At the Orange County Board of Education's July 20 special meeting, board members discussed their phased reentry plan and Virtual Academy for the new school year.
With a higher risk of illness and coronavirus cases still on the rise, many of North Carolina's senior residents are still stuck at home, sometimes without the technology that could help keep them connected with friends, family — and their health care provider. Here's how one UNC student is working to remedy that.
“Really my hope is that people receive the information they need to take care of themselves,” Pilar Rocha-Goldberg, the CEO and president of El Centro Hispano, said. “We also want people to let us know what their concerns, fears and struggles are so that we can really support the community during this time.”
Figuring out how to navigate college as a freshman is a daunting task, and if finding a job is on the agenda, the search can be difficult. Here are some off-campus jobs some UNC students have enjoyed.
Although students in both Orange County school districts have been away from their physical classrooms for months, the NCDPI-sponsored Summer Jump Start, a program made possible by CARES Act funding, is helping some students bridge the COVID-19 gap.
At their June 16 meeting, members of the Orange County Board of County Commissioners passed their fiscal year 2020-2021 budget and heard a special presentation from Sheriff Charles Blackwood on equity measures in policing.
As Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School students move into the summer break and the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect families' economic situations, the school district and community partners will continue to feed students under the Food for Students program.
When University Baptist Church closed its doors in March, its congregation decided to spread culinary comfort to needy and lonely Chapel Hill residents.
Flowing 40 miles eastward through Orange and Durham counties, the Eno River is a life source for people and wildlife along its path. Now, a new land preservation fund will help the Eno River Association continue conserving lands within the Eno River basin.
Protests in front of UNC's cogeneration facility restarted Friday morning after concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic had halted these events. One protester said the plant's release of greenhouse gases could exacerbate medical conditions that make people prone to COVID-19.