By Rachel Nash
  • Hogg Day Logo 2013

    Hillsborough Gears Up For Good Times At Hogg Day

    May 15, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – More than 12,000 people are expected to gather for 31st Annual Hillsborough Hogg Day coming up this weekend—WCHL’s Ron Stutts will emcee part of the day Saturday. And there are some new surprises in store this year. The festival is happening Friday from 6  – 10 p.m., and Saturday  from 9 a.m. – […]

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    Fitzgerald’s Opens, Owner Seeks Separate Identity From Kildare’s

    May 14, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub is the newest restaurant to open on Franklin Street—the grand opening was Friday night. “We want to attract the people that live here 365 days a year because we want to build on that local community. We want to be here in 20-30 years. That was our goal in […]


    Four Tar Heels Named All-America in Women’s Lacrosse

    May 14, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Four UNC women’s lacrosse players nabbed All-America honors in the Synapse Sports 2013 postseason awards Tuesday. Attacker Aly Messinger was named to the All-Rookie Team—while Midfielder Kara Cannizzaro took first-team All-America honors. Attacker Abbey Friend, midfielder Emily Garrity and defender Sloane Serpe were named to the second team. The Heels are back in action […]

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    NC Senator Ellie Kinnaird Supports NAACP Protests

    May 14, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    NC Senator Ellie Kinnaird took part in the protests on Monday where 49 people were arrested.

  • NAACP Protests

    Chapel Hillians Among 49 Protest Arrests

    May 13, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    It’s the third consecutive week of NAACP protests and now, close to 100 people have been arrested.

  • Barber speaking to activists

    NAACP To Protest Monday Night, Following 30 Arrests Last Week

    May 13, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    RALEIGH – After nearly 50 arrests so far— the North Carolina NAACP plans to risk it again Monday evening at the General Assembly with its third consecutive week of protests. Members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP, joined by other community members, have been protesting and even arrested in recent rallies. State Chapter President Rev. William Barber […]

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    Waiting On Wiggins: Where Will The No. 1 Recruit Go?

    May 13, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – After months of guessing games, No. 1 basketball recruit Andrew Wiggins is set to announce his college choice Tuesday at 12:15 during small event at his high school—according to a tweet by his coach at Huntington Prep, Rob Fulford. Fulford tweeted the news on Sunday night saying that Wiggins will not hold a […]

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    Obey Creek Walking Tour; Improve Pritchard Park Trails; Advisory Board Review

    May 12, 2013 at 9:03 pm

    The public is invited to a developer-led tour of the Obey Creek property at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 22. The walking tour is an opportunity for people to see the property up-close. The group is meeting at Ascension Hall in Christ Methodist Church—that’s next to Weaver Street Market and across the street from Harrington Bank. […]


    Carolina Falls To Georgia Tech In Extra Innings, First Series Loss Of The Season

    May 12, 2013 at 6:56 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – No. 1 UNC dropped its first series of the year against Georgia Tech Sunday. The Heels took it to 11 innings in Atlanta, but ultimately fell 9-8. The series loss is the first since Georgia Tech claimed a 2-1 series win in Chapel Hill last season. Carolina jumped out to a 7-1 […]

  • nc legislature

    Co. Leaders Wary Of Proposed Meeting Rules

    May 12, 2013 at 6:15 pm

    The state House is pushing for government groups—like town councils—to record their meetings held in closed session.

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