Marriott wants to add beds to Residence Inn hotel and build dense condo development on adjacent woodlands. Chapel Hill residents, council said it would affect traffic, stormwater, character and environment.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners repealed a 1959 designation of US 15 as the Jefferson Davis National Highway. United Daughters of the Confederacy started a campaign in 1913 to honor the former slaveowner.
Carrboro’s current and former mayors meet for a Mayors Roundtable to talk about the history and future of the community, planning and development. They also talked about a new name -- or revamping an old one -- for the town.
Most Orange County races have been decided, but there are other local, state and federal issues on the 2018 midterm election ballot, including N.C. constitutional amendments and an affordable housing bond.
Maya Little, the protester who doused the Silent Sam Confederate monument in blood and ink, wants UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt and Police Chief Jeff McCracken to testify at her upcoming trial, but the North Carolina attorney general is asking a judge to reject the request.
The school systems in Wake, Durham, Johnston, Orange and Chatham counties and Chapel Hill-Carrboro all will close Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 due to the pending arrival of Hurricane Michael. North Carolina is under a state of emergency.
A plan for dense, transit-friendly neighborhoods around Chapel Hill’s Gateway Station and Durham’s Patterson Place Station is just one way light-rail development could add property taxes and community benefits.
Kristin Emery, 26, and Thomas Bruefach, 18, made their first appearances on Monday, Aug. 27, for charges both of misdemeanor resisting a public officer and Bruefach for also causing a public disturbance during Saturday's 'Silent Sam' protest.