For the past two and a half years, the Franklin Street Ben & Jerry’s has partnered with Musical Empowerment, a student organization that provides over 130 youth from the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area with free, one-on-one music lessons, for their Free Cone Day. The lessons are provided by students from UNC and takes place at the University United Methodist Church on Franklin Street.
From pizza hot off the press to charitable donations, take a peek at this week's tasty new business developments in Chapel Hill.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners is looking to pass a resolution in their meeting on Thursday that will oppose a potential change to how North Carolina judges are selected. The Commissioners have been outspoken in their opposition, claiming the amendment would “abridge or impinge upon the right of the people of North Carolina to elect their judges,” as stated in the resolution.
Have a late-night need? Now you can just head over to the Target on Franklin Street, which is one of the only stores in the company to have extended hours, according to store manager Ryan Kelley.
Rachel Heggen is the new communications manager for the town of Carrboro. Staff writer Spencer Carney spoke with her about her new role, her expectations and her past work.