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Civitas Institute Poll: McCrory, Cooper Virtually Tied
In the latest Civitas Institute Poll, Governor Pat McCrory and Democratic opponent state Attorney General Roy Cooper are neck-and-neck for the 2016 N....
Heat Chooses Hairston, Trades To Hornets
The Heat reportedly traded Hairston in a multi-player deal to the Charlotte Hornets, pending NBA approval.
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Occupy Chapel Hill: Still Going, But Not As One Entity
Despite hitting its peak a few years ago, Occupy Chapel Hill is still active.
Bill Walton Excited For CHHS Basketball Head Coaching Job
The Chapel Hill High boy’s basketball team is introducing a new head coach in the form of Bill Walton. No, he’s not the legendary player from UCLA...
15th Case of Rabies Reported in Orange County for 2014
Orange County Animal Services is reporting the 15th positive test for rabies in the county so far this year.
Meals on Wheels Awarded Grant from Food Lion
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels got the news last week that they will receive a grant from Food Lion Charitable Foundation for $3,500.
Duke Energy Raises Prices For Renewable Energy
Duke Energy plans to charge residential customers more in order to establish new renewable energy sources, such as solar panels, across North Carolina...
Recent Shootings Prove No More Than Last Year
While it may seem as though shootings in Chapel Hill this past year have been more frequent, Chapel Hill Police Public Information Lieutenant says tha...
Civitas Insitute Poll: Hagan Leads Tillis 42-36
Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan is still expected to remain in office in the latest poll by The Civitas Institute based in Raleigh.
Rep. Meyer on Stam’s Remarks About Homosexuality: ‘Offensive’
A Democratic Representative of Durham and Orange Counties is slamming a Republican colleague for his comments about homosexuality during a North Carol...
Margaret A. Payne, Great-Aunt to the President, Dies in Chapel Hill at 87
An 87-year-old resident of the Cedars in Chapel Hill who passed away on June 18 has a very famous great-nephew.
Big Night Ahead For ACC, UNC In 2014 NBA Draft
The ACC’s finest and of course, some of Carolina’s will feature heavily in the 2014 NBA Draft set to get underway Thursday night at 7 p.m. on ESPN...
Family, Friends Lay UNC Student To Rest
Pharr’s father, John, says he believes his son died of cardiac arrest due to the high level of stress he was under with his classes.
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OC SportsPlex Offers Healthier Food Options
The Orange County SportsPlex is taking some of the fat out of its snack bar and replacing it with more nutritional food options.
Black Bear Safety in Hillsborough
With the recent number of black bear sightings throughout Hillsborough, it is important to understand what is causing these bears to behave this way, ...
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Pedestrian Hit In Chapel Hill Identified
The pedestrian that was struck just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at the crosswalk in the 100 block of West Franklin Street, between 140 West and Columbia ...
Carrboro Aldermen Compromise on Drive-Thru Ban
A proposal to extend Carrboro’s 1998 ban on drive-throughs at downtown businesses to other areas of town brought several citizens out to Tuesday nig...
UNC Slugger Ackley Gets Omaha Hall of Fame Nod
Dustin Ackley will become the first Tar Heel baseball player inducted into the Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame in the second ever class.
Chapel Hill Comics Changing Hands
Andrew Neal, the longtime owner of Franklin Street's Chapel Hill Comics, says he's selling after 11 years.
NC GOP Unpopular – But Are They In Danger?
Public Policy Polling director Tom Jensen says the GOP isn't likely to lose control of the NCGA in 2014.