Roy Williams Remembers Dean Smith
As Chapel Hill and the nation mourns the passing of former UNC Coach Dean Smith, tributes from notables are pouring in from far and wide. Current Tar ...
Tributes Pour In To Honor Coach Smith
As Chapel Hill and the nation mourns the passing of former UNC Coach Dean Smith, tributes from notables are pouring in from far and wide
Carolina Icon Dean Smith Dies At 83
A statement from UNC says that Coach Smith passed away “peacefully the evening of February 7 at his home in Chapel Hill, and surrounded by his wife ...
Need for Yik Yak Questioned on UNC Campus
Yik Yak is a social media network that allows users to anonymously post messages that can be seen by other users in their area. The app has been under...
Chapel Hill Public Library Offering Assistance as Open Enrollment Deadline Looms
The open enrollment period to file an application for health insurance is coming to a close on February 15. The Chapel Hill public library is offering...
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Teams with Verizon to Provide At-Risk Students with Internet Access
Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools and Verizon are teaming up in an effort to bridge the achievement gap. 120 students throughout the four high sch...
CHCCS Board Approves 10-Year Plan for School Repair and Maintenance
The board approved a capital investment plan that lists major repair and maintenance projects, estimated at $15.9 million over the next five years.
UNC Offers Admission to Over 6,200 Applicants From Early Deadline
UNC has offered admission to more than 6,200 candidates from the record number of first-year applications to the state’s flagship university, accord...
Orange County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspect
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Linwood “Fred” Clay, after he fled from court personnel as they attempted to take him into cus...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Letter Grades Given to NC Public Schools
Schools across North Carolina received letter grades from the Department of Public Instruction on Thursday. Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools, as ...
Orange County’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.9 Percent
Orange County continues to hold the third best employment numbers in the state, according to number released by the North Carolina Department of Comme...
Shots Fired at Durham PD Vehicle
Shots were fired at a Durham police investigator around noon on Wednesday, and CrimeStoppers is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest...
News Around Town
Kidzu to Host Pre-Opening Events at New Facility
Kidzu Children’s Museum has inhabited several locations during its nearly a decade of operations in Chapel Hill. And they are scheduled to open thei...
North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival is Underway
The North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival is underway through February 15. The festival is produced by the DSI Comedy Theater, at 426 West Franklin Stre...
CHCCS Nominated for Green Ribbon
The Chapel Hill – Carrboro City School System has been nominated for a national award for the “green” programs they have implemented. Two school...
Lawmakers Set to Introduce Bipartisan Redistricting Reform
A plan for redistricting in North Carolina is once again being put forward by state lawmakers. How far it will go is still to be determined.
Cat’s Cradle Owner to Carrboro BoA: Growing Arts Scene Presents ‘Dilemma’
The owner of the Cat’s Cradle told the Carrboro Board of Aldermen at Tuesday night’s meeting that his business and the ArtsCenter are both in the ...
School Superintendents Talk Over State Budget Cuts to Public Schools
The number of public school students in North Carolina has increased by more than 48,000 since 2007-08, yet the state funding level for public schools...
News Around Town
Duke Documentary Students Photograph Hillsborough
Students from Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies have been coming to Hillsborough for the past eight years to photograph its people and places.
Town Council Looks For Creative Solutions To Chapel Hill’s Challenges
Chapel Hill leaders are looking for innovative solutions to address some of the major challenges facing the town.