UNC Student President Powell Takes Oath of Office at Trustees Meeting
He’s been on the job for nearly two months, but UNC Student Body President Andrew Powell will officially take his oath of office at a Thursday morni...
What Is E15?
Gas prices are expected to climb close to $2.63 a gallon, 20 cents higher than at this time last year, while a record-high of nearly 980 thousand Nort...
Chaney Joins Aldermen
The newest member of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen was sworn in Monday night at Town Hall, and then she got right down to business.
No Property Tax Rate Increase In BoCC Budget Proposal
Next year’s county budget doesn’t include a tax increase, but officials say it’s getting harder to balance the budget using reserve funds.
Moral Monday: Loud, Then Silent
Around 1,500 protesters assembled on Bicentennial Mall as the Moral Monday movement returned to Raleigh for the short session of the North Carolina Ge...
Council And Advocates Want To Boost Budget For Affordable Housing
Advocates and some elected officials say Chapel Hill needs to spend more on affordable housing next year.
Moral Monday Protests Return
The capitol city will be ringing with shouts, songs and sirens as Moral Monday protests return for the first full week of the legislative session at 5...
Orange County Names Manager
Bonnie Hammersley is your new Orange County Manager.
Carrboro’s Proposed Budget Up for Discussion Tuesday
Increasing pay for some of the lowest-paid employees of the Town of Carrboro is on the proposed budget up for discussion Tuesday night.
Commissioners Cautiously Interested In Ephesus-Fordham Financing
Commissioners say they’re interested in helping Chapel Hill fund the Ephesus-Fordham plan, but first they’ll need answers about the project’s im...
News Around Town
CH Community Works Together to Provide Car for Home Health Worker
Members of Chapel Hill’s businesses community, along with business students at UNC, and a group of social entrepreneurs on Franklin Street got toget...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Teaching Chair Awards
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation has announced this year’s winners of the 2014 Teaching Chair Awards.
Climate Change Harms Fresh Water Quality
A study published in Global Change Biology claims that the quality of fresh water is beginning to diminish in lower elevation forests, and that climat...
Guardians of the Hill 5K
Beginning at 8:30 am on May 31 is the annual Guardians of the Hill 5K and Family Fun Run, sponsored by the Chapel Hill Police Department. The race is ...
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS: Superior Court Ruling Against Tenure Law a Victory for Teachers
Nash praised Friday’s ruling by Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood that a recent state law ending job protections for veteran teachers is unconstit...
HPD Officer Injured In Suspected Carjacker Arrest
A Hillsborough police sergeant was injured Friday while taking a carjacking suspect into custody.
News Around Town
OWASA Reports Untreated Wastewater Spill In Chapel Hill
OWASA officials say Thursday's strong rains triggered an overflow of untreated wastewater from a manhole near Brigham Road in Chapel Hill.
What is FERPA?
Even after her resignation from UNC this past month, the sea of criticism that has come crashing down on Mary Willingham still has little potential to...
NC Unemployment Steadily Improves
The North Carolina Department of Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division reported the unemployment figures for both North Carolina and the US f...
Bethel to File HIPAA Complaint
UNC learning specialist Bradley Bethel says he believes Mary Willingham’s research and subsequent application violates the Family Education Rights a...