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And then there’s Texas.
Fifty-three years ago, pre Roe v. Wade, I was an undergraduate at the University of Kentucky counseling other young women about how to get an illegal abortion.
Small businesses across Orange County were hit hard by the coronavirus, but Black-owned businesses were affected most keenly.
On Monday, June 20, the Town of Chapel Hill named the transit facility on Millhouse Road in honor of Howard and Lillian Lee.
COMMUNITY by Michelle Cassell Correspondent The Local Reporter A 75-year-old journey toward justice ended on Friday, June 17, in the Hillsborough courtroom where it all began. Superior Court Judge Allen…
There’s an experimental art space in Chapel Hill. It’s tucked away and under the radar.
By a vote of 5-1, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education approved a plan that maintains the current school resource officer [SRO] program with the exception of one middle school.
On May 4, 2021, as the nation celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Riders — the 13 Americans who set out on Greyhound and Trailways buses from Washington, D.C., in 1961 to peacefully protest segregated bus terminals.
The sounds of live music, spoken word poetry, art making and the promise of homemade lemonade hung in the air outside the Hargraves Community Center on Sunday afternoon.
Climate activists, concerned residents and an elected official gathered virtually Wednesday evening for an information session regarding the potential development of a parcel within Chapel Hill that contains coal ash.
Members of the Chapel Hill Town Council and town residents offered feedback on a number of developments currently working their way through the municipal review process during the body’s regular meeting on June 15.
Since 1793 when it was founded, the only thing that hasn’t changed in Chapel Hill is its name.
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.”
My father and I both knew what was really going on when I got him to shoot hoops. It wasn’t really about basketball —
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 movies.
Chapel Hill and Carrboro will be celebrating Juneteenth — the day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States — on Sunday, July 19.
March for Our Lives photo essay by James Kiefer
A junior at East Chapel Hill High School, Pristine Onuoha, is one of five finalists in a national science competition in which the winner will have their experiment conducted aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
The final performance of “Staged: New Play Readings” at Carrboro’s ArtCenter was on Sunday, June 12.
They spoke in code about the results of their work.
Not that long ago, I considered running a half marathon.
There is so much to do in the Chapel Hill/Orange County Area. Where will you start?
I was anxious about revisiting my family’s farm in Maryland after ten years away.
The Chapel Hill Town Council approved its budget for the next fiscal year Wednesday evening.
With an upcoming vote for next fiscal year’s budget looming, members of the Chapel Hill Town Council worked to clarify some last-minute details on how the fiscal year 2022-2023 budget during the council’s regular meeting on June 1.
Former Chapel Hill mayor Mark Kleinschmidt kicked off the first annual Pride Promenade last Saturday in downtown Chapel Hill by addressing the more than 350 people in attendance.
On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free, released from a lifetime of bondage.
While birds are quite active right now with nest building, incubating eggs, feeding nestlings and then guiding fledglings, there are also other beautiful flyers to see when we’re out walking and sitting in natural surroundings. Butterflies like those above are especially popular.
Freight Train Blues Concert Series. Photo essay by James Keifer
Two Chapel Hill High School graduating seniors are the winners of this year’s Bridge Builder Award for community service.
In the 1941 film, “Citizen Kane,” Charles Foster Kane, played by Orson Welles, uses his substantial wealth to purchase the New York Inquirer.