Meg Garner


Poll: Book-banning gets approval boost

Since its release in 1951, J.D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye” has sold more than 65 million copies, and in that time, it has continually created a firestorm of debate over its fluent profanity. 

Orange County’s two school districts team up in fight for funding

Members of the Orange County Board of Commissioners and the county’s two school districts met Tuesday night to discuss the districts’ proposals on how to best improve their schools. “We are united in a common cause — to collaborate on the education of young people in Orange County, despite what’s going on in Raleigh,” Board chair Earl McKee said to open the meeting.

Meet the eight candidates running for school board

Eight candidates are currently vying for four open seats on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education. Annetta Streater and David Saussy will attempt to retain their spots on the board. Chairman Mike Kelley and Board member Jamezetta Bedford's seats are up for grabs after the pair decided not to run for reelection after their terms expire this year.

Humans of Chapel Hill for Oct. 31

Daily Tar Heel Staff Writer Meg Garner sat down with Chapel Hill residents "Flav" and Daniel Hepp, who were playing chess outside Asia Cafe, for Town Talk’s weekly Humans of Chapel Hill feature.