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Carrboro Declares ‘Lady Tigers Day’ in Honor of 3A State Basketball Champs
March 19, 2014 is officially Lady Tigers Day in Carrboro.
Orange County Residents Pan Recycling District Tax Plan
Residents of rural Orange County say they’re not impressed with plans for a new solid waste service district tax
State Investigating Whether Duke Energy Leaked Contaminated Water At Chatham Co. Plant
The concern is whether contaminated water was also released into the canal, which flows into an unnamed tributary that feeds the Cape Fear River, a dr...
Morinaga Candy Factory Construction In OC To Begin “In A Couple Of Weeks”
“We really do not have much time right now to think about being happy with our success because we have a lot to do," Brantley said.
Closings, Cancellations, Delays – Updated 8:05 a.m. 3/18
Due to winter weather, schools and businesses are taking the necessary steps to ensure the safety of their students and staff.
Clouds To Keep Temperatures Down Tuesday, Warmer Wednesday
National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Ellis says temperatures will stay in the 30s Tuesday, but the Triangle will see-saw right back to the 50s ...
Rachel ‘Bunny’ Mellon dead at 103
Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the deeply private and profoundly wealthy centenarian, has died at her estate in Virginia. She was 103.
“The Edge” Proposed Development Stirs Residents’ Worries And Support
“Those are my main concerns—the noise and the traffic on Eubanks—and the increased general activity,” Stuart said.
Wanted by Chapel Hill Police: Jaheem Lashard Watson, 24
Chapel Hill Police need your help in locating Jaheem Lashard Watson, who's wanted for suspicion of first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping and...
Woman Cited for ‘Twerkin’ It’ in the Middle of Franklin Street
Contrary to the opinion of one apparently intoxicated woman, the driving lanes of Franklin Street do not turn into a “Twerk Zone” after 2 a.m.
Republican House 50 Candidate Rod Chaney: Strong Supporter of Charter Schools
Rod Chaney, a pastor at Sunrise Church in Chapel Hill, is running for the NC House 50 seat in 2014. His Republican opponent in the May 6 primary is re...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen Preview: Make Zoning Easier for Residents, Businesses
Addressing concerns about the challenges of navigating Carrboro’s zoning laws will be on the agenda for the Board of Aldermen this week.
State Unemployment Rate Hits Five-Year Low In January
In the first month of the new year, the jobless rate fell 0.2 percent compared to the month prior and 2.1 percent from the year before.
Thin Glaze Of Ice Could Coat Trees Monday And Tuesday
Another dose of winter weather is on tap before spring officially arrives, but just how bad with this round be?
Race For House 50: Meyer Says State Democrats Will Make NC “Prosperous” Again
"Some of the things that have happened over the past several years would not have happened if Democrats were in control of the legislature.”
UNC Study: Parental Habits That Can Cause Child Obesity Common Across Racial Lines
A new pediatrics study by UNC found that behaviors thought to lead to childhood obesity are all-too-common among parents in the U.S., regardless of ra...
OC Sheriff Candidates Square Off In First Debate
The Orange County Sheriff’s race got underway in earnest this weekend as the six candidates squared off in their first debate
In NC, Did Cutting Benefits Really Cut Unemployment?
The answer may be yes--but economist Mark Vitner says it's "not a success story" either way.
Art’s Angle: Playing With House Money
If you’re still going off on Carolina’s embarrassing ouster from the ACC Tournament, ask yourself this question: How the hell did this team win 23...
Gender May Be Key To ACA Impact On Small Biz
How has the Affordable Care Act affected local business? The answer may depend on gender.