Candidate Profile: Rod Chaney for NC House 50
Pastor Rod Chaney of Sunrise Church in Chapel Hill is making his second run as a Republican challenger the District 50 seat in the N.C. House.
Rep. Verla Insko: ‘Yes, I Know Women Don’t Have Prostates’
NC House Representative Verla Insko, a Democrat representing Orange County District 56, finds herself forced to respond to accusations that she thinks...
Former Chapel Hill Fire Marshal Joe Robertson Dies at Home in Mebane
Retired Chapel Hill Fire Marshal and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Robertson has died, at his home in Mebane.
Art’s Angle: Ten Reasons To Be Sad
If you still are saddened that Carolina won’t be taking on UConn in the Sweet Sixteen Friday night at Madison Square Garden, here are 10 reasons to ...
Zoning Issue Delays Restaurant, Retail, Manufacturing Development in Carrboro
CARRBORO- A group of local developers wants to bring restaurants and retail to a long-abandoned property on South Greensboro Street in Carrboro. But f...
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OC Raccoon Rabies Cases Could Be On The Rise In 2014
“It certainly seems like we are having an uptick in the number of rabies cases...."
UNC Provost To Speak On Academic Performance Standards Wednesday
“The Carolina Metrics Project” seeks to build a set of guidelines to measure academic performance and set targets for improvement
UNC Student Body President Asks CH Town Council To Overturn Occupancy Limit
“No student should be told to move in the middle of the semester, especially due to misleading or lacking information.” Lambden said.
All The Time In The World
SAN ANTONIO — Nate Britt needed more time, said Danny Green. Like a protective older brother, Green had hustled to beat the waves of media into ...
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UNCC Student From Hillsborough Dies From Fall
A UNC Charlotte student who died early Sunday morning has been identified as 18-year-old Joshua Robert Helm of Hillsborough.
Knife Wielder Committed To UNC Hospitals
Chapel Hill resident and 31-year-old UNC graduate, Jesse Alan Kister was committed in UNC Department of Public Safety’s custody on Sunday.
Council And Residents Wrangle With Ephesus-Fordham Questions
As the Chapel Hill Town Council nears a vote on the Ephesus-Fordham revitalization project, questions remain about the limitations and cost of the pla...
Carrboro Aldermen Preview: Take-Out Food, ATMs and Farmers’ Market Hours on Agenda
It looks like the Town of Carrboro is making slight changes to the operating hours of the Wednesday Farmers Market.
Candidate Profile: Orange County Commissioner Earl McKee, District 2
Earl McKee is running for a second term to represent District 2 on the Orange County Board of Commissioners. He insists that, just as when he first ra...
Chapel Hill Emergency Drivers Want You to ‘See the Light’
See the light, pull to the right. That’s the message from Chapel Hill’s Fire and Police Departments, along with Emergency Medical Services.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Carrboro Seeks Applicants for ‘Safe Routes to School’ Committee
The Town of Carrboro is seeking applicants for a new Safe Routes to School Implementation Committee.
Suspect In Custody After Knife Incident Locks Down Campus
Chapel Hill police have arrested the man who reportedly pulled a knife on a student on campus Sunday afternoon.
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Health, Safety, Schools, Libraries, And Hillsborough
Health care, dual language, new libraries, new schools, new signs, and the future of Hillsborough.
Orange County Commissioner Candidates Talk Trash And Taxes
Tax rates, school funding and the future of solid waste disposal were the hot topics at last week’s Orange County Commissioner candidate forum.
The Mysteries of March Madness
SAN ANTONIO — March is all about omens. With the consistently-inconsistent 2014 North Carolina Tar Heels, the basketball gods have been holding ...