NC Average Gas Prices Jump 15 Cents Since Last MonthApril 8, 2014 at 1:54 pm
And good news for drivers, AAA Carolinas predicts that overall, gas prices for 2014 will be slightly cheaper than 2013.
Four News Flu Deaths Reported Last Week, Death Toll Climbs 96April 3, 2014 at 4:20 pm
Four new flu deaths were reported last week in North Carolina, bringing the total number of influenza-related deaths to 96 this flu season, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Health and Human Services. In comparison, 59 people in total died of the flu during the 2012-2013 season. Pam McCall, Director of Personal Health […]
2nd Phase of Riverwalk Trail Could Be Open By Summer, Hillsborough Celebrates Bridge InstallationApril 3, 2014 at 4:12 pm
“We may be able to open a little bit earlier than we had originally anticipated, despite some pretty severe weather this winter. The project is currently on schedule and within budget,” Trueblood said.
CHCCS Recorded Lowest Drop-Out Rate In 2012-13, According To State ReportApril 3, 2014 at 3:57 pm
CHCCS earned “top 10 honors” for “superior performances” in achieving a drop-out rate of 0.6, a drop from 2011-2012’s rate of 1.02, and the fifth lowest rate of high school short-term suspensions.
UNC Sets Ninth Consecutive Record For Number Of ApplicantsApril 2, 2014 at 3:58 pm
UNC received a total of 31,321 first-year applications this admissions cycle, setting a ninth consecutive record. It’s an increase of two percent from last year and an increase of 35 percent compared to five years ago, according to the UNC Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Regular decisions were sent Friday, and 2,655 out of the 15,817 […]
Pittsboro Farmer’s Market Kicks-Off Thursday, Moves To New LocationApril 2, 2014 at 3:44 pm
The Pittsboro Farmers’ Market is moving to a new location, Main Street Station, at 287 East St., relocating from its long-time home at the Chatham County Fairgrounds. The first market of the 2014 season kicks-off Thursday at 3:30 p.m. and lasts until 6:30 p.m. Cheese, meat, vegetables, soaps, baked goods and transplants will be available for […]
Local Breweries Gear Up For North Carolina Beer MonthApril 2, 2014 at 3:40 pm
“The craft brewing industry in North Carolina is not that old, so for it to have grown the way it has is really remarkable,” Brown said.
Silver Alert Issued For Missing Chapel Hill WomanApril 1, 2014 at 8:32 pm
Perkins, 51, was last seen in a white passenger car with two Hispanic males on Homestead Rd. on March 29, according to Chapel Hill Police.
Post Health Care Deadline, Officials Say More Than 7 Million EnrolledApril 1, 2014 at 3:31 pm
“During these tight times when we are all dependent on the system, it is really frustrating, and people were frustrated by that when it didn’t operate as it should,” Hay says.
Roses In UMall To Close In JuneApril 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm
“Our store was just going to be down-sized to a smaller store than we could afford to operate at the rent level that we were expected to pay,” Sawyer said.