Chapel Hill News

Chapel Hill News

Unusual lot of Chapel Hill townies comes together for kids

Some of Chapel Hill’s Phillips Junior High alums from the 1970s and 1980s are coming together this Sunday, Dec. 11, to raise funds for low-income students who cannot afford afters-chool activities like sports, music and art. Hot local band Liquid Pleasure, which got its start at Phillips in the 1970s, will headline the fundraiser at The Strowd on 159 1/2 E. Franklin St., owned by Phillips alum Mike “Rosie” Rosenbacher.

Henrietta: A hog's hard-knock life

Henrietta, a pig rescued by Chatham County farm animal sanctuary may need amputation and a prosthetic leg due to a large tumor on her leg. Earlier in her life, before coming to the shelter, she was attacked by dogs and lost both of her ears.