Orange County Joins National Gun Violence Awareness Day
An orange flag was hoisted up the flagpole to accompany the United States flag in front of Peace and Justice Plaza in Chapel Hill on Thursday. The fla...
Dead & Company to Donate $100,000 to Effort to Repeal HB2
Dead & Company, a band comprised of members of Grateful Dead and singer-guitarist John Mayer, will perform in Charlotte on June 10. On Thursday,...
Study Finds Support For Raising Age to Buy Tobacco
According to a new report a majority of adults support increasing the minimum age to buy tobacco products. The report found support for raising the ag...
Chapel Hill Resident Being Monitored After Encounter with Rabid Raccoon
The second positive rabies test result of 2016 in Orange County has been confirmed by the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health. Orange Cou...
General Assembly Addresses Legislation Important for UNC System
The General Assembly has recently addressed two pieces of legislation that will be of great consequence for the UNC system. These policies, which are ...
Concerns about vaccination linger even though the "autism" study was debunked - so pediatricians are getting the word out.
Orange County Law Enforcement Seizes Nearly 30 Grams of Cocaine in Drug Bust
A narcotics investigation led to Orange County authorities seizing nearly 30 grams of cocaine while executing a search warrant. Officials say the inve...
Summer Driving is the Deadliest Time for Teens
Memorial Day marks the beginning of the ‘100 Deadliest Days’ – a period of time when teens experience the most fatal car wrecks. Over the past f...
Cat’s Cradle Lands High On List of America’s Best Music Venues
Cat’s Cradle has been a live music staple for over 40 years. The Carrboro music venue has gotten plenty of national attention over the years a...
4th Circuit Decision Continues Legal Momentum Against HB2
The United States 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has dealt another body blow to North Carolina’s House Bill 2 on Tuesday. The court denied a request f...
Woody Durham Diagnosed with Disorder Affecting Language Expression
Longtime Voice of the Tar Heels Woody Durham has been diagnosed with a neurocognitive condition, the university announced on Wednesday. The announceme...
UNC Board of Governors Anticipate Future Challenges
Protesters have been asking for changes with the Board of Governors, but apparently the board is also interested in making some changes themselves. Th...
Mike Roberson Named Chatham County Sheriff
Chatham County Commissioners unanimously appointed chief deputy Mike Roberson to the position of sheriff. “It is an honor and a privilege to serve a...
County Commissioners Discuss Funding Projects
As part of its budget process, last week the Orange County Board of Commissioners discussed current and upcoming projects to get a sense of where the ...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Former NC Gov. Jim Hunt Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt received the first ever lifetime achievement award from Chapel Hill’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Inst...
Sewer Repair Will Close Portion of Weaver Street
A portion of Weaver Street will be closed this week for sewer repairs. Crews from OWASA will be conducting a sewer lateral repair on Wednesday, June 1...
Memorial Day Celebrations at American Legion
The veterans and members of the community gathered at the American Legion Post 6 in Chapel Hill on Monday to commemorate local soldiers who gave their...
HB2 and HBCUs Among Topics at First UNC Board of Governors Public Comment Session
For the first time ever, public comment was taken at the conclusion of the UNC Board of Governors meeting just before the Memorial Day Weekend. About ...
UNC Board of Governors Hires Legal Counsel, Asks Attorney General to Pay For It
With the ongoing legal battles over North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2, the UNC System has hired outside legal counsel. UNC leadership anno...
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On Memorial Day, American Legion Remembers Fallen Vets
Memorial Day ceremonies include an open house at the American Legion post.