Poll Suggests Chapel Hill Is Open To Big Box Retail
Is Chapel Hill ready for a big box retailer? Recent poll numbers point to yes.
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Sheriff Pendergrass Ready To Retire
Your local sheriff is calling it quits.
Boxill: N&O Took ‘Booster’ Email Out Of Context
“It’s painful,” Boxill says. “I’ve been trying—in very many ways—to get out in front of some of the things and also to recognize that no...
Orange County Wealthy On Average, But Poverty Still Lingers
Orange County is the wealthiest county in the state by per capita income--but our poverty rate is also above the state average, and it's not just stud...
Candidate Forum: Council Hopefuls On Growth & Development
From left: Kleinschmidt, Greene, Harrison, Swinton, and Ryan; Photo by Rachel Nash CHAPEL HILL – Election season is here, and the race is on for...
N.C. Senate Hopefuls Vie For Open District 23 Seat
Seven N.C. Senate candidates turned out Wednesday night to make a bid for Ellie Kinnaird’s empty seat in the General Assembly.
Hundreds Gather To Commemorate March On Washington
“It’s history, and it is where we are now because of that history..."
Gas Prices Down, Labor Day Travel Up
You can expect more people on the roads this weekend compared to previous Labor Day weekends.
Voters Undecided About Dist. 23 Senate Seat
"23 percent of those polled said that Mark Chilton was their first choice...'
Triangle Unemployment Continues To Fall
Unemployment in Orange and Chatham counties improved just before the start of the new school year as the two areas are second and third in the state.
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“Taking The Dream Home”
The North Carolina NAACP’s “Taking the Dream Home” rally is happening this evening at 5:30 in front of the Courthouse on Franklin Street.
Marking 50 Years Since ‘I Have a Dream’
President Obama says he considers the 1963 march and the Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have a Dream" speech a "seminal event."
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CHPL Hours Extended; ACC Football Championship Tickets; Hillsborough Hydrants
Starting Saturday, you’ll have more options for visiting your local library.
Young Children At High Risk Of Whooping Cough
About half of the children younger than one year that catch whooping cough will be hospitalized; one to two percent of those will die.
UNC Budget Close To Completion
“We did better than we might have done but not quite so well as we would have hoped.."
UNC Top Leaders Tackle Athletic/Academic Relations
“I do think that some of the problems we’ve had have inspired us to dig a little deeper and try a little harder..."
In Orange County, Housing Crunch Is Here To Stay
With 30,000 new residents expected in Orange County by 2025, the much-discussed housing crunch will remain an issue for years to come.
UNC Strategic Plan Hurt By Budget Cuts
The University of North Carolina’s five-year Strategic Plan took a big hit with the approval of this year’s budget by the N.C. Legislature.
One NC Abortion Clinic Closed, Another Reopens
One North Carolina abortion clinic is now closed for good and another abortion center has re-opened after both were cited for problems that led to the...
Experts Say Watauga Elections Board Broke No Law
Experts in government law say the chairman of the Watauga County Board of Elections broke no state law when he asked that a heated discussion during a...