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Last year, after a Chapel Hill town council member left office midterm, 16 people applied to fill the vacancy. At the time, candidates only had to send...
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Roly-poly on the beach, a tow-headed cherub clambers on his disarmed father like the man is his personal playground jungle gym. Of all the snapshots hiding...
My father loved plastic bags. When my sister and I cleaned out his house after his death, we found old plastic bags tucked under the cushions on the......
A packet of seeds, meant to catch my eye, arrived in the mail. A seed company in a faraway state, trying to get my business, wants me to look at their...
Say Their Names, a public art project, is an artistic expression of history we must remember and never forget. It is a 4-foot-tall, 22-foot-wide timeline depicting a legacy of struggle for respect, humanity and justice.
When COVID forced high school drama students to move to a digital stage, East Chapel Hill High School theater manager Hope Love kicked the creativity up a level. She and her students…
On Wednesday, the Chapel Hill Town Council will be considering the Aura project, a mixed-use infill project at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Estes Drive. We believe this is an excellent and appropriate project on a rare, transit-convenient piece of Chapel Hill land.
LGBT Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which…
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THE ABSENTEE GARDENERS
A packet of seeds, meant to catch my eye, arrived in the mail. A seed company in a faraway state, trying to get my business, wants me to look at their catalog. Its strategy backfired. I’m not happy with the little gift; in fact, I’m rather huffy about it. The colorful packet featured a watercolor…Read More
THROUGH A TOWNIE’S LENS
DOWN THE ROAD A PIECE
REAL ESTATE SPOTLIGHT
LGBT Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which…Read More
THE WILD SIDE
HELP! I CAN’T REMEMBER MY PASSWORDS
Parks and conservation areas aren’t created out of thin air. They happen because 1) a particular person or group sees the beauty and natural promise of…Read More