Chapel Hill’s Community Design Commission heard nearly two hours of public comment Tuesday before offering a few suggestions for improving a plan for 36 acres at 1714 Legion Road. A developer has contracted with the American Legion for apartments, offices and civic space.
The Orange County Public Library launched its pilot Wi-Fi to Go project in March with 50 wireless hotspot devices that library users could check out and take home. The wireless devices provide unlimited Internet access anywhere cell phone service is available.
Triangle UPS workers, some with more than 20 years on the job, will rally Monday against discrimination, harassment and unfair, unsafe working conditions. They could filed a class-action lawsuit, an NAACP official says.
The Orange County Board of Elections, after hearing from voters who packed a meeting this week, will send two options for early voting to the State Board of Elections. The majority’s plan creates five polling sites and adds roughly 38 hours to the early voting schedule, but no Sundays.
Judge Allen Baddour denied a defense motion Tuesday in Orange County Superior Court that would have delayed the trial of former UNC student accused of killing three people while driving drunk. Cell phone ruling could come later this week.
Kellen Hassell, whose son Luc was born with the rare Angelman syndrome, raised over $18,500 this month with his Wheeling for Wings bike ride to support research and raise awareness. The Miami-to-Chapel Hill trek took seven days, ending at UNC’s Comprehensive Angelman Syndrome Clinic.
Thar Thwai, a Catawba College senior, spends his weekends and breaks at home, coaching and managing the Kwe Ka Baung soccer team, about two dozen of his fellow Karen refugees who live in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.