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 »

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 01:09 AM

Doubling SNAP Dollars at the Durham Farmers' Market

Next month, the SNAP program at the Durham Farmers’ Market will celebrate its first birthday. This past year has brought exciting growth to the program, and we are moving into year two with momentum and experience under our belt.


Farmers' market warms up for fourth season

Farmers’ livestock fared OK during chill temperatures


The Durham Herald: Volunteers View All »

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Volunteer of the Week: Joyce Avery

Joyce Avery

Duke Hospital Auxiliary

Six years


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The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 07:52 PM

Smith students video conference with counterparts in India

Y.E. Smith Elementary Museum School students highlighted popular statewide sites such as  Kitty Hawk and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse during their second annual videoconference with eight student counterparts and their teachers from Red Bricks School in Ahmedabad, India. 


Officials, Head Start students plant trees downtown

‘Braving the shave’ to fight pediatric cancer