UNC's Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health is helping create a tiny home community at the Farm at Penny Lane for homeless people with mental illness.

Tiny home project seeks to help mentally ill

Tiny homes are becoming a viable housing option for homeless people with mental illness.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is one of two public schools systems in Orange County. The system is run by the CHCCS Board of Education, which is comprised of seven elected officials who hold four-year terms. Under the board is the superintendent. The current superintendent is Tom Forcella.

The district includes 11 elementary schools, four middle schools, four high schools, a middle college with Durham Technical Community College and a school for children at UNC Hospitals. These schools serve more than 12,000 students across Orange County.

Learn more about the district's Board of Education here

Browse board meeting agendas and videos here

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CHCCS send petition for renovations to Lincoln Center Campus

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education proposed a plan to fit 300 students into a school that closed operations 49 years ago.   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board (CHCCS) sent a petition to the Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday, requesting an expedited review of their plan for the Lincoln Center Campus. Lincoln High School, now known as the Lincoln Center Campus, served as the black high school for the Chapel Hill and Carrboro communities in the 1950s.