At the last meeting of the Chapel Hill Community Policing Advisory Committee, several key issues were discussed such as campus safety, data tracking and availability and community listening sessions.
North Carolina is one of ten East Coast states that are fighting the Trump Administration's proposal to expand offshore drilling. Although some people say that offshore drilling may provide economic benefits, there is bipartisan support against the measure, with lawmakers arguing that it will hurt the environment and impact tourism in coastal communities.
On Nov. 5, Temne along with Ashton Powell and Jillian La Serna were elected to serve their first terms on the CHCCS Board of Education. Returning member Rani Dasi was also chosen to serve another term on the board.
“I hope to bring my expertise on education,” La Serna said. “I’m bringing that background knowledge to ask questions and to make data-based decisions for our district to try to improve education for every single student in the district.”
Powell will focus on putting students first by mending the gap between students and the Board.
In the midst of election season, the state court has ruled to prohibit further use of current congressional maps.
On Oct. 23, the Democratic Women of Orange County (DWOC) hosted a “Date with the Candidates” speed dating event at the Chapel Hill Public Library, and many of the candidates running for municipal offices in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough were in attendance.
Each principal had the opportunity to give the Board updates on what plans their schools are implementing to advance student development and growth.
We asked candidates for the Hillsborough Board of Commissioners to tell us their views on several Hillsborough issues. This is what they had to say.
The N.C. State Fair is just two weeks away. Now is the time to prepare your stomachs for a variety of new food options, and there is something for every fairgoer.
Candidates and participants discuss their plans in small group discussions at the Chapel Hill Public Library on Wednesday, October 23.