Posted inElection 2023

What did we learn in the Democratic forum with Chapel Hill’s candidates for Mayor and Council?

On September 14, the Democratic Women of Orange County, the African American Caucus of Orange County, and UNC YoungDems hosted a 90-minute forum with candidates for Chapel Hill Mayor and Town Council. It was my first chance to see the candidates in action. Here are some interesting tidbits: Dems ain’t trying to hear from non-Dems […]

Posted inChapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Election 2023

Interview: CHCCS School Board Candidate Vickie Feaster Fornville

As we noted in our post about vetting school board candidates, we have sent questionnaires to each school board candidate and are publishing them in the order received. Questions were compiled by board members of both Triangle Blog Blog and Bridging the Gap, and attendees of a four-part community read and discussion series on reparations […]

Posted inCHALT, Chapel Hill, Election 2023, Housing

The $120,000 Wealthy Homeowners PAC Is Dead Before It Started

The effort by a group of wealthy homeowners to form a new single-issue Political Action Committee (PAC) in support of Adam Searing’s mayoral candidacy and several like-minded council candidates is no more, according to its chief proponent. The Daily Tar Heel’s Ethan Horton reported that Julie Grumbles, the coordinator of this “Wealthy Homeowner PAC,” emailed […]