Chelsea Clinton visited Wake Forest University and Carrboro to kick off voter registration and to discuss North Carolina education plans. Photo courtesy of Sydney Feinglass. 

Chelsea Clinton visits North Carolina, discusses college affordability

With four high-profile appearances this week — one at Wake Forest University Tuesday, and another in Carrboro Wednesday — Chelsea Clinton is making her mark in North Carolina and addressing college affordability.


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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.


Residents living in Carrboro's extraterritorial jurisdiction lack representation

Residents living within Carrboro's extraterritorial jurisdiction follow all of the town's laws — but they aren't able to vote for the officials who create these laws. An extraterritorial jurisdiction is a statutory provision in state law that gives cities the right to regulate zones outside of their municipal boundaries. The city has control over areas such as land use, zoning and any of the city regulations that would normally be enforced inside town limits.