OC Commissioners, School Boards Talk Bond Referendum
The Orange County Board of Commissioners met with the two local school boards Tuesday night in Hillsborough to discuss, among other things, moving for...
School Districts Discuss Cross-District Programs
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange County school districts are moving toward sharing educational resources across schools.
Would-Be Jumper On Hampton Inn Roof
Downtown traffic was shut down Tuesday afternoon after a man climbed to the roof of the Hampton Inn in Carrboro and threatened to jump. Carrboro polic...
Chapel Hill And Carrboro Police To Host Community Forums
In response to community concerns about the militarization of police, local law enforcement officials are reaching out.
In Affordable Housing Push, Chapel Hill Sticks With DHIC
The Town Council discussed affordable housing in the Ephesus-Fordham district Monday night.
Could Chatham Neighbors Buy Shooting Range They Oppose?
A leader of a group opposing a Chatham County gun range tells WCHL that some neighbors are considering making the owner of Range 2A an offer to buy th...
OC Commissioners to Meet With Both School Boards in Hillsborough
The Orange County Board of Commissioners meets tonight with the school boards for Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange County, in a joint meeting at the Wh...
Durham Man Injured in Hit-and-Run Near 15-501 Intersection
A Durham man was listed in critical condition Monday at Duke University Hospital after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of US Hwy 15-50...
News Around Town
NC Gas Prices Could Drop Below $3
No guarantees, but AAA Carolinas says gas prices typically fall in the fall.
UNC J-School Dean Not Fazed by McCrory’s ‘Journalists’ Remark
Some journalists are pushing back against North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s recent remarks that the state needs more truck divers and tech workers, ...
UNC Gathers Second-Highest Research Funding Total
UNC secured nearly $793 million in research contracts and grants in the 2014 fiscal year, an increase of $215 million since 2004.
What’s The Big WHUP in Hillsborough?
A fresh sound could hit the airwaves in Hillsborough soon, as volunteers look to bring a new community radio station to life.
UNC Per-Athlete Spending Lower Than ACC Median
"We want to provide a great experience for our student-athletes."
UNC ‘Focused On Student-Athletes’, All Students’ Success’
“We’re doing a number of things to try and make sure we’re providing as much help as we can to student athletes in terms of being successful, bu...
News Around Town
Carrboro Music Fest Keeps Going, and Growing
More than 180 bands and thousands of local music fans will take over the town during this weekend’s 17th annual Carrboro Music Festival, as the even...
Local Demand For Food Assistance Grows Despite Economic Recovery
Newly released census data shows Orange County’s poverty rate may be improving, but the economic recovery has yet to take hold in many communities.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Says 83% Of Lockdown Alerts Were Successfully Delivered
A spokesperson from Chapel Hill-Carrboro School district says the majority of calls to parents about Tuesday’s lockdown incident were delivered succ...
Community Design Commission Stalls Village Plaza for a Month
On Tuesday night, the Community Design Commission of Chapel Hill got a crash course in the new zoning for the Ephesus Fordham District.
News Around Town
The 2014 Inter-City Visit, As Told By Aaron Keck: Tuesday Evening
The second and final day of the 2014 ICV has wrapped up the nearly 100 Orange County residents, including WCHL’s Aaron Keck, who is making his secon...
CHHS Precautionary Lockdown Lifted
A receptionist at Chapel Hill High School confirmed Tuesday at around 2:45 p.m. that the school was locked down as a precaution Tuesday but that the l...