The N.C. General Assembly designated $9.4 million to provide direct aid to arts councils and organizations as part of its federal CARES Act spending plan. The grants aim to reimburse the expenses occurred by arts organization during the pandemic.
After CHCCS entered a $767,070 contract without board approval in February, a financial review found missteps in policy and made recommendations to amend spending procedures.
The November election is coming up, so The Daily Tar Heel is breaking down every state and local office on the ballot, from governor to county commissioner. Here, we broke down who the candidates are for lieutenant governor and had an exclusive interview with candidate Yvonne Lewis Holley, where she explained her views of several key issues.
Local bars and movie theaters are preparing to reopen at limited capacity and with health and safety guidelines in place after being closed since March.
During a time when the music industry is facing uncertainty, the annual Carrboro Music Festival has transitioned to a virtual event with over 100 performers.
An annual report from the Chamber for a Greater Chapel-Hill Carrboro found that Orange County is the wealthiest county in the state, but racial disparities still persist in the area.
Sarah Shore, who lives along Old NC Highway 86, said her property and livelihood would both be impacted by the development. “It would be 250 feet from my back porch to this six-story warehouse,” she said. “And it would directly impact the safety of my children. I wouldn’t be comfortable having them play outside when semi-trucks are constantly going in and out of the park.”