Students from the UNC Beyond Coal Campaign, will get a chance Wednesday to make the case for coal divestment before the university’s Board of Trustees.
The Town Council on Monday agreed to set an Oct. 28 public hearing to give residents a chance to comment on a proposal to begin charging businesses and homeowners for false burglar and fire alarms.
It’s a big day for fairs and festivals in Hillsborough on Saturday.
In downtown Hillsborough, the Fresh Roots Festival will feature the weekly farmer’s market, games for kids at the courthouse, music in the afternoon and beer in the evening.
Today, the Chapel Hill Public Library will unveil the first of seven Banned Books Trading Cards designed by local artists to bring awareness to the problems of censorship.
The project is part of the library’s celebration of Banned Books Week, a national celebration of the freedom to read that meshes art, literature and intellectual freedom
How are the stone walls that surround the old UNC-Chapel Hill campus connected to the highest mountain in eastern North America?
You can use this question to separate Chapel Hill newcomers from folks who have been around for a while.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners announced last week that Assistant County Manager Michael Talbert will serve as the interim county manger when current manager Frank Clifton departs later this month.
Talbert will serve in the interim’s post for up to six months, beginning Sept. 30.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office investigated several break-ins in the past week.
On Cole Drive, a woman reported Wednesday that someone had cut a lock to the crawlspace at her home and stolen five chainsaws. The chainsaws had “FDC” on them. The value of the items that were stolen was $1,200.
This time of year, mum is the word. Soon, our landscape will evolve and the colors and senses that comprise fall will brighten our day and shout loudly to our eyes. This is the time of year that yellow and gold and orange are the flavors of sunrise and sunset.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to house and vehicle calls last week.
On Monday, a man called the sheriff’s office from Jo Mac Road west of Carrboro to report that when he went outside of his house about 9:50 p.m., he saw a man sitting inside his vehicle.
The first detail a visitor notices in Tim Okamura’s large-scale portraits are the eyes, which at times invite and challenge the viewer. One also might be struck by the striking physical presence of the portraits (primarily women), and the almost hidden details of modern urban life.
Town officials have firmed up plans to capitalize on the national televised game between UNC and Miami next month.
The semi-annual Shred-A-Thons for confidential paper are Oct. 10 at University Mall, near Dillard’s and Oct. 12 at the recycling site behind Home Depot at Hampton Pointe in Hillsborough. These no-cost events are co-sponsored by Chapel Hill Police Department, the Partnership for a Sustainable Community, and Orange County Solid Waste Management Department. You can watch your paper get shredded for recycling while there.
Wellness is a state of mind and an act of being. It takes dedication and strength and focus of spirit and body to assume a life of wellness.