NCAA to Re-Open 2011 Investigation of UNC
The NCAA has announced it will re-open its 2011 investigation of academic irregularities at UNC-Chapel Hill, based on the possibility of newly availab...
‘Caravan to the Polls’ Launched For OC Sheriff Run-off
Early voting for the Second Primary election starts Thursday, and Orange County officials are making sure there are no excuses for voters to make it t...
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The Flood, One Year Later
Nearly eight inches of rain fell; the heaviest of it--5.06 inches--fell within 19 hours flooding Southern Orange County.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Chapel Hill Ranked No. 1 Small City for Education
Movoto.com has ranked Chapel Hill as the #1 small city in the nation for education.
Carrboro Firm Develops Web App to Register Voters in Libya
Currently, the system has registered 1.5 million Libyans, according to a press release from Caktus Group.
Accidental Alarm Program Begins in Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill has begun registration for the Accidental Alarm Program, which will cut down on false alarms responses from the town’s emergency service...
Pre-K - 12 Education
PACE Academy Remains Open
Just three days before the school’s charter was to expire, the State Board of Education renewed the charter after a successful appeal by the school.
NCDOT: ‘Booze It & Lose It’ In Effect Through July 6
If you booze, and try to cruise – you lose.
UNC Finishes Fourteenth in Director’s Cup Standings
UNC finished fourteenth in the final 2013-2014 Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings, the National Association of College Directors o...
Planned Parenthood: ‘Concerned’ About Supreme Buffer Zone Ruling
A representative of Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina says she’s concerned about Thursdays’ Supreme Court ruling that 35-foot buffer zo...
Civitas Institute Poll: McCrory, Cooper Virtually Tied
In the latest Civitas Institute Poll, Governor Pat McCrory and Democratic opponent state Attorney General Roy Cooper are neck-and-neck for the 2016 N....
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Occupy Chapel Hill: Still Going, But Not As One Entity
Despite hitting its peak a few years ago, Occupy Chapel Hill is still active.
15th Case of Rabies Reported in Orange County for 2014
Orange County Animal Services is reporting the 15th positive test for rabies in the county so far this year.
Meals on Wheels Awarded Grant from Food Lion
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels got the news last week that they will receive a grant from Food Lion Charitable Foundation for $3,500.
Duke Energy Raises Prices For Renewable Energy
Duke Energy plans to charge residential customers more in order to establish new renewable energy sources, such as solar panels, across North Carolina...
Recent Shootings Prove No More Than Last Year
While it may seem as though shootings in Chapel Hill this past year have been more frequent, Chapel Hill Police Public Information Lieutenant says tha...
Civitas Insitute Poll: Hagan Leads Tillis 42-36
Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan is still expected to remain in office in the latest poll by The Civitas Institute based in Raleigh.
Rep. Meyer on Stam’s Remarks About Homosexuality: ‘Offensive’
A Democratic Representative of Durham and Orange Counties is slamming a Republican colleague for his comments about homosexuality during a North Carol...
Margaret A. Payne, Great-Aunt to the President, Dies in Chapel Hill at 87
An 87-year-old resident of the Cedars in Chapel Hill who passed away on June 18 has a very famous great-nephew.
Family, Friends Lay UNC Student To Rest
Pharr’s father, John, says he believes his son died of cardiac arrest due to the high level of stress he was under with his classes.