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2016 Matsumoto Prize Online Voting Now Open

The 2016 Matsumoto Prize, supported by the McAdams Foundation, includes public voting to determine three “People’s Choice” winners. Anyone may vote by email (one time per email address) for his or her favorite entry starting today and running through June 29.

New Hanover County Fire Rescue partners with Pender County for improved Property Protection Class...

In December 2015, New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution authorizing Pender EMS and Fire to provide coverage to the Island Creek area in New Hanover County. This change has now been approved by the Insurance Service Office (ISO) and will take effect on June 1, 2016.

Durham Hosts Landlord Training Workshop August 20

Monthly Workshop to Help Landlords Effectively Manage Properties and Halt Illegal Activity; Pre-Registration Deadline August 17. City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department, Durham Police Department, Solid Waste Management Department, Public Works Department Stormwater & GIS Services Division, Water Management Department, and the Durham City/County Planning Department.

New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Special Meeting

New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board has called a special meeting to host a public presentation by UNCW Research Professor Dr. Mike Mallin. Dr. Mallin will present on local sources and effects of stormwater run-off pollution, water quality impacts, and best management practices aimed at reducing stormwater run-off.

Property Owners Invited to Local Historic Review Criteria Update Meeting

The Durham City-County Planning Department is updating and consolidating the existing local review criteria that applies to all properties within a local historic district or designated as a local historic landmark.

Durham Hosts Landlord Training Workshop June 18

City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department, Durham Police Department, Solid Waste Management Department, Public Works Department Stormwater & GIS Services Division, Water Management Department, and the Durham City/County Planning Department. Other sponsors include Durham Housing Authority and Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.

Press conference will urge Senate to build on House budget plan, focus on reinvestment

s the North Carolina Senate prepares to release its budget, possibly as early as next week, service providers, parents and issue experts from a variety of organizations will gather to highlight why reinvestment in core public services is critical to the well being of all North Carolinians and the future of the state's economy.

Durham’s Proposed Budget Maintains Services With No Property Tax Increase

Reflecting on how years of strategic planning and fiscally responsible actions created a tipping point for this year’s budget, City Manager Thomas Bonfield presented the FY 2015-2016 preliminary budget earlier this evening – which includes no property tax increase – keeping the current tax rate at 59.12 cents per $100 of assessed property value.

Durham Hosts Affordable Housing & Transit Workshop

Durham residents interested in issues regarding the finance and development of affordable housing near future light rail transit stations should mark their calendars now to attend a workshop later this month

Durham Hosts Landlord Training Workshop May 21

Monthly Workshop to Help Landlords Effectively Manage Properties and Halt Illegal Activity; Pre-Registration Deadline May 18. City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department, Durham Police Department, Solid Waste Management Department, Public Works Department Stormwater & GIS Services Division, Water Management Department, and the Durham City/County Planning Department. Other sponsors include Durham Housing Authority and Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.

Governor McCrory Congratulates Raleigh City Council for Approving Dorothea Dix Sale Contract

Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after the Raleigh City Council approved a contract that calls for the City of Raleigh to purchase the 300-acre Dorothea Dix property from the State of North Carolina for approximately $52 million

Durham Celebrates National Community Development Week

City of Durham Mayor William V. ‘Bill’ Bell recognized the importance of the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) through a proclamation during last night’s City Council meeting as part of National Community Development Week.

Durham Celebrates National Fair Housing Month

April is National Fair Housing month and residents and property owners interested in learning how to help create equal housing opportunities in every Durham neighborhood should mark their calendars now to attend several upcoming events

Upcoming Job Search Event Offers Foreclosure Prevention Assistance

Unemployed workers seeking help with their job search or mortgage payments can find assistance at a Job Search Boot Camp at the Garner Performing Arts Center on February 25.

Butterfield to Hold HUD Grant Check Presentation and Press Conference in New Bern, Tomorrow

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will present a $400,000 check to the New Bern Housing Authority and the City of New Bern at a press conference on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at the New Bern Housing Authority, 837 South Front Street.

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How One Agent Is Surviving In Today’s Market

Raleigh, NC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the 3rd consecutive year in a row Rupert Bryan has not only won all the top awards in the Coldwell Banker Falls Office, but he is also ranked as one of the Top Agents in the Triangle (#18 Triangle Business Journal Residential Realtor)

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New Hanover County, NHRMC Finalize Purchase of Health Department Property

New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) and New Hanover County have executed an agreement for NHRMC to purchase the county’s Health Department property located at 2029 South 17th Street for $19,350,000.