Elizabeth Byrum


Arts editor for the Durham VOICE and UNC-Chapel Hill student. Contact the Durham VOICE staff at thedurhamvoice@gmail.com.

Allie Boulton, assistant program director at the Lakewood YMCA, is helping lead a new Spanish-speaking advisory committee that aims to focus on reaching out to the growing Hispanic population in the area.

La Voz of Lakewood YMCA reaches out to growing Hispanic community

¿Hablas español? The staff and members of the Lakewood YMCA in Durham want the community to know they do. The La Voz (The Voice) Spanish-speaking Advisory Committee aims to address the needs of the Latino community in the surrounding neighborhoods, as well as the greater city of Durham. The idea for the committee began as part of a project design initiative… Read more →

Preserving Durham's historical heritage, one house at a time

Preserving Durham’s historical heritage, one house at a time

No matter how big or small, there’s a story to be told behind the door of every old house in a neighborhood. “All my life I have always liked old houses,” said Denise Harrison, a Durham homeowner and board member of Preservation Durham, a historical preservation society. Her affinity for houses is clear: Harrison has rehabilitated four residential properties in… Read more →