To limit the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, the Town of Chapel Hill has canceled all advisory board, commission and town council meetings until further notice, including a council budget work session originally scheduled for March 18.
The redesign for the 203 project is still being discussed, but the building may now include entrepreneurial space.
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association and United States Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association.
After voters approved a $10 million housing bond, Chapel Hill is now trying to piece together how to issue it.
“These two granddaughters and my other two granddaughters are going to have a horrible existence, much different than what I had,” he said. “That’s the reason I’m doing this.”
Orange County Schools have decided to create different programs throughout February to show the history of important African American leaders in history. Dena Keeling, the district's chief equity officer, said a goal of this initiative is to create a curriculum with classes that deal with different cultures and place an emphasis on these heritage months all the time.
Todd McGee, Orange County’s community relations director, shares the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, which is entirely confidential, available online, in person and over the phone and helps ensure communities receive funding.
The St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal and First Baptist churches released a joint statement condemning the UNC System's $2.5 million settlement with the Sons of Confederate Veterans over Silent Sam.
Adding three new pre-K classrooms was proposed during a joint meeting of the Orange County and Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools Board on Jan. 17, which would lower the gap between enrolled students and the waiting list and provide for early exposure to the classroom. Board members believe school enrollment at an early age is vital for successful young students.
Over the next few days, organizations in Orange County will host events celebrating and honoring Martin Luther King Jr. These events will include a memorial banquet, an NAACP rally and even more.
Orange County Schools Board of Education member Matthew Roberts speaks at a meeting on Feb. 10, 2020.
Orange County Schools Board of Education members discuss African American History Month at their meeting on Feb. 10, 2020.
Orange County Schools Board of Education members hear a presentation about African American History Month at the meeting on Feb. 10, 2020.
Will Atherton is the chair of the Orange County Schools Board of Education. He is listening to a presenter at the board's meeting on Feb. 10, 2020.
Patrick Abele, assistant superintendent of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools speaks at a meeting on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The Orange County Schools Board of Education met with CHCCS to discuss pre-K and school building maintenance.