Nobel Prize Winners Sancar and Smithies Take Similar Paths To Get To UNC
It’s often said that behind every great man is a great woman — for UNC’s two Nobel Prize winners Aziz Sancar and Oliver Smithies, this ...
There Will Be Blood: “Sweeney Todd” At PlayMakers
Attend the tale of "Sweeney Todd," March 30-April 23 at PlayMakers.
Redeye Moving Global Headquarters to Hillsborough
North Carolina-based Redeye Worldwide is relocating to Hillsborough in May. The music company announced the move on Wednesday. Redeye, which is celebr...
Former UNC Defensive End Junior Gnonkonde Arrested on DWI Charge
Bouhu “Junior” Gnonkonde was arrested for driving while impaired early Wednesday morning, according to Chapel Hill Police. Gnonkonde has played de...
Spellings Outlines Takeaways from UNC Visit
Margaret Spellings made several stops during her visit to the UNC – Chapel Hill campus on Tuesday. She had lunch with students and faculty in Gerrar...
Carrboro Moves One Step Closer To A Community Kitchen
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen approved a text amendment Tuesday night that allows the Inter-Faith Council to apply to open a community kitchen in do...
Performance Auto Mall Moving from Chapel Hill
Performance Auto Mall is moving from its Chapel Hill location off of Fordham Boulevard. Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger announced that the dealership ...
UNC Names Fundraising Campaign Leadership
UNC has announced who will lead its next major fundraising campaign, and it includes some prominent local residents. Current UNC Board of Trustees mem...
UNC Researchers Make Nuclear Waste Breakthrough
The element Americium won’t be the first thing you think of when someone mentions nuclear waste, but it has been a problem all the same. Director of...
UNC Protesters Greet Margaret Spellings on Campus Visit
Margaret Spellings in visiting the UNC campus on Tuesday. Not surprisingly, student protesters were well aware of the visit and were there to greet Sp...
Can Duke Energy Meet Coal Ash Cleanup Deadlines?
Duke Energy has until 2019 to shut down four high-risk sites across North Carolina and 2029 to close all of the ash basins, according to the Coal Ash ...
CHCCS Prepares To Ask County For Nearly $4.5 Million
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education is getting ready to ask Orange County for an additional $4.465 million to help with increases...
Concerns Over Fiber Installation
Residents of Chapel Hill have been experiencing issues, like breaks in water lines, as a result of fiber installation. AT&T and Google are both wo...
Debate on Community Kitchen Continues Tuesday
The public will get a chance on Tuesday to share their views on a community kitchen in downtown Carrboro, a decision that has divided opinions in the ...
Retail Superstore Target Could Come To Chapel Hill
When it comes to the rumors of a Target coming to Chapel Hill, mayor Pam Hemminger can’t say much. “I can’t confirm or deny the story,...
News Around Town
Portion of Riverwalk to Close for Utilities Work
A portion of the Riverwalk’s western section will be closed this week as crews will be clearing a water line right-of-way. A release says crews ...
News Around Town
Community Egg Hunts Moved to Sunday
The threat of rain in the forecast has caused the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro to move the Community Egg Hunt events from Saturday to Sunday afte...
Durham Police Pull Over Black Men at Higher Rates
Advocacy groups said on Friday that they were not surprised after the Durham Police Department released a report showing evidence of disproportionate ...
Google Begins Fiber Installation in Chapel Hill
Google has started installing its fiber network infrastructure in Chapel Hill, according to the town. A release says this work will lay the network’...
Orange County’s “Project Connect” Seeks Your Help
Modeled after a national program, Project Connect helps hundreds of residents at risk of homelessness each year.