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Carrboro’s Truth Plaque Community Task Force unveiled its final project Tuesday evening — a ‘truth plaque’ mounted outside Carrboro Town Hall. The plaque gives context to the town’s history and its naming after Julian Carr, the same man who read the dedication speech for Silent Sam.
Courtney Bell wears a lot of hats: CEO, logistics manager, environmentalist, produce distributor. As the 23-year-old founder of Ungraded Produce, a Hillsborough startup providing fruits and vegetables to subscribers, Bell has her hands full, but she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Durham was rocked by an explosion Wednesday morning, when a gas leak in the 100 block of North Duke Street exploded, causing the building to partially collapse. One person is confirmed dead, and at least 15 were injured and taken to the hospital.
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality ordered Duke Energy on Monday to excavate several million tons of coal ash from six of its facilities.
As part of ongoing efforts to encourage small business, the Chapel Hill Planning Commission considered changes to parts of the town’s sidewalk dining ordinance on March 19.
Orange County came to a halt early Monday morning when an encryption virus was found in its network.
The Durham and Orange counties' Light Rail Project has hit some bumps in the road. In the past two weeks, GoTriangle has received a draft of a Federal Transit Administration risk report and a refusal from Duke University to officially sign on to the project.
With technology constantly changing, police work has evolved to meet new expectations, whether it’s a citizen filming an interaction or controversy surrounding body cameras. For the Chapel Hill Police Department, however, social media is proving to be a tool to bridge the divide between authorities and Chapel Hill residents.
Several Carrboro Board of Aldermen members raised concerns about affordable housing in the new Shelton Station development while discussing their economic development report at Tuesday's meeting.
Chapel Hill Chief of Police Chris Blue exudes pride for his police department. Despite years of Silent Sam demonstrations, a tense political climate nationwide and changing expectations of police, Blue seems to have taken it all in stride.
Chapel Hill Police wrote one open-container citation Saturday night during the first of eight planned patrols by the Alcohol Law Enforcement Response Teams.
The final step in the 20-year process of Carrboro’s Martin Luther King Jr. Park began Saturday, when former and current town officials participated in the groundbreaking ceremony.
With the passage of Chapel Hill's new affordable housing bond, the Town is aiming to increase housing options and create a more affordable, welcoming city. However, there’s still a ways to go before the effects of the bond are seen.
Former Gov. Beverly Perdue was announced as the new chairperson to the National Assessment Governing Board, making her the first woman to hold the position.
At the ReCYCLEry, a handful of people have brought their bikes, and they spread throughout the small garage. Some ask for advice, while others go about their own business. Handle grips are replaced, chains oiled and wobbly tires adjusted.
The news that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services is considering establishing a legal definition of sex under Title IX has stoked fears of erasure and persecution among some — perhaps especially in North Carolina, the state of the 2016 “bathroom bill.”
Carrboro is one of just 28 cities across the country hailed as a silver-level community by the League of American Bicyclists — but some bikers are saying they still face dangers on the road.
Devon Riggsbee stood in his Chapel Hill yard, towering over his surrounding weights and workout equipment, and smiled as a passing driver honked and yelled something unintelligible out the window.
Lilly Mills remembers her sex education class at Asheville High School well. She learned the basics about sexually transmitted diseases and was told that abstinence was the only true way to avoid those diseases.
It’s not easy to create a truly unique ice cream experience, but that’s exactly what 24-year-old Andy Chen and his partner, Nick Ni, have done with Ice Lab, the newest snacking experience on Franklin Street.