Carrboro

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Many Chapel Hill officials, such as Town Council member Karen Stegman, work other jobs in addition to their town roles.

Being mayor, town council member is only half the job

Many members of Chapel Hill Town Council and the Carrboro Board of Aldermen — as well as both the Chapel Hill and Carrboro Mayors — hold full or part-time jobs on top of their duties as elected officials. Although their duties often slow down during the summer months and towards the end of December, municipal election season tends to be a very busy time, Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger said. She said she wants to improve the community by removing barriers to full participation in the council and opening opportunity for greater representation.


CHCCS students, parents and teachers meet at YouthWorx on Main office in Carrboro.

Students in Chapel Hill plan walkout to stand against gun violence

Members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools community met Sunday to organize a walkout protesting gun violence on March 14 at 9:55 a.m. The walkout will last 17 minutes, with each minute representing one of the 17 students killed during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. earlier this month.