Monday, February 28, 2011
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Friday, February 18, 2011
The City of Durham’s Purchasing Division has been awarded the Sustained Professional Purchasing Award (SPPA) for 2010; this is the highest award a purchasing department or division can obtain within the Carolinas Association of Governmental Purchasing.
The Herald-Sun received nine awards, including a third place in the General Excellence category for its circulation division, in the 2010 North Carolina Press Association News, Editorial and Photojournalism Awards.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Durham-based Urban Planet Mobile, the world's leading mobile education provider, won the prestigious 2011 Global Mobile Award, recognizing the company as the worldwide leader in mobile education.
Monday, February 14, 2011
The Durham-based Carolina Chocolate Drops won the Grammy for Best Traditional Folk Album with "Genuine Negro Jig" and "The Suburbs" by Arcade Fire (on Durham's Merge Records) won the album of the year award.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Jessie Duan and Bryce Taylor, seniors at Durham's North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, were named state winners of the 2010 Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement which recognizes up to 100 of America's top achievers in Advanced Placement science and mathematics courses with a $2,000 college scholarship.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
The City of Durham was recognized by the National League of Cities "20 Cities, 20 Good Practices" Report as one of the top US cities whose practices should be emulated for promoting understanding of cultural differences between Latinos and other population groups.
Monday, February 7, 2011
Si Yi "Ryan" Lee, a senior at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, was named one of 40 finalist in the 2011 Intel Science Talent Search competition.
Friday, February 4, 2011
Nicole Graziano, a Durham woman, has won a walk-on role for the Durham Performing Arts Center's production of "In The Heights" after sharing her story on the Today Show's "Everyone Has A Story" segment.