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    Mellow Mushroom Opens, Pepper’s Closes On Franklin Street

    March 4, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Bittersweet news for Chapel Hill pizza fanatics: Mellow Mushroom opens Monday at 310 W. Franklin Street—but just down the road at 107 E. Franklin, Pepper’s Pizza is closing its doors. It’s the second try in Chapel Hill for Mellow Mushroom, whose previous location near University Mall closed in 2005. The new downtown […]

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    UNC WBB To End Regular Season In Marquee Matchup Against Duke

    March 2, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- The No. 15 The UNC women’s basketball team will end its regular season schedule on Sunday with a road match against No. 5 Duke. While both teams are fairly guaranteed a spot in the NCAA tournament, the Blue Devils might prove a tall task for the Heels—the last time these two teams met […]

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    UNC Baseball Squeaks Past Rice 2-1

    March 2, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    HOUSTON, TEXAS- No. 1 UNC baseball took a 2-1 win over No. 12 Rice yesterday in the Astros Foundation College Classic in Houston, Texas—-but the victory didn’t come without a fight. Rice took the first run in the bottom of the second inning, before the Heels knotted things up in the seventh. UNC’s Chaz Frank […]

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    Gambill’s Ex Protests Assault Charges, Alleges Harassment

    March 1, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- While dozens of students gathered Friday on campus in support of sophmore Landen Gambill, a lawyer representing her ex-boyfriend sought to refute her accusation of rape. According to the Daily Tar Heel, attorney John Gresham said his client has suffered from Gambill’s efforts to publicize the university’s handling of sexual assaults. The un-named […]

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    UNC Health Services: Unexplained Illness Spike On Campus

    March 1, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – UNC Campus Health Services is reporting an unusual spike in the number of students coming in with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea—and for the moment, they’re not sure why. Health officials found the increase worrisome enough to send out a campus-wide Alert Carolina message Thursday afternoon informing the UNC community. The message says […]

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    UNC Issues Statement Regarding Landen Gambill, Honor Court Charges

    February 27, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    Chancellor Thorp, University issue statements about Honor Court allegation The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today (Feb. 26) issued comments from Chancellor Holden Thorp and a new statement about an Honor Court allegation: Quote from Chancellor Holden Thorp: “Student well-being is one of the most pressing issues in higher education today. The Carolina […]

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    UNC Health Care Begins Construction On Facility In Former Border’s Building

    February 24, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    CHAPEL HILL-UNC Health Care is preparing for several new endeavors over the course of the coming year—and they’ve just begun construction on the new Comprehensive Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Chapel Hill’s former Border’s building on Fordham Boulevard. Vice President For Facilities Planning and Development Ray Lafrenaye says the facility is slated to be used […]

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    Town and County Officials Clash Over Planning Board Chair’s Role

    January 11, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- Orange County Commissioner Penny Rich’s written request that Chapel Hill Planning Board Chair Del Snow resign continues to generate local discussion and debate. The letter was penned to town mayor Mark Kleinschmidt. According to her strongly worded letter, what prompted Commissioner Rich to write the mayor to ask Chapel Hill council members to […]

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    News Around Town: Fire, Don’t Fire

    January 9, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    ORANGE COUNTY – Orange County may create new fire districts this year, in order to improve fire service and fire insurance ratings—to better protect homes and lower property insurance costs for homeowners. County officials are holding an informational meeting on the proposed new districts this Thursday, January 10, from 7-9 p.m. at the Southern Human […]

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    Town Council Talking Budget At Wed Work Session

    January 8, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The Chapel Hill Town Council will identify budget priorities at a work session on Wednesday. Click here for the Council’s Wednesday agenda. In a memo to the council, Town Manager Roger Stancil notes that the economic recovery is not moving fast enough to meet the town’s needs. He says revenues have only […]