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Chapel Hill Town Hall Set to Re-Open Flood-Damaged First Floor
Chapel Hill’s Town Hall is set for a re-opening of its ground floor after more than a year spent fixing water damage and renovating the building on...
NC Attorney General Cooper: I’m Finished Defending Amendment One
Soon after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday afternoon that Virginia’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, North Carolina Atto...
UNC Professor Murdered For Wallet
Two men are charged with the murder of a UNC professor last week, and all they got away with was a wallet.
UNC Program Promotes Energy Awareness Among Local HS Students
This week the Institute is hosting 28 local high school students who will spend a week on the campus of UNC exploring topics related to current energy...
Locals Reach Out To Aid Immigrant Children
With more than 1,000 undocumented children crossing the southern border into the United States each week, locals are looking for a way to respond to w...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Northside Elementary Awarded LEED Platinum Certification
Northside Elementary School has received Platinum certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, with the Green Building Ce...
Fracking Concerns Blue Ridge Environmental Defense, NC Citizens
With the rising concern of the dangers associated with fracking, many North Carolinians are deeply uncertain about what lies ahead for the state relyi...
Pre-K - 12 Education
UMall Chick-Fil-A Holds School Supply Drive
University Mall’s Chick-fil-A restaurant is hosting a school supply drive to benefit Orange County teachers and students.
NC Ranks 34th in Child Well-Being
North Carolina ranks 34th in the nation for overall child well-being, according to the 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book.
UNC International Study Makes Breakthrough in Schizophrenia
The UNC School of Medicine has worked with nations across the globe in the largest genomic study to be published on any psychiatric disorder in order ...
OC DA Woodall: ‘Don’t Blame Durham’ for UNC Professor’s Murder
Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall says that people shouldn’t blame Durham County’s probation and pre-trial supervised release programs f...
“Safety Is Our Highest Priority”: Police Chiefs React To Fatal Attack
The chiefs of police at UNC and Chapel Hill issued a joint statement reaffirming their commitment to public safety.
UNC Researcher Remembered As ‘Outgoing,’ ‘Passionate’ About Science
Both UNC and the wider Chapel Hill community have been devastated by the murder Dr. Feng Liu of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
911 Call: Professor Was Breathing Before First Responders Arrived
“He’s kind of laying to the side, breathing hard. And he’s breathing and there were two gentlemen here when I pulled around the corner...” the...
UNC Professor Dies After Robbery And Assault Near Campus
A man died at UNC Hospitals Thursday from wounds suffered during a beating and robbery Wednesday. Now, the two in custody for the assault could face m...
CHPD Chief: ‘Robbery/Murder A Random Act’
Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue says immediately there has been an increase in police presence to assure of safety in town.
Brown, Davis To Serve As ABC, ESPN2 Studio Analysts
Former Texas and North Carolina football coach Mack Brown will serve as a studio analyst for college football games on ABC. Former Miami and North Car...
The Grid: Orange High Panthers
The Panthers tore through the competition a year ago, just falling short of perfection at the final hurdle, but veteran head coach Pat Moser is back f...
UNC Receives Second-Highest Fundraising Total
...a nine-percent increase from the previous year.
News Around Town
Orange County to Host Storm Spotter Training
A Skywarn Spotter Training course will be coming to Orange County this fall, courtesy of the National Weather Service in Raleigh.