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Downtown Chapel Hill Businesses Continue to Evolve
Downtown Chapel Hill has seen a lot of things change over the years and that is continuing with new businesses coming into the area. Kristen Smith, wi...
Orange County Exceeds High Expectations for Solid Waste Reduction
Orange County managed to have its landfill waste down to 0.49 tons per resident in 2014. That represents a huge reduction over the last 22 years, one ...
George Washington University Report: Not Expanding Medicaid Hurt N.C.’s Economy
A report from George Washington University shows the county-by-county impact of the decision not to expand Medicaid in North Carolina – and it's not...
UNC Football Motivated in the Motor City
The Tar Heel football team takes its 6-6 record up to the Motor City to take on the 7-5 Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the Quick Lane Bowl held at the...
1 killed, others hurt in pair of I-85 wrecks
Two major wrecks near Mebane on Wednesday morning left one dead.
OWASA Examines Compost Alternative To Sludge Spray
The board of directors of the Orange Water and Sewer Authority is considering a different way to dispose of sewage sludge.
Breakin’ It Down: Quick Lane Bowl
Once again, Larry Fedora’s Tar Heels enter postseason play with an underwhelming 6-6 record and just like last year, Carolina will be hoping to ...
Improvements Coming to Downtown Hillsborough in 2015
2015 is shaping up to be a busy year in Hillsborough with major projects to improve the downtown area. Mayor Tom Stevens says he’s confident that pr...
Redistricting Continues to Stir Legal Battle in NC
Drawing the congressional map in North Carolina has been a topic of debate, in conversation and in courtrooms, for decades. The latest rendition of th...
Pittsboro Citizens’ Group Files Second Lawsuit Against Chatham Park Plan
The citizen’s group Pittsboro Matters has filed a second lawsuit to challenge the recent master plan and rezoning for the 7,100-acre Chatham Park de...
Hillsborough Police Investigating Shooting
Hillsborough Police are investigating a shooting from Tuesday afternoon in the Fairview neighborhood. Below is the full statement from Hillsborough of...
Hillsborough Police Seek Walmart Assault Suspect
Hillsborough Police are looking for a woman they say assaulted an elderly woman on Saturday.
Carrboro, Chapel Hill Rank As Bikeable Communities
The League of American Bicyclists recognized Carrboro at the silver level, while Chapel Hill took bronze. .
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Hillsborough Police Welcome Santa For Toy Giveaway
With Santa's help, Hillsborough Police gave toys to 175 kids this month.
AAA: Gas Price Drop Means Record Number of Christmas Travelers
A record number of nearly 3 million North Carolina residents will hit the road for the year-end holiday season, according to AAA Carolinas.
Federal Court Strikes Down NC Abortion Ultrasound Law
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down a 2011 North Carolina law that had required abortion providers to describe an ultrasound of a fe...
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Carolers Gather for a Cause at Hillsborough’s Colonial Inn
The old-time holiday tradition of caroling was enjoyed by a group of folks gathered for a cause at Hillsborough’s historic Colonial Inn Sunday night...
Happy Holiday ‘Hardwood’ Season For Tar Heels
It was a clean sweep for the Tar Heels on the hardwood over the weekend.
Holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ Campaign Kicks It Up a Notch for 20th Anniversary
The year 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of North Carolina’s Booze It & Lose It campaign to keep impaired drivers off the road. To drive its messag...
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Study: Chapel Hill Is America’s Third-Best College Town
Oxford, Ohio, ranks as the best college town in the U.S., according to WalletHub's latest ranking.