Cray and Kathy Gunn eagerly supported plans for a free-standing library for Carrboro — until they learned the site rezoning would redirect traffic past their home. After they voiced complaints but failed to stop Carrboro’s Board of Aldermen from approving in April the lot’s rezoning, they hired a lawyer to represent their concerns.
Already suffering from state budget cuts, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools now have to deal with an overcrowding problem as well. Elementary schools are already overtaxing teachers and high schools in the system could face losing their accreditation if the problem persists, educators say.
Local high school students will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War by bicycling 1,800 miles north, following the clandestine footsteps of runaway slaves.
Bus and van operators were tested on their ability to demonstrate safe and efficient methods of public transportation at the 2011 Regional Bus and Van Roadeo on Sunday morning.
Late Sunday afternoon, six children ages 6 to 12 bounced on their toes to “Cupid Shuffle,” singing and spinning with outstretched arms to the instructor’s counts of four.
Hillsborough hopes to attract more foodies through a new tour program started this weekend.The Taste Carolina Gourmet Food program held its first tour in Hillsborough Saturday.
Bonne Soiree, a primarily French restaurant on West Franklin Street, will close April 30 after more than four years in Chapel Hill.The owners have decided they will move to New York City to continue their culinary careers.
Eyes Ears Nose and Paws is a Carrboro-based organization that trains dogs to become service and diabetic assistance animals. The group held an open house Saturday to connect dogs and their potential foster parents and owners.