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In the winter of 1945, when Myra was six months pregnant, she had several memorable conversations with 4-year-old Nick about the new baby.
The Carolina Jazz Festival has a mission.
2023 was a year of repeated weather extremes for North Carolina, including our own local area.
In September, Innovate Carolina Junction, affectionately known as “The Junction,” opened its doors with a soft launch.
What I learned from spending several days recently in the hospital.
I’m a firm believer that gardening mistakes are necessary as this is one of the best ways to discover what you like and more importantly, what you dislike.
One of the many services the Visitors Center provides is as a repository for our visitors’ reviews of Chapel Hill.
January is the perfect time to buy plants.
On New Year’s weekend, I died.
The conundrum of the winter garden is this: Most of the time, it simply doesn’t look like much of a garden.
The heroes of the Civil Rights Movement are many, but none more important — and possibly among the least remembered — than Bayard Rustin.
In a year in which mortgage rates saw an unexpectedly high average, one would expect a year-end review article to talk about how the housing market has slowed or even receded.
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.”
With the onset of winter, gardeners at first tend to sigh a huge sigh of relief as the garden is finally quieting down.
The World Health Organization states that there are over 450 million people worldwide who are underweight, all of whom are considered malnourished.
Here’s your personal weather report, complete with Doppler 5000-Dow Jones 4,873, bottom of the ninth, and two men on radar.
The Chapel Hill Historical Society has a long history of moving.
No Carolina Christmas is complete without “A Christmas Carol.”
The end-of-year holiday season is often marked by expressions of generosity towards those close to us and people whom we don’t know personally.
If I hear, “Oh, it’s a piece of cake” one more time I shall scream.
Orange County is a remarkable plat of land nestled in the middle of a remarkable state.
As we approach the end of the year, it’s time for the end-of-the-year personal trivia contest.
Tis the season to be thinking of gifts; this frequently creates a dilemma as to what to gift a gardener if you have no interest in tilling the soil.
I think of my Mom as I consult the spattered page of her sugar cookie recipe.
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Although Allan Gurganus could not be happier to claim Hillsborough as his home, it feels misleading to introduce him merely as a local soul.
Over thirty years ago, I moved to Chapel Hill from New York City.
I’ve found another thing I can’t fix: a smoke alarm.
One of the best reasons to live in the Carolina Piedmont is the month of November, a spectacular month in the garden – if you have planned it correctly.
Alison Friedman embodies the creative spirit of the arts in every possible way, from her philosophy and vast experience, right down to her manner, look and street cred.
Growing numbers of people worldwide are vigorously advocating for the preservation of “green space”.