13th Rabies Case Reported This Year in Orange County
A rabid bat landed on a Chapel Hill woman’s shoe while she was outside gardening on Monday evening.
Schools Request Increased Budget From Orange County
The North Carolina Legislature has received a lot of criticism for its cuts to public education, adding pressure to the local government’s efforts t...
State Bars Sen. Thom Goolsby, R-New Hanover, from Investment Advising
Securities officials of the North Carolina Secretary of State’s office have revoked State Senator Thom Goolsby’s privileges to work as an investme...
Moral Monday Protests Postponed for Memorial Day
Memorial Day will postpone Moral Monday, the well-known demonstrations against the North Carolina General Assembly’s legislative session, which kick...
Chapel Hill Holds Public Meeting About Property Sales
The Town of Chapel Hill will hold a public meeting at Chapel Hill Public Library to discuss the potential sale of six properties.
UNC Awarded STEM Grant
The Howard Hughes Medical Institution (HHMI) has awarded $7.75 million to UNC in order to increase and diversify the number of students that can parti...
UNC Law School Dean Talks About Decision to Step Down After 9 Years
Dean Jack Boger of the UNC School of Law is stepping down from that position after nine years.
UNC Student President Powell Takes Oath of Office at Trustees Meeting
He’s been on the job for nearly two months, but UNC Student Body President Andrew Powell will officially take his oath of office at a Thursday morni...
What Is E15?
Gas prices are expected to climb close to $2.63 a gallon, 20 cents higher than at this time last year, while a record-high of nearly 980 thousand Nort...
Chaney Joins Aldermen
The newest member of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen was sworn in Monday night at Town Hall, and then she got right down to business.
No Property Tax Rate Increase In BoCC Budget Proposal
Next year’s county budget doesn’t include a tax increase, but officials say it’s getting harder to balance the budget using reserve funds.
Moral Monday: Loud, Then Silent
Around 1,500 protesters assembled on Bicentennial Mall as the Moral Monday movement returned to Raleigh for the short session of the North Carolina Ge...
Council And Advocates Want To Boost Budget For Affordable Housing
Advocates and some elected officials say Chapel Hill needs to spend more on affordable housing next year.
Moral Monday Protests Return
The capitol city will be ringing with shouts, songs and sirens as Moral Monday protests return for the first full week of the legislative session at 5...
Orange County Names Manager
Bonnie Hammersley is your new Orange County Manager.
Carrboro’s Proposed Budget Up for Discussion Tuesday
Increasing pay for some of the lowest-paid employees of the Town of Carrboro is on the proposed budget up for discussion Tuesday night.
Commissioners Cautiously Interested In Ephesus-Fordham Financing
Commissioners say they’re interested in helping Chapel Hill fund the Ephesus-Fordham plan, but first they’ll need answers about the project’s im...
News Around Town
CH Community Works Together to Provide Car for Home Health Worker
Members of Chapel Hill’s businesses community, along with business students at UNC, and a group of social entrepreneurs on Franklin Street got toget...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Teaching Chair Awards
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation has announced this year’s winners of the 2014 Teaching Chair Awards.
Climate Change Harms Fresh Water Quality
A study published in Global Change Biology claims that the quality of fresh water is beginning to diminish in lower elevation forests, and that climat...