Chapel Hill News

Chapel Hill: Opinion

Blaine Paxton Hall: At home in our common humanity

From Moses leading the Jews to the Promised Land, to the Holocaust survivors aboard Exodus 1947 seeking Palestine’s port of Haifa, to “there’s no place like home” Dorothy of “The Wizard of Oz” striving to return to her Kansas home, the archetypal yearning for home resonates in all people throughout human history.

Chapel Hill: Community

Notables: May 4

▪ Area students received top honors at the recent Star Talent regional dance competition. Grace Bailey attends Carrboro High School. Maria Campbell, Delaney Gavin and Alexa Simeonsson attend Northwood High School in Pittsboro. Samantha Shaw is a student at Woods Charter School in Chatham County.

Videos

More Videos

In Harnett, death by Taser <span class='title-duration'>05:51</span> 05:51

In Harnett, death by Taser 05:51

Brandon Bethea's death by Taser: The full video <span class='title-duration'>74:15</span> 74:15

Brandon Bethea's death by Taser: The full video 74:15

Christine Broom tells of her experience with Harnett deputies <span class='title-duration'>03:49</span> 03:49

Christine Broom tells of her experience with Harnett deputies 03:49

A knock, a struggle, a death <span class='title-duration'>10:18</span> 10:18

A knock, a struggle, a death 10:18

A forceful stop <span class='title-duration'>00:51</span> 00:51

A forceful stop 00:51

Former Harnett Sheriff says he stands behind deputy involved in shooting <span class='title-duration'>00:43</span> 00:43

Former Harnett Sheriff says he stands behind deputy involved in shooting 00:43

Derrick McClain <span class='title-duration'>02:10</span> 02:10

Derrick McClain 02:10

N&O investigation: Deadly Force <span class='title-duration'>02:27</span> 02:27

N&O investigation: Deadly Force 02:27

Tyrone Bethune <span class='title-duration'>03:18</span> 03:18

Tyrone Bethune 03:18

Wesley “Katdaddy” Adrian Wright <span class='title-duration'>04:42</span> 04:42

Wesley “Katdaddy” Adrian Wright 04:42

Share Video

Chapel Hill mural hit with political grafitti

Chapel Hill artist Michael Brown cleans 'T R U M P' grafitti from his 'Parade of Humanity' mural in the Chapel Hill's Porthole Alley.
Elliott Warnock ewarnock@newsobserver.com
Chapel Hill mural hit with political grafitti 00:42

Chapel Hill mural hit with political grafitti

Protesters disrupt UNC Board of Governors meeting that was moved due to security concerns 03:27

Protesters disrupt UNC Board of Governors meeting that was moved due to security concerns

Protesters disrupt relocated UNC Board of Governors meeting 01:21

Protesters disrupt relocated UNC Board of Governors meeting

Maya Learns To Ride A Bike at Carrboro Open Streets Festival 02:01

Maya Learns To Ride A Bike at Carrboro Open Streets Festival