There once was a time when the tobacco industry was one of the most important industries in North Carolina and the backbone of the state’s agricultural market.
Monday night, Orange County residents gathered in Hillsborough to hear an appeal of a building permit for Kara Brewer and Southeast Property Group, LLC. Brewer and SPG are seeking Special Use Permits to construct the Barn of Chapel Hill, a $735,000 event space for weddings and corporate events.
Wednesday’s Town Council Work Session included extensive discussions about the flooding of areas along Bolin Creek and updates on ten sidewalk projects around the town.
A once alarming statistic is a thing of the past. The first half of 2016 has seen a significant decrease in the number of accidental alarms responded to by Chapel Hill Fire and Police departments.
Major construction projects in downtown Chapel Hill are still underway as school starts. Traffic delays will ease when a Rosemary Street project ends in a few months, but Carolina Square and the AC Hotel won't be ready until summer 2017.
On Friday, the Chapel Hill Public Library introduced a new piece of technology that will revolutionize the way books are sorted.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. The Daily Tar Heel will profile each of these inductees. Stephen Edwards, founder of Midway Barber Shop, is among those to be inducted.
Carrboro residents are divided over plans for a new shopping center in town.
Despite being an early voting site for only a year, North Carolina Hillel will be replaced by the Chapel of the Cross as the early voting site for the University community.
After visiting the Dominican Republic for the past two summers and painting murals with the organization Transcending Borders, Leah Simon wanted to do a similar project back home.
Daily Tar Heel staff writer Shantan Krovvidi sat down with Chapel Hill resident Unique Green for Town Talk's weekly Humans of Chapel Hill feature.