Food trucks can roll onto Franklin Street March 1 after the Chapel Hill Town Council unanimously passed new rules Monday to let them into town.
James Barrett became the only new member elected to the board of education Tuesday night, but he said he is not completely satisfied with the seat he won. Barrett was elected to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education’s only two-year unexpired seat, according to unofficial results announced Tuesday night.
Despite a cold rain, more than 50 UNC students went door-to-door in Meadowmont and Southern Village to collect food for local children Monday afternoon.
The half-renovated 1976 Airstream trailer that sits in Steve and Nancy Williams’ driveway in Carrboro represents their plan to make some extra money in tough economic times.
At age 26, Qi Mo, a computer science doctoral student at UNC, was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2010. She considers herself lucky.
Food trucks might soon be allowed in town after the Chapel Hill Planning Board drafted recommendations to relax the proposed food truck ordinance Tuesday night.
Eleven-year-old Paulina Garcia Hernandez of Carrboro had never baked anything by herself before this week. But the first-time baker entered her Cuckoo Coconut Cupcake into Friday’s third annual Horace Williams Memorial Cupcake Festival — and won first place and $100.
From July 2009 to June 2010, 503 scholars came from China and Korea, a more than 40 percent increase from the 2005-2006 school year. The countries have been the top two contributors of foreign scholars to UNC every year since 2005.
Select undergraduate students forego a summer at the beach to pursue one of UNC’s multiple research opportunities.
The kids of Abbey Court look forward to Thursday afternoons, when Judith Blau’s social and economic justice class plays soccer with them. “Soccer is a global language,” said John Mulholland, who coaches children at Abbey Court.
Shaina Ly (left), Kavita Gupta, Galen Tsun and Shirin Negmadjanova hold the bags of food they collected for TABLE, a Carrboro non-profit group.