News Around Town
Bill Of Rights Day Monday: Ring Your Bells In Hillsborough
Hillsborough has a unique way of celebrating "Bill of Rights Day": 223 consecutive seconds of bell-ringing.
Vehicle Fire Damages Chapel Hill Home
The vehicle was inside the garage when it caught fire; $30,000 in damage resulted.
Temporary Process To Report Suspicious Academic Activities Unveiled
Plates were full for administrators, faculty, and students at UNC this holiday season, with commencement, final exams, and reviews from the UNC System...
‘Carrboro Cares’ Business Initiative Kicks off at Holiday Parade
If you’re planning to be out in Carrboro today for the annual Holiday Parade, you might plan to stick around afterward for some shopping, Chances ar...
UNC Awarded $25.3 Million To Run EPA’s Library
UNC’s School of Information and Library Science received its largest grant ever to operate the Environmental Protection Agency’s RTP library.
Judge Orders Mediation For UNC Media Lawsuit
If you can’t come up with a timetable, I’ll do it for you.”
News Around Town
Water Main Leak Shuts Off OWASA Service To South Graham St
Officials from the Orange Water and Sewer Authority are temporarily shutting down service on South Graham Street to repair a water main leak.
A Long Journey to Graduation
Sunday marks the Winter Commencement for some 2,100 students graduating from UNC. Some have overcome more challenges than others.
Final Weekend for “All Is Calm” at the Arts Center
World War One is being remembered at the Arts Center this holiday season on the 100th anniversary of the Great War, with “All Is Calm: The Christmas...
With Cuts Possibly Looming, UNC Centers State Their Cases
UNC officials said the centers did essential work - and were also crucial to larger fundraising efforts.
Hillsborough PD Seeks Individual In 11/30 “Incident”
Contact Hillsborough police if you have information.
OC Animal Services Reports Rabid Skunk In Rougemont
Orange County Animal Services on Monday confirmed the county’s 22nd case of rabies this year.
PORCH Set to Eclipse Huge Benchmark
A local organization devoted to feeding needy families in our community is set to eclipse a major milestone. PORCH is an organization that has a singu...
Carrboro Moving Forward with Arts and Economic Development
Art and economic development are converging in Carrboro and planning the best pathway to move forward. A public hearing has been called on a proposed ...
Carrboro Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday
The light switch is about to be flipped in Carrboro with the annual lighting of the tree. The Carrboro Tree will be lit for this holiday season at 6 o...
Discussions Continue Over Highly-Debated Carrboro Corner
Carrboro officials are working toward a solution of what to do at 201 North Greensboro Street. What to do with the space that was the proposed home of...
Southern Rail Up For Sale
One of Carrboro’s most iconic restaurants is up for sale.
Orange Unemployment Drops Again In October
Orange County's unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in October, down from 4.5 percent in September.
BoCC Votes to Fund Childcare From Social Justice Fund
At Tuesday night’s meeting in Chapel Hill, the Orange County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to fund childcare for low-income families.
Orange County Deputies Looking For Lobster Chef
Sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect who allegedly broke into a church kitchen and cooked a lobster tail.