The Breeze Farm incubator in northern Orange County, NC, has been giving new farmers a leg up by providing land and equipment for a low fee since 2008. The Orange County LocalFest in September will raise money to support the operation.
On June 19, 2018 Animal Control officers responded to a call about a 500-pound pig, now named Toby, that had collapsed on the side of I-40. He was later bought at a shelter auction and now lives at Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary in Rougemont, NC.
Logging begins to take down the trees Monday, June 11, 2018, on a 15-acre tract at the corner of Estes Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Chapel Hill. Landowner Kathryn Butler has submitted plans unsuccessfully to develop the property.
Tarish Pipkins, a.k.a. Jeghetto, a puppeteer based in Chapel Hill, felt strongly about creating art around lynching in America. "Just Another Lynching," an emotional performance, will be at The Arts Center in Carrboro on June 8th and 9th.
Satana Deberry explains why new progressive policies will not be soft on violent crime. Deberry is set to become Durham County's district attorney in January after winning the Democratic primary with no Republican opponent on the ballot this fall.
On June 1, Sandra McCullen and her neighbors, who live in a homeless camp at the intersection of West Chapel Hill Street and NC-147, received government notices that they were to leave the area or face arrest.
Whether someone has asked you for help or you sense someone is in distress, here are some general guidelines to help support possible victims of abuse, be it physical, emotional, sexual, psychological or financial.