Roses to Chancellor Holden Thorp for not going gently into the night.
Published: May. 7, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Did you ever have a mother or grandmother who was so busy cooking, serving and cleaning up she never got to sit down and eat with the family?
Published: Apr. 30, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses from reader Lisa Inman to the charity organizations and volunteers that helped make the Color the Hill Fun Run possible. The team of charities included the Academy of Information Technology, an excellent learning program offered through the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools; A Drink For Tomorrow from UNC-CH, a student-run organization that raises awareness and funds for the global water crisis; and the SKJAJA Fund, which provides funding for local kids to participate in social and educational enrichment activities.
Published: Apr. 24, 2013 11:35 AM | Full story
Roses from an anonymous library insider, who we’re sure speaks for many, to all members of the Chapel Hill Public Library staff for being real troopers for the past couple of years – moving the library to University Mall, operating at the smaller temporary quarters for over a year, and then moving back to the expanded library.
Published: Apr. 16, 2013 5:48 PM | Full story
Roses to erstwhile political candidate turned actor Augustu Cho for channeling his newfound celebrity for charity.
Published: Apr. 2, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Raspberries to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools for failing to provide a safe surface for its student runners.
Published: Apr. 9, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to Damon Seils for stepping up to democracy’s challenge and running for the vacant seat on the Carrboro Board of Aldermen.
Published: Mar. 26, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses from reader Amy Fowler and the board of the Autism Society of North Carolina-Orange Chatham Chapter (ASNC-OC) to UNC Pediatrics residents who despite their busy schedules, spent January growing beards (some hypoplastic, particularly in the case of the female participants) for a great cause: ASNC-OC.
Published: Mar. 19, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to Chapel Hill pastors Jill and Richard Edens, Durham Rabbi John Friedman and others for protesting the McCrory administrations plan to put pink stripes and the words No Lawful Status on the drivers licenses of young immigrants in the federal deferred-deportation program.
Published: Mar. 12, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Raspberries to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA for being too little too late with its racquetball rhetoric.
Published: Mar. 6, 2013 11:03 AM | Full story
Roses with stems long enough to reach back to 1997 to thank Michael Bucy and all those who have come since to make the UNC Dance Marathon the biggest student fundraiser on the UNC campus.
Published: Feb. 26, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to Town Council member Sally Greene for defending the public’s right to speak.
Published: Feb. 19, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to women’s basketball coaches Sylvia Hatchell and Sherry Norris for notching career milestones with athletic, self-effacing grace.
Published: Feb. 12, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Raspberries to former Gov. Jim Martin, after a key but contested finding in his report on the UNC’s athletic and academic fraud scandal, had to be removed last month because the facts didn’t support it.
Published: Feb. 5, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses of sympathy to the family of Josh Bailey, who continue to bear witness as the killers of their son make their way through the criminal justice system.
Published: Jan. 29, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp for bending DOT’s ear and saving the towns and taxpayers a bundle.
Published: Jan. 22, 2013 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to Steven Wade of Chapel Hill for helping to restore a Franklin Street tradition.
Published: Jan. 18, 2013 6:29 PM | Full story
Roses to the Optimist Club of Chapel Hill, which sponsored the innovative “Shop With a Cop” program.
Published: Dec. 18, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to the East Chapel Hill High School Ethics Bowl team.
Published: Dec. 11, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses by the helmetful to the Carrboro High School football team, which concluded its spectacular season in scintillating fashion.
Published: Dec. 4, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses, of course, to Emily Brewer, Tommy Holmes, Elizabeth Aguilar Lopez and the baby girl who brought all those people together in a way that has captured attention across the nation.
Published: Nov. 21, 2012 5:20 PM | Full story
Roses to sisters Charanjit Kaur and Kamlesh Kamlesh, who recently passed their U.S. citizenship tests, and to the Orange County Literacy Council, whose tutors helped them prepare and study for the tests.
Published: Oct. 17, 2012 10:43 AM | Full story
Roses to Kathleen Thompson, who has served as the faithful and superlative library director of the Chapel Hill Public Library since 1985.
Published: Oct. 3, 2012 9:55 AM | Full story
Roses to the Orange County Commissioners, for their rapid and decisive commitment to build a new community center for the Rogers Road neighborhood, with or without help from Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
Published: Sep. 25, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to Ernest Dollar, who infused the Preservation Society of Chapel Hill with a welcome shot of energy and passion during his five years as its executive director.
Published: Sep. 11, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to the Chapel Hill High School students, teachers and parents who joined together to create the school’s new Yearbook Portrait Garden, and to the sponsors and community supporters who made it possible.
Published: Sep. 5, 2012 10:26 AM | Full story
Roses to Kim and Stephanie Anderson, and to the wonderful staff at the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals.
Published: Aug. 21, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, for posting one of the state’s top four-year graduation rates.
Published: Aug. 15, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA for offering the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children workshop, and to the 70 members of the Chapel Hill Fire Department who recently participated in it to add child sexual abuse prevention to their safety arsenal.
Published: Aug. 7, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story
Roses to the merchants and patrons who have brought Hillsborough’s West End back to life.
Published: Jul. 31, 2012 7:00 PM | Full story