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.
As many of us celebrate Easter and Passover this week, the South Durham Farmers’ Market (SDFM) is preparing for another celebration, Earth Day. We are happy to observe this holiday, which closely aligns with one of our goals as an organization: to support sustainable agriculture and a healthy local environment. To that end, we select our vendors and operate our market in such a way as to make it easier for our shoppers to go green.
Find someone to help this week by checking out opportunities on www.handsontriangle.org! Contact Lenore for more details at Lenore@thevolunteercenter.org or (919) 613-4515.
The 29th annual Jim Valvano Kids Klassic raised a grand total of $90,000 to benefit Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center’s division of pediatric hematology-oncology.