Construction is underway for a new residential development project located on Homestead Road on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Plans to develop the land near Eubanks Road and Old NC 86 raised concerns from residents about how Duke Forest's research and natural sites would be affected.

Eubanks Road development halted after Duke Forest acquires land

Town of Carrboro to create comprehensive development plan in the near future

The Eubanks Road development project has been halted. Duke University acquired the project's land, arguing that the project would interfere with ongoing climate research. Carrboro's mayor says that the Town is looking for alternative methods to get the project back on track. 


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How much money have the candidates in Chapel Hill-Carrboro races spent?

As the Nov. 5 elections approach, candidates have been campaigning hard, going to events on UNC's campus, in churches and other community spaces. Besides what a candidate believes and advocates, there is one other thing the public wonders: how much did their campaign cost and raise? The numbers vary widely across the Chapel Hill-Carrboro races, and they've changed a lot since last year. “Some state and local campaigns don't cost a lot,” Suzanne Globetti, a teaching associate professor of political science at UNC, said. “Others, especially those that rely on television for campaign advertising, end up spending quite a lot.”