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 »

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Now’s the perfect time to try a Daikon radish

There are no two ways about it: Daikon radishes aren’t one of the most popular vegetables at market. Maybe you’ve gotten one in a CSA box and been stumped by how to cook them or, maybe you’ve seen them at market and confused them with parsnips or another veggie. 

Eat local and save water

Celebrate Food Day locally

The Durham Herald: Volunteers View All »

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 10:34 AM

Volunteer Center can help you find ways to serve

Act our your thanksgiving by checking out these opportunities on! Contact Lenore for more details at or  (919) 613-4515.

Volunteer of the Week: Louise Satterwhite

The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

Sister Cities presents awards for “promoting international understanding”

At its recent Annual Meeting/Awards Ceremony, Sister Cities of Durham presented five awards to individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions in helping Durham citizens expand their understanding and awareness of Durham’s international connections.
This award is a partnership between Sister Cities of Durham and the Office of the Mayor of Durham.

Daughters of American Revolution honor veterans

Duke Campus Club celebrates centennial year