“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.
Amid accusations of insider trading, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., stepped down as chairperson of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence earlier this month. Here's what could happen next, according to law professors at UNC and Duke.
Six Republican state officials sent a letter to Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday, urging him to hold a Council of State meeting to further discuss reopening the state's economy following weeks of pandemic-related shutdowns.
Orange County Schools Superintendent Monique Felder told Board members that the program would expand New Hope Elementary’s existing dual-language program. According to a board member, a bilingual teacher would switch between Spanish and English throughout lessons, allowing for both native English and Spanish speakers to learn some of each language.
The Board debated on many aspects of the budget, such as whether to expand the preschool dual-language program, food distribution for students during COVID-19 and teachers' responses to remote learning.
The coronavirus pandemic is impacting local businesses. Reporter Taylor Heeden sat down with local business owners and politicians to discuss economic impacts.