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 »

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 09:56 PM

Egg production lags in heat, diminishing daylight

Chicken eggs are often a hot commodity at the farmers' market. At last Saturday's busy market, eggs were sold out by 9 a.m. While many customers understand that chickens lay fewer eggs in the winter, it can seem illogical that chickens might also lay fewer eggs in the summer.


Kohlrabi’s the king of under-appreciated vegetables

Better late than never – strawberries are here


The Durham Herald: Volunteers View All »

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 09:13 PM

Volunteer of the Week: Tad VanDusen

Tad VanDusen

Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc (TROSA)

7 ½ years


Volunteer of the Week - Deb Blake


The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Bull Moon Ride, Run raise $70,000 for Habitat

Durham Habitat’s 2015 Bull Moon Ride and Run had about 1,200 participants  – roughly half riders and half runners/walkers. People of all ages came out dressed in bright colors and costumes with flashing lights, glow sticks and balloons.


Durham County Library Summer Reader of the Week: Oscar Hernandez

Lilley earns Eagle rank