UNC Investigating Possible Check-Cashing ScamNovember 6, 2015 at 3:19 pm
The UNC Department of Public Safety is looking into a possible check cashing scam. DPS says multiple victims have recently contacted them about the scam. Victims have been contacted through University email and Craigslist job postings with requests for babysitting or personal assistant work. DPS is encouraging anyone receiving a check from a suspect who requests that […]
Vice Chair of Orange County Board of Commissioners Not Running for Re-ElectionNovember 5, 2015 at 8:39 am
County Commissioner Bernadette Pelissier says she’s ready to take on a new challenge. After two terms on the Orange County Board of Commissioners, Bernadette Pelissier announced she won’t be seeking re-election next year. Instead, she’ll pursue a long-time dream, running a farm with her family in Cedar Grove. “Between my children and myself, we have […]
Challengers Sweep Chapel Hill Town CouncilNovember 3, 2015 at 11:30 pm
Challengers swept the Chapel Hill Town Council race Tuesday night, unseating two incumbents.
Unopposed Carrboro Leaders Look to FutureNovember 3, 2015 at 9:54 pm
Carrboro incumbents sailed to victory on Tuesday, as all were running unopposed. Mayor Lydia Lavelle was re-elected to her second term with 1,746 votes. Alderpeople Bethany Chaney, Damon Seils, and Michelle Johnson received 1,585, 1,562 and 1,635 votes. In the coming year the board will tackle questions of how to regulate parking in downtown Carrboro, […]
Incumbents win in HillsboroughNovember 3, 2015 at 9:49 pm
Hillsborough voters welcomed two incumbents and one newcomer to the Town Board. Commissioner Evelyn Lloyd returns for her seventh term in office. Commissioner Brian Lowen returns for his fifth. Lloyd received 618 votes; Lowen 611. Eric Hallman opted not to run for re-election, paving the way for Mark Bell to take his place, beating out […]
Mayoral Challenger Hemminger Ahead In Campaign SpendingOctober 30, 2015 at 1:08 pm
Once again, challenger Pam Hemminger has raised more money than incumbent Mark Kleinschmidt in the race to become Chapel Hill’s mayor
New Book Machine Speeds Reads Back To Chapel Hill Public Library ShelvesOctober 27, 2015 at 1:57 pm
More than 1.3 million items go in and out of the Chapel Hill Public Library each year. Now, librarians have a new way to handle all those books.
Spellings Elected Unanimously Following Divisive Search ProcessOctober 23, 2015 at 3:15 pm
Former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings has been named the new president of UNC’s 17-campus university system.
Endorsements Roll Out As Early Voting BeginsOctober 21, 2015 at 2:11 pm
Early voting begins Thursday and local groups are rolling out endorsements for November’s municipal election.
UNC Board Of Governors to Name New System President FridayOctober 22, 2015 at 2:02 pm
After months of controversy, the UNC Board of Governors is expected to elect a new system president Friday.