Maria Elena Vizcaino
UNC and the Town of Chapel Hill are working together in an initiative to address the needs of foreign-born and refugee communities in town.
David Mason Jr. recalls walking every morning in the muddy, unpaved streets of the Northside neighborhood to attend class at Orange County Training School.
The Durham Police Department released its third quarterly report of the year on Nov. 20. Although homicides and burglaries hit a three-year low, property and violent crime increased by 4 percent.
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.