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 »

Apr. 04, 2015 @ 01:03 PM

Volunteer of the Week: Lindsey and Jackie Pareis

Lindsey and Jackie Pareis

Habitat for Humanity of Durham

One and a half years


Volunteer of the Week: Joyce Avery


The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Apr. 14, 2015 @ 09:58 PM

Internationals speak to Woman’s Club

At the April meeting of the Durham Woman’s Club, Triveni Padmanabhan from India and Aliya Myrazaliyeia from Kazakhstan presented slide show presentations about their native countries. The husbands of both women are in programs at Duke University, and they are in Durham for one to two years.


Police Athletic League holds basketball showcase

Durham Women in Construction busy during special week