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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...
Young Entrepreneurs from UNC are Doing it For Themselves — and Others
UNC students in the recent graduating class of 2014 are entering a slightly better job market than some of their recent predecessors. But rather than ...
Career Services Director: High Hopes for UNC 2014 Grads
Nearly six thousand UNC students got their degrees at Kenan Stadium last Sunday, and they all probably hold high hopes for their futures. Director of ...
UNC’s Academic Scandal Oversight
“Unless a chair’s colleagues comes forward with complaints, there is no way that a dean at any level will know that something is wrong."
Local Leaders Break Ground on Rogers Road Community Center
The Orange County Commissioners were out in full force, along with other community leaders, to break ground on the Rogers Road Community Center on Thu...
Willingham Research Application Released
...was confidentiality broken?
Missing Person Alert: Jonathan ‘Johnny’ Cunningham, 55
Jonathan Cunningham, who goes by the name of “Johnny,” has not been in contact with friends or family in several weeks, according to police.
Shannon Death Investigation Ceased
The death of the UNC freshman and pledge of the Chi Phi fraternity, David Shannon, is no longer being investigated by the Carrboro police department, ...
New Buses Top List Of Chapel Hill Transit Budget Needs
Between aging buses and funding cuts, Chapel Hill Transit faces budget challenges in the coming year.
PPP: Voters Want Higher Pay for Teachers, and Don’t Like NC Legislature
Now that the General Assembly is back in session, legislators may want to look at a new poll that shows just how much the issue of teacher pay matters...
Rabid Fox In Chapel Hill?
The fox was seen pursuing the victim rather than fleeing, indicating that the animal was potentially unwell.
OWASA to Begin Evening Road Work on South Estes Drive
Contractors for Orange Water and Sewer Authority will begin night work to replace underground water pipes on South Estes, Willow, and Conner Drives be...
Teens Charged in Deadly Street Race
Three Alamance County teens are facing multiple charges in a deadly street-racing crash last month that took the life of a 16-year-old driver.
Bethel: UNC Hands Tied
UNC learning specialist and author of Coaching the Mind, Bradley Bethel says the University has to be careful with finger-pointing and laying blame on...
Bethel Returns To WCHL
The UNC learning specialist who laid blame on the College of Arts and Sciences former deans for not catching Julius Nyang’oro in the academic scanda...
BoCC Faces “Basket Of Bad Options” To Fund Rural Curbside Recycling Program
County Commissioners took another look at funding for rural curbside recycling pick-up, but most board members didn’t like the choices on the table....
Three NCGA Legislators From Orange Give a Preview of the Short Session
The short session of the North Carolina General Assembly begins Wednesday. Three state legislators from Orange County, all Democrats, spoke recently w...