Fran Schindler lives alone in a yellow townhouse in a quiet Chapel Hill neighborhood. The walls of the 75-year-old’s living room are covered with her own art — three-dimensional mixed media pieces made from driftwood and twisted metal, abstract paintings with splashes of color that might be faces or animals or anything else depending how you look at them.
Late Wednesday morning, low notes from a bugle drifted from the gazebo through the trees of the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery in a Veterans Day tribute.
LGBTQ advocates say representation in North Carolina's local governments is small, and this year's local elections didn't help. On Nov. 3, North Carolina lost three openly LGBTQ local elected officials, including Chapel Hill’s Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt and Town Council member Lee Storrow.
With a new name and new management, Underground Chapel Hill “came out” as Chapel Hill’s only gay bar on Friday.
In November 2016, Orange County voters will consider a bond referendum to support both living and learning.