Bars, like the Pinhook in Durham, have been safe places to discuss and share for the LGBTQ+ community.
When Emergency medical services arrive to help a person who has overdosed on opioids, it’s anyone’s guess what the scene will look like. When the traditional role of the paramedic is finished, they're immediately on to the next call — and their role is growing as North Carolina tries to combat the opioid epidemic. Orange County recently joined a pilot program in the state to make community paramedics a permanent part of the system, and it's not the only program in the county recently created to provide these services.
For the first time since a 1969 bill changed the board from Commissioners to Aldermen, Carrboro may have a new name for its governing body. At the meeting, town lawmakers directed staff to prepare a resolution for next week changing the board’s name to “Town Council.”
“I pretty much have to calculate every step, which is a very common experience for people with mobility issues like myself,” Simpson said. “There’s definitely certain locations that I can't go.” In 2017, the Town of Chapel Hill created an Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan in hopes of increasing the town's accessibility for people with disabilities. This plan came about after reports showed Chapel Hill's low level of compliancy with accessibility standards.
Mitchell Stensland has become interim principal of Cedar Ridge High School amid parental concerns about the school's previous administration.
The Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood traces its roots back over 150 years as Black farmers settled in the area after emancipation. For decades, the area was rural, but the landscape changed in 1972 when the Town of Chapel Hill selected Eubanks Road as the site for Orange County’s new landfill, right next door to the community.
Parents of Cedar Ridge High students demand change in leadership after kids go to school with flawed schedules.
While the state will no longer fund conversion therapy for minors, some activists are still frustrated that the practice will remain legal.
The National Weather Service reported that a significant portion of the damage was concentrated near the intersection of Old N.C. 86 and Interstate 40, about 10 miles south of Hillsborough.
NEXT, an interest group of community leaders and residents, is seeking alternative public transportation options for Chapel Hill and Carrboro residents now that the light rail project is dead.
An empty pedestal is all that remains of the Confederate monument in front of the Durham County Commissioners building. A committee tasked with the monument's future suggested that the city place the statue in a nearby building.