The Orange County Schools Board of Education discussed racial inequity, coronavirus and returning to school at its Monday meeting.
Part of the RNC took place in Charlotte, where business meetings and the formal nomination for President Donald Trump to represent the Republican Party in the election took place. Other parts of the convention that were televised took place in Washington D.C., Fort McHenry in Baltimore, M.D. and across the country.
In North Carolina, registered voters can request a mail-in absentee ballot for the election with no excuse needed. The deadline to request a mail-in absentee ballot in North Carolina is Oct. 27.
If you want a late-night bite in Chapel Hill these days, you'll need to make it at home or order it to go. In response to concerns from residents, University officials and local law enforcement regarding crowds at local restaurants, Orange County restaurants have been prohibited from serving dine-in alcohol or food orders after 10 p.m, as per a declaration added to the county's state of emergency order.
“Some mentioned it’s not our business in what UNC does, but you know what? It is,” Town Council member Sammy Slade said. “Students live in Carrboro. Our ability to test and our hospital capacity is directly linked to that population that will be coming into the county.”
“Before this moment of America’s reckoning with race, the warm, sweet air was already charged,” Associate N.C. Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls said. “A killer virus had ripped through black communities; bullets too.”
NCCARE360, a technology platform that helps connect North Carolinians with health care providers and human service organizations across the state, launched June 22. Here's how officials think it can help with a "whole-person" approach to health care in North Carolina amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
With the Nov. 3 election just over four months away, local, state and national seats are up for grabs. Here is your guide to registering to vote in Orange County.
At its June 24 meeting, The Chapel Hill Town Council passed its incoming fiscal year budget and a racial equity resolution that prohibits chokeholds, among other changes, and paves the way for a new community task force that would reexamine policing and public safety in Chapel Hill.
In a public comment period lasting over two hours, Chapel Hill residents expressed their concerns about the portion of police funding represented within the Town Council's 2020-2021 fiscal year budget.