CROP Hunger Walk celebrates 40 years

By Lynsay Williams

April 16, 2014

Durham celebrated 40 years of fighting hunger on April 6 with the Annual CROP Hunger Walk, one of the oldest organized walks in the country. CROP Hunger Walks, sponsored by Church World Service and organized by communities across the country, aim to end hunger both locally and around the world. There are over 1,400 walks […]

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Radio show puts the fun in fundraising

By Brian Fanney

February 6, 2013

Part Saturday Night Live, part Grand Ole Opry, this February’s Murphey School Radio Show aims to entertain while promoting local charity work. All proceeds of the fifth show will go to Book Harvest, which distributes books to needy children in Orange and Durham counties, and SEEDS, a community garden that teaches Durham youth to care […]

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More than just a modeling agency

By Anna Starnes

J’Quan, 13, said he used to be uncomfortable performing in front of an audience before he joined the Patricia Taborn Modeling & Talent Agency, Inc. two years ago. “We have to model at different places, and you have to be brave,” he said. “I used to not be very brave in front of people. I […]

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