Chapel Hill and Carrboro residents pay an average of around $19 more for water and sewage per month than the rest of the Triangle.
Orange County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to repeal an ordinance that makes it unlawful for women “over the age of 14 years, or any other physically developed female person,” to expose their breasts below the top part of the areola in public, earlier this month.
Chapel Hill's municipal solid waste continues to find itself in the backyard of low-income communities, despite the town's best efforts to keep landfills out of these areas.
Staff Writer Marin Wolf tweets live from the November 9 work session.
Keith Hanson always hated running.
Students filled the Agora on Oct. 10 to watch their classmates use their shoes as binoculars and bet on fake racehorses during the Granville Towers Hypnotist Night performance by Dr. Jim Wand.
Lillie Lee Perry Atwater seemed to know everyone in the crowded Chapel Hill Public Library conference room. The Chapel Hill native made sure to greet every smiling face that came her way with a kiss or handshake, asking about their lives and thanking them for coming.
The afternoon air was hot and humid as David Deming, a bus driver for the Town of Chapel Hill, tended to a pan of hot dogs set on top of an open flame. A plate of stacked hot dog buns, a salad, a dish containing rice and sausage and bunches of bananas sat on his beige folding table. Market attendees referred to him as the man who supplies the food - every first Saturday of each month for the last 11 years, save for a couple of exceptions, Deming has been at the Really Really Free Market giving out whatever food he has to offer.
The mayors of Chapel Hill and Carrboro proclaimed the last week of September as Diaper Need Awareness Week to bring attention to the lack of access to diapers experienced by those who live in poverty.
The UNC Board of Trustees meets this week to discuss closing Horace Williams Airport because of reduced use and much needed repairs that will cost UNC approximately $1 million.