Oakes: Roy’s Remarks – “March Madness”
“Generally speaking, kids do get more enthused at tournament time. I’m pretty straightforward with them. I say, ‘Hey, we turned it a...
Carrboro Aldermen Consider Drug Store Drive-Throughs
The Town of Carrboro is asking for public input about whether drive-thoughs should be allowed at future pharmacies.
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Homeownership, Scholarship, Taxes And Snow Days
Congrats to local high achievers; learn how to buy an affordable home; snow changes CHCCS schedule; get help on taxes.
Consultant Recommendations Calms Some Residents’ Worries About “Chatham Park”
Now that a recently-hired consulting firm has made suggestions calling for a more detailed project plan for the proposed Chatham Park, Pittsboro resid...
Construction On UMall Luxury Cinema To Begin In April; Open By ’15
Construction on the new luxury, 13 screen movie theater in Chapel Hill’s University Mall is expected to begin in April of this year.
Republican Senate Primary Tied In NC; Tillis’ Numbers Drop
"With eight candidates, and all of them so closely bunched together, it is looking more and more likely that this is going to be headed for a run-off....
All Orange County Power Outages Expected to End Wednesday
Representatives of Duke Energy and Piedmont Electric say they expect power to be restored for all customers by late Wednesday night.
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OC Sheriff Searching For Missing 60-Year-Old Man
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for Thomas Jeffrey Searle.
CHTC Eyes Town Funding For Affordable Rental Housing Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council says it’s time to consider putting tax dollars toward subsidizing affordable rental housing.
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Schools Closings and Power Outages
Due to hazardous travel conditions (downed trees and power lines) and wide spread power outages that remain, two school districts remain closed Monday...
DENR On NC Coal Ash Spill: “Taking A Holistic Look” At Environmental Impacts
"We are going to be taking a comprehensive look at all of the infrastructure at these sites so that we can make sure that these types of spills, like ...
UNC Best Buddies Gears Up For “Spread The Word To End The Word”
"When you use 'retard' and 'retarded,' you are just reinforcing negative stereotypes about people with disabilities..."
OC Register of Deeds Brooks on Gay Marriage Licenses: ‘I Cannot Do That’
Incumbent Orange County Register of Deeds Deborah Brooks told WCHL that she would not sign marriage licenses for same-sex couples, as long as the stat...
Phillips Middle School Students Win 1st-Place Award in Lexus Eco Challenge
A group of five students at Phillips Middle School in Chapel Hill have won a $15,000 first place award in the national Lexus Eco Challenge.
Late-Night Hit And Run Injures Five In CH
A hit-and-run at 2:30 a.m. Saturday injured five who were on the road dealing with an earlier accident.
OC EMS Opens Temporary Shelter At Stanford Middle School
As the sun sets and temperatures drop, more than 30,000 residents in Orange County are still without power.
OC Sheriff’s Office Searches For Missing Man
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Thomas Jeffrey Searle.
Closings, Cancellations, and Delays – Updated 3/7 10:00 a.m.
Due to inclement weather in the Triangle, schools and businesses are taking the necessary steps to assure the safety of its students and staff.
CHTC Likely To Delay Vote On Ephesus-Fordham Redevelopment Plan
Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt said the Council needed time to “stew” on the worries raised by the residents and for members to have their ow...
CHCCS Teachers Reject State-Mandated Contract Changes, Ask Board For Support
Chapel Hill-Carrboro educators are rejecting the changes to teacher tenure mandated by the General Assembly, and they want school board members to do ...