Latest Durham County Stories

2014-04-02 23:33:04

Online platform enables easy online filing, improved communication and faster resolutions San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Modria, provider of the world’s leading online dispute resolution (ODR) platform, announced today that the Durham County Tax Administration Department has implemented Modria Resolution Center for its property assessment appeals cases. Using the Modria platform, the Durham County Tax Administration Resolution Center will enable property owners to submit valuation...

2013-02-12 23:01:21

Vision Internet redevelops County website to fit within countywide re-brand Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Durham County, North Carolina recently went through a complete re-branding process to shake its dated public image. As part of the re-brand, the County worked with Vision Internet to launch a redeveloped County website. Accessed at dconc.gov, the new website boasts a clean, modern design, intuitive navigation, and new eGov technologies focused on usability and transparency....

2012-12-29 05:02:50

Raleigh DWI Attorney Jesse Scharff, of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, Obtains Dismissal of Drunk Driving Conviction. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Drunk driving defense lawyer Jesse Scharff of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, in Raleigh, obtained the dismissal of a DWI charge after successfully appealing a DWI conviction to the Superior Court. Securing the dismissal meant that the client, who was facing a mandatory minimum of seven days in jail that could extend up to one year, avoided prison...

2009-09-03 14:42:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, ION Television successfully broke the Guinness World Record for the Largest Moving Box at an event in Times Square to mark the premiere of the network's new original series "Durham County." The new weekly series, which debuts Monday, September 7th at 10:00 p.m., focuses on a police detective who moves back to his old home town, only to discover that his childhood nemesis lives next door and the neighborhood is rife with buried secrets....

2008-07-27 12:00:41

By Matthew E. Milliken, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 27--DURHAM -- As of Tuesday, Durham County residents will have a clean, well-lighted place to stave off mental health and substance abuse crises. The state's secretary of health and human services, the head of Duke University Hospitals and other officials are scheduled to speak Monday at an 11 a.m. dedication ceremony for Durham Center Access, an around-the-clock crisis center funded by the county's agency for mental health,...

2008-07-03 15:00:18

Three people have been arrested in Durham County, N.C., in a series of alleged Satanic rituals involving violence, police say. Police said the most recent arrest was of Diana Palmer, the vice chairwoman of the Durham County Democratic Party, who was allegedly linked to the suspected rituals including a rape, ABC News said Thursday. Palmer's attorney, Bill Thomas, denied an earlier police report that his client attempted to remove items from the home where the crimes occurred. Ms. Palmer...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.