Maria Elena Vizcaino
Every week Chapel Hill High School parents receive a newsletter with school announcements and updates. This week, the school’s interim principal used profanity, derogatory slang and a reference to sex in the newsletter sent Sunday evening.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen added one new face Tuesday night. Incumbents Jacquelyn Gist, Randee Haven-O’Donnell and Sammy Slade were all re-elected, alongside newcomer Barbara Foushee. This is the first time Foushee, whose sister Valerie is an N.C. senator, has run for office. She won around 25.33 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from Orange County precincts.
When Dirk Cotton and his family moved to their home on Deming Road in 2005, one of Margaret Gibson’s sons knocked on their door with an apple pie at hand. “I thought it was a really sweet thing to do. I hadn’t seen anyone do that in decades," he said. "The incident was surprisingly depressing." Thursday Oct. 12, the Cottons found out their neighbors, Margaret Gibson, 86, and her son, Eric Gibson, 53, had died in their Chapel Hill home in 442 Deming Road.
UNC Police arrested a 22-year-old student Sunday evening after he drove into the area around the Bell Tower, damaging $50 worth of University property in landscaping costs.
Here's what happened at last night's Board of Aldermen meeting:
A Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools teacher and his wife, a UNC Health System employee, were arrested on assault charges Saturday, Sept. 30.
Here's a roundup of two crimes that occurred over the weekend:
Nearly a thousand Orange County residents celebrated National Alpaca Day at Perry Farm Alpacas in Hillsborough on Saturday.
Orange County residents stopped at Maple View Farm Ice Cream this weekend to drop off relief items, which were loaded into 26-foot U-Haul trucks and are heading to Florida and Texas next week.