The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education discussed three pressing topics at its meeting on Thursday.
Carrboro is building a roundabout to improve the flow of traffic.
The Orange County Republican Party also elected precinct chairs, reaffirmed the state party platform and made amendments to their current platform.
The IFC plans to eventually co-locate the community kitchen and the food pantry, which are currently in two different buildings.
The Mandarin Dual Language Magnet Program at Glenwood Elementary School was originally to go into effect in the fall of 2019, but was delayed until fall 2020.
“There are concerns that it also could create gentrification, or increased property values, such that it makes it difficult for low-income persons to continue to live in those opportunity zones.”
The former location of the Colonial Drug Store, where the Chapel Hill Nine sit-in took place, has been dedicated for a permanent historical marker.
Current public art projects are being integrated into the Chapel Hill community with help from the Percent for Public Art Program.
The memorial plaque removed by Confederate supporters has been reinstalled on Franklin Street, according to the Town of Chapel Hill.
“We could really take this opportunity and completely change the narrative about redistricting and completely change the narrative about our state,” said state N.C. Rep. Robert Reives, who filed a bill in the General Assembly on Wednesday aimed at combating gerrymandering of the state's voting districts.