By Rachel Nash
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    Celebrity Tar Heels Unite For Carolina Blood Drive 25th Anniversary

    May 30, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – UNC will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Carolina Blood Drive on June 4. It’s goal is to collect 1,000 units of blood. The blood drive will be held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Patti Thorp—wife our UNC’s out-going Chancellor Holden Thorp— has been a big […]

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    Mike Fox: “We Have To Be Careful Not To Over-Think Things”

    May 30, 2013 at 3:28 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – UNC’s NCAA tournament opener against Canisius  at 6 p.m. Friday is fast approaching and expectations are high for Carolina heading into post-season play. The No. 1 overall seed Tar Heels are 1-0 all-time against the Golden Griffins, with the only meeting a 10-5 Carolina win during the 1958 season. WCHL’s Ron Stutts […]

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    One Month Away From OC Landfill Shutdown

    May 30, 2013 at 11:33 am

    CHAPEL HILL – We are a month away from the closing of the Orange County Municipal Solid Waste Landfill—an event neighbors close to it will likely rejoice over. But closing a landfill that’s been open for about 40 years isn’t an easy task. Gayle Wilson is the Orange County Solid Waste Management Director. He’s in […]

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    Orange County Sees Lowest Unemployment Rate In NC

    May 30, 2013 at 11:11 am

    RALEIGH — Orange County had the lowest unemployment rate in the state— at 5.3 percent—for the month of April. That’s a drop from March’s rate of 5.6 percent. By comparison, the rate in April of 2012 was 5.7 percent—according numbers released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce. Among North Carolina’s Metro areas, Durham-Chapel Hill also […]

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    NAACP Rally Tour Comes To Chapel Hill

    May 29, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    “We have so much to be outraged about these days that we just can’t be silent.”

  • Catching Up With UNC Baseball’s Skye Bolt

    May 29, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    “It was one heck of a ride. It really was. We came into the tournament confident.”

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    CH Historical Society Hosts One-Woman Play Set For Sunday

    May 29, 2013 at 10:45 am

    CHAPEL HILL -The Chapel Hill Historical Society is hosting a one-woman play this Sunday at Top of the Hill from 5 to 7 p.m. The star of the show is Barbara Bates Smith—a Southeastern Theatre Best Actress winner. Richard Ellington, president of the Chapel Hill Historical Society, says it’s their biggest fundraiser of the year […]

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    Suspect On-The-Run Last Seen In Durham

    May 29, 2013 at 9:02 am

    “They found that the suspect was spotted over in the western part of Durham County and they are looking for him over there now,”

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    UNC Names Names New Vice Chancellor & Chief Info. Officer

    May 28, 2013 at 7:58 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Chris Kielt is UNC’s new vice chancellor and chief information officer. Kielt and newly appointed provost, Jim Dean, join Chancellor-Elect Carol Folt in a wave of change-ups to the chief leadership positions at Carolina. Kielt has been serving as the interim vice chancellor since last February. He’ll officially step into office July 1. […]

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    Efforts To End Teacher Salary Bonuses Cause Local Concern

    May 28, 2013 at 7:05 pm

    The measure would take away the current 10 to 15 percent pay increase for a qualified teacher.

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