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.
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.
For more info, see www.handsontriangle.org or contact Lenore at Lenore@thevolunteercenter.org or (919) 613-4515.
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.