Saunders Hall to be Renamed Carolina Hall
The UNC building formerly known as Saunders Hall will now be named Carolina Hall. The UNC Board of Trustees, at their final meeting as a group on Thur...
McCrory to Veto SB2
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory will veto Senate Bill 2.
Gay Mayors to McCrory: Veto SB2
Four openly gay mayors issued a joint public statement regarding Thursday's passage of SB2.
UNC And Chapel Hill Plan $5M Performing Arts Center on Franklin St.
UNC and Chapel Hill are planning to bring a large performing arts center to Carolina Square at 123 West Franklin Street, the site of the former Univer...
Bond Denied For Suspect Charged With UNC Professor’s Murder
Troy Arrington Jr. appeared in court Wednesday asking a bond be issued as he awaits trial on murder charges in the death of UNC Professor Feng Liu.
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Day Laborers’ Center Opens in Carrboro
Ten years in the making, a center for day laborers will open this weekend in Carrboro.
NCCU: Jazz and Theatre Will Remain at the HBCU, With Some Changes
Sources at NCCU say jazz and theatre studies will remain at the school, with slight changes.
Carrboro Approves ‘Summer Streets’ Road Closures
Carrboro leaders approved a plan to open Weaver Street to pedestrians this summer, but some business owners are worried it will impact their bottom li...
Kahn Announces Chapel Hill Mayoral Bid
Kahn says he's worried about several issues facing the school system, and while those lie outside the jurisdiction of the mayor of Chapel Hill, he say...
Orange County Hires Myren As Deputy Manager
His new role in Orange County will focus on developing strategies to increase efficiency in government.
Torch Run Leads Up to Special Olympics
The Torch Run benefiting the North Carolina Special Olympics is making its way across the Tar Heel state in the leadup to the Summer Games this weeken...
Red Clay Ramblers Will “Be Loud!” In June
A one-night-only concert at Fearrington Village will benefit the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation.
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Memorial Day, “A Hero’s Best Medicine” From Fisher House
The Fisher House Foundation houses families of hospitalized military vets.
Chansky: UNC ‘Happy’ with Notice of Allegations
UNC received its long-awaited Notice of Allegations from the NCAA Friday, and all indications are that Carolina is “happy” with what that NOA says...
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Carrboro Students Raising Money For Dominican Republic
Two new murals are on display at Carrboro High, and students are raising funds for the artists' communities.
Memorial Day Motorists Expected To Hit 10-Year High
There's bad news and good for motorists this Memorial Day weekend. According to AAA Carolinas, the roads will be crowded but the gas will be cheap.
Pictures More Effective than Text to Stop Smoking
Graphic warnings on tobacco products are more effective than text cautions, new UNC analysis has found. By this point you are more than likely familia...
UNC Launches Two Programs to Aid Military Members
UNC announced two initiatives to help veterans navigate the sometimes complicated path into higher education. Jim Gregory is the Director of Media Rel...
Committee Interviews Search Firms to Find Next UNC System President
Three of the four search firms being considered by the UNC Board of Governors to conduct the search for the next President of the University System ha...
Burlington Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured
A shooting in Burlington left one man dead and another injured, and police say they have no suspects as of yet.