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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....
Serving Up A Storm: Carolina Tennis, A Force To Be Reckoned With
Carolina is making some noise on the tennis courts in 2014. Both the men's and women's squads are aiming at ACC, and possibly even national titles.
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.
Sensational Switzer Confident in Second College Football Act
Carolina football’s most electrifying player, Ryan Switzer, has made it clear he’s out to build upon 2013’s success and shatter even more record...
Carolina Baseball Faces George Mason Tuesday Test
The No. 15 North Carolina baseball team, 10-4 on the season, will look to take down 9-5 George Mason Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Boshamer Stadium.
CHHS Girls Welcome Hickory To The Hill For State Basketball Title Game
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3A girls’ basketball state final pits two undefeated teams against each other, the East Regional...
Paige, McAdoo, DeShields Get All-ACC Honors While Tar Heel Men, Women Holding Steady in Latest Polls
Carolina sophomore point guard Marcus Paige was named to the First Team All-ACC Basketball Team Monday. He joins Duke’s Jabari Parker, N.C. State’...
Tar Heel Baseball Gains 2-1 ACC Series Win Over Panthers
The No. 15 North Carolina baseball team pulled out a 2-1 series win over ACC newcomer Pittsburgh last weekend at Boshamer Stadium to improve to 10-4 o...
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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..."
Hunt Boys’ Basketball Upsets Orange In NCHSAA East Regional Title Game
The Hunt Warriors ended the Orange Panthers run in the 3A NCHSAA playoffs with a 66-60 upset in the East Regional title game Saturday in Fayetteville.
CHHS Girls’ Basketball Sneaks Into State Final Next Saturday
A near triple-double by Catherine Romain and a late comeback snuck the Chapel Hill Tiger girls past West Craven for the 3A NCHSAA East Regional title ...
Duke Women’s First Defeat Of UNC This Season Comes In ACC Semis
Hitting six straight free throws over the final 45 seconds, the Duke women's basketball team overcame an eight-point second half deficit to topple the...
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...