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120 More Blankets Needed
During the first two weeks of the 12th-annual Blanket Orange County blanket drive, 180 blankets have been collected. The goal for this year’s event ...
Former UNC Professor and Longtime Chapel Hillian Vasa Mihailovich Passed Away
Dr. Vasa Mihailovich, a former professor at the University of North Carolina, died this past Saturday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. Mihailovic...
Small Business Saturday Deals
Small Business Saturday deals will be everywhere this weekend in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough. Small Business Saturday is Saturday, Novembe...
Carrboro Police Respond to Reports of ‘Edged Weapon’ at McDougle Middle School
Carrboro Police were called to McDougle Middle School on Monday. Carrboro Police Captain Chris Atack says officers responded to the school, on Fayette...
Town Council Approves Building AC Hotel On Rosemary Street
The Chapel Hill Town Council unanimously approved a special use permit, which allows construction to begin on the AC Hotel by Marriott, which will ...
Congressman David Price: Syrian Refugees ‘Desperate People Fleeing a Desperate Situation’
Legislation has passed the United States House aiming to slow or halt the flow of Syrian refugees into the country following the terrorist attacks in ...
Two Chapel Hill Teenagers Charged After Threat Against Local School
A lawyer representing two teenage suspects appeared in court on Tuesday following a threat against a local school. Two Chapel Hill High School student...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Orange County Schools Board Chair Resigns
Debbie Piscitelli had been appointed to the Orange County Schools board less than a year ago.
Former UNC Linebacker Quincy Monk Passes Away
Former UNC linebacker Quincy Monk passed away on Tuesday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Monk played for the Tar Heels from 1998 through 2001 an...
Underage Drinking a ‘Terrific Problem’ in North Carolina
Cases of underage drinking made for a long meeting of the state Alcohol Beverage Control Commission last Wednesday. The case against La Res was the ma...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Kidzu Raises $40,000
In an event at UNC System President Tom Ross’ house, Kidzu raised over forty thousand dollars. Kidzu development director Kate Sullivan said the mon...
High Number Of Travelers Expected For Thanksgiving Holiday
Over 1.3 million North Carolinians are expected to travel more than 50 miles for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to AAA Carolinas. “Nearly 9...
2 Suspects Arrested After Threat Against Local School
***UPDATE: Two suspects, 17-year-old Shane Ryan Long and 16-year-old Caleb James Etheridge, were arrested by Chapel Hill Police. Their first court app...
Renee Price Announces Re-Election Bid for Orange County Board of Commissioners
Renee Price has announced that she will seek re-election to her District 2 seat on the Orange County Board of Commissioners. Price was first elected t...
East Chapel Hill High School Responds to Alleged Sexual Assault
A Chapel Hill mother is warning other parents after she says that her 15-year-old daughter, who is a special needs student, was sexually-assaulted at ...
UNC Board of Trustees Discuss Connect NC Bond
House Representative Dean Arp briefed the UNC Board of Trustees on the Connect NC bond that will be on the ballot across North Carolina in March. R...
Chapel Hill “Christmas House” Will Help Hundreds
The Chapel Hill Service League's annual Christmas House gives gifts to 800 kids each year.
Top-Ranked Tar Heels Head to Northern Iowa; Paige Goes Home
When the No. 1 UNC men’s basketball team tips off its game against the Northern Iowa Panthers tomorrow it will be a bittersweet moment for seni...
Stigma Surrounding HIV Prevalent Following Charlie Sheen Announcement
Actor Charlie Sheen made the announcement this week that he is HIV positive and acknowledged that as treatments have advanced there is still a stigma ...
UNC Town Hall Interrupted By Protest
As the UNC Town Hall meeting on race and inclusion began Thursday evening, a group of protesting students interrupted moderator Clarence Page to make ...