By Danny Hooley
  • Photo by Brian J. Matis.

    OC Commissioners to Raise Taxes by 2 Cents to Pay for Schools

    June 13, 2014 at 4:48 am

    Orange County residents will likely see a two-cent increase in general property tax to help funds schools in the next fiscal year.

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    Carrboro Joins AT&T Master Network Plans

    June 11, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    The Town of Carrboro has officially joined five municipal partners and four universities in the Master Network Development Agreement with AT&T.

  • Anna Clendening of Chapel Hill appears on "America's Got Talent," June 10, 2014.

    Chapel Hill Singer Wows ‘AGT’

    June 11, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    A singer from Chapel Hill wowed all four judges on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” Tuesday night – and she moved them with her personal story, too.

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    Education Chairs Praise Elements of Proposed House Budget

    June 10, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    Chairpersons for both the Orange County and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Boards of Education had some words of praise for the North Carolina House of Representatives budget released Tuesday.

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    4 of ‘OC5′ Show Up in Court, Not Judge

    June 10, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    Four members of the so-called “Orange County Five,” a group of elected officials arrested during a Moral Monday protest at the General Assembly in June 2013, showed up in Wake County District Court today for an administrative hearing on trespassing charges.

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    Sen. Berger Meets Moral Monday Protesters

    June 10, 2014 at 12:59 am

    North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, a Rockingham Republican, sat down and talked for nearly an hour with 15 protesters who had staged a sit-in in outside his office Monday night at the Legislative Building.

  • Photo by Brian J. Matis.

    State Funding Cuts Spark Tension

    June 8, 2014 at 8:43 pm

    Educators and school administrators all across North Carolina are anxious about the State House budget that’s due this week; and those in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools system are certainly no exceptions.

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    Culbreth Middle Schooler Raises Money to Help Teachers

    June 6, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    An eight-grader at Culbreth Middle School in Chapel Hill is angry about how little his teachers get paid for the hard work they do, so he decided to help out by selling some homemade bracelets supporting their cause.

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    CHCCS Board of Education Faces Future of Mandarin Program

    June 6, 2014 at 3:51 am

    A debate between two parental factions about the future of the Mandarin dual language program in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools brought nearly 100 people out to the Board meeting Thursday night at Chapel Hill High.

  • Photo by Angie Newsome.

    NC House Subcommittee Moves to Scrap Common Core

    June 3, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    The North Carolina House Education Subcommittee moved a bill forward on Tuesday to begin studying replacement standards for Common Core standards in North Carolina schools.

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