Orange County will roll out a new alternative sentencing program today aimed to prevent juvenile misdemeanor offenders from being involved in the criminal justice system.
“They wouldn’t look at anyone differently no matter their race. They treated everyone the same. That’s the message. To spread love and awareness about how we’re all the same no matter where we’re from. They were just so kind, generous, and philanthropic, and optimistic,” said Lina Chaarawi, the cousin of Razan and Yusor Abu-Salha.
Following complaints of frustrated residents and apartments in unacceptable conditions, Chapel Ridge has changed management in an effort to improve the apartment complex.
Representatives for the Chapel Hill bar He’s Not Here have signed offers in compromise for the establishment’s three pending violations.
Despite the record breaking high temperatures this winter, the Town of Chapel Hill is still ready for any snow and inclement weather that could be forthcoming.
Trying to imagine celebrating Thanksgiving without Thanksgiving dinner is hard, but this is often a reality for many people in need in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Luckily, the Inter-Faith Council is there to help those who would have otherwise gone without.
Residents living within Carrboro's extraterritorial jurisdiction follow all of the town's laws — but they aren't able to vote for the officials who create these laws. An extraterritorial jurisdiction is a statutory provision in state law that gives cities the right to regulate zones outside of their municipal boundaries. The city has control over areas such as land use, zoning and any of the city regulations that would normally be enforced inside town limits.
The Chapel Hill Town Council recently approved a development for the future Grove Park apartments, currently known as Townhouse Apartments, located on 425 Hillsborough Street.
At a press conference Wednesday, community members addressed the racial inequalities present in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro School System.
As a result of a recent policy change made in May of last year, public housing options have become much more accessible for the formerly incarcerated and homeless.