A banner calling for voters to not outlaw kratom hangs on a fence on the corner N. Greensboro St.and E. Weaver St.

DEA withdraws scheduling of kratom

After the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced its intention to issue a ban on the sale, manufacture and consumption of the herbal painkiller kratom, the agency reversed course Oct. 12 to research the drug further.


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Mark Kleinschmidt reads names of Orlando shooting victims alongside Winston Crisp and Emilio Vicente at a vigil in Carrboro.

Vigils honored victims of the Orlando shooting

Rainbow flags flew and contemplative words were spoken — both in Spanish and in English — across Chapel Hill this week as communities gathered to commemorate the lives of the 49 people killed by a shooter in an Orlando nightclub.

A miracle for Miraclefeet

It’s not every day that Googling leads to a $1 million grant given by the company themselves, but for a Carrboro-based nonprofit, that’s exactly what happened.