NC Senate Passes Bill Allowing Magistrates to Refuse Gay WeddingsFebruary 25, 2015 at 5:52 pm
A bill that allows magistrates to opt out of performing weddings for same-sex couples, on religious grounds, passed in the state Senate Wednesday, and will now go to the House.
Tragic Gun Crimes in Chapel Hill Haven’t Swayed Lawmakers in RaleighFebruary 21, 2015 at 2:18 pm
Current gun controls in North Carolina are unlikely to get any tougher, following the recent murders of three college students in Chapel Hill.
Carrboro Alderpersons Ask CAIC Partners to Start OverFebruary 20, 2015 at 2:27 am
“Reset, not reject.”
That was the catchphrase at Tuesday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, as all board members confirmed that they did, indeed, reject the financing proposal for a new Arts & Innovation Center downtown.
Carolina Brewery Turns 20, Celebrates with Chapel HillFebruary 14, 2015 at 1:05 pm
The owner and staff at Carolina Brewery on Franklin Street have a good excuse to throw a party this month. The establishment just turned 20, as it continues to thrive in a craft beer business that never seems to stop growing.
United Muslim Relief VP Remembers Those Killed in Tuesday’s Shooting RampageFebruary 12, 2015 at 4:38 pm
All around the world, people continue to mourn the loss of UNC dental student Deah Barakat; his wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, who was set to attend UNC School of Dentistry in the fall; and her sister, NC State College of Design student Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha. The loss is felt particularly hard in the Muslim community […]
Thousands Gather at UNC to Pay Tribute to 3 Shooting VictimsFebruary 12, 2015 at 1:01 am
Thousands filled the Pit at UNC on a chilly Wednesday evening to pay tribute to three young Muslim college students who were gunned down the day before in Chapel Hill – allegedly, over a parking dispute.
Carrboro Weighs Green Burial IdeaFebruary 11, 2015 at 1:46 am
Carrboro has a reputation for being an environmentally-friendly place. So it’s not surprising that town leaders are considering a plan to give citizens the opportunity to abide by their green-living principles, even after their lives have ended.
Carrboro BoA to Take Public Comments on 2015-16 BudgetFebruary 10, 2015 at 12:10 am
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen will hear comments from the public tonight regarding community needs and priorities for fiscal year 2015-16.
Orange County’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.9 PercentFebruary 5, 2015 at 3:11 pm
Orange County continues to hold the third best employment numbers in the state, according to number released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
Cat’s Cradle Owner to Carrboro BoA: Growing Arts Scene Presents ‘Dilemma’February 4, 2015 at 2:58 am
The owner of the Cat’s Cradle told the Carrboro Board of Aldermen at Tuesday night’s meeting that his business and the ArtsCenter are both in the same situation – too big for their current buildings.