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.
From the 1950s to today's LGBTQ+ activism, the gay rights movement in North Carolina has been different, unique and well worth looking back on. Like many other rights movements, the one pertaining the LGBTQ+ community has shouldered the brunt of turmoil, conflict and victories. Sharing the history and experiences of peers encourages a reflection of the past, and an eye toward the future as the struggle for equality continues.
Three bills were recently filed in N.C. legislature that would significantly increase protections for LGBT citizens, including banning discrimination based on sexual and identity, fully repealing H.B. 2 and banning conversion therapy.
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.