Embattled Gun Range Warned to Comply with Environmental Laws
An embattled outdoor shooting range in Chatham County is facing more than just the threat of a lawsuit from neighbors who call it a “nuisance.” Th...
Expanded Transit Service Announced for Orange-Durham
There’s a new weekday express service available to commuters to-and-from Orange County.
Carrboro Gets AAA Rating From S&P
The Town of Carrboro’s bond rating from Standard & Poor’s Financial Service has been upgraded from AA to AAA.
Treasury Dept. Program Awards $4.9 Million for Low-Income Assistance in NC
U.S. House Rep. David Price of North Carolina announced earlier this week that four community development organizations in his state will receive a co...
“Improved, Comprehensive” Sexual Assault Policy Released By UNC
UNC released its new comprehensive policy addressing sexual assault Thursday, a process more than a year in the making.
Democrats Outraise GOP In Race For Local NCGA Seats
Local Democrats running for state House and Senate seats are outstripping their Republican opponents when it comes to campaign fundraising.
NCGA Candidates Forum Held at NC Central University
Seven General Assembly candidates, all but one of them Democrats, answered questions and gave brief campaign speeches to an audience at NC Central Uni...
Direct From NYC, “Kid Like Jake” Opens At Deep Dish
University Mall's Deep Dish Theater Company opens its 2014-15 season Friday.
“Super Cooper” Fest Helps Families Struggling With Cancer
The "Super Cooper" festival September 20 will raise funds for the Little Red Wagon Foundation.
UNC Provides Students Public Safety App
Alert Carolina announced Wednesday that the University of North Carolina is providing students with a new phone app that acts as a personal safety dev...
Orange County Unemployment Inches Up
Unemployment rates inched up across the state last month, including here in Orange County.
UNC Investigating Football Training Camp Incident
UNC is investigating an alleged hazing incident on its football team during fall camp as the news broke just four days before the kickoff of the 2014 ...
Local Police Plan Public Forums On Militarization Concerns
In a joint statement, local law enforcement officials In Orange County reiterate their commitment to community policing and invite public feedback.
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Triangle Transit Completes 4G Wi-Fi Upgrade
Triangle Transit customers may now surf the Web a little faster while killing time during a bus ride.
Duke Researchers Identify Source of Fungus, Deadly to AIDS Patients
Researchers at Duke University have identified the sources of a tree fungus responsible for one-third of AIDs-related deaths in the U.S.
Another “ALERT” Operation Nets 27 Alcohol/Drug Arrests
Chapel Hill Police continued to push its message of zero tolerance over the weekend, handing out 27 citations for drug- and alcohol-related incidents.
Chatham Neighbors to Range 2A: ‘Shut it Down’ or We’ll Sue
Neighbors of a gun range that opened just outside of Pittsboro in late May have an unwavering message for the owner: Take it somewhere else, or we’r...
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American Legion Post 6 Mulls Relocation, Property Sale
American Legion Post 6 of Chapel Hill is considering a change of location after more than a half-century at its Legion Road address.
OWASA Cleans, Inspects Carrboro Water Tank
The water tank near Hillsborough and Old Fayetteville roads in Carrboro will be inspected and cleaned beginning Thursday, as part of regular maintenan...
Chapel Hill Police Offer Driving Safety Tips For New School Year
Public schools open on Monday all across Orange County, and drivers are advised to be aware of that, and to remember the school-related rules of the r...