The Chapel Hill Herald: Local

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 11:29 PM

Chapel Hill looks at bullying; discusses problems, solutions

People gathered last week at East Chapel Hill High School to participate in a bullying panel hosted by Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Renters seek help from town government

Low-income tenants and the Human Rights Center of Chapel Hill-Carrboro have been struggling with property giant GSC Apartments for months – and recently, they asked local government to join in the conversation.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Martin: The fair, a shared experience for a million North Carolinians

The State Fair is one of those “end of season” things that remind us that summer is really over. Like moving from daylight to standard time in a few weeks. Setting back the clocks. Changing the batteries in the smoke detectors. And dealing with darkness closing in before 5 o’clock in the afternoon.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 02:03 PM

Where her boots will carry her

Few adults are ever able to acknowledge they followed their dreams and became those moments that had been keeping them awake at night.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 01:56 PM

Carrboro invites discussion on arts district

Next weekend, Creative Carrboro invites those interested to the Carrboro Farmers’ Market for an information session about a potential arts district in the town.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Carrboro Farmers’ Market looks toward growth

After 36 years of offering fresh food in Carrboro, the Carrboro Farmers’ Market is asking for help – and giving its shoppers a new way to get involved in the market.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Carrboro discusses local policing

More than 50 people gathered in Carrboro on Monday evening to discuss policing in Carrboro and to voice their concerns.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Hillsborough to celebrate handmade art with parade

The fifth annual Handmade Parade is coming to downtown Hillsborough.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 10:43 AM

Martin: William Bartram brings Charles Frazier to Chapel Hill

What was that book that the wounded Confederate soldier Inman carried with him on his journey from the Raleigh hospital to his mountain home in “Cold Mountain” by Charles Frazier?


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

Natural burning desire

We all have a fire that burns inside. In Efland, off Harmony Church Road, Erin Hils is feeding her flame with ingredients that she hopes will burn and give light for a really long time.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

Parents get physical, have fun in P.E. class

Parents hopped, leapt and rolled balls Tuesday as part of a weeklong initiative inviting parents to P.E. class at Morris Grove Elementary.

This is the second year of the program for Morris Grove after it originally found success at McDougle Elementary.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 01:25 PM

Dog-friendly café launches kickstarter

In an attempt to bring together dog rescue groups and potential adopters, UNC-Chapel Hill graduate Alicia Greenwalt has launched a kickstarter campaign for Pup’uccino.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

Chapel Hill Herald briefs, Oct. 5

  • Hillsborough to prep streets for resurfacing
  • UNC, Red Cross team up for blood drive
  • Solar information session Oct. 16

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

Teen honored

Emma Morris, a 10th-grader at Orange High School in Hillsborough, was recently recognized by U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, receiving the Bronze Congressional Award Medal in Greensboro. She is shown receiving the award in his Greensboro office. The Congressional Award is Congress's award for young Americans. It is non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competitive. The program is open to all 14- to 23-year-olds. Participants set goals in four program areas: volunteer public service, personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration. ​Emma received the award in part with volunteer service with the American Red Cross in Durham.​

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 07:59 AM

Former history department chair Lloyd Kramer takes on a new task

Chapel Hill people live in the shadow of one of the world’s great universities, a place packed with faculty, staff, and students who are filled with knowledge and are enthusiastic about sharing it.