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. 18, 2014 @ 09:06 AM

Check out these opportunities to volunteer

Make a ripple by checking out opportunities on! Contact Lenore for more details at or (919) 613-4515.

Volunteer of the Week: Roy Mingus

The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Physician assistant students, faculty, staff show ‘heart of service’

More than 120 students, faculty, staff and alumni of the Duke Physician Assistant Program fanned out across the community on Oct. 4 for a Day of Service.

The PA volunteers worked at Habitat for Humanity, Keep Durham Beautiful, Food Bank of Central and Eastern N.C., Diaper Bank of N.C., Urban Ministries and Ronald McDonald House, clocking 335 service hours.

Parks and Rec wants to ‘DisABLE the Label’

Durham children study the U.S. Constitution with DAR