Board of Aldermen member Damon Seils said the project is something that has been a part of the Town of Carrboro’s vision for decades, and Mayor of Carrboro Lydia Lavelle said she was excited about the financial practicality of the project.
Matt Hughes was appointed to the Hillsborough Board of Commissioners at their March 12 meeting. Staff writer Rachel McKinney spoke with him about his skills and previous work, what he hopes for his upcoming term and his experiences with being a younger politician.
A new initiative to incentivize Chapel Hill town employees to live within the town was presented Wednesday to the Chapel Hill Town Council. A pilot program will be launched by July 2019 incorporating benefits like closing cost assistance, down payment assistance and financial counseling.
Black History Month offers an assortment of local events from guest lectures to plays throughout Orange County to educate the community and honor historical figures.
Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger is working towards promoting clean energy through a petition with the Sierra Club against the repeal of the Clean Power Plan and applauding the NC Utilities commission for working towards making solar a more accessible source of renewable energy in the state.
Pascal Mubenga is the new superintendent for Durham Public Schools. Staff writer Rachel McKinney talked with Mubenga about his thoughts on the new job and what Durham residents can expect.
Mayors of Carrboro and Chapel Hill have both signed amicus briefs in support of an upcoming anti-discrimination Supreme court case involving religious belief, free speech and gay rights.
A UNC home football game wouldn't be complete without spotting Ramses munching grass on the sidelines of Kenan Stadium. The Hogan family has been proud to uphold this game day tradition for the university for the past 93 years.
October is national mental health awareness month and Chapel Hill offers residents and students a variety of resources to access treatment and get involved.
The Town of Chapel Hill’s water quality monitoring volunteer group, Stream Team, aims to connect residents to the environment and promote an environmentally conscious community.