Last month, Valerie Foushee was appointed to fill the unexpired term of former state Sen. Ellie Kinnaird who resigned in August citing frustration with the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
Now, Foushee, who was a state representative before the appointment, wants to meet, and, in many instances, reconnect with the citizens in Chatham and Orange counties she will represent in her new role as the District 23 state senator.
What do you call the great cooking that Mama Dip Council serves at her wonderful restaurant on Rosemary Street in Chapel Hill?
I am thinking about things like her fried chicken, black-eyed peas, collard greens, yams, corn bread, fruit cobbler, sweet tea and banana pudding.
You know what I am talking about. It is the cuisine special to our region. What do you call it?
Under overcast skies and a steady rain, about 20 students huddled in front of the UNC system’s administration building Thursday to protest a new drop-add policy that students complain stifles intellectualism.
Standing 12 feet away, John “Blackfeather” Jefferies is holding an atlatl, preparing to launch. In the late 1600s, the spear would have been hurled toward game downrange. There aren’t many people now who have seen at atlatl hurled or who can throw an atlatl like the 74-year-old Jefferies.
From the road, it appears as though time stood almost still since the 1800’s.
It’s been 188 years since Joseph Bacon started the farm near Schley and St. Mary’s roads in Hillsborough.
Now, Bacon Farms is in the hands of siblings Ben and Laura Johnson, who want to make sure the legacy carries onward into the next century and beyond.
UNC is having a party this week to celebrate the installation of Chancellor Carol Folt, and everybody’s invited.
Folt is set to be installed as the university’s 11th chancellor at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, during a ceremony in Polk Place on the steps of the university’s South Building.
Following tradition, the installation takes place on University Day, which commemorates the l793 laying of the cornerstone of Old East, the nation’s first public university building.
Visual art has always been a centerpiece of the town’s annual Festifall street fair. This year, festival organizers and the Ackland Art Museum are inviting festival visitors to create their own art.
Literacy, closing the achievement gap, strengthening the district’s infrastructure and supporting teachers were among the topics discussed during the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools candidate forum last week.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced the names of the 12 business leaders it will induct into its inaugural Business Hall of Fame.
It all began informally. This is how Wesley Woods is explaining his interpretation of how the group of men sitting around him, came to sit around him. It is 7:02Am and they are the only customers inside the Kelsey’s Café on King Street in Hillsborough.
Chapel Hill best-selling mystery writer Jeffery Deaver works differently from most of his Orange County literary neighbors.
And in his new book, “The October List,” he writes in a way that sets him apart from almost every writer anywhere, every writer except maybe his Chapel Hill neighbor Daniel Wallace. More later about a literary device Wallace and Deaver share.
A construction worker in Chapel Hill fell about 10 feet off a concrete pillar Wednesday afternoon.