The truth plaque on the Freedman school is the second one installed by a local task force.
Orange County reinstated a countywide indoor mask mandate, which will go into effect Wednesday at 5 p.m., according to an email from the county.
"College is supposed to be fun. Yes, you are working on advancing your schooling to eventually be a cog in the capitalist machine, but you will meet some really cool people and make some amazing memories. Reward yourself every now and then. What you're doing is hard, and you need to find the joy in the small wins."
The center started the Safe Homes, New Lives program last summer after a community needs assessment determined that emergency housing was one of the most critical gaps in serving domestic violence victims in Orange County.
UNC and Chapel Hill community members gathered Thursday morning to show their support for Nikole Hannah-Jones ahead of the Board of Trustees' 9 a.m. meeting at The Carolina Inn. The rally was organized by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP and the Carolina Black Caucus in response to the BOT's choice to not take action on approving a tenured position for Hannah-Jones at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media.
One person was killed after multiple shots were fired at Camelot Village Apartments, according to Chapel Hill Police. Police were dispatched at 2:36 p.m. to reports of a shooting at the apartments and secured the scene after arrival, Ran Northam, intern communications manager for the Town of Chapel ...
Six of nine Council of State races featured incumbents who, according to unofficial results, have won re-election. This is not a new trend — incumbents in North Carolina win by significantly larger margins than races featuring two non-incumbents.
Despite projected Democratic gains in the North Carolina legislature, Republicans held onto their majority, picking up four seats in the N.C. House.
In the seventh episode, City & State Editor Sonia Rao talks to N.C. Board of Elections Director Karen Brinson-Bell and UNC political science professor Marc Hetherington about election security during the pandemic.