Sons of Confederate Veterans


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Just another day in Chapel Hill. Read more

Orange County

Following secret negotiations, BOG gave the SCV $2.6 million to protect a toppled UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument. Read more

Orange County

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The day she quit, UNC-Chapel Hill’s chancellor tried to put the Silent Sam controversy to rest once and for all. It didn’t work, and her legacy is far from settled. Read more

North Carolina


Alex Boerner

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John Gardiner

The interim chancellor was unanimously made permanent during a meeting that was supposed to discuss the Silent Sam settlement. Read more

Orange County

UNC-CH interim chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz suggested last week that the AG had signed off on the Board of Governor’s payout to the neo-Confederates. Read more

North Carolina

And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

Letters to the Editor


Cole Villena

“The BOG’s proposal to enter into the settlement agreement with the Sons of the Confederate Veterans was reviewed and authorized by the N.C. Attorney General.” Read more

Orange County

On Wednesday, the day the Sons of Confederate Veterans sued over Silent Sam, the BOG gave the neo-Confederate group $2.5 million. Read more

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Jenny Warburg