They seem to be sprouting up all over the community — on Elliott Road, along Fordham Boulevard, in Glen Lennox, down Eubanks Road: sleek, massive apartment complexes.Read More
While UNC has already begun its spring semester and decided on a delayed start for in-person classes, some professors and students are calling for the...
The Rev. Dr. William Barber presented those attending Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP’s Annual Service in Commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....
No one told me how many volts they were going to zap me with, and I didn't want to ask. Finally, after six months, I decided to look it up on Wikipedia....
The Chapel Hill Historical Society’s newest book, “The Copperline Chronicles: A History of the Kings Mill-Morgan Creek Neighborhoods,” is now available....
Carl Fox, a retired senior resident superior court judge, said the COVID-19 pandemic has divided the nation into two distinct categories: “One group believing...
A weekly roundup of crime reports from local police agencies.
COVID, a racial reckoning, the election, the economy, and more COVID. Our community — like most — has been devastated, the virus cases piling up, our streets deserted, our campus shut, our schools closed, our distances kept. But, somehow, despite what a year it’s been, at the end of it all, we’ve made it through. How have you made it through?
If you live in Orange County and are 65 or older, you are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Generally, from a gardening standpoint, I enjoy the month of January. Typically, I peruse the garden catalogues that arrive this time of year, daydreaming about the possibilities my garden might produce. However, reading the garden catalogues recently has not given me a great deal of enjoyment for the simple reason that my garden, like me, is maturing.
Chapel Hill became the third North Carolina municipality — and third in Orange County — to enact an LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinance Wednesday night.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools may create a mandatory Black history course for high school students.
Not that Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States from Plains, Georgia. We’re talking about the other Jimmy Carter, the metalsmith and jewelry shop owner in Carr Mill Mall. He is who we’re appreciating today. That being said, Jimmy Carter is a big fan of Jimmy Carter.
The Chapel Hill Historical Society kicks off its spring 2021 virtual Zoom program series on Jan. 24 with Peter Sandbeck’s “Orange County’s Agricultural Revolution: 1900-1970 – The Transformation of Rural Life Shown Through Historic Photographs.”
During COVID lockdown, our three chickens have become a major source of entertainment. We call it “Chicken TV.”
I didn’t ride BMX bikes when I was a kid, but plenty of kids I knew did. There was even a (sort of) hit BMX movie in 1986, “Rad,” which included a very young Lori Loughlin and plenty of awesome biking sequences.
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OPINION / LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
THE ABSENTEE GARDENERS
Generally, from a gardening standpoint, I enjoy the month of January. Typically, I peruse the garden catalogues that arrive this time of year, daydreaming about the possibilities my garden might produce. However, reading the garden catalogues recently has not given me a great deal of enjoyment for the simple reason that my garden, like me, is maturing.Read More
THROUGH A TOWNIE’S LENS
REAL ESTATE SPOTLIGHT
Nearly every recap and review of last year will begin with some variation of this sentence: 2020 was an unusual year. In place of “unusual,” it may say “unprecedented” or “difficult” or some other pejorative, but without a doubt, 2020 will be remembered.Read More
Not that Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States from Plains, Georgia. We’re talking about the other Jimmy Carter, the metalsmith and jewelry shop owner in Carr Mill Mall. He is who we’re appreciating today. That being said, Jimmy Carter is a big fan of Jimmy Carter.Read More
THE WILD SIDE
Many people who love watching birds focus their attention on nest boxes in the spring and summer in the hope of seeing avian parents bringing food to nestlings — and if they’re lucky, getting to see the young leave the nest and fly for the first time.Read More
Well, it’s definitely going to be a Thanksgiving like no other. Thanks to COVID-19, many families across Chapel Hill and Carrboro won’t be gathering, or not nearly in the same large numbers. The kids — now dispersed to Brooklyn and Buffalo — likely are not coming home this year.Read More