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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...

Chef Bill Smith Talks 50 Years of Acceptance in Chapel Hill

When I was growing up in eastern North Carolina, Chapel Hill was always of interest to people like me, who were euphemistically referred to as...
Britta Starke

Britta Starke: An Advocate for Change

Helping people before it’s too late brought Britta to her work directing the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) at UNC Hospitals. She previously...

Big Brother Becomes Hero When He Crosses Triathlon Finish Line with Sister in Tow

When Maddie Harrison crossed the finish line at the JUST TRYAN IT triathlon – just ahead of her older brother, William – she got...

Sport One of These Light Summer Tunics and Support Artisans Abroad

Loved for their loose styles and lightweight fabrics, Amaya Textiles’ summer-perfect tunics come in a variety of bright, vibrant looks. But the beauty of...

New Album Preserves the Musical Traditions (and Recipes) of the South

With tracks titled “Shortnin’ Bread,” “Greasy Greens” and “Cherry Pie,” the lineup for “Biscuits for Your Outside Man” resembles the menu of a hearty...

Splurge with a Conscience on Dog Collars that Benefit Rescue Organizations

Erica Preo was working as a graphic designer for luxury brands in San Francisco when she had the realization familiar to many animal lovers:...