CHCCS students, parents and teachers meet at YouthWorx on Main office in Carrboro.

Chapel Hill high school students are organizing a walkout to protest gun violence

Members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools community met Sunday to organize a walkout protesting gun violence on March 14 at 9:55 a.m. The walkout will last 17 minutes, with each minute representing one of the 17 students killed during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. earlier this month. 


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Jacquelyn Gist is a candidate for the Carrboro Board of Aldermen. Photo courtesy of the town of Carrboro.

Few faces change on Carrboro Board of Aldermen

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen added one new face Tuesday night.  Incumbents Jacquelyn Gist, Randee Haven-O’Donnell and Sammy Slade were all re-elected, alongside newcomer Barbara Foushee. This is the first time Foushee, whose sister Valerie is an N.C. senator, has run for office. She won around 25.33 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from Orange County precincts.