The presence of the four-toed salamander at Orange County's Greene Tract affects how the land can be used. Some argue for conservation of the land, while others believe the land should be used for affordable housing.
With no sidewalks and no crosswalks, students that live in housing along N.C. 54 are forced to cross the highway dangerously just to make it to class on time. NCDOT plans to implement infrastructure to prevent this and make accessing transportation in this area easier.
Hillsborough has secured over eight million dollars in funding for a new train station. Amtrak plans to offer two passenger routes that would connect Orange County to major metro areas.
CHALT advocates for causes like the environment and affordable housing. It also supports local representatives that match their beliefs.
Following recent complaints by Duke and local residents, the future of the light rail is looking uncertain. Here's a look at the history of the project.
Maurice Jones was appointed as Chapel Hill's newest town manager in July 2017 and began in August. Prior to joining the Town of Chapel Hill staff, he was the town manager of Charlottesville, Va., notably during the protests of August 2017. The Daily Tar Heel sat down with him on Monday for the first time to talk to him about his transition and goals for the town.
Since the purchase, the governments have engaged in little substantive discussion about the land, 104 acres of which are jointly owned and 60 of which belong solely to Orange County.
The resolution, which passed 6-1, asks the representative for Orange County to join other U.S. House Democrats in backing the call of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for a Select Committee on the Green New Deal.
Chapel Hill is facing an affordable and public housing crisis, but a new program from the Department of Housing and Urban Development aims to help the problem.
The federal government shutdown is affecting the progress of the Durham-Orange Light Rail project, which aims to make transportation from Chapel Hill to downtown Durham easier.