North Carolina lawmakers have less than a week to redraw districts. So far, they have agreed on baseline maps to use as a starting point in the redistricting process.
This discussion was the first of a panel series, called Home is the Key, which is being hosted in celebration of 35 years of impact for Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. The series will continue through October and November with two more panel discussions.
The Hillsborough Parks and Recreation Board created two new seats to make their decisions more inclusive for the community. One seat is open to 13 to 19 year olds, and the other is for someone 55 years old or older.
Orange County Schools are developing a student reassignment plan that could alter where students in the district attend school.
Damon Seils announced on Thursday that he will be running for a fourth term on the Board of Aldermen, with hopes to continue advocating for multiple initiatives he has been involved in for the Town.
“I think that there’s not only issues of the storm events, but the fact that our own infrastructure doesn’t even meet the current standards.”
UNC students and Chapel Hill community members alike are excited about a new bookstore/coffee shop coming to Franklin Street.
North Carolina General Assembly seeks to eliminate the gender pay wage gap by passing a bill to prohibit wage discrimination on the basis of gender.
“As long as they are identified when they come to vote and we have removed the barriers for that to happen, that is all good democracy and it’s what this country ought to be about."
The ERA was first introduced in 1923. If ratified, the amendment would ensure equal pay for women and make sex-based discrimination illegal.