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.
News Around Town
Found: CHPD Seeking Missing Person, Ai Jinglong
The Chapel Hill Police Department reported just after 4:00 p.m. Saturday that Ai Jinglong was located safe and sound.
“I’m Having Real Difficulty…Figuring Out Exactly What (The Report Is) Saying”
UNC J-School Professor Charlie Tuggle Spoke with Aaron Keck
UNC: “Our Focus Is On Our Students”
UNC has been careful about how and on what it comments in the new Carol Folt administration, which is less than a year old.
Willingham’s Literacy Findings Discredited
UNC released the findings of an independent review Friday that stated the test used by UNC academic advisor Mary Willingham was not a valid method to ...
UNC System Leaders OK More Transparency In Tuition Allocation; Students Rally For A Debt-Free Education
“We are loading this burden onto middle class students and their parents, and it has got to stop at some point,” Mitchell said.
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Public Invited to Carrboro Southern Branch Library Input Session on Saturday
Friends of the Orange County Southern Branch Library would like your input about a proposed new Carrboro branch at 300 West Main Street in 2017.