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A candlelight vigil in the Pit in 2015 remembered Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha on Wednesday.

Remembering Our Three Winners

“They wouldn’t look at anyone differently no matter their race. They treated everyone the same. That’s the message. To spread love and awareness about how we’re all the same no matter where we’re from. They were just so kind, generous, and philanthropic, and optimistic,” said Lina Chaarawi, the cousin of Razan and Yusor Abu-Salha.


The Inter-Faith Council has been providing holiday dinners to people in need in Chapel Hill and Carrboro for approximately 20 years. (Courtesy of Lucie Branham)

IFC provides meal for Thanksgiving

Trying to imagine celebrating Thanksgiving without Thanksgiving dinner is hard, but this is often a reality for many people in need in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Luckily, the Inter-Faith Council is there to help those who would have otherwise gone without.


Residents living in Carrboro's extraterritorial jurisdiction lack representation

Residents living within Carrboro's extraterritorial jurisdiction follow all of the town's laws — but they aren't able to vote for the officials who create these laws. An extraterritorial jurisdiction is a statutory provision in state law that gives cities the right to regulate zones outside of their municipal boundaries. The city has control over areas such as land use, zoning and any of the city regulations that would normally be enforced inside town limits.



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Orange County senior Joe Acciarito shoots pool at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center in Chapel Hill, which he visits six times a week.

Orange County senior Joe Acciarito shoots pool at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center in Chapel Hill, which he visits six times a week.