Want to Run for Local Office? Here’s How.

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.

2021 Will Bring Turnover in Local Government

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….

Late-Night Hearings Limit Public Input

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. 

Fowler is Collaborative

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.


Orange County Commissioner Candidate Endorsements by Local Groups

Judicial Candidates Questionnaire

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…

Found in the Driveway

Many area residents found on Saturday, Jan. 25, an issue of “The Conservative Action Report” in their driveway.

Please Join Me for My Swearing In!

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…

Town Council Race Goes to a Recount

ELECTION 2019 TLR Staff Report The Orange County Board of Elections will conduct a recount of the Chapel Hill Town Council race November 21 to determine who won the last…

Election 2019 Results

Who will be representing you? Results from Election Day show that in the Chapel Hill mayor’s race, incumbent Pam Hemminger will continue in her position…

2019 Election Information

POLITICS Early Voting Polling Locations & Times for November 5th Election Board of Elections 208 South Cameron Street, Hillsborough (Only Site Open This Week) Wednesday, October 16 – Friday, October…

Aldermen to Decide Future of Natural Heritage Site

GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT By Terri Buckner, Orange County Resident A public hearing set for September will help determine whether part of one of Carrboro’s most environmentally sensitive and ecologically endangered areas…