Orange and Buncombe Tie for Lowest NC Unemployment Rate
Orange County is tied with Buncombe County for the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 3.9 percent.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Local Schools Explore Solution to Sedentary School Day
Public schools across North Carolina are entering their final weeks of the year, and that means it’s testing time for students. But with childhood o...
Orange County Deputies Seek Missing Man
Jonathan Morris was last seen on May 28 as he left work.
NC House Could Vote on SB2 Veto Wednesday
After Governor Pat McCrory vetoed legislation last week that would make it legal for magistrates and registers of deeds to opt out of performing marri...
One Killed One Injured In Chatham County Plane Crash
A small plane crashed Tuesday morning as it attempted to land at the Siler City Municipal Airport.
Police Investigate Possible Overdose at East Chapel Hill High
Police are looking into an incident where four students simultaneously required medical attention at East Chapel Hill High School earlier this week. E...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Marble Maze Inspires Kindergarten Class
Many teachers will say their most important, and sometimes most difficult, job is keeping students engaged. That challenge has prompted one local kind...
Google, Apple, Facebook Send Letter to NC Legislators
Google, Apple and Facebook sent a letter to North Carolina legislators urging them not to change the state’s renewable energy laws. State represe...
BOA Resumes Hearings on South Greensboro Development Plan
Carrboro’s Board of Aldermen will hear public comments about a proposed six-acre development at 501 S. Greensboro St.
Suspicious Package Detonated on E Franklin St
Traffic is flowing once again on E Franklin Street after Chapel Hill police blocked off both lanes of traffic shortly before 11 o’clock Monday m...
Former Chapel Hill Mayor Dies
Former Chapel Hill Mayor Jonathan Howes has died. The 78-year-old Howes passed away on Sunday morning, according to a statement from his family. Howes...
UNC Hiring Boston-Based Firm for Presidential Search
UNC has picked a search firm to lead the hunt for the next system president.
Orange County Deputies Bust Marijuana Grow House In Hillsborough
Orange County Sheriff’s deputies say they’ve busted an elaborate marijuana growing operation in Hillsborough.
News Around Town
Can You Solve a 45-Year-Old Mystery?
For nearly half a century, Wendy Bryan has pondered the fate of six men in a photo taken in 1970. Now, she’s asking the public for help.
Saunders Hall to be Renamed Carolina Hall
The UNC building formerly known as Saunders Hall will now be named Carolina Hall. The UNC Board of Trustees, at their final meeting as a group on Thur...
McCrory to Veto SB2
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory will veto Senate Bill 2.
Gay Mayors to McCrory: Veto SB2
Four openly gay mayors issued a joint public statement regarding Thursday's passage of SB2.
UNC And Chapel Hill Plan $5M Performing Arts Center on Franklin St.
UNC and Chapel Hill are planning to bring a large performing arts center to Carolina Square at 123 West Franklin Street, the site of the former Univer...
Bond Denied For Suspect Charged With UNC Professor’s Murder
Troy Arrington Jr. appeared in court Wednesday asking a bond be issued as he awaits trial on murder charges in the death of UNC Professor Feng Liu.
NCCU: Jazz and Theatre Will Remain at the HBCU, With Some Changes
Sources at NCCU say jazz and theatre studies will remain at the school, with slight changes.