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Local Beekeeper Helps Kids Experience Their Food Ecosystem Firsthand

Food insecurity is a reality for more than 50% of the children in Durham Public Schools (DPS). They qualify for the free or reduced...

Retired Police Chief Promotes Intervention to Correct Disciplinary Issues

Retired Durham Police Chief Steve Chalmers served on the force for more than 32 years, but he was not necessarily born into law and...

Empowering Durham Students to Succeed in College and Beyond

Seven years ago, Bettina – who grew up in Raleigh and majored in middle grades education at UNC – spent a summer in college...

District Court Judge’s Mission to Help Youth, Families, Mentally Ill

Born in Decatur, Illinois, Marcia moved to Durham in 1989. Her pre-Durham life included representing the United States at the 1976 Summer Olympics in...

‘Dr. Drizzle’ Inspires Discovery Education in Durham Public Schools

With 20 years of teaching under her belt, Dacia Jones holds degrees in elementary education, science and music, her “true passions.” She regularly presents...

Keep Your Old Computer Out of the Landfill: Put It Into the Hands of...

“We’re here and accepting computers,” Larry Herst wants the Durham community to know. His company, Triangle Ecycling, originally began as a computer recycling service but...
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In This Issue: June/July 2014

As was the case with our inaugural Women’s Issue, the toughest part in putting the publication together was choosing from the plethora of phenomenal...