Mildred "Mama Dip" Council opened her restaurant in 1976 with just $64. She passed away this week as a Chapel Hill legend.
"It's a huge undertaking, but the demands being made on schools today are greater than ever before in the history of this country,” said Stephen Halkiotis, chairperson of the Orange County Schools Board of Education
The sand mandela intended to bring peace and harmony to Carrboro and Chapel Hill.
Dogs, emo music and a whole lot of food — if you are looking for something to do with your family, partner, new subletter or classmate from your eight-person summer class, the DTH has got you covered.
Retired Hillsborough K-9 Officer Talon died peacefully at age 14 on Saturday, April 21 at home surrounded by his family at his favorite spot in the woods by the creek he loved, according to a press release.
Kadiatu Kamara's new boutique, Vivid Emporium, not only provides stylish fashion choices, but also gives back to her native country of Sierra Leone and helps promising young designers.
The Chapel Hill Town Council adopted its legislative agenda for the 2018 session of the North Carolina General Assembly Wednesday, which includes two local bills and two statewide initiatives proposed by Town Attorney Ralph Karpinos.
Located right on Franklin Street, Trolly Stop Hot Dogs is a typical college campus burger and hot dog joint. Staff writer Laura Brummett visited to try their new “Impossible Burger.”
UNC’s Food Recovery Network has donated 545 pounds of food this year but is facing a dwindling volunteer pool for the summer.
Tanesha Jeffries, a teaching assistant for Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, was arrested and charged with first degree murder and robbery on Friday, April 20. She appeared in court on Monday.
OWASA’s sustainability manager, Mary Tiger, said the initiative will improve OWASA’s service to the local community. Kentrel Inc. is working with OWASA to install the new meters, which Tiger said have received community support for their ability to save customers' money while also protecting the environment.
Amy Preble, waste diversion coordinator at the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling, said residence halls will have donation stations as part of the OWRR program, “Don’t Ditch it. Donate it!”
Sitting on a tan couch on a Friday afternoon, Rosa del Carmen Ortez-Cruz and a visiting friend crocheted intricate stitches of thin, pink yarn into a small spiral, about half the size of Ortez-Cruz’s palm. This is how Ortez-Cruz has spent most of her time over the past two weeks — crocheting, reading the Bible, sewing and learning English — all within the confines of her office-turned-bedroom, 50 miles away from her family and home.
UNC first-year Ashley Boldt typically uses Uber several times a week. Without a car on campus, the service lets her go to the supermarket, the airport and to destinations off-campus with her friends. A good Uber driver is on time, doesn’t scare her with their driving and is generally a nice person, Boldt said. Occasionally, she said she has had drivers that have made her feel uncomfortable. “A few times I’ve seen my drivers go off the route of the GPS and I always get nervous for a second, even if nothing has ever come of it,” she said.
A female University student was hit by a car while riding her moped outside Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery's Back Bar on S. Columbia Street Monday afternoon around 1:45 p.m.
“We’ve been doing product collection all week at businesses across the community,” said Allison De Marco, organizer of the event. "We've been collecting cash donations but also product donations."
Recycling in Orange County has never been easier, but there are still some businesses and apartments that don't partake in the earth-friendly behavior. The county's solid waste planner gives some strategies for people that have a difficult time recycling and explains its importance.
4/20 may be coming, but the Chapel Hill and Carrboro police departments will be operating under business as usual.
Though the practice has fallen in and out of popularity in the U.S. as medicine has become increasingly professionalized, midwives today deliver about 15 percent of births at UNC Hospitals. “There’s a lot more interest today in women to have more say in their healthcare and more involvement in their labor and pregnancy,” said Kathy Higgins, the division director of midwifery services in the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “For midwives, that is their basic philosophy, in providing education and supporting them in their desires for their pregnancy and birthing experience.”