News & Sports Archive
Ways To Reduce OC Child Poverty: A “Comprehensive Holistic Approach”
“A county government cannot fix poverty. What we can do, however, is mitigate the effects of poverty on children."
Pre-K - 12 Education
PACE Academy Renewal Denied By State Board Of Ed.
The charter for PACE Academy in Carrboro was denied renewal Thursday in a unanimous vote by the North Carolina State Board of Education.
NC Flu Deaths Climb To 56
Fifty-six people in total have died of the influenza-related complications statewide since flu season began in October of last year.
Burroughs Still Has Schools In Mind Looking For BoCC Seat
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools board member Mia Burroughs is hopeful to make a move to the County Commissioners, and she says she’s not going to ...
News Around Town
Farming Adaptation Conference; “Spay Neuter Day”; Crunkleton; and Carolina Women’s Choral Showcase
The Orange County Animal Services Department is hosting another "Spay Neuter Day" on Tuesday, February 25, at its location on Eubanks Road in conjunct...
Special Video Celebrates Kids & Their Families Coping With Cancer
"When one person in a family is fighting cancer, really everybody is fighting cancer.”
Carrboro Cyclists Win Battle to Share the Road
The Carrboro bicycling community was out in force at Tuesday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, and those in attendance got what they came for: The ...
Stress-Free Signing Day Allows Coach Fedora and Co. to Look Ahead at 2015 Talent
Carolina’s football signing day was a bit anticlimactic compared to some of the other buzz and excitement of coaches hanging over fax machines acros...
Tar Heel Women Look To Snap Losing Streak With Road Win
After back-to-back losses, the No. 13 North Carolina women’s basketball team, 17-5 overall and 5-3 in conference play, will be hungry to get back on...
“Orange County Five” Trial For Moral Monday Arrests Postponed
Former Mayor of Carrboro Mark Chilton, Carrboro Alderpersons Damon Seils, Michelle Johnson and Sammy Slade, and Chapel Hill Town Council member Donna ...
Pre-K - 12 Education
“Steel Magnolias” Opens Thursday At CHHS
CHHS theater director Thomas Drago spoke with Aaron Keck about the show, which runs through Saturday.
“Fab 4 at 50″ To Commemorate Beatles 1st Appearance On Ed Sullivan Show
Dozens of talented local musicians will commemorate the event by hosting the "Fab Four at Fifty" the same evening (2/9) at the Cat's Craddle in Carrbo...
The View From The Risers
Passion, pride and patience … plenty of patience. That’s what it takes to be among “The Risers,” the student cheering section ...
News Around Town
Power Restored To Carrboro, Cause Of Fire Unknown
“We experienced a fire at our Westbrook substation, which is located in the Carrboro area off of Jones Ferry Road,” Cashion said. “The fire occu...
Fire Knocks Out Power For More Than 2000
A Piedmont Electric spokesperson said a "regulator fire" was to blame for a power outage in Orange County Tuesday night.
More Sales Tax, Less Grant Money For OC Bus And Rail Plan
Triangle Transit officials say financial projections for the Orange County Bus and Rail Plan need to be adjusted due to cuts to state and federal fund...
3 Carrboro BoA Members Vow to Keep Supporting ‘Moral Mondays’
egardless of the outcome in a Wake County courtroom today, three Carrboro Aldermen that were arrested at a June 3 Moral Monday protest at the State Ca...
Carolina Football Welcomes New Tar Heels On National Signing Day
Wednesday is National Signing Day in college football. And the Tar Heels will be busy filling out their remaining scholarship spots as national letter...
Burroughs To Run For BOCC
The CHCCS board member made it official in a press release Tuesday: she's running for County Commissioner.
So Long, Maryland! Tar Heels Trump Terps 75-63
The North Carolina men's basketball team ushered Maryland out the ACC door Tuesday night with an emphatic victory to improve to 15-7 overall and 5-4 ...