MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2005
Subdivision proposal fuels
affordable housing debate
BY JESSICA SCHONBERG
The Chapel Hill Town Council
continued to grapple with the issue
of affordable housing Wednesday
at a public hearing on a proposed
Commercial Properties LLC sub
mitted a proposal earlier this year
to develop the Bradley Green
subdivision, an upscale neighbor
hood of eight large homes, that
will be served by an extension of
Amesbury Drive, near Ginger and
The seven-acre subdivision will
be next to a proposed Habitat for
Humanity neighborhood site as
well as the Chandler’s Green sub
In order to meet Chapel Hill’s
affordable housing ordinance, the
developer must either build two
homes each with less than 1,350
square feet of floor area or make a
payment in lieu to the town.
Developer Kelvin Green sug
gested a third option, which would
■ Early voting begins today at
the Morehead Planetarium and
Science Center and at Town Hall
in Carrboro. The polls will be open
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekends.
Voting proceeds exactly as with
regular voting, except that voters
are asked to fill out a brief form
that includes name and address to
■ The faculty executive commit
tee will meet from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
today in Carr Building 202.
■ The Carolina Women’s Center
director search committee will
meet from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. today
in South Building 105.
■ The Chapel Hill Town Council
will meet at 7 p.m. today at Town
Hall on North Columbia StreeJ.
The council will decide whether
the town will enter into a memo
randum of agreement with Ram
Development Cos. for the construc
tion of several projects in the down
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involve digging the sewer line for"
Bradley Green deeper than nec
essary in order to connect any
future Habitat sewer lines with the
Bradley Green system.
Currently, Habitat officials plan
to invest heavily in constructing
their own sewer, much of which
will be spent on a pump station.
As part of the agreement,
Millennium also would be respon
sible for paving Ginger Road,
which would provide access to both
Bradley Green and the Habitat
After Millennium paves the road
and digs the sewer, it likely still
would have to make a smaller pay
ment in lieu.
If the Habitat community is
constructed, the developer would
get the payment back. If not, the
town would invest it as necessary
to support affordable housing
Some council members warmed
up to the proposal, but Town
Manager Cal Horton warned that
legal implications could arise.
town, including the development
of Lot 5 at Church and Franklin
■ Burning Coal Theater Cos. will
be presenting its production of
“How Water Speaks to Rock” at 7
p.m. today at Francesca’s Dessert
Cafe located at 7098 on 9th St.
in Durham. The play is written by
North Carolina playwright Miriam
■ Overeaters Anonymous
will hold a meeting from 7:30
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at 300
E. Rosemary St. in the Augsburg
Room. For more information call
383-0937- The group will hold
another meeting Thursday. .
■ Tickets are on sale now for
the second annual Spoken Word
and Hip-Hop Festival at the
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old
Fayetteville St., in Durham. The
spoken-word portion will take
place at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, and
the hip-hop component will be at
“The trouble is, that’s not
allowed by law,” he said.
Town Attorney Ralph Karpinos
will meet with both parties to
explore the legal possibility of pur
suing the sewer option.
The need for a third option
raised questions in Horton’s eyes
about the effectiveness of the town
“In today’s circumstances when
a house of 1,350 (sq. ft.) can bring
300 grand or more, that’s not truly
affordable housing,” he said.
The item likely will come back
before the council between late
November and early January.
Also at Wednesdays meeting:
■ Council members commented,
mostly favorably, on plans to build
a massive mixed-use development
and a hospital clinic on N.C. 54.
■ Family House at UNC
Hospitals received permission to
build a facility to house relatives
visiting hospital patients.
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8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. The cost
is sls in advance and S2O at the
door. For more information or to
purchase tickets call 683-1709.
■ Five percent of all global sales
at Whole Foods Market stores
Tuesday will be donated to benefit
the creation of the Whole Planet
Foundation. The organization aims
to improve the economic well-being
of the poor in developing countries.
Shop at the market at 81S. Elliott
Road. For more information, call
■ The entry deadline for
the International Songwriting
Competition has been extended to
Oct. 31. The online submission plat
form will be open until 11:59 p.m.
EST. Visit www.songwritingcompe
tition.com for more information.
To make a calendar submission,
visit http://www.dailytarheel.com for a
list of submission policies and contacts.
Events must be sent in by noon the
preceding publication date.
Film brings N.C. story home
BY JIM WALSH
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR
A second North Carolina movie
nominated this year for a Sundance
Film Festival prize opened in
Chapel Hill on Friday.
Following the critical success of
Phil Morrison’s “Junebug,” which
was filmed in and around Pfafftown,
this project from filmmaker Tim
Kirkman is steeped in North
Carolina culture and themes.
Kirkman’s “Loggerheads” fol
lows the lives of three characters
each living in different regions
of North Carolina —as they search
for meaning in the tangles of a
complicated adoption process.
Grace, in Asheville, is looking
for the son she unwillingly put up
for adoption as a teenager. In Eden,
a minister and his wife are starting
to talk again about their adopted
son, who ran away when they dis
covered he was gay.
Meanwhile, the son, Mark, is at
Kure Beach, searching for his roots
and trying to save the endangered
loggerhead turtles that nest there.
With these characters positioned
in backdrops from the mountains
to the sea, the state’s three-part
geography becomes another player
in the film. Its compartmentalized
landscapes symbolize the discon
nects between characters.
“I find North Carolina to be
■ A Chapel Hill man was arrested
Friday on felonious charges of taking
indecent liberties, according Chapel
Hill police reports.
Joe Albert McCauley, 84, of 704
Gromains Ave., was arrested at 8:12
a.m. Friday at his home, reports
A $5,000 secured bond was
obtained hut McCauley will remain
in Orange County Jail until he
appears in the court of first appear
ance today in Hillsborough, accord
ing to reports.
■ A Chapel Hill man was arrest
ed Friday on two charges of sexual
exploitation, Chapel Hill police
John Jones Jr., 34, of 219 B N.
Roberson St., was arrested at 1:15
p.m. at his home after turning him
self in on two felonious charges of
sexual exploitation, according to
Jones is being held in Orange
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
Dr.jocelyn Bell Burnell
University of Oxford
Former President of the Royal Astronomical Society
Fellow of the Royal Society and the
National Academy of Sciences
7:30 p.m. Tues. Oct. 25
Hanes Art Center Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences, the Department of
Physics & Astronomy, the Curriculum in Women's Studies and the
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said the state's
the creation of
a pretty dramatic state,” said
Kirkman, who was born in Monroe
and went to North Carolina State
University. “I find the contrasts in
the geography and the politics... to
be incredibly dramatic, or poten
tially rich places for storytelling.”
Inspired by true events, the film
has special meaning for Kirkman,
who comes from an adoptive fam
ily and has experienced the loss of a
loved one. The story developed from
one he heard from a woman who
had faced complications with her
adoption in North Carolina, where
records are sealed and birth parents
are not allowed to contact children
who are put up for adoption.
Kirkman said he was drawn to the
idea of finding one’s beginnings.
“There’s peace in knowing,” he
said. “The turmoil comes when you
have questions about your identity
or your life.
“I had an adoptee write me an e
mail this week and she described it
as where your life is like this great
book, but nobody lets you read the
County Jail pending a SIO,OOO bond
and an appearance in Hillsborough
court of first appearance today,
■ A University student was
arrested Friday on two fraud-relat
ed charges, according to Chapel Hill
Job Crowder, 23, of 821 Ferguson
Road, was arrested at 10 a.m. Friday
at his home on two charges of fraud
ulently obtaining property, reports
Crowder was released on a writ
ten promise to appear in district
criminal court today, according to
■ TWo students living in Morrison
South Residence Hall 403 were
found in possession of drug equip
ment and paraphernalia at 2:22
a.m. Wednesday, according to police
After Ryan Dalton consented to a
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Kirkman, who wrote and direct
ed “Loggerheads,” has a deep con
nection not only with the subject of
the movie but also with the state.
In the film he tackles delicate
themes about homosexuality in
the Bible Belt, creating conserva
tive characters that easily could
have been turned into caricatures
“I think because I came from a
loving family and community and
state it’s strange I feel very
defensive when people are critical
of North Carolina,” he said.
“I feel incredibly defensive when
people are critical of my home. I
think it’s a natural offshoot when
you see something in your home that
could be better, you feel a certain
obligation to be a part of the solution
rather than part of the problem.
Like Morrison’s “Junebug,” this
film addresses the character of the
South as only a native director can.
' “I think that Phil shares a deep
affection for the state, as I do,”
Kirkman said. “I think that we care
a lot about representation for the
South and certainly the representa
tion of our home.”
In “Loggerheads,” that sentiment
comes through in spades.
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room search, police found three glass
smoking pipes, three spliffs and mar
ijuana stems, police reports state.
■ A state vehicle collided with
a bicycle at 4:54 p.m. Thursday on
Cameron Avenue, police reports
After asking the bicyclist if he was
all right, the driver of the car left the
scene, according to police reports.
Damage to the bicycle is estimated
at S6O, reports state.
The situation still is under investi
gation, according to reports.
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