Posted inCHALT, Chapel Hill, Journalism

The Local Reporter’s strange pond coverage

Last month, we reported that The Local Reporter was looking for an editor after their 6th editor abruptly left the paper days after our deep dive into the paper’s problematic political coverage. They’ve since hired Julia Runk Jones, previously the paper’s dog columnist, to temporarily lead the organization. But issues with the paper’s coverage persist. […]

Posted inBike and Walk, Carrboro, Carrboro Town Council, Greenway

Why doesn’t the Bolin Creek Greenway appear in Carrboro’s 2020 Bike Plan?

A Triangle Blog Blog reader recently wrote in with a very good question: “I was curious why the Bolin Creek Greenway does not appear in the recommendations for the 2020 Bike Plan or Carrboro’s Comprehensive Plan. Can you dig into this?” Thank you for your question! There is nothing that makes us happier than digging […]

Posted inCarrboro, Greenway

Greenway: ‘Much of the existing sewage corridor is unstable and/or impervious’

Earlier this month, I attended an environmental activity with my family at MLK Park in Carrboro. The event was put on by Lands and Water South, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to education and watershed protection. We participated in a (very wet) activity that helped us understand the importance of wetlands, trees, and other […]