The Shuford family from Charlotte, North Carolina made an $18 million donation to the College of Arts and Sciences Tuesday to more than double the size of UNC's undergraduate entrepreneurship program. The donation is the largest single one-time gift from a living family or individual to the college. At a presentation unveiling the donation on Tuesday afternoon, Chancellor Carol L. Folt said there are goals for the money to be anchored to a $35 million fundraising campaign to further innovation and entrepreneurship at UNC.
The Town of Chapel Hill has been in the process of purchasing the 36-acre American Legion property on Legion Road since December.
The League of American Bicyclists gave Carrboro a silver rating in overall bicycle-friendliness in 2014, but the Carrboro Board of Aldermen and advocacy groups aim to increase this rating to gold within the next few years.
The Chapel Hill Public Library began offering desktop and handheld magnification equipment and headsets for those with low vision and hearing in February.
The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership will begin recognizing local businesses that support environmental sustainability.
Buying a pizza from Toppers Pizza on Monday will help support hunger relief.
Capt. Josh Mecimore, spokesperson for the Chapel Hill Police Department, said the numbers were taken from CHPD enforcement efforts — called compliance checks — carried out on local businesses serving alcohol.
It only takes a quick stroll to Franklin Street for Chapel Hill residents and University students to find snacks at CVS or Walgreens to stock up on for the week.
Chapel Hill resident CJ Suitt read “Chapel Hill,” a poem he wrote about his personal experiences growing up in Chapel Hill and the injustices he’s seen, to a crowd at a rally for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday morning.