Raleigh got its second electric scooter company in downtown this week, when Lime scooters joined Bird scooters. Meanwhile, the Durham City Council postponed a vote on a proposed scooter ordinance for the city.
The remains of Hurricane Florence flooded Camelot Village in Chapel Hill, damaging at least 57 condos. The complex known for flooding in heavy rains is also some of Orange County’s most affordable housing.
A letter to Durham Public Schools questions having classes Monday, while the decision by CHCCS to have school on Yom Kippur, resulted in a letter from the interfaith community in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
Wilmington police said Lesha Patrice Johnson, 41, and her months old son died after a tree fell on their home in Wilmington. A GoFundMe page says she was Lesha Murphy-Johnson and her seventh-month old was Adam.
The Wake County and Chapel Hill-Carrboro school systems plan to reopen Tuesday after having been closed for three days due to Hurricane Florence. Wake also announced a new set of school makeup days after parents complained about the old ones.
The last remnants of Hurricane Florence passed over Durham and Orange Counties, pushing creeks and lakes beyond their banks and closing roads. Crews stayed busy in Chapel Hill, Carrboro rescuing trapped residents.
A video by produced by members of the Pittsboro, NC police department who took up the law enforcement #LipSyncChallenge has garnered over 4 million views on Facebook. The video spoofs the popular SNL more cowbell skit.