2014 Progress Report Read about our Strategic Plan initiative progress to date. Download Report
Youth Work Opportunities Partnership between County, City, school district and private sector offers valuable work experiences to area youth.
Whitted School Redevelopment Redevelopment will include space for senior housing and pre-kindergarten education. Play Video
Crisis Intervention First responders learn skills to recognize and address mental health issues. Play Video
CPR Training Initiative continues to train community in life-saving skills of CPR and defibrillator usage. Play Video
Electric Vehicles Durham County is charging ahead with environmental sustainability by adding electric cars to fleet.
Sandy Creek Stream restoration project will improve water quality and provide adjacent green space. Play Video
Habitat Partnership Durham County and City of Durham employees team up to help build home. Picture Gallery
Mystery Shopping Initiative enlists volunteer “customers” to rate services in County offices. Play Video
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Managing for Results will allow Durham County to plan for what it wants to achieve, budget for results, manage to ensure it achieves results, and evaluate and learn to make better outcomes.

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  • County Continues Donating Surplus Computers

    For nearly a decade, Durham County has worked with various community partners to provide surplus computers to those who need them locally. A recent story by Chris Whittle on the Durham County Information Services & Technology website explains how these initiatives have evolved over the years. Durham County recently provided 91 used laptops to North Carolina Central University students via a partnership with the nonprofit Kramden Institute, according to IS&T. "Durham
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  • County Releases State of the County Health Report

    The Partnership for a Healthy Durham, which operates out of the Durham County Department of Public Health, recently issued its annual State of the County Health Report.  Read the 2015 State of the County Health Report here. It is full of performance measures and status updates for various partnership priorities. Learn more about the Partnership for a Healthy Durham at its website.
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  • County Wins PTI Award for Cybersecurity Awareness Efforts

    Durham County's Information Services & Technology Department recently took home a 2016 Technology Solutions Award from the Public Technology Institute. The organization honored recent steps by the department to educate employees and the public about cybersecurity, according to a story from the IS&T website. Here is a look at the issue and the department's approach to cybersecurity by the numbers, according to IS&T’s story: 200,000: estimated number of emails on an
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  • Sheriff's Office Says "Thanks for the Thanks"

    Visit the Durham County Sheriff's Office Facebook page for periodic stories of excellent office customer service as told by residents who experience the service firsthand. One recent story involved an off-duty deputy who was heading home when he stopped to assist a driver who was involved in an accident. The driver's wife, Samantha Cummings, praised Corporal Brad Kirby for remaining with her husband, Andrew, as they waited for police officers to come to the scen
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Durham County’s Strategic Plan was approved in February 2012. We're focused on our five goals, which are designed to keep improving Durham County. We're steering the way.
Michael Davis
Strategic Initiative Manager
(919) 560-0000