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.
Durham County Bomb Squad is in Carrboro to evaluate a suspicious a vehicle parked on West Weaver Street Thursday afternoon.
On the day white supremacist Richard Spencer was slated to speak at UNC-Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP held “More Perfect Union: A Community Solidarity Against Hate” on the post office plaza on Franklin Street.
A power outage in Chapel Hill caused several Franklin Street businesses to close or operate without power Sunday afternoon. According to Duke Energy’s website, the power outage was caused by a fallen tree that damaged equipment. It was first reported at 11:41 a.m. and returned around 2 p.m.
People were greeted by chickens, horses, turkeys and plenty of goats as they arrived at Spring Haven Farm on Saturday for yoga.
Chapel Hill residents will head to the polls to vote in Town Council and mayoral elections Nov. 7 and choose from one of the most diverse pools of candidates in recent years.
Kelly Taylor has wanted to open a bakery for years, and finally achieved her goal with Pizzelle Bakery. She said she hopes to have the bakery open within a month.
In a matter of years a community-based political organization has cemented its role in Chapel Hill politics. Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town (CHALT) endorsed Mayor Pam Hemminger as well as council members Jessica Anderson and Nancy Oates in the 2015 local elections.
In the final 10 seconds of UNC men's basketball’s 90-83 win over Duke, people began rushing out of Top of the Hill Bar and Distillery to get to Franklin Street. Town residents and students alike wanted to be the first on the street to celebrate the win.
United Solar Initiative volunteers promote Lug-a-Jug on the Quad Wednesday afternoon.
Sign outside of Spanky's during the power outage.
Sign outside of Carolina Coffee Shop during the power outage.