In addition:

William Rick Singer, 58, of Newport Beach, Calif., owner of the Edge College Career Network and CEO of the Key Worldwide Foundation, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy and money laundering.,John Vandemoer, 41, of Stanford, Calif., the former sailing coach at Stanford University, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy.,Charged with racketeering conspiracy: read more

Big changes could transform the town’s critical South Churton Street corridor over the next decade, giving people more ways to get around, visit and live in Hillsborough — instead of sitting in traffic.,The town has been working with the N.C. Department of Transportation for years on a plan for improving Churton Street, which connects the town’s commercial strip and its historic downtown.,The plan would expand South Churton Street to four lanes with center turn lanes, and add bike lanes and sidewalks from Interstate 40 to Orange Grove Road.,Amtrak station

Also this month, the Hillsborough Town Board could begin the process of designing and building an $8.1 million Amtrak station at South Churton and Orange Grove streets.,The goal, Hauth said, is to get people on U.S. 70A to use the new route and reduce the number of cars waiting to turn downtown at the Churton Street stoplight. read more

The latest addition to the M Restaurant Group in Durham came to life with the opening of M Tempura located in the former downtown Scratch Bakery location at 111 Orange Street.,Tarbouch on Creedmoor Road in Raleigh; Menchie’s at Sutton Square; Calavera Empanadas and Tequilla in downtown Raleigh; Positalia Italian Eatery in Brier Creek; Applebee’s at the corner of Gorman and Hillsborough Street in Raleigh; Standard Foods in downtown Raleigh; Mr. Sticky Buns food truck up on Capital Blvd.; Baskins-Robbins ice cream shop in Cameron Village; Freshii on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh; Kimbap in Raleigh’s Seaboard Station; the final Z Pizza location in downtown Raleigh; O’Charley’s location in Raleigh’s Brier Creek; Toppers Pizza location on Ronald Drive in Raleigh; Sugarland Bakery’s Cameron Village location; Phat Chicken on Martin Street; TLC Wings that had moved into the former Applebee’s location on Hillsborough Street; Raleigh Raw at Morgan Street Food Hall; Noodles & Company in Cameron Village; Bocci Trattoria & Pizzeria on Hillsborough Street; Oak & Dagger Public House at Seaboard Station; Chick-fil-A in downtown Raleigh on Fayetteville Street; Bedford Bistro in north Raleigh; 888 Chinese Take Out on Creedmoor Road in the Stonehenge Shopping Center.,Tossed location in Morrisville; Bob Evans on Walnut Street in Cary; Uncle Maddio’s in Parkside Town Commons; Tijuana Flats in Cary’s Bradford Shops; Cary location of Little Caesar’s; German Grille in Cary; TGI Fridays in Cary on Kildaire & Tryon; Newk’s Eatery in Cary; Cantina 225 in Apex; Rookies Sports Bar in Apex; Lee’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Apex; Macaroni Grill in Cary; Giardino Gourmet Salads in Cary; Smok’t BBQ & Tap in Cary’s Cornerstone Village; West Park Tavern in Cary; Gigi’s Cupcakes in Cary’s Waverly Place; Cary Towne Kitchen & Bar at 2002 Kildaire Farm Road in Cary; Patrick Jane’s Bar & Bistro at The Shoppes of Kildaire in Cary; The Original NY Pizza location at High House Crossing in Cary.,Amante Pizza in the Hope Valley Shopping Center; Scratch, “Baby” Scratch & The Lakewood; Finch’s after moving to Durham; Spice and Curry, near the intersection of Highways 54 and 55 in Durham; Satisfaction Restaurant & Bar near Brightleaf Square; Ninth Street’s The Pie Hole; After 26 years, Scott Howell’s Nana’s; Maybelle’s in Durham’s American Tobacco Campus; Basan, part of the Eschelon Experiences restaurant group; The Cupcake Bar in downtown Durham; Vegan Flava Cafe in Durham by Northgate Mall; Cure Deli in Durham.,Spanky’s, after a 40 year run (replaced by Lula’s); R&R Grill also on Franklin Street; Noodles & Company on Franklin Street; Smoothie King on Franklin Street; Toppers Pizza on Franklin Street; Sugarland Bakery on Franklin Street; Living Kitchen on Chapel Hill’s Elliott Road; Mystery Brewing Company in Hillsborough; The Shoppe Bar and Meatball Kitchen in Carrboro; Raaga in Chapel HIll at East 54; Allen & Son BBQ between Chapel Hill and Hillsborough (Chatham County location still open!)

Details: Every Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. Durham Lions Club Scout Center, 1850 Hillandale Road, Durham, bit.ly/2xwzseC, [email protected], 919-451 7203.,Hillsborough Kiwanis Club

Various speakers, supporting local Terrific Kids Programs, Key Clubs, High School Scholarships and other charitable contributions.,Details: Every first and third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. Bob Evans Restaurant, 5419 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham.,Details: Every second and fourth Tuesday, 1 p.m. Parizade, Erwin Square, 2200 W. Main St., Durham.,Southwest Durham Rotary Club read more