Sarah Mansur


Decreased funding threatens Northside's Jackson Center

Kathy Atwater told Chapel Hill Town Council Monday that the Marian Cheek Jackson Center has given her Northside community hope for a better life — and they should provide it with adequate funding in the next fiscal year. The Jackson Center, which advocates for affordable housing in the Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods, would receive only $5,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds based on 2012-2013 budget recommendations.

Board of Alderman approve conditional use permit

At a Tuesday night meeting, The Carrboro Board of Aldermen discussed a permit for a Weaver Street property and repealing the town’s controversial anti-lingering ordinance. The board unanimously approved a request for a Conditional Use Permit for the property located at 403 W.