North Carolina officials came out to a Biden rally Monday to discuss COVID-19, health care and the economy.
The OC Voice is a portion of the OC Report newsletter where local residents may have a platform to talk about local issues they care about. Taylor Heeden is a senior writer for The Daily Tar Heel and a senior at UNC majoring in journalism and communication studies.
Republican challenger Dan Forest faced off with Democrat incumbent Roy Cooper at the first and only gubernatorial debate before the November election. Here's what they had to say.
The 2020 census is due Oct. 5, but the response rate is lower than it has previously been, especially for college students.
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.”