A UNC class is partnering with The Marian Cheek Jackson Center through APPLES Service-Learning to focus on social change and globalization.
In my 20 years as a law abiding citizen, I’ve only had two experiences with the police. When I was seven, I misdialed 911 and almost gave myself a heart attack waiting for the police to track me down and show up at my door. The other was during my freshman year when my bike was stolen from the bike rack near my dorm.
North Carolina school districts are facing a funding crisis. In Orange County, voters approved a $120 million-dollar bond in November 2016 to renovate several school buildings, but additional funding for teachers and new classrooms will be needed to comply with a proposed reduction in class sizes for kindergarten through third grade.
The Chapel Hill Town Council met last night for a business meeting to discuss the sale of a retiring fire truck to help pay for the construction of Fire Station 2, among other items.
Orange County is facing a recycling crisis. It’s not that people aren’t recycling enough, but that they’re recycling too much.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro voters elected two new members to the school board, and re-elected two incumbents Tuesday night.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case in December about a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple's wedding because the service would violate his religious views. Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission inspired Bill Smith Jr., head chef at Crook's Corner in Chapel Hill, to sign a "friend of the court" brief, submitted by the Human Rights Campaign, to show his support of gay rights. Staff writer Ashley Peterson spoke to Smith Jr. about why he chose to get involved.
Two new apartment complexes have been approved in Blue Hill District, formerly known as Fordham-Ephesus District. One of the complexes is part of the town's commitment to affordable housing.
Walking into Tom Robinson’s Seafood shop is like being transported to an old-fashioned fish market. The sharp smell of fish fills the air and customers browse for fish at the open counter. Tom Robinson’s Seafood is a fish market located behind the Armadillo Grill in Carrboro that has offered a reliable source of wild-caught fresh fish from North Carolina’s coast Thursdays through Saturdays for the past 40 years.