Pre-K - 12 Education
Orange County’s Newest Charter School To Open This Fall
A new charter school is coming to Orange County. The Expedition School is slated to open in Hillsborough this fall.
Before the ACC season is over, the UNC men’s basketball team will have traveled 4,534 miles round trip. But is that really so much more now in “th...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Mia Burroughs To Seek OC Commissioners Seat
CHAPEL HILL – Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board member Mia Burroughs will seek the Orange County Commissioner seat being vacated by long-time Co...
Overturned Car Carrying Child Blocks Traffic On MLK, Child OK
Lieutenant Josh Mecimore said there were no injuries.
Tar Heel Take: Miami
Join Matt Oakes and Rachel Nash as they go behind the scenes of UNC’s first home ACC game against Miami with special guests Jones Angell and Eri...
NC Police To Release Findings In Durham Teen’s Death
Police in North Carolina are expected to release their preliminary findings in the case of a teenage suspect who died while in police custody.
Maria Palmer Joins NAACP Efforts In Voter ID Lawsuit V. State
“I do think that they will do what they are designed to do—to restrict voting—to disenfranchise poor people, the elderly and people of color,”...
Hand Sanitizer Doesn’t Protect Us Against All Viruses
CHAPEL HILL – We all know the importance of washing our hands, especially during flu season. But when we’re on the go and have to rely on hand...
Long-time OC Commissioner Alice Gordon Won’t Seek Re-Election
ORANGE COUNTY – Long-time Orange County Commissioner Alice Gordon announced Thursday that she does not intend to seek another term in office. ...
Death Penalty Off The Table For 2012 Double Homicide
Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall says his office won’t pursue the death penalty in a double homicide from 2012.
Academic Advisor Receives Death Threats; Admissions Director, Roy Williams Respond To Illiteracy Claims
“I can tell you, we do not admit students who we believe cannot read or write,” Farmer said.
Flu Deaths In NC Linked To Strain That Caused 2009 Pandemic
"What is different about these deaths and what has raised some concern is the age profile.”
James’ Return Should Bolster Heels On Both Ends Of Court
Setbacks like Sunday’s loss at Wake Forest are surely frustrating for the Tar Heels, but for the most part you can’t blame their defense. UNC ...
Planning Board Chair To Seek Carrboro BoA Seat
“If we can’t attract and retain people that can live here, can also afford to buy the products and services that we offer here in Carrboro, and th...
News Around Town
Community Needs Increase With Frigid Temps
“When the weather gets this cold, we see extra people,” Dorward says. “I haven’t looked at the official count at the shelters, but I know that...
Cold Temperatures: There’s An End In Sight
Chapel Hill-Carrboro can expect one more blustery night with temperatures near single digits, but warm temperatures are just around the corner.
Rep. Verla Insko Says Education Tops Her Agenda For 2014
“I think our whole education system [needs] to be strengthened, from community colleges, pre-K through the university is really critical.."
Nyang’oro Sched. To Make 2nd Court Appearance Tues.; Postponed To April
Woodall confirmed that Nyang’oro’s appearance was postponed, and his next court date is set for April 29.
Oakes: Roy’s Remarks – “Don’t Tiptoe Through Tulips”
“You can’t come in there tiptoeing through the tulips. You’ve got to come in and be ready to make a stand. Hopefully those guys will do it right...
OC Unemployment Still Falling Ahead Of 2014
Orange County once again took over with North Carolina’s lowest unemployment rate in November falling to the lowest point since December 2008.