Remembering the Merritts of Merritt’s Store
If you mention Merritt’s Store anywhere around Chapel Hill, most often you will hear something like, “Oh yes. Best BLTs I've ever tasted.”
Keep Local Government Local
Matt Hughes: A key principle of conservatives has always been that the government closest to the people is more responsive to the needs of the people.
Ten Things You Should Know About CO2 Topping 400PPM
Last week scientists in Mauna Loa, Hawaii announced that the level of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere has reached a troubling milestone.
The Rawlings Panel and the Right Questions
Lew Margolis: Recently, the Rawlings panel held its first meeting to consider how challenges caused by UNC athletics can inform the direction of our c...
Classics and the Big Rock
As Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools seem to be discussing a plan to slash the teaching of Latin and other foreign languages...
Her dad was an All-American at Johns Hopkins. Her mother played at Towson. But Sydney Holman may be the best lacrosse player in her decorated family.
Who would have thought? The UNC football program has now recognized itself as champions of the ACC Coastal Division.
That KU Comparison
Carolina and Kansas are in the college basketball news again, this time over #1 recruit Andrew Wiggins.
Good Books You Won’t See On Bookwatch
Here are some important new books you will not learn about on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch.
The Art of Potential
10 Tips for Homework Motivation
For the Kid Who Hates Homework: 10 Tips Worth Trying Not surprisingly, there are many young people out there in the world who do not get excited about...
Cougars in Chapel Hill in 2035?
You may recall some excitement in Chapel Hill in December of 2008 when there was a reported cougar sighting near the UNC golf course.
Charging Station Concerns
The competition is fierce with electricity, natural gas, and hydrogen fuel cells all jockeying for position to be at the forefront of the technology.
I Was At the General Assembly Protests Last Week
We stood singing, holding signs and praying in defiance of Chief Weaver's orders to disperse.
Whitman & Me
Beginning Friday and running through May 19, the ArtsCenter in Carrboro is staging the southeastern premiere of “Walt,” a musical play abo...
Dr. Tina Lepage
Parenting Page: Getting Dogs
The decision to get a pet is not an easy one as a parent, because it introduces another care-taking responsibility into the household.
Celebrating the End of the Charlotte Curse
We can stop referring to the Charlotte mayor’s job as a dead end for politicians aspiring to statewide or national office.
Fashion: A Battle of the Sexes
When it comes to fashion, as women, we like to follow trends, no matter how short-lived they may be.
I recently heard a story which estimated the cost of cleaning up depleted uranium weapons in Iraq at around 30-45 million dollars.
Dr. Tina Lepage
Parenting Page: Mama Bear
I don’t consider myself tough. But apparently, nothing turns you into a ferocious bear like motherhood.
A Night That Glittered
Over the last 15 years, a legitimate criticism of the UNC athletic department by those who looked closely inside was too much myopia.