News Around Town
Mark “Banned Books Week” At CH Library
"Banned Books Week" runs from September 21-27.
“Project Connect” Tackles Homelessness
Now in its eighth year, Project Connect is an annual event to provide needed services to at-risk residents.
PlayMakers Opens Season: Chekov, With A Twist
"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" won the Tony for Best Play in 2013.
Dems Gaining In Race For Senate Control
With Election Day near, the GOP still has a good chance of retaking the U.S. Senate - but Democrats are gaining.
Athens Or Bust
The Chamber of Commerce's biennial Inter-City Visit begins Sunday.
In Hillsborough: Riverwalk, Police, And The Colonial Inn
Mayor Tom Stevens talks issues.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Board Seeks Public Input on Memorial Day as Makeup Day
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education wants to get more public input before members will consider taking Memorial Day off the list ...
Carolina Braces For East Carolina Collision in Pirate Country
The No. 25 North Carolina football team, 2-0 on the season, hits the road looking to take down in-state rival East Carolina, sporting a 2-1 record, Sa...
Rabid Skunk Is Orange County’s 20th Case This Year
A skunk in Efland tested positive for rabies this week, bringing Orange County’s total to 20 cases this year.
OC Sheriff’s Office Seeks ID Of Theft Suspect
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help to ID a man wanted in connection with a home and vehicle burglary Wednesday afternoon.
Hagan Hangs on to 4-Point Lead Over Tillis
U.S. Senator Kay Hagan continues to hold a four-point lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis, the speaker of the NC House.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Asst. CHCCS Superintendent Explains Change in ‘Culture of Instruction’
An assistant superintendent for Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools says that the “culture of instruction” is improving for African-American and eco...
Accused Killer of Durham Priest Said He Tried to Blackmail Victim
The accused killer of an Anglican priest in Durham allegedly tried to blackmail the victim over meth use before killing him.
Carrboro Aldermen Give Go-Ahead for Traffic Calming on Tallyho Trail
If you live in a neighborhood where cars zoom through way too fast, but you’re not thrilled with the idea of speed bumps and speed tables, then you ...
2012 Elementary School Murder Suspect Enters Plea No. 2 of Four
Ali Cherfaoui pleaded guilty to discharging a firm arm on educational property Tuesday in Orange County Superior Court.
Council Hears Plans For Graduate Housing Downtown
The owners of the Franklin Hotel want to bring graduate student apartments to downtown.
UNC School of Education Sees Admissions Drop
The UNC School of Education is having its share of problems attracting new students that want a career in teaching, and for predictable reasons: lack ...
Carrboro Town Historian Considered by Board of Aldermen
Carrboro Aldermen will consider creating the position of Town Historian when the Board meets Tuesday night.
OC Commissioners to Vote on New Solid Waste Truck
Orange County Commissioners will review employee benefits and authorize the purchase of a new truck to haul solid waste when the board meets tonight.
WCHL’s Heavner to Join UNC’s Journalism Hall of Fame
The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication is welcoming WCHL’s owner and CEO Jim Heavner as a “Halls of Fame” inductee.