PPP: Voters Want Higher Pay for Teachers, and Don’t Like NC Legislature
Now that the General Assembly is back in session, legislators may want to look at a new poll that shows just how much the issue of teacher pay matters...
Rabid Fox In Chapel Hill?
The fox was seen pursuing the victim rather than fleeing, indicating that the animal was potentially unwell.
OWASA to Begin Evening Road Work on South Estes Drive
Contractors for Orange Water and Sewer Authority will begin night work to replace underground water pipes on South Estes, Willow, and Conner Drives be...
Teens Charged in Deadly Street Race
Three Alamance County teens are facing multiple charges in a deadly street-racing crash last month that took the life of a 16-year-old driver.
Bethel: UNC Hands Tied
UNC learning specialist and author of Coaching the Mind, Bradley Bethel says the University has to be careful with finger-pointing and laying blame on...
Bethel Returns To WCHL
The UNC learning specialist who laid blame on the College of Arts and Sciences former deans for not catching Julius Nyang’oro in the academic scanda...
BoCC Faces “Basket Of Bad Options” To Fund Rural Curbside Recycling Program
County Commissioners took another look at funding for rural curbside recycling pick-up, but most board members didn’t like the choices on the table....
Three NCGA Legislators From Orange Give a Preview of the Short Session
The short session of the North Carolina General Assembly begins Wednesday. Three state legislators from Orange County, all Democrats, spoke recently w...
PPP: Hagan, Tillis a Toss-up, With Third-Party Spoiler
A new poll conducted by Raleigh-based Public Policy Polling finds that, overall, voters aren’t too happy with either of North Carolina’s candidate...
Pre-K - 12 Education
OC Schools: ‘Agreed to Conclude’ Superintendent Martin’s Employment
Eight months after she was hired as Superintendent of Orange County Schools, Gerri Martin resigned on Monday night.
Chapel Hill Town Council Approves Ephesus-Fordham Renewal Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council enacted the first steps of the Ephesus-Fordham renewal plan, paving the way for a new kind of zoning and approval process...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen to Receive Recommended Budget
Carrboro Town Manager David Andrews will present the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 at tonight’s meeting of the Board of Aldermen.
CH Town Manager: No Tax Increase
Chapel Hill Town Manager Roger Stancil presented a recommended budget, with no tax increases, to the Town Council on Monday night.
News Around Town
Chapel Hill, Orange Present 1st Annual Preservation Symposium
Chapel Hill and Orange County are teaming up to present the First Annual “Roots of the Piedmont” Preservation Conference at the end of May, which ...
Congress Bumps Willingham
Mary Willingham was set to testify before Congress on Wednesday, but was left off the final witness roster.
UNC 2014 Grads Celebrate Accomplishments, School Spirit, and Mom
The sun was shining bright and the moms were beaming proud on Mother’s Day at UNC’s 2014 Commencement.
Orange, Durham Transit Systems Seek Public Input on Bus Plans
Orange County and Triangle Transit have teamed up to host a series of public outreach meetings throughout May on bus services included in the Orange C...
Rabid Fox Attacks Two In Hillsborough
Orange County’s twelfth confirmed case of rabies this year involves a fox said to have attacked two people in Hillsborough.
Former Carrboro Mayor Chilton Discusses Marriage Rights on MSNBC
It’s official: Former Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton is now a bona fide national celebrity.
Cedar Grove Community Center to Get $3M Upgrade
The Orange County Board of Commissioners, by a 4-to-3 vote, has approved a three-million dollar upgrade to the Cedar Grove Community Center.