“We’ve got a lot of great things that have happened in Carrboro, but we also some pretty lousy things that have happened in Carrboro." Julian Carr's namesake town continues its endeavor to contextualize its history.
“The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects all of us against unreasonable searches and seizures, and courts in many circumstances have agreed that the way you protect that is by requiring a warrant."
“It’s never been a problem about not having enough food. The problem has always been about getting food to people who need it.”
From a festival to protect the Eno River basin, a parade in Carrboro and a watermelon-eating contest at Kenan Stadium, Chapel Hill and its surrounding area has plenty to offer those celebrating the Fourth of July.
At the Charting Our Future sessions, town residents talked about improving the livability, walkability and safety in Chapel Hill as well as maintaining the character of the town.
Residents in the Lloyd-Broad neighborhood cited noise and parking concerns when presenting a case for a housing cap to the Board of Aldermen, which would limit the number of unrelated people living in one house to four.
Carrboro has long been a leader in supporting LGBT rights. The town elected North Carolina’s first openly-gay mayor in 1995 and voted to create domestic-partner registry in 1994.
The Keith Arboretum in Chapel Hill is at the center of a battle over land use between its neighbors, the land owner and the county. We break down the the conservation easement, the ownership history and public opinion surrounding the arboretum.
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.