Where better to hang out than a (wo)man cave? The Cave, a Chapel Hill bar and music venue, will be reopening soon under new ownership.
The Chapel Hill Town Council adopted its legislative agenda for the 2018 session of the North Carolina General Assembly Wednesday, which includes two local bills and two statewide initiatives proposed by Town Attorney Ralph Karpinos.
Sitting on a tan couch on a Friday afternoon, Rosa del Carmen Ortez-Cruz and a visiting friend crocheted intricate stitches of thin, pink yarn into a small spiral, about half the size of Ortez-Cruz’s palm. This is how Ortez-Cruz has spent most of her time over the past two weeks — crocheting, reading the Bible, sewing and learning English — all within the confines of her office-turned-bedroom, 50 miles away from her family and home.
Orange County currently has no restaurants with health inspection ratings below an A. “That results from our department having a very good relationship with restaurants,” said Victoria Hudson, an Orange County Health Department food, lodging and institutions supervisor.
Nearly 300 people filled the Barn at Fearrington Village on Sunday, April 15, each holding a pink and white book as they waited for Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, to take the stage.
“(This is) basically a way of encouraging the public to come onto the streets and keep cars out and be active and healthy and utilize the streets in a fun way,” Carrboro recreation supervisor Galen Poythress said.
The Easter Bunny came early for Hillsborough’s canine citizens this year. The Hillsborough Police Department hosted its fourth annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs on Saturday, March 31, at Gold Park in downtown Hillsborough.
“I’ve certainly been convinced that we need to do a bond, there’s no doubt in my mind about that,” said councilperson Michael Parker. “We’ve never tried, as a town, to commit this much money, and I want to make sure that we get the maximum value for every dollar we spend.”
The Chapel Hill Town Council unanimously voted to sell $4.3 million of the 2015 referendum bonds on Wednesday to complete the purchase of the American Legion property.
“I need to feel safe in my own school,” Chapel Hill High School first-year Isabel Sharp said. “I think that the walkout was an effective demonstration of how we need stricter gun laws.” Wednesday marked one month since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. that killed 17 people. To protest gun violence in schools, students at every Chapel Hill-Carrboro City high school participated in a walkout Wednesday, joining high school walkouts across the country. Students stood for 17 minutes to honor the 17 victims of the Parkland shooting.
Rosa del Carmen Ortez-Cruz posed for a portrait showing her scars on her stomach from when she was stabbed by her former partner in Honduras.
Photo courtesy of Chapel Hill High School student Jonas Todd. Chapel Hill High School student Violet Crain is pictured here participating in the national school walkout protesting gun violence.
CHCCS students, parents and teachers meet at YouthWorx on Main office in Carrboro.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners met Nov. 9.