Uncertainty regarding the accuracy of off-campus students’ COVID-19 testing and reporting persists. Carrboro Town Council Member Randee Haven-O’Donnell said she is concerned about the accuracy of off-campus student case reporting. Taylor Steele, a senior at UNC who lives in off-campus apartment complex Chapel Ridge, said she believes there are cases at Chapel Ridge, even though she said she hasn’t received any notification from the apartment complex about testing, reporting or positive cases. Courtney Schnee, the senior vice president and asset manager at Northwood Ravin, said Northwood Ravin has taken several steps to limit the spread of coronavirus at its Chapel Hill properties, including using hospital-grade sanitizing misters and restricting the capacity of amenities such as the pool.
The Chapel Hill Police Department's announced Wednesday a new policy that specifically bans chokeholds. This policy change comes after the police department failed to update the policy after a June town council meeting.
Advocates reflect on the North Carolina General Assembly passing the Second Chance Act, which makes it easier for people with non-violent felonies to get their records expunged.
The November election is coming up, so The Daily Tar Heel is breaking down every state and local office on the ballot from governor to county commissioner. Here we broke down who the candidates are for N.C. commissioner of labor.
Several parks facilities in Orange County, including playgrounds, are opening up under phase 2.5 of Gov. Cooper's executive order.
There've been a lot of concerns about how to vote this year. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions about the process.
Summit Coffee Co., a Davidson-based coffee shop, is expected to open its Chapel Hill location in October.
Elementary schools in North Carolina are now able to reopen at full capacity, Gov. Roy Cooper announced at a Thursday briefing.
Carrboro’s N.C. Art Therapy Institute has developed therapy even more to focus on using its tools across a wide range of communities.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners decriminalized marijuana and held a hearing for the Research Triangle Logistics Park at a Tuesday meeting.
Local pollinator organizations have had to adjust due to COVID-19, but there are still many ways for North Carolinians to educate themselves about bees and native plants.
Farmers have been working overtime to accommodate their customers. Many now do pre-sales and drop off deliveries that most did not do before.
The November election is coming up, so The Daily Tar Heel is breaking down every state and local office on the ballot from governor to county commissioner. Here we broke down who the candidates are for N.C. House District 50 and 56.
The Daily Tar Heel wants students to vote in 2020, and we want to be your information source, whether that's for how to vote or who you should vote for.
The Orange County Schools Board of Education discussed racial inequity, coronavirus and returning to school at its Monday meeting.
Whether you currently live in a Chapel Hill public housing community, have lived in one in the past or are currently waiting for a unit to open up, we want to hear from you.
The OC Voice is a portion of the OC Report newsletter where local residents may have a platform to talk about local issues they care about. Damon Seils is a member of the Carrboro Town Council.
As North Carolina moves into Phase 2.5, museums in the Triangle area are able to reopen at limited capacity. The North Carolina Museum of Art is now open, with the North Carolina Museum of Sciences opening soon. Facing lost revenue due to the pandemic, these museums have come up with innovative ways to share the museum experience virtually and some are now opening their doors once more to visitors in person.