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Community Notices

Community notices which will be updated frequently, so be sure to check back!...

A Home for the Holidays?
A Home for the Holidays?

It seems to start earlier and earlier each year.  For some it happens as early as October, even before Halloween and trick-or-treating. ...

‘A Huge Shot in the Arm’; Council Grants Zoning Request to East Rosemary Street Development in 7-1 Vote
‘A Huge Shot in the Arm’; Council Grants Zoning Request to East Rosemary Street Development in 7-1 Vote

The Chapel Hill Town Council voted Wednesday evening to approve a building some elected officials are calling one of the most important development projects...

Movie Night! Magical Realism, Joaquin Phoenix and West Side Story 
Movie Night! Magical Realism, Joaquin Phoenix and West Side Story 

Every other week, our Movie Night! column previews the best upcoming films showing in Chapel Hill theaters – for those who still like to go out to the...

Rethinking Mulch
Rethinking Mulch

Sooner or later, all garden writers end up writing about mulch – and I am no exception....

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John News v82: 11/26/21

Direct from his Chapel Hill home, it’s “John News,” a video podcast written, produced and performed by 8-year-old John Wortman, a third-grader at Ephesus Elementary School. The Local Reporter is proud to present the weekly “John News” to help, in John’s words, “bring some happiness to people during these trying times.”




A Home for the Holidays?

It seems to start earlier and earlier each year.  For some it happens as early as October, even before Halloween and trick-or-treating. 


Advocating for Trees and Leaves

This week, the town of Chapel Hill is celebrating Arbor Week, culminating in a Nov. 19 ceremony where Mayor Pam Hemminger will read an Arbor Day Proclamation and accept the Tree City USA Award from the N.C. Forest Service.



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?