The Orange County Board of County Commissioners is considering a discharge regulation for guns in high-density areas. Commissioners have mixed feelings on the idea.
A dilemma that many low-income students and college counseling centers across the state are struggling with is how universities can make psychological services accessible to all students, whether they can afford it or not.
A three-judge panel of the Wake County Superior Court has ordered the General Assembly to create new legislative maps within two weeks.
The Town of Carrboro hopes to become an even more bike-friendly community by achieving gold status through the League of American Cyclists’ Bicycle Friendly Communities. But they can't do it without the help of local cyclists.
While traveling through campus, students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University commonly cross between North Carolina’s 6th Congressional District to its 13th district. A Republican lawmaker acknowledges that the strange division was a result of partisan gerrymandering. In the wake of a 2016 decision, students are fighting for proper representation. Students at North Carolina A&T demand representation that they can identify with, especially as Black voters represent a significant portion of the state's population. But gerrymandering goes even beyond misrepresentation; it can lead to extreme policy making that doesn't involve cooperation between parties.
Senate Bill 824, requiring photographic identification to vote, will take effect starting in 2020. The Orange County Board of Elections is taking steps to get IDs for as many people as possible.
The complaints center around the elimination of breaks, distrust of staff by management and the gradual replacement of locally-sourced products with cheaper alternatives.
Carrboro recently voted to contribute $25,000 to the construction of the Orange County Veterans Memorial. While most members of the Board of Aldermen feel that the memorial will recognize the over 6,000 veterans in Orange County, one member believes that the memorial reflects similar sentiments of Silent Sam.
The third annual Go With The Flow benefit will be happening Saturday evening, hosted by the Orange County Social Club.
“...For the local government to give open spaces that are just sitting and let local artists utilize them, I think that’s a very big step in activism and people coming together."