When Jessica Toney texts her boyfriend during her "lunch break," he's often going to sleep. Toney, a UNC senior who works midnight shifts in a lab at the UNC Medical Center every other weekend, has her routine down to a science. After a full day of classes, she eats a large bowl of pasta and takes a nap for five hours before heading into work. “I'm suddenly left alone in the world,” she said. “Everyone's asleep or getting back from their parties and I'm still going strong at work — sometimes I just post to my Snapchat story just to feel like I'm not alone, even though I know none of them will see it until the morning.”
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.
When Eleanor Murray walked into her standard level math class during her freshman year at East Chapel Hill High School, she felt part of a diverse classroom community.
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.
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.
Two individuals arrested in conjunction with Tuesday’s protest at Silent Sam appeared for their first court appearance Thursday morning at the Orange County Courthouse.
After more than two hours of protest, those still present at Silent Sam took a seat — sitting cross-legged just feet behind a metal fence and a line of police equipped in riot gear.
Carrboro's Board of Aldermen met Wednesday to approve a resolution in solidarity with Charlottesville.