Rachel Raper, director of the Orange County Board of Elections, gives a presentation at the Chapel Hill Public Library on April 24 to educate county residents about the new voter ID law.

How is Orange County responding to the N.C. voter ID law?

Senate Bill 824, requiring photographic identification to vote, will take effect starting in 2020. The Orange County Board of Elections is taking steps to get IDs for as many people as possible.


Chapel Hill Public Library

The Chapel Hill Public Library was established in 1958. It was located on West Franklin Street until 1967, when it moved to its current home off of East Franklin Street, at 100 Library Drive. 

The library offers a large selection of books as well as a digital media lab. The library was last renovated in 2011. It moved to a temporary home at University Mall until the renovations were completed in 2013.

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Ellery Adams is a mystery author from central North Carolina. Photo courtesy of Ellery Adams

Author Jennifer Stanley spills the tea on her new book

New York Times bestselling author and Long Island native Jennifer Stanley introduced her most recent mystery series, The Secret, Book & Scone Society, this Thursday at Chapel Hill Public Library. Stanley has written more than 30 novels. Under her pseudonym Ellery Adams, Stanley has published several mystery series and two cookbooks.