CHCCS School Board Cuts Custodial, Gifted Specialist and TA PositionsAugust 15, 2014 at 1:44 am
Members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education expressed their anger toward the Republican leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly Thursday night, before voting five-to-zero to approve a budget that cuts 22 teacher assistant positions.
Rep. Price Laments ‘Rightward Turn’ in Congress, Lack of CooperationAugust 13, 2014 at 10:13 pm
U.S. Representative David Price of North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District visited the WCHL studio on Tuesday to discuss several issues in the news, including partisan gridlock in Washington.
UNC Study: More Than Half Of Seniors In ERs Poorly NourishedAugust 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm
UNC researchers have discovered that more than half of UNC’s emergency-room patients that are 65 or older suffer from poor nutrition.
UNC Psychology Professor Offers Suicide Prevention AdviceAugust 12, 2014 at 5:53 pm
The sad news of actor and comedian Robin Williams taking his own life on Monday has re-opened a national conversation about depression and suicide.
One psychology professor at UNC has advice for people affected by those issues.
UNC Emergency Drill: A Traffic Wreck, a Bus and a Chemical SpillAugust 11, 2014 at 11:20 pm
Safety officials at UNC conducted an emergency drill Monday morning on Manning Drive, with the help of a hired firm that staged a traffic accident, with an added hazard.
Suspect in Murder of Durham Priest Makes 1st Court AppearanceAugust 11, 2014 at 4:38 pm
The suspect in the murder of a 71-year-old Anglican priest from Durham made his first court appearance in Hillsborough on Monday afternoon, and the judge sent him back to Orange County Jail without bail in less than a minute.
Goathouse Refuge Holds ‘Cat Cafe’ for Adoptions on SundayAugust 9, 2014 at 11:43 am
On Sunday, the Goathouse Refuge in Pittsboro is hosting a “Cat Café” to showcase the most adoptable of around 220 cats and kittens on the property.
Kleinschmidt: Landlords Get a Great Deal With Section 8 VouchersAugust 8, 2014 at 10:50 pm
Mayors Mark Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill and Lydia Lavelle of Carrboro joined forces this week to ask local landlords to do the right thing, and accept Housing Choice Vouchers from low-income residents.
Cancer Research Led by UNC Leads to Important BreakthroughAugust 7, 2014 at 6:02 pm
Recently published findings from a cancer study led by researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center could lead to new methods of diagnosing and treating one-in-ten cancers.
Colonial Inn Demolition Request: DeniedAugust 7, 2014 at 1:23 am
With one member recused, the Hillsborough Historic District Commission unanimously denied the Colonial Inn’s owner the approval he sought to demolish the building.