The Durham Herald: Your Community

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 06:28 PM

Durham Lions Club awards scholarships

The Durham Lions Club has two programs through which they award scholarships to deserving Durham students, both of which were established through generous donations from club members. 

Sep. 07, 2014 @ 11:35 PM

Trinity Park Home Tour: 1011 Monmouth

When Home Tour participants last saw this house in 2010, it was in the midst of a major renovation. The 2014 visit will be quite different.

Built in 1923,  the house was occupied by members of the family that built it until it was purchased by Gopal Sreenivasan and Jennifer Hawkins in late 2009.

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

100 candles: Josephine Meadows Howell

The centennial birthday of Mrs. Josephine Meadows Howell was celebrated Aug. 2, at The Tally Ho Missionary Baptist Church in Stem, where she has been a lifelong member.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 07:04 PM

Kids Klassic raises $90,000 for Duke Children’s Hospital

The 29th annual Jim Valvano Kids Klassic raised a grand total of $90,000 to benefit Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center’s division of pediatric hematology-oncology.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Local home visiting programs provide fresh produce

Cultia Shealey, mother of a 16-month-old toddler, commented that her son has loved getting fruits and vegetables from the home visiting program, Healthy Families Durham.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 12:41 PM

3 Eagle Scouts inducted at St. Joseph A.M.E. Church

Boy Scout Troop 137, of St. Joseph A.M.E. Church, 2521 Fayetteville St., presented the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Evan Eaton, Matthew Foster and Myles Braswell-Sample on Aug. 9.  During this ceremony, Troop 137 inducted Foster, Eaton and Braswell-Sample as Eagle Scouts 23, 24 and 25.

Aug. 09, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Durham woman interns with Sen. Cochran

Emily Richards of Durham has completed an eight-week summer internship in Capitol Hill office of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.).

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

A 9/11 survivor urges, ‘always remember and never forget’

At the July 10 meeting of the Rotary Club of Roxboro at The Gathering Place, Joe Dittmar gave a first-hand account of his experiences as he escaped from the 105th floor of the south tower of the World Trade Center when the terrorist plane hit the building September 11, 2001. 

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

(DBL) DONS basketball league, week 6

  • Game 1: (5 - 1) DONS 43 vs. (4 - 2) HORNETS 46
  • Game 2: (1 - 5) BANDITS 41 vs. (3 - 3) NUGGETS 38
  • Game 3: (4 - 2) TITANS 41 vs. (2 - 4) WOLVES 36
  • Game 4: (3 - 3) RATTLERS 43 vs. (2 - 5) BULLS 40
  • Game 5: (4 - 3) FORCE 51 vs. (3 - 3) KNIGHTS 50

Jul. 05, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Triangle Choral Exchange returns from Cuba tour

Thirty-nine singers from the Triangle Choral Exchange recently toured and performed in Cuba.


Jul. 05, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Area students compete in business case competition

High school students from the RTP region competed recently in the National Black MBA Association Inc. (NBMBAA) 13th Annual Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Business Case Competition.  This annual competition offers a total scholarship pool of $30,000 for the top three teams.

Jul. 05, 2014 @ 10:26 AM

Durham County Library Summer Reader of the Week

Durham County Library’s week two Summer Reader is Tomanni Wilkins. Tomanni is 7 years old and attends Easley Elementary School. She visits the Main Library, and most recently she’s read “Koala and the Flower” by Mary Murphy. Tomanni wants to be a dancer when she grows up.

Jul. 05, 2014 @ 08:55 AM

Roxboro Kiwanis presents checks, hears about economy

At the May 12 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at Clarksville Station Restaurant, April Stone with Reading is Fundamental accepted a check from the club for $1,000.  She indicated this would enable the purchase of three books per child for 170 children.  Sarah Cox from Person High School was also presented with a check for $1,000 for the German Foreign Exchange program.  She reminded the club that the program will have been affiliated with the same German school for 30 years in 2015.  Jared Dennis, principal of Person High, accepted a $1,000 donation for support of the school’s annual awards banquet.

Jun. 28, 2014 @ 08:07 PM

Faison receives honorary Masonic degree

Bill Faison of Bill Faison Attorney, PLLC, was inducted into The Royal Order of Scotland, a Freemasonry honor society, on May 31 in Charlotte. The society is a centuries-old, worldwide organization that extends membership to Freemasons by invitation only.

Jun. 28, 2014 @ 12:29 PM

Durham Rotary wraps up second year of reading program

A volunteer tutoring program created by The Durham Rotary Club to promote student literacy at Y.E. Smith Elementary School and Neal Middle School wrapped up its second school year with good results and plans for growth.