OC Sheriff Candidates Stake Their Claims As Primary Nears
It was standing room only at Wednesday's Orange County Sheriff candidate forum.
CHTC Postpones Vote on Ephesus-Fordham Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council meeting previously scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until Monday due to technical difficulties.
News Around Town
CH Public Library Hosts Anti-Cyber-Bullying Class for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Chapel Hill Public Library is hosting a teaching session where parents and teens can learn more about h...
Environmental Group Wants To Bring Back Jordan Lake Protection Rules
“Our state has gone backwards at the task of trying to restore this river and Jordan Lake," Chiosso said.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Board Looks at New, Less Painful Ideas for Budget Cuts
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education is looking at a new list of budget reductions, after scrapping a plan to take a big chunk out...
OC Commissioners Nearing Decision On Naming Next County Manager
“We are on the interstate and can see the exit up ahead,” Jacobs said.
Too Many Special Admits At UNC?
"There's one thing that would help mitigate these body blows that we're taking," UNC J-School Professor Charlie Tuggle says.
BoCC Bunts On Rural Recycling Pick-Up Plan
Orange County Commissioners on Tuesday backed away from a plan to create a solid waste service district tax to pay for rural recycling pick-up.
Conservative Pressure on UNC Forces Disclaimer for Professor’s N&O Columns
The News & Observer has reported that a UNC professor and columnist for the paper must add a disclaimer to his columns that he “doesn’t speak for ...
Pope Foundation Gives $1.3 Million To UNC Lineberger Cancer Center
The John William Pope Foundation has made a $1.3 million gift to UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Pre-K - 12 Education
State Teacher Pay Task Force Report Draws Criticism From Educators
"... the educators made it clear that their voices hadn’t been heard."
National Weather Service: Expect a Chilly Week, But A Lovely Weekend
There’s a cold snap in the air this evening, and you can expect it to remain throughout most of the week.
One Year Later: NC Residents Will Return, Remember, & Honor
"...I refuse to let anybody, any terrorist, take away what is fundamentally an American event celebrating Boston,” Leon said.
PPP Poll: NC Voters Becoming More Tolerant of Gay Marriage
Voters in North Carolina are changing their opinions about gay marriage, according to a recent poll released by Public Policy Polling in Raleigh.
Commutations Under Racial Justice Act Being Reviewed by NC Supreme Court
The North Carolina Supreme Court is considering whether four convicted murderers whose death sentences were commuted under the Racial Justice Act will...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen to Consider Parking Remedies
Finding a parking space in Downtown Carrboro during the day can be a problem, and The Board of Aldermen is getting ready to sort through some possible...
National Group Wants NCAA Reform
“I do think we’ve reached a point now that you have really the worst nightmare of the NCAA coming through, and that is the athletes organizing."
News Around Town
Two Die Near Finish Line Of Raleigh Half Marathon
Authorities say two runners died near the finish line of a half marathon near Raleigh.
BoCC Seeks Revised Cost Estimate For Southern Branch Library
Orange County Commissioners say it may be time to clarify exactly what’s planned for the Southern Branch Library, and just how much it will cost.
PPP Poll: McCrory’s Approval Rating Remains Low
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory remains unpopular in the state, according to a new poll released by Public Policy Polling in Raleigh.