Experts: Recidivism Not the Only Warning Sign for More Violent CrimesJuly 29, 2014 at 3:08 am
The beating death of a UNC professor last Wednesday has some crime experts wondering if repeated recidivism ended with a tragic leap from petty crimes to brutal murder.
Chapel Hill Town Hall Set to Re-Open Flood-Damaged First FloorJuly 28, 2014 at 6:33 pm
Chapel Hill’s Town Hall is set for a re-opening of its ground floor after more than a year spent fixing water damage and renovating the building on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
NC Attorney General Cooper: I’m Finished Defending Amendment OneJuly 28, 2014 at 6:02 pm
Soon after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday afternoon that Virginia’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper called a press conference to announce that his office will no longer defend his state’s Amendment One against lawsuits.
OC DA Woodall: ‘Don’t Blame Durham’ for UNC Professor’s MurderJuly 25, 2014 at 7:38 pm
Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall says that people shouldn’t blame Durham County’s probation and pre-trial supervised release programs for the brutal murder of a UNC professor in Chapel Hill on Wednesday.
OC Board of Elections Approves More Early-Voting Hours, But Not SundayJuly 22, 2014 at 6:58 pm
The Orange County Board of Elections voted Tuesday to expand early voting hours for the upcoming fall election.
New Principal Hired at Phillips Middle SchoolJuly 21, 2014 at 9:28 pm
Students at Phillips Middle School will have a new principal when they start classes in late August.
OC Board of Elections Meets Tuesday to Consider More Early-Voting HoursJuly 21, 2014 at 9:11 pm
The Orange County Board of Elections will hear from the public Tuesday at a meeting that could determine whether early-voting hours for the fall election will be expanded on Saturday, and perhaps extended to Sunday.
North Carolina’s Job Recovery Remains SluggishJuly 21, 2014 at 7:45 pm
North Carolina’s unemployment numbers for June were released last Friday, and the rate remained at 6.4 percent – the same as the month before.
OC Commissioner Blasts Proposed NCGA Measure on County TaxesJuly 21, 2014 at 5:30 am
The North Carolina Senate appears to be serious about a measure that would prohibit counties from calling sales tax referenda for use toward both transportation and education.
Firefighters Battle Heavy Chapel Hill BlazeJuly 18, 2014 at 3:44 pm
Firefighters responded to a blaze at a two-story Chapel Hill residence at around 2:36 a.m. on Friday.