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 »

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 01:09 AM

Doubling SNAP Dollars at the Durham Farmers' Market

Next month, the SNAP program at the Durham Farmers’ Market will celebrate its first birthday. This past year has brought exciting growth to the program, and we are moving into year two with momentum and experience under our belt.

Farmers' market warms up for fourth season

Farmers’ livestock fared OK during chill temperatures

The Durham Herald: Volunteers View All »

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

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Volunteer of the Week: Barbara Descisciola

The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 10:26 AM

Officials, Head Start students plant trees downtown

As a part of the city and county’s joint Trees Across Durham Initiative, pre-school students, county commissioners and city council members planted six trees at the downtown Head Start facility, 215 W. Seminary Ave., March 19.

‘Braving the shave’ to fight pediatric cancer

Officials, pre-school students plant trees at downtown facility