Orange County Moves Closer to New Bus Plan
Orange County is getting closer to devising a plan to expand bus service to central and rural residents over the next five years.
UNC System Reviewing Centers’ And Institutes’ Functionality
The UNC Board of Governors plans to review more than 200 centers and institutes in the UNC system, with the possibility of redirecting state funding e...
OC Commissioners May Go Bigger on Bond Referendum
Orange County Commissioners were briefed on Thursday night about the county’s ability to carry various amounts of debt, as plans to put a big bond p...
UNC Football Incident Heads To Student AG
This week, the Office of Student Affairs ended its probe into the Aug. 4 incident involving the UNC football team.
More Than 400 Disenfranchised By New NC Voting Rules
According to an elections watchdog group, more than 400 voters were disenfranchised in the May primary due to changes in North Carolina’s voting ru...
Three-Day Journey By Formerly-Missing Senior Still Unknown
Little new information has come to light as to how a missing Carol Woods Retirement Community resident went missing for nearly three days.
‘Sanitation 2′ Talk About Pushing On with Lawsuit Against Chapel Hill
Two Chapel Hill men known as the “Sanitation 2” visited WCHL recently with their attorney to explain why they’re continuing to push a lawsuit ag...
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Lane Closures Announced for S. Columbia Street
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority will close two northbound lanes of South Columbia Street near the Carolina Inn and Peabody Hall, starting Friday ...
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9/11 Memorial Scheduled in Downtown Hillsborough
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 will be remembered at a ceremony hosted by Orange County on Thursday, on the front lawn of the Historic Courth...
Petitioners Question Chapel Hill Town Manager’s Spending
A group of concerned citizens asked the Chapel Hill Town Council this week to hold the Town Manager accountable for recent spending decisions.
12:30p.m. Update: Water Main Breaks At N. Columbia & Carr Sts.
The water main has been repaired, however the road will remain closed a little while longer.
Colonial Inn Owner Taking Demolition Appeal to Board Of Adjustment
Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens alerted Facebook users on Wednesday about another appeal by the owner of the Historic Colonial Inn for the right to dem...
Carrboro Considering More Chicken-Friendly Ordinance
If you live in Carrboro, and you’d like to keep your own chickens for non-commercial purposes, you can rest assured that the Board of Aldermen is co...
Invasive Plant Spreads To Eno River
Now that a fast-growing invasive plant has been found in the Eno River, state officials are racing to control its spread.
New Tests Show No Groundwater Contamination Near CHPD Coal Ash Dump
Town officials say retesting of groundwater near a coal ash dump under the Chapel Hill Police Department shows no contamination has entered Bolin Cree...
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‘Solarize Hillsborough’ Kicks off Wednesday
The “Solarize” movement is coming to the Town of Hillsborough on Wednesday, with a kickoff event at Durham Tech’s Orange County campus.
Neighbors to Meet with Embattled Chatham Gun Range Owner Wednesday
Three members of a group opposed to a shooting range just outside of Pittsboro will meet with the range’s owner on Wednesday to discuss their differ...
“A Cappella Slam” For A Cause In Durham
Several acclaimed a cappella groups will be performing.
Rogers Road Plan Moves Ahead As EPA Wraps Up OC Investigation
Orange County got the green light from the county attorney to move forward with funding for the Rogers Road remediation plan
Another Rabies Case In OC, 19th This Year
There were only 12 rabies cases each in all of 2012 and 2013.