Girl Scouts selling cookies in front of the United States Post Office on Franklin Street on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. They said this location is a great spot that many Girl Scouts prefer to sell cookies at since they are able to make a lot more sells.
Samveg Desai, a senior majoring in bio-statistics at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been volunteering at the Inter-Faith Food Pantry in Carrboro for over a year. He heard about the program from a friend and decided to volunteer off-campus to directly work with people that he doesn’t get to interact with on campus. Shot on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
Warner Lamar (left) and Samveg Desai (right) are both students at UNC-Chapel Hill who volunteer at the Inter-Faith Food Pantry in Carrboro. The IFC pantry also provides families with basic hygiene needs such as soap, shampoo, and toothpaste. These items are not often given out or even offered in other food pantries but IFC has thought beyond food and offered those in need with everyday essentials that everyone should have access to. Shot on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
“It’s definitely a lot better organized than a lot of the non-profits I’ve worked with before,” Warner Lamar said. Lamar is a sophomore majoring in computer science at UNC-Chapel Hill and volunteers at IFC on Tuesdays and Thursdays. He says a lot of places operate more by an improvisational method and don’t have nearly as good as a system in place as IFC (Inter-Faith Council) does. Shot on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
Warner Lamar, sophomore majoring in computer science, volunteers at the Inter-Faith Food Pantry on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. He volunteers at the Inter-Faith Food Pantry, and has also done work with the Community Empowerment Fund. Lamar is in the process of starting a project called “Focus on Franklin” which raises money for homelessness diversion.
Current owner of Country Fried Duck Myles Bacon discusses his new plans for the bar and the reason behind the name change.
Country Fried Duck lost its liquor license, however it reopened with the new name "Night School" and a new liquor license.
The marker honoring the president of the Confederate States of America is located at the intersection of Henderson and Franklin streets, a few feet away from McCorkle Place.