Former UNC Board of Trustees Member Maurice Koury Passes Away
Maurice Koury, a Burlington native with strong ties to UNC, has passed away. Jones Angell and Roy Williams announced Koury’s passing on the Tar Heel...
Public Hearing Tuesday Night for Proposed Carrboro Hotel
A public hearing regarding a proposed second hotel in downtown Carrboro will be held Tuesday night. The Board of Aldermen held the first meeting to ex...
2016 Election: BOCC At-Large Candidates Talk Issues
Primary voting is under way for the 2016 election. Listen to the candidates for Orange County Commissioner.
UNC CORE To Be Offered At Camp Lejeune
Military members at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina looking to further their education now have a new option. UNC has extended their CORE...
Chapel Hill Receives Criticism Over Cemetery Marker
The Town of Chapel Hill has removed a marker honoring 361 slaves and free people of color buried in the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. The marker was remov...
UNC Board of Governors Penalizes UNC – Chapel Hill Over Out-of-State Admissions
One item on the UNC Board of Governors meeting agenda last Friday sparked a 30 minute debate and led to a $1 million penalty for the system’s flagsh...
Flyleaf Books Hosts ‘Straight Talk With Real Muslims’
Dozens packed into the back room of Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill on Sunday to learn more about Islam. The event, Straight Talk with Real Muslims, feat...
County Commissioners Rename Senior Center
The Board of Orange County Commissioners has approved the renaming of the Central Orange Senior Center to the Jerry M. Passmore Center. “How fitting...
2016 Election: Price, Hauser Vie For BOCC District 2
In the 2016 election for Orange County Commissioner, Renee Price and Bonnie Hauser are vying to represent District 2.
Orange County Invites Public Comment On Transportation
The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization is asking for the public to comment on the MPO’s draft goals. These goals inf...
Protesters Greet Margaret Spellings as Board of Governors Tries to Increase Public Input
Protests have been held over the last few months, even this week, speaking out against new UNC System President Margaret Spellings. But all was relati...
Watchdog on Wall Street
Chris Markowski has worn many hats throughout his career so far, carrying titles such as author, radio personality, investment broker, founder, and mo...
UNC Researchers Discuss Zika Virus
Researchers at UNC gave a presentation about the Zika Virus Friday afternoon to talk about what we know and what we don’t know about the virus. ...
Earlier Accident Blocked Left Lane on I-40 East in Chapel Hill
An accident caused traffic headaches for motorists on I-40 eastbound in Chapel Hill on Friday. The accident blocked the left lane at the Sunrise Lane ...
Man Arrested for Trafficking Heroin In Hillsborough
A man was arrested at 200 Thomas Burke Drive in Hillsborough on Thursday in connection with a heroin distribution investigation. Michael Tyrone Carter...
Protests At Margaret Spellings’ First Board of Governors Meeting
Margaret Spellings’ first Board of Governors meeting was Friday morning at Fayetteville State University. Protesters interrupted the meeting. ...
Franklin St Lanes Reopened
Multiple lanes were closed on Franklin St and Church St. The two east-bound lanes on W Franklin St were blocked. East-bound motorists were able to...
CHCCS Considers Teacher Pay Increase
CHCCS superintendent Tom Forcella said next year’s budget has one thing in mind — teacher salaries. “This budget this year has a focus addr...
Early Voting Kicks Off in Chapel Hill
Early voting is now underway for the 2016 primary election. Members of UNC community and local leaders gathered Thursday to kick off early voting at t...
Orange County Commissioners Adopt Fireworks Permitting Ordinance
A fireworks display following a wedding at an Orange County venue several months ago has now prompted action from County Commissioners. “The extreme...