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Students from high schools across Chapel Hill and Carrboro walked out of school and marched up to 4.6 miles to Franklin St.'s Peace and Justice Plaza for an anti-gun violence rally on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting. Students from high schools across Chapel Hill and Carrboro walked out of school and marched up to 4.6 miles to Franklin St.'s Peace and Justice Plaza for an anti-gun violence rally on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting.
On Friday morning, the activist group El Centro Hispano and officials from around North Carolina denounced a spate of ICE raids across the Triangle that have led to the detention of up to twenty-five local undocumented immigrants over the past several weeks. At a press conference, U.S. Representative David Price spoke about his work to protect undocumented families in North Carolina.
Stop 1- FBM's Cinco De Mayo at the Lost Bowl. Noon til Bert's- We will have High Air in the pool, Bike pinata, sombreros, tacos, and live musicians , as well as a best trick! Stop 1.5 Cinco De Bert-O's - Billy's backyard fiasco after party Saturday night May 5th Stop 2 - Sunday May 27th- FBM Best Trick at Gnarroboro at Back Alley Bikes in Carrboro North Carolina, more details to follow! Stop 3 - Saturday June 9th at the SLAB in Southern Maryland with the Concrete Bombers crew, details to be announced, grilling, chilling and more.
The shooting threat that brought police to Chapel Hill High School this month and kept more than half of the students home the next day could be a somewhat lesser concern if renovations start this summer. A $68 million construction project will add more safety and security features, from a centralized entrance to better visibility, to the open-style campus built in 1966.
One of the most puzzling - and most brutal - unsolved murders in the Triangle is getting attention from an Investigation Discovery true crime TV show this weekend. Faith Hedgepeth , an almost 20-year-old UNC college student and a member of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe from Hollister , was found bludgeoned to death in the apartment she shared with her roommate, Karena Rosario, on the morning of Sept.
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Mayor Steve Schewel has condemned last week's immigration raids that took 25 people into custody in the Triangle, including people in the country illegally who were not the initial targets. "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency made arrests of valued Durham residents, including people who are parents of U.S. citizens," Schewel said in a statement.
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