CITY & COUNTY


7/22/2020 2:16am

The bartender with a mask on talks to a customer at Might As Well Bar & Grill on West Franklin Street on Sunday, June 7, 2020. Might As Well is one of the several bars in Chapel Hill re-opening with some changes during this phase of COVID-19 recovery.

Orange County officials aim to quell late-night crowds with new order

If you want a late-night bite in Chapel Hill these days, you'll need to make it at home or order it to go. In response to concerns from residents, University officials and local law enforcement regarding crowds at local restaurants, Orange County restaurants have been prohibited from serving dine-in alcohol or food orders after 10 p.m, as per a declaration added to the county's state of emergency order.


7/13/2020 12:58am

Nina Scott, a graduate of Carrboro High School and an incoming UNC first-year, painted a mural on Sunday, July 12, 2020 honoring some of the Black women who have been killed.

Artists, activists commemorate Black Lives Matter movement with murals

“They say the eyes are the gateway to the soul, so when you see something so beautiful, it just speaks to you,” Nina Scott, an artist involved in the project, said. “I think people really cherish things that are painted. There's something about working with your hands that really speaks to people, especially when it has a message to it.”