DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Durham County has closed four buildings in anticipation of a rumored white supremacists rally at the courthouse Friday at noon.
The buildings closing are:
- Durham County Administration Building
- Durham Criminal Justice Resource Building
- Durham County Engineering and Environmental Services
- Judicial Annex
The YMCA's Downtown Durham and American Tobacco YMCA branches are also closed Friday.
Durham Sheriff Mike Andrew released a statement saying his deputies are looking into the rumored rally.
Durham City councilmember Jillian Johnson tweeted that a rally would take place downtown.
Scratch Bakery said it is closing at 11:45 a.m. to avoid any problems.
Friday's events come as the last four of the eight protesters arrested in connection with destroying a Confederate momentum appeared in court.
Scott Holmes, the attorney for the protesters, said his clients have been receiving death threats since the monument was toppled Monday.