The Durham Herald: Durham's Civil Rights Heritage View All »

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 11:54 PM

Pre-register teen voters

This is what happens when politics and ideology overrule common sense. In their zeal to "reform" the voting system in North Carolina, Republican lawmakers pushed through a change that has created confusion, more work and wasted money.



The Durham Herald: Exploring Durham View All »

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 12:04 PM

Going back in time at American Tobacco

At its height, The American Tobacco Company was the largest cigarette producer in the world. After it closed up shop in Durham in 1987, the campus of historic buildings sat empty for many years before being brought back to life as one of the largest historic preservation projects in North Carolina’s history. The end result is a home-run of adaptive reuse architecture.



The Durham Herald: This Week in Durham History View All »

Feb. 09, 2014 @ 11:26 AM

This Week in Durham History

  • Funeral for Dr. S. L. Warren
  • Eleanor Roosevelt visits Durham
  • Protest at Duke University
  • City Council OKs million-dollar street plan


The Durham Herald: Markets View All »

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Celebrate Food Day locally

In 2011, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a nonprofit advocacy group, created Food Day to encourage reflection on our current food choices and the public policies that influence our diets.


Fall for farmers' markets

This time of year, you should want okra


The Durham Herald: Volunteers View All »

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Volunteer of the Week

Lee Cope

Chatham County Habitat for Humanity

Volunteer for 6 years


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The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

Durham Girl Scout earns highest honor

Kashauna Elaine Pointer of Durham has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.


Organizations link family to reliable transportation

Mentoring — it's a game changer