The North Carolina Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County (ACTBAC), another Southern heritage group, have both announced plans to raise Confederate flags along highways across North Carolina. Some citizens have expressed concern regarding these plans claiming that proposed flag would be in violation of county regulations.
Founded in Chapel Hill, the nonprofit organization Healing Justice aims to help those suffering from wrongful convictions and spread awareness about the problem. "By bringing people together for the weekend, they get to expand their family and support system with people that really get it, because most people just don’t get it."
Many Chapel Hill residents and UNC students alike have a nightmare towing story. The Chapel Hill towing ordinances have been reformed to reduce the inconveniences previously caused to residents.
E-cigarettes and vaporizers have become increasingly popular among younger demographics; however, officials worry that users are unaware of major health threats. Even though use of traditional cigarettes has declined over the past decade, tobacco usage among young people has increased in the past five years, prompting officials to fund a campaign to raise awareness of the health risks associated with these devices. The campaign, Vision 2020, is targeting signage and education within the North Carolina Public School System in an attempt to drive down e-cigarette usage.
Twenty-six percent of Orange County's opioid-related deaths came from Hillsborough, even though the town only makes up five percent of the county's population. Here's how the Orange County Board of Commissioners is joining the fight against the opioid epidemic.
UNC Health care has proposed a concept plan to the Town of Chapel Hill for the redevelopment of University-owned property along highway 15-501 near I-40 and the entrance of Chapel Hill.
North Carolina received record snowfall in some parts of the state on Wednesday.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Branch of the NAACP, alongside various UNC organizations, are hosting several free, public events to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on campus and around Chapel Hill.
The Durham-based Guglhupf Bakery, Café and Restaurant opened a new bakery in Chapel Hill’s Eastgate Crossing shopping center on Tuesday.