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 »

May. 23, 2015 @ 03:02 PM

Kohlrabi’s the king of under-appreciated vegetables

One of my favorite parts about working at the Durham Farmers' Market is highlighting vegetables that don't get a lot of love or appreciation. I think it's fair to say that Kohlrabi is king of the under-appreciated vegetables.

Better late than never – strawberries are here

Better late than never – strawberries are here

The Durham Herald: Volunteers View All »

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 06:29 PM

You can help some non-profits with your time, talent

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation and freedom in all just pursuits.”

-- Thomas Jefferson

Volunteer of the Week

The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

The Links holds 21st annual fundraiser

The Triangle Park Chapter of The Links, Inc., recently held its 21st annual White Rose Luncheon: The Jazz Edition fundraiser at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill.

Durham man wins “Vertical Mile Challenge”

Durham NAWIC installs new member