Jeff Hamlin

Three Prep Soccer Teams Play in State Quarterfinals Saturday

Three high school soccer teams from the Chapel Hill-Carrboro district will play in the state quarterfinals in their respective classifications on Saturday. Two of them will play at home. The East Chapel Hill Wildcats will travel to Wilmington in a match against Ashley High on Saturday night in the state 4-A playoffs. The Wildcats defeated D.H. Conley 3-nil on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals. East is led by senior Ralph Nayo, who has scored 19 goals this season. Junior Taylor Greeno has added 13 goals and four assists. In the 3-A State Playoffs, Chapel Hill will be at...

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CHALT Hopes Charlotte’s Sugar Creek Can be Blueprint for Booker Creek

In 2006, Charlotte’s Little Sugar Creek was the most polluted stream in North Carolina. Now, it’s part of a beloved urban park. The Charlotte Observer labeled the transformation as “a sweet resurrection.” So how did it begin? With an ambitious stream restoration and greenway project led by Crystal Taylor-Goode, the Lead Project Manager for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services. On Wednesday afternoon, Taylor-Goode will be the guest speaker at the Chapel Hill Public Library for a forum presented by the Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town. The discussion begins at 5:30 inside Meeting Room A. Taylor-Goode will describe the...

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Chapel Hill, Orange County to Discuss Incentives Package for Potential Wegmans Location

As Performance AutoMall is slated to close next summer, one of the premier supermarkets in America may fill its space. Next week, the Orange County Commissioners and the Town of Chapel Hill will consider an incentives package to bring Wegmans Supermarket to Chapel Hill. The proposal calls for Orange County and the Town of Chapel Hill to contribute a maximum amount of $2 million over five years if Wegmans meets specific targets for new jobs and increases in sales and tax property revenue. Wegmans would bring 350 full-time jobs and 30-million dollars in investment. Performance AutoMall is slated to...

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