New Hanover County Commissioners ratified a 15-year contract with the startup company, and R3 has begun the 90-day transition period to assume control of the County’s landfill and trash incinerator. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2011 and be fully operational by 2012.
The League of American Bicyclists has honored the City of Durham with its Bicycle Friendly Community Award at the Bronze level.
North Carolina State University has installed the first Level 2 charging station for electric vehicles in Raleigh. The station is available free for public use, but users will be asked to sign a log book to help researchers collect data.
Triangle Greenways Council has purchased three undeveloped properties in Durham that will help protect the region’s water quality and could provide future corridors for public trails.
Wake County is seeking volunteers 18 years of age and older to participate in the new Master Recyclers program.
- What's on Tap
What's on Tap: Bike, swim, run and eat: Doughman is back
Doughman, the intense competition that combines biking, swimming, running, and, of course, eating, is returning to Durham for its sixth year. While registration for the race is closed, you can still volunteer or come watch the race.
What would your first thought be if you LOST your cellphone? Mine would be panic ... because of all the contacts, pictures and texts on there. I'm sure you have personal information you'd never want anyone to see.
WRAL and The Fayetteville Observer have joined forces and are now working from the same newsroom to cover the city of Fayetteville, the military and surrounding counties.
- WRAL WeatherCenter Blog
WeatherCenter: Low tornado count continues
- Get Out of Debt Guy
Get Out of Debt Guy: My financial life was in traumatic accident
Milesa writes in asking for help with debt following a major accident.
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