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Faced with jolting transitions due to COVID-19, the Orange County Schools Board of Education discussed how students, faculty and the budget will be impacted.
Pastor Mitchell Simpson is retiring after more than three decades in ministry at University Baptist Church.
A Republican Party-sponsored fundraising mailer titled "Congressional District Census" has Orange County officials and census activists questioning if it will lower the census' completion rate. According to the official U.S. Census Bureau website, the census, which is administered every ten years, will be sent by mail in March. The GOP mailer has been sent out in national waves since late last year.
In addition to serving on the Governor's Council of State, the lieutenant governor’s responsibilities include presiding over the state senate with a tie-breaking vote and serving on the State Board of Education, N.C. Board of Community Colleges, State Economic Development Board and the Military Affairs Commission.
Six candidates are vying for the Democratic nomination to be the Governor's second in command as lieutenant governor. Here's what they have to say about their platforms and policy goals.
The crowd of protestors, which stretched from West Morgan Street to East Hargett Street, included social justice advocates from Chapel Hill and all across the state.
“To be able to preserve places that have so much of a history and a legacy tied to them, both Schley Grange and the Cedar Grove School, is so important and significant.”
The Town of Chapel Hill is creating a Fund for Criminal Justice Debt for the neediest defendants. The fund will include $20,000 that will be used to help defendants pay their court debts. Council members hope the fund will help defendants reintegrate into society.
It's important that everyone fills out the census. Here's why.
Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County governments have agreed to move forward on plans for the Greene Tracts. Proposed developments include affordable housing, mixed-use space, a nature preserve and a school.
The crowd at the 2020 HKonJ march stretched from West Morgan Street to East Hargett Street.
Local leaders, including Damon Seils, a member of the Carrboro Town Council, and Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP President Anna Richards, joined U.S. Rep. David Price, D-District 4, at the 2020 HKonJ march.
Thousands gathered and marched to the State Capitol Building at the NAACP-sponsored "Historic Thousands on Jones Street" march in downtown Raleigh on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020.