Assistant City & State Editor Sonia Rao swaps NSYNC for NPR with a playlist featuring her favorite podcast episodes.
As COVID-19 continues to change the dynamics for families everywhere, refugee families in Orange County are facing their own unique set of challenges.
Assistant City & State editor Sonia Rao shares why one should fact-check information during a time when "misinformation and disinformation are already rampant on social media."
Enforcement will begin on Monday at 5 p.m., but Cooper said at a news briefing that he encourages residents to start following the order immediately.
With the closing of all public schools until March 30, students in CHCCS and OCS face a new struggle: remote learning.
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Orange County is now officially ordering residents to stay at home. The county is asking law enforcement to help with this order, which does not include travel to essential businesses, such as grocery stores.
Orange County Schools and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, as well as nonprofits like TABLE and the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, are offering free meals for at-risk students and families after all school districts closed for the next two weeks.
Orange County and Carrboro have just declared state of emergencies in response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 (coronavirus) a pandemic, and North Carolina is now in a state of emergency as universities across the state are closing. In light of this, local school districts are making adjustments to cope.
“Scores were so glorified, a lot of kids felt like, my scores are just right below, why can’t I?” he said. “A lot of kids changed their attitudes about themselves, they just felt dumb, like they weren’t good enough to be in the same classroom as them."