Pam Hemminger won the mayoral race with 53.8 percent of the vote. Jessica Anderson, Nancy Oates, Donna Bell and Michael Parker won positions on the Chapel Hill Town Council, replacing incumbents Jim Ward and Lee Storrow.
Franklin Street's Homegrown Halloween ended at 11:00 p.m., one hour earlier than last year and saw fewer incidents than in years past. This year's event drew a crowd of approximately 40,000 people—8,000 more than last year— but police conducted no arrests and issued no citations as of 12:30 a.m.
Use this interactive map to prepare for road closures and the hellish Halloween parking downtown.
Transplanting Traditions Community Farm, a farm where refugee families grow and sell food, will host a fundraising dinner at Lantern on Sept. 30. Khai Nyuitow, a Karen refugee from Burma, is the head chef for the event. She is 26 and has lived in Chapel Hill since 2005 with her two children. The Daily Tar Heel’s Stephanie Lamm sat down with Nyuitow as she prepared for the event.
She thought she made a mistake. Takwae Htoo was in her 20s, a single mother in an unfamiliar country after her home country has been ravaged by civil unrest.
After backlash for the name “Crepe Culture,” co-owners Sree Valluru and Suridha Kovuri changed the name of their Franklin Street restaurant to “Crepe Traditions.”
In the weeks since UNC announced it had extended the contracts of three coaches, several people have sent letters to the University’s administration accusing the program of not supporting UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell.
Many Confederate monuments across the South have been vandalized in the past weeks, sparking a national conversation about what it means to honor the past.
Police are searching for someone who painted "black lives matter," "KKK" and "murderer" on a University monument dedicated to Confederate soldiers.
Have a question about UNC that you're too embarrassed to ask out loud? Submit it to us using this anonymous form and we'll help you get it answered. In this video, senior Amanda Lee explains what the Order of the Bell Tower is, and how the organization helps keep UNC traditions alive.
At its inaugural alumni homecoming, the Daily Tar Heel honored Edwin Yoder, a 1956 UNC graduate and Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Tar Heel from 1955-1956, with the first Distinguished Alumni Award. Videographer Stephanie Lamm spoke with Yoder and others about the legacy of his work at the DTH and his later career in journalism.
Pro-Confederacy groups from Orange County and Alamance County demonstrated in support of Silent Sam at the base of the Confederate monument Sunday afternoon. Community members protesting the pro-Confederacy groups clashed with the demonstrators. Students, led by Leah Osae, organized a counter-protest outside of Morehead Planetarium.