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Chapel Hill Services Operating on Altered Scheduled Over Holiday
The Town of Chapel Hill will operate on a special schedule during the upcoming Christmas Holiday. Most municipal offices will be closed on December ...
Chansky’s Notebook: An ‘F-ing’ Good Day
BROOKLYN — What was it that sparked Brice Johnson’s best college game? When Johnson came to the bench with 16:44 left in the first half of Sat...
UNC Women’s Basketball Knocks off Southern Miss
UNC women’s basketball secured a 69-62 victory over Southern Miss on Sunday afternoon from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Jamie Cherry and Step...
Voices Chapel Hill Heads To Durham For Holiday Concert
They've been around for 35 years, but this is Voices Chapel Hill's first show in the Carolina Theatre.
Nobel Prize Winner Donates Prize Money to Chapel Hill Foundation
Aziz Sancar, the UNC professor who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year, is under contract with the Nobel Foundation to donate the entire share ...
Johnson Benched Early, Responds With 27 Points: No. 11 UNC Beats No. 22 UCLA 89-76
Without the injured Kennedy Meeks, Brice Johnson continues to thrive—as the junior set a new career-high in points for the second straight game on S...
Hillsborough Dog Euthanized After Encounter with Rabid Skunk
Orange County has received another positive case of rabies, according to the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health, marking 10 cases this y...
PPP: 30 Percent of GOP Voters Support Bombing Country From Aladdin
Agrabah is the fictional setting for the 1992 Disney film, Aladdin. According to Public Policy Polling, 30 percent of Republicans support bombing i...
Record Number of Holiday Travelers Expected
A record number of North Carolinians, nearly three million, are expected to hit the road this holiday season, according to AAA Carolinas. Falling gas ...
Designers Needed for Hillsborough Renovations
The town of Hillsborough is looking for designers to renovate several town buildings, including the Town Barn. The town is seeking a design firm with ...
New Chapel Hill Mayor Hemminger Looks Ahead To 2016
On Chapel Hill's 2016 agenda: development, transparency, and an initiative to help feed kids in need.
21-Year-Old Shot and Killed in Durham
Durham Police are investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old on Thursday night. Police say a Jamel Small, of Henderson, was found in a vehicle ...
No Alcohol at La Res until 2016
La Residence will not be serving alcohol for the rest of 2015. The Chapel Hill restaurant will lose its alcohol permits for the next two weeks as part...
New Website Details Racial Disparities Among Police Searches
A new website launched on Thursday that details the demographic stop and search patterns of North Carolina law enforcement agencies. Ian Mance is a st...
Durham Police Seeking Public Input on Body Camera Policy
Durham Police have unveiled a draft policy on the implementation of body cameras. The Durham Police Department is inviting resident to provide comment...
UNC Men’s Soccer Defender Named Academic All-America
UNC men’s soccer defenseman Jonathan Campbell has been named to the Scholar All-America First Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of Ame...
Holiday Safety Tips
The Chapel Hill Police Department has some tips to share this holiday season to keep you and your home safe. Chapel Hill Police say they experience hi...
New Retail Building Coming to Eastgate
The Eastgate BP station will be demolished to make way for a new retail building. The redevelopment plans where submitted by the Federal Realty Invest...
Larry Fedora Named Finalist for Coach of the Year
UNC football coach Larry Fedora has been named a finalist for the 2015 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award. The seven finalists for the awa...
Kyle Touchstone Named New Chatham EDC President
Kyle Touchstone has been named the next president of the Chatham Economic Development Corporation, chair Chris Ehrenfeld announced Wednesday. Touchsto...