Residents of 416 Pittsboro St. saw their house go up in flames on Oct. 17.
Early voting starts this Thursday for local elections, and local efforts are underway to motivate students to vote.
Thousands of people rushed Franklin Street after UNC men's basketball won the national championship. While students were chanting Tar Heel cheers, local town officials worked to ensure the town's safety including the hazard drones posed.
Lillie Lee Perry Atwater seemed to know everyone in the crowded Chapel Hill Public Library conference room. The Chapel Hill native made sure to greet every smiling face that came her way with a kiss or handshake, asking about their lives and thanking them for coming.
Two new apartment complexes have been approved in Blue Hill District, formerly known as Fordham-Ephesus District. One of the complexes is part of the town's commitment to affordable housing.
The Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town (CHALT) has endorsed incumbent Mayor Pam Hemminger and Chapel Hill Town Council candidates Allen Buansi, Hongbin Gu, Rachel Schaevitz and Karen Stegman for the 2017 Chapel Hill municipal election.
The affordable housing nonprofit CASA has proposed to build an affordable apartment complex for Durham public school teachers.
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Chapel Hill and Carrboro have exceptionally high population density rates in Orange County, and the two towns are still growing.
The Chapel Hill town council met Wednesday to discuss new ideas for an affordable housing plan. From new ways to fund new developments and revamping existing units, some town council members said they are fully invested in affordable housing in Chapel Hill.
Staff writer Sydney Gutierrez tweets live from the Chapel Hill Town Council candidate forum.
With the high prices of college tuition, a growing number of students are experiencing food and housing insecurity in both community colleges and four-year institutions.
The Town of Chapel Hill and the Town of Carrboro have partnered with El Centro Hispano, a community building nonprofit that assists the Triangle’s Latinx population, to sponsor a free legal clinic for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients who may be eligible to renew their status.
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Staff writer Gregory Hall reports live from a forum introducing the town council candidates.
Concerns about stormwater runoff and flooding in the Blue Hill District continue to be voiced as the area expands with new developments. The Blue Hill District, formerly known as the Ephesus-Fordham District, covers around 180 acres of land between South Elliott Road, East Franklin Street, Fordham Boulevard and Ephesus Church Road.
In the 2015 Chapel Hill mayoral race, the two front runners, Pam Hemminger and Mark Kleinschmidt, spent a combined total of $53,603.58 on their campaigns.
GoTransit will offer free rides Thursday as a part of Try Transit Week — an initiative to increase ridership in the Triangle.