CHCCS Seeks Boost From BoCC For School Renovations
Chapel Hill-Carrboro school officials to hold off on new school construction, they need money from the county now to start planning school renovations...
Weather To Warm Sunday
"I think certainly for Easter Sunday there’s a pretty good chance we’ll get to see the sun come back perhaps later in the day.”
Smaller Gifted Ed Budget Cuts Still Draw Fire From CHCCS Parents
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board is considered smaller cuts to the district’s gifted education program, but some parents are still up in arms o...
NC Gas Prices Continue To Climb For Easter Weekend
As drivers hit the highways for the Easter Weekend, North Carolina’s gas prices will continue to increase. But some good news for road warriors, fue...
Ronald McDonald House Of CH Gears Up Expansion Project Groundbreaking
“It is care that is provided for children that are unfortunately near the end of life and for the families to be with their loved ones, these young ...
Hillsborough Wastewater Treatment Plant $19.8 Million Upgrades To Be Unveiled
The expanded and renovated Hillsborough Wastewater Treatment Plant is more efficient and environmentally friendly, coming into compliance with the mor...
Listen To The 2014 Orange County Democratic Party Sheriff Forum
“Mary Willingham’s Credibility Is Collapsing”
...according to a learning specialist at UNC.
OC Sheriff Candidates Stake Their Claims As Primary Nears
It was standing room only at Wednesday's Orange County Sheriff candidate forum.
CHTC Postpones Vote on Ephesus-Fordham Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council meeting previously scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until Monday due to technical difficulties.
News Around Town
CH Public Library Hosts Anti-Cyber-Bullying Class for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Chapel Hill Public Library is hosting a teaching session where parents and teens can learn more about h...
Environmental Group Wants To Bring Back Jordan Lake Protection Rules
“Our state has gone backwards at the task of trying to restore this river and Jordan Lake," Chiosso said.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Board Looks at New, Less Painful Ideas for Budget Cuts
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education is looking at a new list of budget reductions, after scrapping a plan to take a big chunk out...
OC Commissioners Nearing Decision On Naming Next County Manager
“We are on the interstate and can see the exit up ahead,” Jacobs said.
Too Many Special Admits At UNC?
"There's one thing that would help mitigate these body blows that we're taking," UNC J-School Professor Charlie Tuggle says.
BoCC Bunts On Rural Recycling Pick-Up Plan
Orange County Commissioners on Tuesday backed away from a plan to create a solid waste service district tax to pay for rural recycling pick-up.
Conservative Pressure on UNC Forces Disclaimer for Professor’s N&O Columns
The News & Observer has reported that a UNC professor and columnist for the paper must add a disclaimer to his columns that he “doesn’t speak for ...
Pope Foundation Gives $1.3 Million To UNC Lineberger Cancer Center
The John William Pope Foundation has made a $1.3 million gift to UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Pre-K - 12 Education
State Teacher Pay Task Force Report Draws Criticism From Educators
"... the educators made it clear that their voices hadn’t been heard."
National Weather Service: Expect a Chilly Week, But A Lovely Weekend
There’s a cold snap in the air this evening, and you can expect it to remain throughout most of the week.