News Around Town
This page will be updated during winter weather events.
Case Continued for 2 Indicted in Christmas Day Shooting
The case against two suspects in the Christmas Day shooting of one-year-old Maleah Williams has been continued. Pierre Je Bron Moore, 23, and Ramone J...
CHCCS Board Begins Search for New Member
The Chapel Hill – Carrboro City School Board looked to the future at Thursday’s meeting. The board covered a lot of ground, discussing new bui...
PPP: Trump Lead Growing In NC; Cooper Leads McCrory
The 2016 election leans Republican in North Carolina, but it's going to be close.
Report: Richard Burr No Fan of Ted Cruz
Republican senators are nervous about the possibility of their least favorite colleague, Sen. Ted Cruz, becoming their party’s presidential nomi...
Three Men Arrested On Murder Charges
Three Durham men have been arrested in connection with three recent homicides. Robert Bernard Jackson, 34, and Charles William Willis, 27, were arrest...
OSHA Investigating Incident at UNC
Officials with the North Carolina Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Division are investigating an incident on Wednesday on the UN...
New Hillsborough Alerts System Launches
Residents can now begin registering for Hillsborough Alerts, the new notification system. Starting February 1, the Town of Hillsborough will no longer...
Pat McCrory Issues State of Emergency
Governor Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency in anticipation of the winter storm that is expected to hit late Thursday night. “As you know...
Developer No Longer Building Hotel On Franklin Street
Howard Perry and Walston Realty, who were planning to develop 1609 E. Franklin Street, told the Town of Chapel Hill they are no longer going to build ...
Orange County Officials Preparing for Winter Weather
***A Winter Storm Warning has seen issued for Chatham, Durham and Orange Counties until staring at Friday at 12:00 AM until 6:00 PM Saturday night....
Marcus Paige Reads to Chapel Hill Third Graders
Students at Rashkis Elementary School gathered on Wednesday to hear from special guests encouraging them to read. About 100 eager third graders filed ...
News Around Town
Fitch Lumber Collecting Coats
Fitch Lumber and Hardware in Carrboro is collecting coats. They are calling it “Free Kindling for Coats.” Citizens can bring any coat fo...
UNC Suffers Power Outage
Several buildings on the UNC campus were experiencing power outages on Wednesday evening. Two remain without power, Dey Hall and Wilson Library, accor...
North Carolina Considering New Biking Regulations
The Department of Transportation has made recommendations in an attempt to improve bike safety in the state. Back in June of 2015 the General Assembly...
UNC Geography Professor Arrested: Marijuana
Chapel Hill Police have arrested a UNC geography professor for possession with intent to sell and distribute.
Power Restored in Orange and Durham Counties
Power has been restored to portions of Orange and Durham Counties that were without power earlier Wednesday. The Duke Energy power outage map is showi...
Two Chatham County Roads Closed Due to Sinkholes
Chatham County officials are working with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to fix multiple sinkholes that have developed this week. A s...
State Ban on Live Poultry Shows and Sales Lifted
For the first time since August, poultry shows, where people could buy and sell live birds, are permitted in North Carolina. Jennifer Kendrick, spokes...
Most NC Hospitals Ban E-Cigarettes
According to a survey done by UNC researchers, approximately 80 percent of North Carolina hospitals have a written policy regarding the use of E-cigar...