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Carrboro High Nurse Shares Her Story of Working in a Community That Feels Like...

Like many in her field, Kathryn Watson went into nursing because she wanted to make a difference. “I wanted to be part of a...

Three Nonprofits Feeding Our Community

Transplanting Traditions When refugees began arriving in Chapel Hill from Myanmar around 2007, they struggled to cook unfamiliar American vegetables and hungered for traditional foods...

The Smiths Pass Down a Passion For Giving Back

*Originally published in our April 2017 Issue. In May, Kristen Smith accepted a position as the Advancement Communications Manager with UNC's School of Government.  DR....

What We’ve Heard Around Town

BUSINESS BRIEFS Near the end of 2016, 140 West Franklin was sold by its Florida-based developer to Asana Partners of Charlotte. Graduates of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA...

How One Tar Heel Became Guardian of the Hill

I try to get out to Franklin Street at least once a week. Often, I am transported back to my time as a UNC...

Memories With The Mayors

The former mayors of Chapel Hill met in late 2016 at The Carolina Inn to welcome their newest colleague, Mayor Pam Hemminger (seated, far right)....
Santa Bob

Here Comes Santa Claus

This story originally ran in December 2015. Originally from Connecticut, Bob Hargraves lived all over the world during his 20-year career in the Navy. After another...

5 Events Not To Miss This Holiday Season

Messiah Choruses and More Dec. 15 Join the North Carolina Symphony at Memorial Hall for this concert including classic pieces by Handel, Bach, Vaughan Williams and...

Take a Pilates Class, Head to the Spa, or Grab Brunch at One of...

BUSINESS BRIEFS Primrose Schools franchise owners Brian and Melissa Mart opened Primrose School of Chapel Hill at Briar Chapel in August. ◊ Lies Sapp and Sage Rountree,...

How to Host Your Own Giving Party

If the never-ending election and the devastation of Hurricane Matthew have taught us anything about this upcoming holiday season, it’s that we all need some joy...