Franklin Street Closed Due To Downed Power Lines
Franklin Street between Boundary Street and Deming Drive is currently closed due to downed power lines and might not reopen until at least midday.
Recycling Issue Brings Rural Residents Out for Orange Commissioners Hearing
HILLSBOROUGH - A public hearing on a proposed tax district for recycling pickup in Orange County brought a lot of people out to the Board of Commissio...
APRIL FOOLS: Ellie Kinnaird Write-In Candidate For OC Sheriff?
Did we fool you?!
Silver Alert Issued For Missing Chapel Hill Woman
Perkins, 51, was last seen in a white passenger car with two Hispanic males on Homestead Rd. on March 29, according to Chapel Hill Police.
Post Health Care Deadline, Officials Say More Than 7 Million Enrolled
“During these tight times when we are all dependent on the system, it is really frustrating, and people were frustrated by that when it didn’t ope...
Roses In UMall To Close In June
“Our store was just going to be down-sized to a smaller store than we could afford to operate at the rent level that we were expected to pay,” Saw...
Escaped OC Inmate Surrenders
The inmate who escaped a low-security Orange County correctional facility Monday evening returned within about five hours.
Many Orange County Voters Choosing ‘Unaffiliated’ Status for Primary
Orange County Board of Elections Director Tracy Reams, who supplied the new numbers to WCHL on March 31st, said she’s noticed some things about peop...
UNC To Elect New Faculty Chair In April
Two veteran faculty members, Bruce Cairns and Andrew Perrin, are running for the leadership post.
UNC Title IX Task Force Recommendations Anticipated To Be Ready By End Of April
“I think we are all waiting for the report from the Task Force, and I know some people wish that report would come forward,” Folt said.
OC Commissioners Preview: Recycling District Gets Another Public Hearing
Tuesday at 6 p.m., Orange County residents will get another opportunity to present their views to the Board of Commissioners about a proposed Solid Wa...
UNC Sophomore Charged After Report Of Sexual Assault, Erratic Nudity
A call to police Friday reporting a sexual assault at a UNC dorm ended in the arrest of a student who was found naked on the floor in his residence ha...
UNC Leaders Address Pressures To Answer Questions On Past Academic/Athletic Relations
“I think that is always our goal—to be responsive. On the other hand, we have to be thoughtful. We have to be careful, and we have to get it right...
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Annual ‘Community Read’ at O.C. Library: ‘My Black Family, My White Privilege’
On Monday, March 31, the Orange County Main Library hosts its annual Community Read.
NC Unemployment Rate Hits Nearly Six-Year Low
North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in nearly six years in February at 6.4 percent.
Town Council Seeks County Buy-In For Ephesus-Fordham Plan
Chapel Hill Town Council members say Orange County’s help in funding the Ephesus-Fordham renewal plan is key, but commissioners aren’t yet ready t...
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Chapel Hill Transit: We Are Committed to Remaining Fare-Free
Bus riders in Chapel Hill and Carrboro may be required in the near future to pay a fare for the service, for the first time since 2002.
Town of Carrboro: New, Improved Web Site Coming This Summer
The Town of Carrboro is looking for public input on the town’s revamped Web site, set to launch in the late summer.
UNC AD Reacts To Ruling That Northwestern University Football Players Can Unionize
“But I think that is going to create all kinds of other challenges...."
Marcus Paige, Fellow Students Athletes Share Challenges & Triumphs During UNC Academic Experience
We know how hard we work in the classroom. It is not fair to us to get all of that negative attention when we spend so much time working so hard to ge...