Following the New Zealand shooting and a large academic admission scandal, Price took questions from citizens concerned about gun laws, access to higher education and a looming government shut down.
Chairperson of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education, Margaret Samuels, resigned Tuesday. Joal Braun was appointed as the new chairperson on Thursday.
After more than $130 million in Orange-Durham tax dollars was spent designing a new light rail transit system, Duke University informed GoTriangle that it will not permit construction on Erwin Road.
North Carolina Democrats are attempting to heavily expand Medicaid in the state, proposing the addition about 500,000 North Carolinians to the program.
UNC is seeking a five-year renewal for their Cogen plant permit. The University claims the plant is necessary to keep up with energy needs, but many people are concerned about its health risks and greenhouse gas emissions since it runs on fossil fuels.
In November 2016, Republicans won 10 of 13 Congressional seats, despite receiving only 53 percent of votes across the state.
“Given that turnover is good for boards, and given that I want to take on the chance to serve students and teachers at a broader level, I won’t be standing for re-election this year as I commit myself to work across the state,” Board of Education member, Barrett posted on his campaign website on Jan. 11.
One electoral district is clouded in fraud allegations. Affidavits submitted by residents suggest that absentee ballots were falsified.
OWASA officials addressed concerns about falling trees, potential flooding issues and impact on well water.