The Chapel Hill Herald: Editorial View All »

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 11:50 PM

Many threats to tourism

Tourism in North Carolina is a $20 billion-a-year industry, and that's only counting what visitors -- traveling for recreation or on business -- actually spend here. That total does not take into account the total impact as employees and businesses that make a living in tourism pump the money back into the economy.



The Chapel Hill Herald: Letters View All »

Aug. 09, 2014 @ 08:38 AM

Letters to the CHH editor, August 10

We are writing in reference to "Do they still know your name?" in the Chapel Hill Herald July 27.



Columnist: Susan Gladin View All »

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 11:24 PM

Street harassment a grim reality for women

“When you drive up to your home or workplace, what do before you go inside?”  The workshop leader looked intently at the man he’d chosen to answer this question.



Columnist: Stanley Peele View All »

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 11:39 PM

The sad recent fate of historic Colonial Inn

No building is more beloved by the people of Hillsborough than the Colonial Inn.  It was built in 1838 and originally called the Orange Hotel.  Folks recognized the special nature of the hotel right off the bat.  Here is part of an ad that was published by the original owner, Isaac Spencer: 



Columnist: Vicki Wentz View All »

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

I Can’t BELIEVE It’s DairySoyGluten Just Shoot Me!

A friend of mine was having a birthday, the same friend at whose home in the mountains I was staying for the summer, so I thought I’d throw her a birthday party, you know, in case I ever want to go back to the mountains and live in her house, like tomorrow, like permanently, like forever ... I’m just saying. So, in the interests of, well, my being able to do that, I won’t reveal her age -- she’s a bit sensitive about joining me in hot-flash hell -- but she was agreeable to the birthday party, as long as it was held in a meat locker because the heat has reached insanely anti-birthday levels.

 


Columnist: Susie Wilde View All »

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Wilde: Middle-grade musts

Active middle-graders want action-packed reading. Here are two book/audio titles that will grab them and hold them: