Municipal elections for the towns of Carrboro and Chapel Hill will take place on November 7, 2023.Read More
An online platform designed to give local governments precise data about citizen concerns and attitudes related to specific issues is currently being rolled out by the Town of Chapel Hill.
On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade.
I am proud to be running for NC House District 50 to represent Orange and Caswell counties in the General Assembly.
Earlier this year, our North Carolina Supreme Court threw out the Republicans’ latest gerrymandered legislative and congressional maps.
If you live locally, you’ve probably seen my yard signs around town.
Early voting for the May 17 primary election begins Thursday April 28.
In this race, I am running on my record as your Orange County Register of Deeds.
When people ask me why I am running for Orange County Register of Deeds, I remind them that I have been serving the community I love for over 20 years and believe that government services have to match the expectations of our residents.
As my father would say, “You can sit on the sidelines and complain, or you can get in there and do something about it.”
The proliferation of campaign signs along area roadways and throughout Chapel Hill-Carrboro neighborhoods has people asking when the signs will come down and what happens to them when the election is over.
As the leaves fall, the signs rise. And while political yard signs are not literally as numerous as autumn leaves, they certainly seem that way. Particularly in and around Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
The Local Reporter asked the candidates for Chapel Hill Mayor & Town Council our questionnaire, here are their answers…
The Local Reporter asked the candidates for Carrboro Mayor & Town Council our questionnaire, here are their answers…
The six candidates for the upcoming board of education (BOE) election met in an online forum Sept. 28, 2021 to answer questions submitted by community members.
Our political debate around our public parks, public trails and public land in Chapel Hill is mired in how the world existed two years ago – not how it exists today….
I was born and raised by two proud army veterans in Fayetteville, NC, before I went on to study Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington….
Every time you look around Chapel Hill it seems some new development is going up. For example, the Town House apartments off Hillsborough Road where my family lived in the early 1970s are now gone…
Mayor Lydia Lavelle will host the eighth annual community reading of Frederick Douglass’ essay, “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro.” The community reading will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4….
Last year, after a Chapel Hill town council member left office midterm, 16 people applied to fill the vacancy. At the time, candidates only had to send an email or letter to the town clerk stating their interest.
Within a week of one another, two local elected officials announced their departure from office. Lydia Lavelle, Carrboro’s mayor since 2013, said on May 26 she would not seek re-election….
Chapel Hill residents are voicing concern over the late-night meeting times of recent public hearings, some of which have lasted until midnight and beyond.
Here is the final list of Orange County candidate winners.
I am writing to endorse Amy Fowler for the at-large Orange County Commissioner seat. Besides being a really nice, smart person, Amy is incredibly thoughtful in her decision making.
Elected officials generally fall into two broad categories.
Orange County Commissioner Candidate Endorsements by Local Groups
POLITICS Commissioner Candidates Question 1: Orange County has one of the highest tax rates in the state. High tax rates make it difficult for lower-income families to afford to live here and…
POLITICS TLR is publishing the responses of all the candidates who submitted answers to our questionnaires. Orange County School Board Candidates Question 1: What is the one most pressing issue…
POLITICS TLR is publishing the responses of all the candidates who submitted answers to our questionnaires. Judicial Candidates Question 1: In order to render a decision, the Judge must determine…
A new political action committee dedicated to improving maintenance and making needed repairs in local schools will hold an informational event Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at OWASA.
Many area residents found on Saturday, Jan. 25, an issue of “The Conservative Action Report” in their driveway.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Greetings, friends and fellow Carrboro residents! In less than two weeks, we will make a little history together. I will be the first person _ever_ to be sworn into office…