Third Fracking Rules Hearing Held Monday in Rockingham Co.August 23, 2014 at 5:23 pm
The third of four scheduled public hearings on proposed safety rules for fracking in North Carolina takes place 5 p.m. Monday at Rockingham County High School in Wentworth.
NC Voters in New Polls: A Pox, or a ‘Meh’ on Both HousesAugust 23, 2014 at 2:06 pm
As election day nears, a couple of recent polls confirm what may be obvious to many: North Carolina voters aren’t terribly enthusiastic about their political leaders, from either major party.
Orange, CHCCS Districts Ready for New School YearAugust 22, 2014 at 4:09 pm
The new school year begins Monday, and top administrators of Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange County Schools say they’re excited about new initiatives.
Eleven UNC Students Cited For Alcohol ViolationsAugust 22, 2014 at 1:12 pm
The Alcohol Law Enforcement Response Team – or, “ALERT,” for short — issued 11 citations for alcohol violations by UNC students early Friday morning.
PPP: Senate Race Between Hagan, Tillis Getting TighterAugust 20, 2014 at 4:51 pm
The U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis is tightening to a likely toss-up.
Affordable-Housing Group Experiences Ephesus-Fordham SetbackAugust 20, 2014 at 3:05 pm
A Raleigh-based non-profit organization that provides affordable rental housing will have to re-submit its application for tax credits next year to develop on 8.5 acres on Legion Road, as part of the new Ephesus Fordham District in Chapel Hill.
Nut Butters Recalled for Salmonella RiskAugust 20, 2014 at 11:04 am
Brands of peanut butter and almond butter sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Safeway and Kroger have been recalled for suspected salmonella contamination.
Local Leaders Want Information on Military Surplus Owned by Law EnforcementAugust 19, 2014 at 2:08 am
Local elected officials are working to find out which law enforcement agencies in Orange County have received military surplus gear from the federal government.
Rep. Price: ‘Piecemeal’ Progress Made in Energy PolicyAugust 15, 2014 at 6:44 pm
U.S. Representative David Price of District 4 stopped by WCHL this past Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics, including domestic energy policy.
Gun Range Owner Plans to Re-Open; Wants Mediation with Goathouse RefugeAugust 15, 2014 at 4:57 pm
The owner of a Chatham County shooting range said he hopes to re-open in the fall with more noise-reduction features, following a temporary shutdown and complaints from a nearby cat sanctuary.