The Durham Herald: Durham's Civil Rights Heritage View All »

Nov. 23, 2013 @ 11:14 AM

Durham’s Civil Rights Heritage

In July 1968 the Black Solidarity Committee for Community Improvement led a boycott of downtown Durham stores, which the committee resolved not to end until the city accepted a 15-page list of grievances and demands for change.

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 »

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

Wednesday Market reopens for the season

This Wednesday, after many cold months, the Durham Farmers’ Market mid-week (Wednesday afternoon) market will re-open for its seventh season!

South Durham Farmers' Market accepts SNAP/EBT

Here's looking at you, kid

The Durham Herald: Volunteers View All »

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Here are some opportunities for volunteer service

Check out these opportunities on or contact Dalia Place for more details at (919) 613-4515 or

Volunteer of the Week

The Durham Herald: Your Community View All »

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Using the ‘power of play’ in schools

Playworks Executive Director Don Fowler was the guest speaker for the Kiwanis Club of Durham April 10.  

Playworks places coaches in low-income elementary schools across the country, including 18 schools in Durham and Wake counties which run a full-day program centered on play.

Hagan presents widow of WWII, Korea vet with Bronze Star

Official explains Medicaid to Kiwanians