Commissioners Endorse Flat County-wide Waste & Recycling Fee
Approval of the fee by local governments will allow the county to phase in a rural curbside recycling program over the next three years.
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Day Laborers’ Center Opens in Carrboro
Ten years in the making, a center for day laborers will open this weekend in Carrboro.
Can A Living Wage Policy Be a Boost For Local Business?
Durham and Asheville have programs that recognize employers who pay a living wage. Some are asking if it's time for Orange County to follow suit.
Residents Voice Concerns Over Ephesus-Fordham Development, Form-Based Code
Chapel Hill residents voiced concerns about the state of development in the Ephesus-Fordham district at Monday’s town council meeting.
Supreme Court Orders Review of North Carolina Redistricting
The Supreme Court has thrown out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers.
Arrest Made in Hillsborough Attempted Armed Robbery
An arrest has been made in connection with a December 23, 2014, attempted armed robbery in Hillsborough. US Marshals arrested 24-year-old Jermaris Dej...
UNC TEACCH Continues to Lead in Helping Autism Patients, and Their Families
Now in its 43rd year, UNC’s TEACCH Autism program continues to be a leader in helping families living with autism.
Mayor Kleinschmidt: “We Have To Say Yes” To Employers Who Pay Living Wages
Local governments and school boards have boosted wages for their lowest paid employees. Now some are pressuring businesses, big and small, to do the s...
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Tar Heel 10 Miler Expected to Draw Thousands
It’s the eighth year for the Tar Heel 10 Miler, which is expected to draw more than 6,300 runners.
Durham Police Searching for Missing Girl
Durham Police are trying to locate 23-year-old Maresa Jean Saad, who was last seen on March 28. She is described as a white female, 5’ 6” and appr...
Butner Man Arrested For Attempted Murder, Kidnapping In Chapel Hill Assault
U.S. Marshals arrested a man in Oxford on Wednesday on charges of attempted murder in Chapel Hill.
Missing Person Reported by Orange County Sheriff
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the community to find a missing person. 41-year-old Brice Edward Holliman Sr. has been mi...
Carrboro’s Miraclefeet Celebrates 10,000 Kids Helped Worldwide
A Carrboro non-profit is celebrating a milestone this month, in its worldwide fight against a common birth defect.
NC Treasurer Cowell Announces 2016 Plans
NC Treasurer Janet Cowell will not run against Richard Burr for US Senate.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Orange County School Board Names New Superintendent
The Orange County Schools Board of Education has selected a Wake County educator to serves as the new superintendent.
Town Council Approves Walgreens Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday unanimously approved a rezoning and Special Use Permit for the Weaver Crossing development.
Citizens Voice Concerns Over Coal Ash Disposal
The placement of coal ash from Duke Energy in Chatham and Lee Counties has many residents concerned. About 30 area residents gathered at the Historic ...
CHTC Approves Single Fee For Recycling, Waste Services
At Monday’s meeting, the Chapel Hill Town Council approved a county-wide single fee to fund recycling and waste services.
William Powell, Renowned North Carolina Historian, dies at 95
Powell published more than 100 books on North Carolina's history.
Kidzu Re-opens With New, Larger “Launch Pad”
Kidzu Children’s Museum re-opens this weekend in a larger space at University Mall.