New Syringe Initiative in Orange County
According to the CDC, the spread of Hepatitis C in North Carolina jumped a staggering 200 percent between 2007 and 2011. The Orange County Health Depa...
Fundraising Effort Underway for Orange County Veteran’s Memorial
A site has been chosen for an Orange County Veteran’s Memorial and now fundraising efforts are underway to help make that vision a reality. “The b...
Study: Road Rage Excessive in North Carolina Drivers
Nearly 80 percent of North Carolina drivers experience extreme road rage while driving, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Tr...
Bolin Creek Trail Receives Art Sculpture
A new piece of art is being installed at the Bolin Creek Trail and the Town of Chapel Hill is inviting residents to join them as they install this new...
Federal Court to Hear Arguments Regarding Injunction for House Bill 2
North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2 will be argued before United States District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder on Monday, August 1. The Ameri...
Carrboro Meditates in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter Campaign
Wednesday night, the Carrboro Town Commons was transformed into a place of meditation and support for the Black Lives Matter campaign. With the sun ha...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education Approve Interim Assistant Superintendent
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools has named an interim assistant superintendent of instructional services for the 2016-17 school year. Dr. Rydell Harr...
Mountains to Sea Trail Draws Concern from Orange County Citizens
Many community members in Orange County brought concern to the last OWASA Board meeting regarding the proposed route for the Mountains to Sea Trail. T...
Ground to Door: Local Farms Deliver Harvest, Use Community Supported Agriculture Model
Organic. Non-GMO. Grass-fed. These are a few of the dozens of terms coined in the last few decades to describe a push toward healthier food. And in th...
PlayMakers Summer Youth Conservatory Goes “Violet”
PlayMakers' annual summer youth show was originally based on a short story by local author Doris Betts.
Progress NC Permit to Rent Executive Mansion Canceled by McCrory’s Office
The permit granted to the non-profit organization Progress NC to hold an event in the North Carolina Executive Mansion on Wednesday night has been can...
Authorities Arrest Second Suspect in Hillsborough Shooting
Local authorities have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a Hillsborough shooting earlier this year. The shooting in late May on Harper Stre...
UNC Awarded $23 Million Grant for HIV Research
UNC will continue its innovative “kick and kill” initiative for eradicating HIV after being chosen to receive funding from The National Institutes...
Judge Carl Fox’s Return is ‘Nothing Short of a Miracle’
After a triumphant return to the courtroom, Superior Court Judge Carl Fox reflected on his path back to health. “I’m very fortunate,” Fox said. ...
Roy Cooper Outpacing Pat McCrory in Campaign Fundraising
The stage is set for North Carolina to be home for one of the most competitive and most expensive gubernatorial races in the country in November. Demo...
News Around Town
Durham Tech Students Create Garden Beds Braving Hot Weather
Durham Tech students braved the 100-degree weather to put up garden beds this past Thursday, July 7. Students in the Occupational Therapy Assistant pr...
Teacher Pay Increases Approved by Orange County School Board
North Carolina’s poor track record with teacher pay is no secret. In 2013, North Carolina was No. 47 in the nation for worst teacher salaries, and i...
Chapel Hill Police Chief Collaborates with Law Enforcement Nationwide
Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue collaborated with law enforcement leaders from across the country last week at a White House Conference Series. Th...
Local Scholar Examines “A Faltering American Dream”
"A Faltering American Dream" suggests that we're dissatisfied because moneyed interests have taken over our government.
OWASA Replacing Water Pipe on Rosemary Street
If you drive on West Rosemary Street regularly, expect some traffic delays for the next two days. Orange Water and Sewage Authority plan to do water p...