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...
PPP: Hagan, Tillis a Toss-up, With Third-Party Spoiler
A new poll conducted by Raleigh-based Public Policy Polling finds that, overall, voters aren’t too happy with either of North Carolina’s candidate...
Pre-K - 12 Education
OC Schools: ‘Agreed to Conclude’ Superintendent Martin’s Employment
Eight months after she was hired as Superintendent of Orange County Schools, Gerri Martin resigned on Monday night.
Chapel Hill Town Council Approves Ephesus-Fordham Renewal Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council enacted the first steps of the Ephesus-Fordham renewal plan, paving the way for a new kind of zoning and approval process...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen to Receive Recommended Budget
Carrboro Town Manager David Andrews will present the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 at tonight’s meeting of the Board of Aldermen.
CH Town Manager: No Tax Increase
Chapel Hill Town Manager Roger Stancil presented a recommended budget, with no tax increases, to the Town Council on Monday night.
News Around Town
Chapel Hill, Orange Present 1st Annual Preservation Symposium
Chapel Hill and Orange County are teaming up to present the First Annual “Roots of the Piedmont” Preservation Conference at the end of May, which ...
Congress Bumps Willingham
Mary Willingham was set to testify before Congress on Wednesday, but was left off the final witness roster.
UNC 2014 Grads Celebrate Accomplishments, School Spirit, and Mom
The sun was shining bright and the moms were beaming proud on Mother’s Day at UNC’s 2014 Commencement.
Orange, Durham Transit Systems Seek Public Input on Bus Plans
Orange County and Triangle Transit have teamed up to host a series of public outreach meetings throughout May on bus services included in the Orange C...
Rabid Fox Attacks Two In Hillsborough
Orange County’s twelfth confirmed case of rabies this year involves a fox said to have attacked two people in Hillsborough.
Former Carrboro Mayor Chilton Discusses Marriage Rights on MSNBC
It’s official: Former Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton is now a bona fide national celebrity.
Cedar Grove Community Center to Get $3M Upgrade
The Orange County Board of Commissioners, by a 4-to-3 vote, has approved a three-million dollar upgrade to the Cedar Grove Community Center.
Tar Heel predictions for the NFL Draft
Tonight’s NFL Draft in New York should be full of surprises, but no one will be shocked at the amount of former Tar Heels that will get drafted this...
News Around Town
Eleven Rabies Confirmed In OC, Total Nears 5-Year High
“If this trend continues throughout 2014, it seems likely that we are going to have upwards of 25 or 30 confirmed cases of rabies,” Marotto said.
AAA: Hit-And-Run Crimes Escalating Across North Carolina
Statewide, there are five hit-and-run incidents on average each day in which someone is injured or killed and the driver flees the scene.
She said the conversation made her realize there was no more she could do at UNC and that she wanted to continue her fight to correct problems with in...
Former Deans To Blame For Academic Scandal
A UNC learning specialist says the very people who are blasting the university for allowing the academic scandal to take place are at the heart of the...
State Website Frustrates Orange County Elections Board on Primary Night
The staff at the Orange County Board of Elections were as frustrated as anyone else with the State Board’s website glitches after Tuesday’s primar...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Gov. McCrory Proposes Pay Raise For Teachers Statewide
“This may have been a lot of theatre for something that will not actually happen,” Barrett said.