“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.
Members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools community met Sunday to organize a walkout protesting gun violence on March 14 at 9:55 a.m. The walkout will last 17 minutes, with each minute representing one of the 17 students killed during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. earlier this month.
Apple and UNC Health Care have paired up to provide health records to patients.
Maple View celebrated National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day on Feb. 3 to benefit the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke through Angels Among Us and Team Tumornators.
Three Muslim students were killed in 2015. This week, Chapel Hill's mayor declared a day in their honor. The student's families have used the legacies of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha to make an impact and continue the work of the foundation Barakat founded.
Developers presented a concept plan to the Chapel Hill Town Council Wednesday for the construction of a luxury apartment complex on land where the Lakeview Mobile Home Park currently resides.
Hillsborough hosted the 2018 Women’s March into Action on Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington, joining hundreds of towns and cities across the country in hosting anniversary marches.
Joseph Nolasco held a poster reading “TPS” in big blue letters above his head. Despite the wind and near-freezing temperature, the 9 year old stayed focused on the speakers at the podium to his right. He eagerly shouted “Protect TPS!” as he stood with his mother, even though he does not know what that phrase means for him and his family.
Residents of Town House Apartments cannot sign leases for the next school year right now because of potential redevelopment. An email, sent on Oct. 19, stated the apartment complex will assess the redevelopment process in February and update residents. If Town House Apartments redevelops, it will be renamed the Residences at Grove Park, and will increase in tax value by $31.3 million, according to a Chapel Hill 2015 Special Use Permit (SUP) modification application.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce welcomed Rebecca Dickenson as vice president of membership in late November to head their division of over 1,200 business members.
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.