Wirt has been the Orange County Schools superintendent since June 2015 and previously worked at the Wake County Public School System and the Mooresville Graded School District. The North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development named him the North Carolina Outstanding Young Education in 2016.
"It’s important to note that the vast, vast, majority of parents do vaccinate their children because vaccines are safe and effective." As the internet and social media grow, so does the spread of misleading information about vaccines. With a recent outbreak of chickenpox in one North Carolina school, health and school officials look to promote the positive aspects of vaccination. The hope is to reassure their safety and usefulness.
"I think that we're going to continue working to find another solution," Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger said. "This is not the end."
Na'wara de Arepa, a new food truck that serves arepas in Chapel Hill, is owned by two Venezuelans who immigrated to the U.S. However, starting a new business with most of their family still in Venezuela hasn't been easy.
The Chapel Hill Police Department is seeking information about an armed robbery that occurred early Monday morning.
The district is excited to have a fresh perspective and renewed energy.
Author Robert Beatty draws inspiration from his surroundings, including Asheville, the Great Smoky Mountains and Biltmore Estate.
“If the reason they are there is a direct result of their illness, we need to get them out,” Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood said. “There’s no sense in running that person through the criminal justice system.”
“It would bring clarity to this very uncertain situation that trans people in North Carolina have been put into. Transgender people in North Carolina have suffered greatly because of House Bill 2.”
Napier Fuller argues that the presence of LGBT pride flags in government buildings indicates an unlawful government preference towards secular, acceptance movement beliefs.