News Around Town
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.
News Around Town
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 ...
Alderman Candidate Talal Asad: Carrboro Needs More Parking, Business Growth
“My goal, as alderman, is to try to fight for increased access to the town” says Carrboro Aldermen candidate Talal Asad, “and to allow more busi...
Chilton: “I’ll Sign Same-Sex Marriage Licenses”
Former Carrboro mayor Mark Chilton says he will issue same-sex marriage licenses if elected Register of Deeds.
Ex-Heel Neal Excels As Apex Coach
David Neal will never forget the time he walked into his college basketball coach’s office for a chat. “We need you to be a great teammate...
Orange County Between Rain and Freezing Rain Thursday PM
Daylight saving time switches over this weekend, but we’re not relieved of winter yet.
New Chapel Hill Fire Marshal Hired From Pennsylvania
On April 1st, Reading, Pennsylvania Fire Marshal Todd Iaeger will step into that same position for Chapel Hill.
Carrboro Alderman Candidate Bethany Chaney: Non-Profit Experience Counts
Carrboro Alderman candidate Bethany Chaney works as a consultant for non-profit organizations, and says that her longtime experience could have useful...
Stephens: Experience Makes Me The Right Fit For OC Register Of Deeds
Stephens says her experience serving as Orange County Deputy Register of Deeds from 2007-2012 has prepared her for the seat.