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Motorcycle Accident Kills 26-Year-Old Driver Saturday Morning
The Chapel Hill Police Department reports that a motorcycle accident at 6:35 a.m. Saturday resulted in the death of the vehicle’s 26-year-old driver...
29 Straight, CHHS Girls Advance To 3A NCHSAA BB Sectionals
Four Tigers scored in double figures as the Chapel Hill girls’ basketball team advanced to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3A se...
Orange Boys Advance To 3A NCHSAA Basketball Sectionals
J.D. Brooks and Tay Jones were a dynamic duo Friday night, powering the Orange High boys basketball team to an 86-78 defeat of Eastern Alamance in the...
No. 19 Carolina Visits Blacksburg In Search Of Eleventh Straight Win
The No. 19 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 21-7 on the season and 11-4 in the ACC, will be looking for win number eleven in a row Saturday aft...
CHTC To Explore Ephesus-Fordham Plan On Monday
The Chapel Hill Town Council will delve in the details of the proposed Ephesus-Fordham renewal plan at a special work session on Monday
Election 2014 Filing Period Comes to a Close
The final week in the filing period for the 2014 elections has come to a close, and now there’s some unusual buzz regarding the race for Orange Coun...
News Around Town
Ronald McDonald House Holds ‘Wonderland’-Themed Gala in April
For the second year, The Ronald McDonald House is holding a Storybook Gala in Chapel Hill, to benefit all the great work the organization does for Nor...
No. 3 Tar Heels Geared Up To Host No. 11 Fighting Irish In Lax Battle
The No. 3 Carolina men’s lacrosse team faces its first tough test in the season when it takes on No. 11 Notre Dame Saturday at 12 p.m. at Fetzer Fie...
Chair Voller On Naming A New NC Democratic Party Executive Director, Firing Former ED
Chair of the NC Democratic Party Randy Voller said he won’t get into the details of why he fired former Executive Director Robert Dempsey earlier th...
Lessons Learned From Dan River Coal Ash Spill
“We are also fortunate in that we do not have any coal ash storage ponds in our watershed..."
3A NCHSAA State Playoffs Round Three Tips Friday Night
Two Chapelboro teams remain in the 3A NCHSAA girls’ and boys’ state basketball playoffs, and Friday night, the fight for the sectional finals is o...
No. 14 Tar Heels Can’t Keep Up With Explosive No. 2 Fighting Irish, Fall 100-75
The North Carolina women's basketball team lost 100-75 at Notre Dame Thursday night to drop to 21-8 on the season and 9-6 in conference play.
Stormwater Issues Raised at Ephesus-Fordham Information Session
Less green space and increased storm water runoff were two of the main worries expressed by people attending Thursday’s public information forum on ...
Carolina Baseball Meets North Florida In Final Non-Conference Series
The No. 17 North Carolina baseball team, 4-3 on the season, will look to build off the momentum of its 12 run outing against Appalachian State, embark...
OWASA Protected From N. Chatham Water Woes
In Orange County, OWASA Board of Directors Chair, Alan Rimer says there are processes in place to protect from an event that would force a boil order ...
Pre-K - 12 Education
WCHL To Host Teacher Pay Forum Friday
WCHL will host educators and school officials at 4:06 p.m. to talk about the teacher pay issue.
Art’s Angle: On Their Games
If Marcus Paige and Roy Williams aren’t ACC Player and Coach of the Year, someone needs to demand a recount. Paige solidified the fact that he is no...
Four New Flu Deaths In NC Last Week, Three Additional Found
Four people died from the flu last week and three additional flu deaths from previous weeks have been discovered, according to the North Carolina Depa...
NCHSAA Playoffs: And Then There Were Two
Just two Chapelboro high school basketball teams remain in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs after round two Wednesday nigh...
Water Contamination Notice Issued For North Chatham
A water system malfunction in Chatham County has authorities urging residents to boil their water, according to the News and Observer.