Different times call for different measures. And COVID-19 has led to A LOT of different measures. The latest change is coming from fast food chain KFC. The chicken chain is changing up their “Finger Lickin’ Good” slogan during the pandemic. According to the company, the 64-year old slogan isn’t gone forever. The company says it […]

The Old North State Medical Society is offering free testing at Hayti Heritage Center in Durham this weekend. No insurance required. English and Spanish healthcare professionals available. Results in 3-5 days. Details: August 22 10 am-1 pm White Rock Baptist Church 3400 Fayetteville St Durham, NC 27707 Interested in getting tested. Fill out […]

We have all seen various types of masks on people in public and for sale in stores. But which masks are most effective against the spread of germs? The biology department at the University of Arkansas Little Rock compared several types of popular masks to see which was most effective. For this experiment, they tried […]

The district announced yesterday the delay of bringing students back on campus in Plan B. Instead, all students will begin the school year in online instruction. The first two weeks of school for all students will focus on orientation, meet and greet opportunities, and distribution of supplies. Students will not be initially divided into groups A, […]

To accommodate a variety of needs, all families will have the option of attending our NCPS Virtual Academy. As much as possible, we will try to match students with certified teachers in the child’s school, as students will be enrolled in the home schools. However, this is contingent upon teacher certification and availability. K-12 families […]

With a mask mandate in place for North Carolina, you have probably found yourself wearing your cloth masks A LOT. But are you washing them properly? Check out these instructions from the CDC. Cloth face coverings are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public […]

After much speculation, NC Gov. Roy Cooper, has decided to extend Phase 2 in NC and also now mandates face covering in public, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. Gov. Cooper stressed that his decision to “pause” moving into Phase 3 was in an attempt the slow the rise of cases here in NC, […]

In some promising COVID-19 news, Dr. Anthony Fauci said earlier today that a possible vaccine could be available by the end of this year. Dr. Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and in a testimony before Congress, he said regarding a vaccine, “I believe it will be when […]

What: COVID19: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Go from Here Who: City of Durham Equity and Inclusion Department and the Durham County Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program When: Thursday, June 25, 2020, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Zoom meeting; pre-registration is required for log-in instructions Fast Facts: ·         Small, minority, and women-owned businesses are […]

This doesn’t seem like the best concert experience, but we’re sure some people will be front and center to enjoy the experience before anyone else.

Phase One of the reopening of North Carolina starts Friday at 5pm. Some businesses are excluded from reopening.   “We have to keep taking precautions to keep people safe, but at the same time, we know we can’t stay at home forever,” Cooper said. Commercial activity will be permitted as of now. People can visit […]

Though this Mother's Day is different and will require you to think out of the box, here are some simple ideas that can make your mom's day better during this tough time.