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.
Chapel Hill, Carrboro Mayors Implore Landlords to Accept Section 8 TenantsAugust 5, 2014 at 5:42 pm
The Mayors of Chapel Hill and Carrboro held a joint news conference Tuesday morning at Carrboro Town Commons to highlight the problems of low-income residents whose Housing Choice Vouchers are being rejected by local landlords.
Time-Out on W. Franklin Street Finds New HomeAugust 5, 2014 at 4:07 pm
Time Out Restaurant at 133 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill is closing on August 31.
Dorosin: Judge’s Ruling Means All ‘Moral Monday’ Cases Should Be DroppedAugust 4, 2014 at 11:11 pm
The attorney for the so-called “Orange County Five” says he’s encouraged by the recent dismissal in Wake County District Court of five other Moral Monday protester cases, based on a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that protest-free “buffer zones” on public property around abortion clinics are unconstitutional.
Carrboro and Chapel Hill Mayors Hold Joint News Conference on Housing VouchersAugust 4, 2014 at 7:07 pm
The Mayors of Chapel Hill and Carrboro are holding a joint news conference Tuesday to highlight the problems of low-income residents whose Housing Choice Vouchers are being rejected by local landlords.