Tanesha Jeffries, a teaching assistant for Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, was arrested and charged with first degree murder and robbery on Friday, April 20. She appeared in court on Monday.
Amy Preble, waste diversion coordinator at the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling, said residence halls will have donation stations as part of the OWRR program, “Don’t Ditch it. Donate it!”
Recycling in Orange County has never been easier, but there are still some businesses and apartments that don't partake in the earth-friendly behavior. The county's solid waste planner gives some strategies for people that have a difficult time recycling and explains its importance.
Steel String Brewery Co-owner Andrew Scharfenberg said the brewery focuses most on holding beer tastings during April, which can drive future sales by exposing customers to new beers. Steel String recently unveiled “Up On the Hill,” a new IPA that Scharfenberg said will be in six packs later this year.
Many of Chapel Hill’s bus stops are over thirty years old, but the town is in the process of giving them an upgrade to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Charlotte's new light rail extension offers students affordable transportation and gives them access to more entertainment and job opportunities.
“We’re confident that as the negotiations move forward at the federal level that lawmakers will continue to recognize the value of transit and continue to invest in that.”
“The challenge right now is that we have significant need for renovations at our elementary school but no place to put students while we do that work,” said Rani Dasi, president of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education.
Orange County residents only need a library card to borrow a free Wi-Fi hot spot from their public library, but the number of available hot spots could face cuts.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners is allocating up to $500,000 for a company to bring high-speed broadband to the area.