By Danny Hooley
  • Photo by Angie Newsome.

    Sen. Berger Meets Moral Monday Protesters

    June 10, 2014 at 12:59 am

    North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, a Rockingham Republican, sat down and talked for nearly an hour with 15 protesters who had staged a sit-in in outside his office Monday night at the Legislative Building.

  • Photo by Brian J. Matis.

    State Funding Cuts Spark Tension

    June 8, 2014 at 8:43 pm

    Educators and school administrators all across North Carolina are anxious about the State House budget that’s due this week; and those in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools system are certainly no exceptions.

  • Jonah Perrin

    Culbreth Middle Schooler Raises Money to Help Teachers

    June 6, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    An eight-grader at Culbreth Middle School in Chapel Hill is angry about how little his teachers get paid for the hard work they do, so he decided to help out by selling some homemade bracelets supporting their cause.

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    CHCCS Board of Education Faces Future of Mandarin Program

    June 6, 2014 at 3:51 am

    A debate between two parental factions about the future of the Mandarin dual language program in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools brought nearly 100 people out to the Board meeting Thursday night at Chapel Hill High.

  • Photo by Angie Newsome.

    NC House Subcommittee Moves to Scrap Common Core

    June 3, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    The North Carolina House Education Subcommittee moved a bill forward on Tuesday to begin studying replacement standards for Common Core standards in North Carolina schools.

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    Carrboro Board of Aldermen Consider Rural Buffer Amendments

    June 3, 2014 at 4:12 am

    The Carrboro Board of Aldermen will spend most of Tuesday night’s meeting on discussing possible amendments to the Land Use Plan for the Rural Buffer, a longtime cooperative planning effort with the Town of Chapel Hill and Orange County.

  • Moral Monday, Halifax Mall. June 2, 2014.
Photo: Alex Curley

    VIDEO: Eleven Cited at Moral Monday

    June 3, 2014 at 3:36 am

    Eleven protesters were detained by police near Governor Pat McCrory’s office in the Capitol Building in Raleigh Monday night, and released with citations about two-and-a-half hours later.

  • Moral Monday; Photo by Rachel Nash

    Moral Monday, Back on Regular Schedule

    June 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

    The ongoing Moral Monday protest is back on regular schedule Monday evening, after Memorial Day last week moved activities to Tuesday.

  • Members of the Moral Monday 'Tillis 15' refuse to leave N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis's office until he will agree to speak with them, May 27, 2014. (Fusion Films screen grab)

    ‘Tillis 15′ Join Rev. William Barber for Moral Monday Press Conference in Durham

    May 30, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    Most of the so-called “Tillis 15” who staged an overnight sit-in at Republican State House Speaker Thom Tillis’s office this past Tuesday, and got arrested for it, re-assembled at the Durham office of the NAACP for a press conference Friday morning.

  • Rev. Dick Weston-Jones

    Member of ‘Tillis 14′ Sit-In Speaks About Protest and Arrest

    May 29, 2014 at 8:08 pm

    A 78-year-old retired Unitarian Minister from Chapel Hill was one of 14 people arrested for refusing to leave State House Speaker Thom Tillis’s office on Tuesday.

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