James Lyons

James Lyons, Durham’s solid waste director, fired after NC Newsline investigation

BY: - May 30, 2023

James Lyons, who started as Durham’s solid waste director just three weeks ago, has been fired, effectively immediately, after an NC Newsline investigation into his work history. In an email sent at 6:56 p.m. Tuesday, City Manager Wanda Page announced Lyons’s termination. As NC Newsline reported earlier Tuesday, the City paid a national search firm […]

Durham probing work history of new solid waste director James Lyons, who once ran for mayor

BY: - May 30, 2023

This is a developing story. It was updated at 2:55 pm with the cost of the national search. At 6:56 p.m. on Tuesday, the City of Durham announced it had fired James Lyons. Read the story here. A former Durham mayoral candidate recently hired as the city’s director of solid waste has inconsistencies in his […]