As winter hiking season on the Eno winds down and the weather begins to warm, you might see little stems starting to peek through the blanket of fall leaves. If the weather continues to be “just right,” and before the trees leaf out, you should be treated to a wonderful blanket of daffodils dancing in the sunlight.
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.
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.
Although it took its time, spring has finally come to the South Durham Farmers’ Market. Flowers will soon adorn our vendors’ stall tables, along with delicate asparagus stems, juicy strawberries and zesty radish roots. This change in season also marks the beginning of a new market year and our fourth season serving the South Durham community.
For more info, see www.handsontriangle.org or contact Lenore at Lenore@thevolunteercenter.org or (919) 613-4515.
Elizabeth Levene, director of community development for Communities in Schools of Durham (CIS), spoke at the March meeting of the Durham Woman’s Club. The General Federation of Woman’s Clubs of NC has encouraged its clubs to partner with Communities in Schools across the state this year