UNC School of Government Aims to Prove Worth to New Board of Governors Leadership
There have been ripple effects emanating through the UNC campus following news that Tom Ross would be transitioning out of his role as President of th...
Chilton, Kinnaird Urge Support for CAIC Project in Carrboro
Two former Carrboro mayors urged the Board of Aldermen to support a proposal to build a four-story building downtown for the ArtsCenter and Kidzu, in ...
Milton Julian, Chapel Hill Business Leader, Dies At 96
Julian is survived by six children, 10 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
UNC Submits Response to SACS
UNC has submitted a response to its regional accrediting body, following concerns raised during the independent investigation into academic irregulari...
Carrboro High Student Lobbies D.C. For Global Change
A Carrboro High School student went to Washington last week to press for change on issues of poverty, hunger and climate change.
HIV Survival Rates Disproportionately Low in South
Survival rates for those infected with HIV/AIDS in the South are the lowest across the nation. Nine southern states, including North Carolina, are hit...
Eno River Association Seeks Help After Sewage Flood
The Eno River Association has been defending the environment for nearly fifty years, but last week the nonprofit faced a new type of threat.
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Hundreds March in Hillsborough to Celebrate MLK, Reflect on History
Around 200 Hillsborough marchers gathered downtown on a beautiful sunny day for the “20th Anniversary Northern Orange Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ce...
Study Finds That Poorest Pay Higher Tax Share Than Richest in N.C.
The poorest 20 percent of North Carolina earners pay more than 40 percent more in taxes, as a share of their income, than the richest one percent.
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Chapel Hill Holds MLK March
Among events across the nation celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was a rally and march held in Chapel Hill. As the sun ro...
Rev. Barber at Duke Chapel’s MLK Celebration: ‘No Ways Tired’
Duke University Chapel honored the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, with its annual service. This year, the keynote speaker was North Caro...
UNC President Tom Ross Ousted By BOG
UNC System President Tom Ross is on the way out. The decision was announced on Friday. Ross will be transitioning out of his role effective January 3,...
Rep. Price ‘Shocked’ By Ouster Of UNC System President Ross
"I am shocked and troubled by the news that Tom Ross has been asked to resign as President of the UNC System by its Board of Governors."
UNC BOG: Ross’ Departure “Nothing To Do With Performance”
"This decision has nothing to do with President Ross’s performance or ability to continue in the office."
With One Goal Down, Varsity Owners Aim Higher
The owners of the Varsity Theater on Franklin Street say they’ve raised enough money to convert one projector from film to digital, and they plan to...
Report: CHCCS Discipline Disproportionately Impacts Minority Students
In local schools, an African American student is five times as likely as a white student to get suspended, and three times as likely to get reprimande...
NC DHHS: 26 New NC Flu Deaths Reported
The N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services reported 26 influenza-related deaths for the week of Jan. 4-Jan. 10.
Chapel Hill Man Arrested For Cocaine
He's been charged with six counts of cocaine possession and six counts of possession with intent to sell.
Proposed Carrboro Arts & Innovation Center Draws Desired Public Input
A proposal for a new Arts & Innovation Center in Carrboro brought out more people than expected to a couple of public information sessions at the ...
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