Fracking Concerns Blue Ridge Environmental Defense, NC Citizens
With the rising concern of the dangers associated with fracking, many North Carolinians are deeply uncertain about what lies ahead for the state relyi...
Pre-K - 12 Education
UMall Chick-Fil-A Holds School Supply Drive
University Mall’s Chick-fil-A restaurant is hosting a school supply drive to benefit Orange County teachers and students.
NC Ranks 34th in Child Well-Being
North Carolina ranks 34th in the nation for overall child well-being, according to the 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book.
UNC International Study Makes Breakthrough in Schizophrenia
The UNC School of Medicine has worked with nations across the globe in the largest genomic study to be published on any psychiatric disorder in order ...
OC DA Woodall: ‘Don’t Blame Durham’ for UNC Professor’s Murder
Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall says that people shouldn’t blame Durham County’s probation and pre-trial supervised release programs f...
“Safety Is Our Highest Priority”: Police Chiefs React To Fatal Attack
The chiefs of police at UNC and Chapel Hill issued a joint statement reaffirming their commitment to public safety.
UNC Researcher Remembered As ‘Outgoing,’ ‘Passionate’ About Science
Both UNC and the wider Chapel Hill community have been devastated by the murder Dr. Feng Liu of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
911 Call: Professor Was Breathing Before First Responders Arrived
“He’s kind of laying to the side, breathing hard. And he’s breathing and there were two gentlemen here when I pulled around the corner...” the...
UNC Professor Dies After Robbery And Assault Near Campus
A man died at UNC Hospitals Thursday from wounds suffered during a beating and robbery Wednesday. Now, the two in custody for the assault could face m...
CHPD Chief: ‘Robbery/Murder A Random Act’
Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue says immediately there has been an increase in police presence to assure of safety in town.
UNC Receives Second-Highest Fundraising Total
...a nine-percent increase from the previous year.
News Around Town
Orange County to Host Storm Spotter Training
A Skywarn Spotter Training course will be coming to Orange County this fall, courtesy of the National Weather Service in Raleigh.
Second Burglary This Month Reported At Granville Towers
The resident of the room told UNC DPS Wednesday that she noticed $450 in cash was taken from her wallet.
NCSU Trustee Arrested For Gun Possession On U.S. Capitol
NCSU alumnus Ronald William Prestage, 59, of Camden, S.C. was arrested Wednesday at the Cannon House Office Building entrance.
UNC BoT To Hear $180 Million MEASURE Plan Thursday
The project has brought in nearly $600 million in all since its inception in 1997.
‘Chikungunya’ Mosquito Virus Safety
As the first domestically-acquired cases of chikungunya were confirmed in Florida less than a week ago, the Orange County Health Department requesting...
PPP Poll: Hagan Now Up 7 in NC Senate Race
North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan has a seven-point lead over Republican Thom Tillis in her bid for re-election, according to a recent survey conducted...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Gov. McCrory Signs Common Core Changes Into Law
Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory.
OC Board of Elections Approves More Early-Voting Hours, But Not Sunday
The Orange County Board of Elections voted Tuesday to expand early voting hours for the upcoming fall election.
UNC Hospitals Face Medicare Penalties
UNC Hospitals may have to pay millions in Medicare penalties for a high number of patient infections and complications, according to a provision of th...