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Carolina Blood Drive
The UNC Community has another chance to save thousands of lives at the annual Carolina Blood Drive Tuesday at the Dean Smith Center.
Moral Monday, Back on Regular Schedule
The ongoing Moral Monday protest is back on regular schedule Monday evening, after Memorial Day last week moved activities to Tuesday.
General Assembly Weekend Check-In
Three major, and controversial, decisions have been made in the North Carolina General Assembly this past weekend: the Senate’s new spending plan, t...
Carrboro Police Request Body Cameras, and Car Cams
During the Carrboro Board of Aldermen meeting this past Tuesday, Carrboro Police Chief Walter Horton and Captain Chris Atack proposed the idea of both...
Local Electeds React To State Senate Budget
Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt and CHCCS board member James Barrett react to the Senate budget and other actions by the NCGA.
Victim Named In Friday’s Fatal Shooting
Lew Hahn Hood, 33, of Chapel Hill was shot and killed on Friday, Chapel Hill Police said.
CHTC Approves High-Speed Internet for Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill Town Council last week voted unanimously to approve an agreement with AT&T to bring ultra-high-speed Internet installation to Chapel H...
Senior Care Office Provides Safety Checks for Elderly
This June, the Chapel Hill Home Instead Senior Care Office will be available for in-home safety checks, free of charge. By doing so, it will reduce th...
“No One…Knew They Were Going To Do This”
The "Moral Monday" sit-in in Thom Tillis's office was apparently unplanned, say activists who were there.
Local Vets Reflect On Memorial Day, Shinseki, And VA Scandal
Local vets Fred Black and Lee Heavlin talked with Aaron Keck this week about the VA scandal and Memorial Day.
‘Tillis 15′ Join Rev. William Barber for Moral Monday Press Conference in Durham
Most of the so-called “Tillis 15” who staged an overnight sit-in at Republican State House Speaker Thom Tillis’s office this past Tuesday, and g...
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The People’s Channel Summer Camps
The public access television station and media learning center, The People’s Channel, is an organization based out of Chapel Hill that provides oppo...
Local Realtors “Fix A Home” – And You Can Help
You're invited to a food truck rodeo and silent auction at Carrboro Town Commons on Sunday to benefit "Fix-A-Home."
Shooting Reported At Home Near St. Thomas More
Updated 9:13 p.m. Glenwood Elementary School and St. Thomas More School were put on lockdown early Friday afternoon, following a reported shooting at ...
Hundreds Call On BoCC To Spend More On Schools
Hundreds came out to Thursday’s budget public hearing to tell Orange County Commissioners to increase school funding.
Member of ‘Tillis 14′ Sit-In Speaks About Protest and Arrest
A 78-year-old retired Unitarian Minister from Chapel Hill was one of 14 people arrested for refusing to leave State House Speaker Thom Tillis’s offi...
Academic Scandal: ‘A Shared Culpability’
“I think the vigorous discussion and debate is totally appropriate,” UNC Faculty Chair-elect Bruce Cairns says.
UNC System President Praises NC Senate Budget Proposals
UNC System President Tom Ross issued a statement today praising the NC State Senate’s Draft Budget for 2014-2015.
Pre-K - 12 Education
State Senate Wants to Slash Teachers Assistant Funding, Nearly in Half
The $21.1 billion draft budget released today in the Republican State Senate cuts funding for teachers assistants by $233.2 million.
Hog Day Returns
Hog Day has finally returned. Following its cancellation back in January after running for over 30 years, Orange County residents have succeeded in ma...