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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 »

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 03:05 PM

Winter changes the rhythm of farming

Today, Dec. 21, is the Winter Solstice, which marks the shortest day and the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, today is the longest day and the shortest night. 

Winter hours underway at Durham Farmers Market

Farmers' market gets crafty

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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Volunteer of the Week: Bill Bestimt

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Nov. 29, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Cancer awareness group presents Kiwanis program.

At the Oct. 20 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at Clarksville Station restaurant, Paula Marie Taylor, Brenda Hunt Moore and Louise Wright Oliver presented a program on the activities of the Paula Marie Taylor, Louise Wright Oliver and Brenda Hunt Moore (CCAG).  Taylor indicated that it was established in October 2011 as a nonprofit corporation and that its mission is to inspire and encourage those with a cancer diagnosis.  She displayed the logo of the organization, which is a multi-color ribbon around the neck of a butterfly. 

Sister Cities presents awards for “promoting international understanding”

Daughters of American Revolution honor veterans