By Wilson Borntrager
  • Chapel Hill

    Downtown Chapel Hill Experiencing Better Summer Business

    August 10, 2014 at 10:33 am

    Chapel Hill Mayor, Mark Kleinschmidt, spoke with WCHL’s Aaron Keck about the success stories from such local businesses he has heard and how the town’s economy is growing.

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    Inter-Faith Council Completes Fundraising for Homeless Shelter

    August 10, 2014 at 10:21 am

    The Inter-Faith Council for Social Services, or IFC, has announced they have now raised the money necessary to completely fund a new homeless shelter for men at 1315 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Chapel Hill.

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    UNC To Perform Emergency Drill

    August 10, 2014 at 9:22 am

    On Monday, August 11, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., UNC will perform an emergency drill on campus.

  • Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt (Photo by SP Murray)

    Mayor Kleinschmidt on the Mayors Innovation Project

    August 9, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Coming up within the next two weeks, Chapel Hill will be hosting the Mayors Innovation Project conference.

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    TSA Offers Pre-Check Program for Faster Checkpoints

    August 9, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Raleigh-Durham International Airport is offering the opportunity to sign up for the Transportation Security Administration’s Pre-Check program.

  • UNC School of Medicine

    UNC Study: NC Doctors Suggest E-Cigarettes to Quitting Smokers

    August 9, 2014 at 10:25 am

    UNC physicians have published a survey stating that more research must be done about the practice that physicians have taken of recommending electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, as a means of quitting smoking for patients.

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    Monitoring of UNC Accreditation Ends

    August 8, 2014 at 12:52 pm

    UNC is now no longer on the list of schools being accredited for alleged academic misconduct. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges informed UNC last month that the monitoring reports had ended and would no longer be requiring them from the university.

  • Fox In Yard

    18th Confirmed Rabies Case in Orange County

    August 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm

    In addition to the two cases released yesterday, Orange County Animal Services have received another positive rabies test result of the year, bringing up the number of confirmed rabies incidents in the county to 18.

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    Chapel Hill Fire Dept Completes Controlled Burns Training

    August 7, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    The Chapel Hill Fire Department has completed their training with the controlled burns of the old houses along 15-501 South between Arlen Park Drive and Market Street, now making way for the new Southern Village hotel.

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    Two More Rabies Cases Confirmed for Orange County

    August 6, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    The North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health reports that Orange County Animal Services has encountered two more positive tests for rabies, bringing the number of positive tests for this year to 17.

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