“It was one of the best experiences I could have had in a prison setting,” said Alden Rainey, head dog trainer at Ears Eyes Nose & Paws. “It was kind of like it was meant for me.”
Kelie Roy, 23, will be getting her UNC cap and gown in just three months. But she won’t be the only one wearing a party hat that month — her son will also be celebrating his fourth birthday. Philosophy major Roy was 20 years old when she found out she was pregnant. Three years prior to her pregnancy, Roy was in high school. She was suspended for possession of drugs and was diagnosed with PTSD from sexual assault. She switched high schools, hoping to get a fresh start, but then ended up eating lunch in the school bathroom.
With one in four children facing food deprivation, North Carolina has one of the highest percentages of children who are food insecure in the U.S., according to a report by NC Food Banks. Staff writer Sophia Wilhelm looked into three local organizations that help children's food insecurity in Orange, Chatham and other surrounding counties.
Resting in the neck of the woods of Carrboro is the Carolina North Forest, the last untouched forested land of the town -- but possibly not for long.
'Tis the season to be jolly in Chapel Hill because holiday festivities are coming to town.
Carrboro residents have been getting more custom tattoos and body piercings for over a decade at Glenn’s Tattoo Service Inc. on West Rosemary Street.
Chapel Hill has vowed to become more a bicycle-friendly community with a new plan they adopted on Oct. 25 to prioritize the expansion of greenways.
Opening last spring, One Fish Two Fish brings to Carrboro an authentic Hawaiian dish composed of fresh raw fish on a base of lettuce or rice and an assortment of toppings. Staff writer Sophia Wilhelm indulged in the most popular item on her Saturday afternoon.
Carrboro will be the first town in North Carolina to become more colorful with an LGBT rainbow crosswalk that will include an additional two stripes to support racial equality.
Staff writer Sophia Wilhelm tried the "Island Classic" poke bowl at One Fish Two Fish poke last weekend.