SILENT SAM MONUMENT


3/21/2019 11:55pm

A pro-Confederate protester shakes hands with UNC Police officer Timothy Tickle after Tickle explained to protesters the boundaries of UNC's campus on March, 16, 2019.The pro-Confederate group then left campus. Photo courtesy of Daniel Hosterman.

Confederate group brings guns to campus; no arrests made

On Saturday, a confederate group showed up to UNC's main campus near Silent Sam's former location in McCorkle Place. The group was joined by members armed with guns and knives who stood near Memorial Hall. UNC Police responded to the group's presence on campus, but made no arrest at the sight of the armed members. 


2/27/2019 11:41pm

Chapel Hill Town Manager Maurice Jones hopes to maintain good communication between Chapel Hill, the university, and the surrounding towns. His primary focus is affordable housing and transportation. Jones was appointed as town manager on July 10, 2018 and began to work on Aug. 20, 2018.

Chapel Hill's Town Manager tells us about leaving Charlottesville & recent protests

Maurice Jones was appointed as Chapel Hill's newest town manager in July 2017 and began in August. Prior to joining the Town of Chapel Hill staff, he was the town manager of Charlottesville, Va., notably during the protests of August 2017.  The Daily Tar Heel sat down with him on Monday for the first time to talk to him about his transition and goals for the town.