A local high school student’s research will take a trip to outer space this weekend....
Land use management ordinance dominated much of the conversation at the May 24 Chapel Hill Town Council meeting....
About 40 years ago, we moved to a small town in central Massachusetts....
Every other week, the Movie Night! column previews upcoming films showing in Chapel Hill theaters – for those who still like to go out to the movies....
A woman has been charged after allegedly causing the death of a motorcycle rider....
Chapel Hill’s Booker Creek Working Group formally approved its final recommendations report last week....
I have a saying: Anyone can have a gorgeous garden in May in North Carolina....
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GUEST COLUMNS & LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
State wildlife group mulls local chapter
Creating more than a zero-waste plan
It’s honey bee swarm season!
Guest Column: Calling for Action on 828 MLK Blvd. Site
EDITORIAL / OPINION
Taking the lane
The largest group of would-be bike riders consists of the “interested but concerned.”
Mom’s joy of cooking
My mother wasn’t always a good cook.
The kindness of paper
Several years ago, an old college friend living thousands of miles away called me about a problem with her dog Fred, a cheerful, seemingly uncomplicated 3-year-old shepherd mix
Of banks large and small, their holdings, and you
It’s easy to hate on banks. Everybody loves to do it. We just can’t make up our minds which ones to hate the most.
Bus Rapid Transit Set for MLK Jr. Blvd.; Plans Focus on Transit-Oriented Development
The Wednesday, Jan. 18, Chapel Hill Town Council work session is scheduled to have a discussion about the planned route for a north-south bus rapid transit (BRT) line.
Comfort Foods – Vegan Style
It is said that food is medicine. But food also brings with it powerful connotations and memories that may be unrelated to health.
Forgetting to remember
It’s true of all of us, that we occasionally can’t remember stuff: where we put the house keys, if we left the water running in the bathtub or the Pythagorean theorem.
May is for gardening
I have a saying: Anyone can have a gorgeous garden in May in North Carolina.
John News v104— John’s Epic Canada Trip 🇨🇦
Direct from his Chapel Hill home, it’s “John News,” a video podcast written, produced and performed by local youth John Wortman. The Local Reporter is proud to present “John News” to help, in John’s words, “bring some happiness to people during these trying times.”
The Messages We Send
I have long wondered about the ways in which we communicate with each other.
MOVIE NIGHT! Flawed people, interesting problems, and movies for grownups
Every other week, the Movie Night! column previews upcoming films showing in Chapel Hill theaters – for those who still like to go out to the movies.
Summer 2023 Itineraries
Summer has officially come to Orange County.
Analysis: Home sizes in southern Orange County
There may be nothing more polarizing in southern Orange County right now than the proposals and discussions related to zoning, land use, etc.
Welcome the new birds, both migrants and babies!
As summer begins, we should be aware the avian breeding season is not over yet.
On grieving: “Life loves on”
On May 6, our community will have a chance to explore coping creatively with grieving when two historic Chapel Hill churches sponsor a community-wide event.
Vegan Table for Two
If you are vegan, as I am, you may have felt that little pang of anxiety when going to dine at a restaurant. Will they have something on the menu you can eat?