Ahead of Durham’s Mayoral Election

By Audrey Kashatus

October 2, 2023

Sylvester Williams is one of eight candidates running for mayor of Durham in the upcoming municipal elections scheduled for this November. Williams has previously run for mayor in 2011, 2013 and 2017.  Williams was born and raised in Durham, except for the time he went to school in Atlanta. He is currently the pastor of […]

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