There've been a lot of concerns about how to vote this year. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions about the process.
The Chapel Hill Police Department issued four Class 2 misdemeanors to UNC students for violating Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order.
After a national search, Chapel Hill introduces Ann Anderson as the new town attorney. Anderson earned her undergraduate degree from UNC and then attended the UNC School of Law. She has been part of the faculty at the UNC School of Government since 2007.
Chapel Hill Town Council members share information about the local government and how students can get more involved.
At Wednesday's Chapel Hill Town Council meeting, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Bob Blouin gave an update on UNC's fall roadmap, and community members asked questions about topics including COVID-19 testing, Greek life and disciplinary actions for those who violate the community standards.
The cancellation of school and senior year events have nonetheless presented a challenging time for the high school graduating class of 2020.
North Carolina is ranked second in the country for greatest percent increase in coronavirus-related unemployment insurance claims. Findings from WalletHub revealed that North Carolina saw an increase of over 6,000 percent in the number of unemployment insurance claims the week of March 23, 2020 when compared with that of the same week last year. With new legislation passed by Gov. Roy Cooper and new measures implemented by the Division of Employment Security, the state plans to accommodate the enormous financial strain and the needs of both individuals and employers occurring at this time.
Ran Northam, community safety communications specialist for the Town of Chapel Hill, confirmed in an email that Chapel Hill police have increased their patrols near student housing areas, but there haven’t been any increases in break-ins since spring break.
To help during the pandemic, the organization has already donated food to a total of 246 people, including 107 children who are no longer receiving food from their school.
“To see women who I have worked with having flourished after escaping a situation and to see them on the road to doing better is incredible.”