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December 23, 2017

I've been trying to get some media attention for this story for weeks. Twice we have a news crew cancel last minute because they had to cover a crime scene. Finally, Bryan Mims with WRAL came out and spent a couple hours at the house just watching all the activity. I'd...

December 22, 2017

This week has been filled with lots of excitement and lots of stress. There is no doubt that I'll sleep better when Jessica and the kids are back in their home. There have been so many people that have passed through the Owen Street house that it would be impossible to...

November 30, 2017

As a long-time resident of Durham and business owner, Loren Webster of One Call Plumbing, has a strong commitment to the community and customer service. Loren's company has seen much success and has quadrupled his business since starting in 2008. He contributes much of...

November 28, 2017

When Juan with Zarazua Painting came to paint the exterior of my house, the burst of activity got a lot of attention. It was clear from the start that this was not a superficial undertaking. Five years prior we had our house painted and it already looked like it was 2...

November 28, 2017

When I initially asked Jon if he would be involved with our Owen Street project I spit out the question, held my breath and crossed my fingers. If you want to work with Jon Fish with Acanthus Construction, you typically wait patiently for an opening in his tightly-pack...

November 21, 2017

I’ve known Chuck Wilson, president of CT Wilson Construction and the son of the founder, for about three years.  I will never forget the first time I spoke with him.  I was at a leadership meeting for Durham Public Schools which was being held with a theme entitled “Re...

November 21, 2017

It's always interesting to me how things work out sometimes.  It's as if we are intentionally placed somewhere to receive gifts we haven't even considered. This is an example of one of those instances.  

My intent was to secure paint for the Owen Street Projec...

November 21, 2017

 It was late afternoon and I had been calling vendors all day.  I was reluctant to make anymore calls because I knew mobs of Tricker-Treaters would soon be ringing my doorbell.  We needed windows for our Owen Street Project.  I started my search in the now habitual pat...

November 18, 2017

For about a month and a half, I made calls to roofers in Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh.  Several stated they were just too busy working in Apex after a hail storm.  Others had just finished donating materials and labor to repair and replace local churches and non-pro...

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