As the rapid outbreak of COVID-19 pushes counties across North Carolina to issue stay-at-home orders, individuals experiencing homelessness are left to grapple with an increasingly restricted reality. Organizations dedicated to serving these populations are trying to maintain normal operations while protecting both volunteers and community members.
“We get hotter hots, colder colds, wetter wets and dryer drys,” farmer Ken Dawson said. Climate change is more than just a looming threat for local farmers. Severe flooding events are becoming more common, and unpredictable weather patterns have thrown off traditional growing seasons, forcing farmers to change what and when they’re harvesting.
Since last July, eleven stores and restaurants in downtown Chapel Hill have closed their doors. Is lack of parking the culprit? Parking in downtown Chapel Hill is an issue that community members and business owners alike have felt. Shops on Franklin Street need parking for their employees, but also for patrons who cannot walk from one place to another. Some businesses even find that passersby go elsewhere where parking is more convenient, thereby driving away local business traffic. A few newer solutions popped up, like Park on the Hill, which attempt to maximize parking availability. But dissatisfaction is still high.
Top of the Hill hosted the final preliminary round of the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association Chef Showdown, a statewide cooking competition that highlights local ingredients.
Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen has re-opened following a fire that closed the Chapel Hill staple for over a month.
Programming robots is not how most students spend their summers; but for students at the Empowering Excellence through Education (E3) Camp it’s just another Wednesday, playing and creating with technology and experiments meant to introduce them to the world of science, technology, engineering and math.
The Chapel Hill Police Department arrested a Durham man following the robberies of two State Employees' Credit Union locations in Chapel Hill in July.
Bus riders, cyclists, business owners and residents gathered on the weekend of Friday, July 12 to discuss the bus stations that will be a part of the North-South Bus Rapid Transit (N-S BRT) system, a streamlined route that will feature dedicated bus lanes and traffic signal priority.
David Allen and the employees at Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen are eager to get back open, but first, the store must address rewiring issues caused by an electrical surge.
Community members holding signs at the Monday, May 20 Board of Education meeting for Orange County.
Rosa del Carmen Ortez-Cruz posed for a portrait showing her scars on her stomach from when she was stabbed by her former partner in Honduras.
CHCCS students, parents and teachers meet at YouthWorx on Main office in Carrboro.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners met Nov. 9.