Matthew E. McGee has been awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship to attend a host college or university.
Even before being named the “Tastiest Town in the South” by Southern Living Magazine, Durham had a nationally lauded food scene.
Make someone’s life better through service! Check out these opportunities on www.handsontriangle.org or contact Lynn Odom at 919-613-5105.
Lauren Matthews volunteers at the Duke University Medical Center gift shop and with the fundraising team.
R. Kelly Bryant served as scoutmaster of Troop 187, headquartered at Durham’s Burton School, from 1951 until 1988. He was also Durham Divisional Committee chairman from 1951 to 1957.
The last of the brick tobacco storage warehouses built in Durham and the first to be turned into residential units, the Bullington has been a place of residence in Durham for more than 30 years.
Twenty-seven elementary students from Zhuzhou, China, accompanied by seven education officials, entered the RDU baggage claim area with a combination of excitement and a little nervousness.
Put Saturday, June 15 on your calendar now if you are a foodie and love chili. The Piedmont Pepper Pod is teaming up with Durham Central Park, Inc. to host the 11th Annual Bull City Chili Challenge. Whether you’d like to join in the competition or just come to taste some darn good chili, come on by DCP from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the only cookoff in the Triangle sanctioned by the Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI) and will pick the “best pot of red” in four divisions: Texas Style, Freestyle, Restaurant and Junior. Additionally, there will be a salsa competition to determine which individual and restaurant makes the best salsa in the Triangle. There will certainly be some great chili and salsa to be tasted.
Students from North Carolina College (now North Carolina Central University) and Hillside High School demonstrated at city hall on May 18, 1962. Theirs was one of several simultaneous protests in Durham, which continued for four days and led to 850 arrests.
Just a short drive from the farmers’ market you’ll find Iglesia Emanuel. This is a small but thriving Hispanic congregation that is in partnership with the Durham Presbyterian Church on Roxboro Street. Iglesia Emanuel, along with the everyday responsibilities of running a church, operates a food pantry for those in the Durham community that are food insecure. They also nourish the community with weekly dinners for folks who are in need of a warm meal.
Cathy Abner, Mark Sample and their dogs Seymour and Denver volunteer with Paws4Ever at every level, from working with traumatized animals in their home to networking in the community and fundraising.
The American Association of University Women recognized that nursery schools were badly needed for children of low-income families not only to provide day care for children of working women but to supply the advantages of real instruction at a price that underprivileged familiies could afford.
Spring is strawberry season in Durham and while picking out berries at the farmers’ market definitely has its charm, personally picking the berries from the plants gives added satisfaction. Durham has four pick-your-own farms, proving that Durham residents and visitors are never too far from North Carolina’s agricultural roots and don’t need to travel far for fresh food.