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11/1/2018 11:54pm

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Here's what upward mobility looks like in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area

The Center for Economic Studies released a report last month studying the economic development that people go through from their childhood to their 30s. When it comes to Chapel Hill and Carrboro, the results were a little divided. Black children born to parents in the bottom quintile of household income have a 2.5 percent chance of raising to the top quintile of household income, compared with 10.6 percent for whites, according to the report.


10/29/2018 11:59pm

The marker honoring the president of the Confederate States of America is located at the intersection of Henderson and Franklin streets, a few feet away from McCorkle Place.

Nobody actually knows who owns the Jefferson Davis marker on Franklin Street

The Orange County Board of Commissioners voted on Oct. 16 to repeal a 1959 resolution to name U.S. Highway 15 as Jefferson Davis Highway after several residents began questioning the name. But does the BOC have the jurisdiction to change the name, or does that fall under the University, the Town of Chapel Hill or the North Carolina Department of Transportation? And who put up the marker just outside McCorkle Place?


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HeelsHousing.com - What you need to know before you move off campus

As UNC students, there are certain things you need to know when preparing to live off campus. Forgetting to cover one of your bases can at best give you a headache and at worst lead to a lawsuit. Follow these tips from HeelsHousing.com to optimize your off-campus experience and avoid getting stuck in unpleasant situations.


10/7/2018 11:17pm

B. Good opened next to Target on Franklin, and serves food from sustainable sources.

Eat good. Feel good. B.GOOD.

B.GOOD is the latest restaurant to call Chapel Hill home. The joint boasts fast and healthy meals that create an atmosphere that feels like home. Many students have frequented the restaurant since it recently opened and enjoy its kale smoothies, milkshakes and other healthy eats. 


9/24/2018 9:30pm

Kyrie and Michael Benton carry food and some of their waterlogged belongings through the grounds of Camelot Village apartments in Chapel Hill the morning of September 17, 2018. Chapel Hill had been seemingly spared the worst of Hurricane Florence but Sunday night into Monday morning saw a downpour of heavy rain that caused flash flooding around the Triangle. Camelot Village has seen flooding in the past but never to this degree, according to Kyrie and other residents of many years. "I lost everything in this flood," Kyrie said. Just as quickly as it flooded, the water began to recede late the same morning and early in the afternoon.

For Chapel Hill's low-income residents, flooding is a constant reality

In the wake of Hurricane Florence, affordable housing complexes around Chapel Hill were subject to some of the worst flooding. Residents came back to damaged apartments, but because of housing costs, they don't have the option of immediately relocating.  “I don’t know what I’m going to do,” said Frankie Fuller, a 61-year-old Camelot Village resident. “I can’t stay there; (my apartment) is demolished. The only thing I might be able to save is my fishing box.”