In defense of books -- Howard Craft

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other big retailers have done damage to Independent Bookstores. Nice Price Books and The Know Bookstore, which were two of my favorite places to find obscure books, have closed over the last few years. Yet, cornerstones like the Regulator Bookshop are still here, and we now have Letters Bookshop, which opened on Main Street.

Chapel Hill students walk out and march miles to rally for gun reforms

Students from high schools across Chapel Hill and Carrboro walked out of school and marched up to 4.6 miles to Franklin St.'s Peace and Justice Plaza for an anti-gun violence rally on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting.
Julia Wall