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."
A new proposed bill in the North Carolina Senate would allow DACA recipients to pay in-state tuition at UNC-system schools, allowing more affordable access to post-secondary education.
A new bill in the N.C. Senate aims to help people get treatment for opioid addiction by making medication more accessible and allowing the state to subsidize supplies for treatment programs.
This five-week program, run by the Town of Chapel Hill, hopes to increase engagement between citizens and town government.
At the Charity and Justice Community Workshop held at the Carrboro Century Center on Monday, community members explored the ways to respond to human need, especially efforts that can be contributed in the Orange County community.
After the resignation of Margaret Samuels, the creation of Stop the Recall, and much back and forth, the movement to recall three members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education has come to an end.