Well-Heeled NBA, Thanks To Ex-UNC Standouts
The Dallas Mavericks? With three former UNC basketball standouts on its roster, perhaps the NBA team should be called the Dallas Tar Heels. Along with...
Economist: Next Three Years Will Be Strong
Economist Mark Vitner says he expects the economy to remain strong with steady growth through at least 2016.
Chapel Hill Man Killed By Wednesday Storm
A Chapel Hill man was killed by a falling tree while standing on his deck during a thunderstorm Wednesday afternoon.
PPP: Obama’s Approval Up 2% From December
President Obama’s approval numbers have improved slightly in a new poll, which could be one reason Democrats have re-taken the lead in a generic con...
CHCCS Works to Get Quicker School Closing Information Out to Parents
School officials are reviewing better ways of getting last-minute alerts out to parents, after last Friday’s freezing rain shut down Chapel Hill-Car...
Meals On Wheels Gears Up For “Community Champions Week”
Seven elected “champion” officials are set to deliver meals to homebound and hungry seniors...
Race For House 50 Profile: Hannah Hopes To Make Small Businesses Top Priority
"My background in business-oriented decision making, I think, is needed in the legislature in general.”
Oakes: Roy’s Remarks – “March Madness”
“Generally speaking, kids do get more enthused at tournament time. I’m pretty straightforward with them. I say, ‘Hey, we turned it a...
Carrboro Aldermen Consider Drug Store Drive-Throughs
The Town of Carrboro is asking for public input about whether drive-thoughs should be allowed at future pharmacies.
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Homeownership, Scholarship, Taxes And Snow Days
Congrats to local high achievers; learn how to buy an affordable home; snow changes CHCCS schedule; get help on taxes.
Consultant Recommendations Calms Some Residents’ Worries About “Chatham Park”
Now that a recently-hired consulting firm has made suggestions calling for a more detailed project plan for the proposed Chatham Park, Pittsboro resid...
Construction On UMall Luxury Cinema To Begin In April; Open By ’15
Construction on the new luxury, 13 screen movie theater in Chapel Hill’s University Mall is expected to begin in April of this year.
Republican Senate Primary Tied In NC; Tillis’ Numbers Drop
"With eight candidates, and all of them so closely bunched together, it is looking more and more likely that this is going to be headed for a run-off....
All Orange County Power Outages Expected to End Wednesday
Representatives of Duke Energy and Piedmont Electric say they expect power to be restored for all customers by late Wednesday night.
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OC Sheriff Searching For Missing 60-Year-Old Man
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for Thomas Jeffrey Searle.
CHTC Eyes Town Funding For Affordable Rental Housing Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council says it’s time to consider putting tax dollars toward subsidizing affordable rental housing.
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Schools Closings and Power Outages
Due to hazardous travel conditions (downed trees and power lines) and wide spread power outages that remain, two school districts remain closed Monday...
DENR On NC Coal Ash Spill: “Taking A Holistic Look” At Environmental Impacts
"We are going to be taking a comprehensive look at all of the infrastructure at these sites so that we can make sure that these types of spills, like ...
UNC Best Buddies Gears Up For “Spread The Word To End The Word”
"When you use 'retard' and 'retarded,' you are just reinforcing negative stereotypes about people with disabilities..."
OC Register of Deeds Brooks on Gay Marriage Licenses: ‘I Cannot Do That’
Incumbent Orange County Register of Deeds Deborah Brooks told WCHL that she would not sign marriage licenses for same-sex couples, as long as the stat...