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.
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.
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.