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News Around Town
“Holly Jolly Jog” Will Help Make Bucket List Wishes Come True
The first-ever "Holly Jolly Jog" will take place Sunday in Southern Village.
Early Voting Sites Chosen for 2016 Primary
As we are a month and a day out from the 2015 municipal elections, the recently-elected town leaders have been sworn into office and eyes are shifting...
First Challenger Files in Orange County Board of Commissioner Race
Orange County voters will have at least one race to decide in the March primary for the Board of County Commissioners. Challenger Bonnie Hauser filed ...
PPP: In GOP, “Islamophobia” Concentrated In Trump Supporters
Ban Islam? Register Muslims? Shut down mosques? Most Republicans say no - but Donald Trump supporters say yes.
ACC Championship a “Legacy Game” For UNC
It all comes down to this. Back in Charlotte at Bank of America Stadium, the same place where it picked up its first—and only—loss of the season, ...
Hillsborough Releases Annual Balanced Scorecard
Hillsborough released its annual balanced scorecard on Monday night. The scorecard is meant to show citizens, town employees and politicians whether o...
Landon Turner Named Top College Offensive Lineman
UNC senior guard Landon Turner has been named the winner of the 2015 Jim Parker Award, which is given annually by the Touchdown Club of Columbus to t...
News Around Town
Orange County Wants a New Slogan
Orange County has an opportunity to change the “Welcome to Orange County” Interstate sign, currently placed on I-40 at mile marker 269, heading we...
Paige, Jackson On Naismith Trophy Watch List
Two Tar Heels have been named to the Naismith Trophy Watch List. Senior PG Marcus Paige and sophomore SF Justin Jackson made the 50-man early watch li...
New Chapel Hill Mayor and Town Council Sworn In
Chapel Hill has a new mayor, as Pam Hemminger was sworn in at a Chapel Hill Town Council meeting Wednesday evening, officially taking over for Mark Kl...
All Clear Given Following Earlier Report of Armed Person on UNC Campus
An “All Clear” message rang out across the UNC campus just before 10 o’clock Wednesday morning after spending more than an hour on lockdown. Pol...
UNC Chancellor Folt Announces 7 Initiatives Aimed at Improving Race Relations
UNC is taking steps officials say will make the campus more welcoming to minority students in the wake of student protests. Chancellor Carol Folt sent...
He’s Back: Paige Scores 20, Leads Tar Heels Past No. 2 Maryland
In front of an electric, packed house at the Dean Smith Center on Tuesday night, senior point guard Marcus Paige returned to the UNC starting lineup a...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Students at Frank Porter Graham Receive Laptops
Eight Frank Porter Graham Bellingue Elementary School students and their families were given laptops and internet access as part of a new program call...
North Carolina Tar Heels Move to 10th in College Football Playoff Rankings
The North Carolina Tar Heels moved up to 10th in the new College Football Playoff Rankings released Tuesday night. Last week, the Tar Heels ranked at...
How the North Carolina Tar Heels Make the College Football Playoff
One more round of games before the College Football Playoff is set. The 11-1 Tar Heels will ride down to Charlotte to face the undefeated Clemson Ti...
Filing Begins for 2016 Election
Several incumbents made their re-election campaigns official as the filing period for the 2016 election began on Tuesday. State Senator Valerie Foushe...
UNC Guard Marcus Paige Set to Return Against Maryland
The North Carolina Tar Heels are set for a top 10 matchup in the Dean Smith Center Tuesday night. And they’ll have an addition to the lineup in seni...
UNC Launching New Campaign Fighting HIV/AIDS Stigma
Stigma still may be the largest obstacle in the way of eradicating HIV and AIDS today as treatments continue to advance, even with the recent announce...
Chapel Hill Police Investigating Hit and Run
Chapel Hill Police are looking for information regarding a hit and run on Saturday. Police say officers responded to a crash on Raleigh Road near E. B...