Three Local Students Named Gates Cambridge Scholars
UNC students Larry Han and Matthew Leming, along with Duke student Catherine Newman, have been named Gates Cambridge Scholars. The scholarship was es...
Orange County Authorities Seeking Help Identifying Suspect in String of Break-Ins
Orange County authorities are asking for public assistance identifying a suspect from a recent break-in. A crime report from last Friday says that a h...
OWASA Work Closes Portion of MLK Blvd
Portions of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed during the day on Wednesday due to OWASA repairs. Officials say the outer northbound lane,...
Possible Link Between Artificial Turf and Cancer
The Federal Government is now investigating a possible link between lead in artificial turf fields and cancer. Three government agencies, including th...
Coal Ash: Statewide, And In Chapel Hill
Yes, there actually is coal ash in Chapel Hill...but the NCDEQ's meetings next month will focus on other sites.
County Commissioners Reject Gun Regulation
After taking hours of public comment, the vast majority in opposition to the proposal, the Board of Commissioners unanimously rejected a proposal that...
Fire Closes Rosemary Street Tuesday Afternoon
Chapel Hill Fire crews responded to a report of an “explosion and vehicle fire” in the Wallace Parking Deck on East Rosemary Street on Tuesday. Cr...
Chapel Hillian Publishes Debut Novel
Lindsay Starck released her novel "Noah's Wife" in January.
Charges Dismissed Against Suspect in Infant’s Death
The District Attorney’s Office has dismissed charges against 22-year-old Shaquille Oneill Davis in connection with the Christmas Day Shooting of...
Chatham County Authorities Looking for Child Rape Suspect
Chatham County law enforcement officials are asking for public assistance finding a man accused of raping an 11-year-old girl. A release from the Chat...
Durham Leaders Delay Purchase of Body Cameras
The Durham City Council voted on Monday to delay the purchase of body cameras for the police department. There was concern among council members and t...
Burlington Police Seek Suspect on Murder Charges
***UPDATE: Police say Williams surrendered to police overnight. Williams was transferred to the Alamance County Jail and is being held under a $1 mill...
Former Orange County Commissioner Gustaveson Dies
Former Orange County Commissioner Norm Gustaveson has died. Family members say Gustaveson died on Friday at Carol Woods Retirement Community. Gustaves...
UNC to Test Emergency Siren on Tuesday
UNC will test the emergency sirens and emergency communication system Tuesday, February 16, at 12:30 p.m. The Alert Carolina System and sirens are tes...
Wintry Weather Closings and Delays
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for much of central North Carolina. The advisory began at 11 o’clock on Sunday ni...
Public Weighs In on Voting Redistricting
A state-wide public hearing was held on Monday to discuss the redrawing of voting districts. The hearing was held via tele-conference. Last week a Fe...
UNC Looking For Artists For Campus Buildings
The FedEx Global Education Center at UNC is accepting artists’ proposals to display their work during the current academic year. The center host...
Orange County Crews Respond to 62 Accidents Due to Icy Roads
A stretch of wintry weather has left icy roads throughout our area. The precipitation began Sunday evening as snow before turning to sleet and freezin...
News Around Town
Compton Road Bridge To Be Replaced
North Carolina Department of Transportation contractors plan to replace Compton Road Bridge, closing the road between N.C. 86 and Carr Store Road no...
Anne-Marie Slaughter To Deliver UNC Commencement Address
Author and foreign policy analyst Anne-Marie Slaughter will deliver the commencement address at UNC on May 8. Slaughter served as the director of po...