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Pre-K - 12 Education
Amy Rickard Receives Highest Honors
Morris Grove Elementary’s Amy Rickard has been selected as North Carolina’s National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elemen...
Durham Man Sentenced in 2011 Chapel Hill Slaying
A Durham man who recently pleaded guilty to a 2011 murder in Chapel Hill has been sentenced to between 30 and 37 years in prison.
Amendment One Lawsuit Seeks Religious Liberty
Attorney Mark Kleinschmidt, who also happens to be the mayor of Chapel Hill, is representing a local church in a lawsuit against Amendment 1.
13th Rabies Case Reported This Year in Orange County
A rabid bat landed on a Chapel Hill woman’s shoe while she was outside gardening on Monday evening.
With Backs Against Wall, Tar Heels Take On Cavaliers
The seventh-seeded North Carolina baseball team, 33-24 on the season, will be aiming to rebound from an ACC Tournament pool play loss to second-seeded...
UNC Tennis Stars Loeb, Carter Progressing In NCAA Tourney
UNC women’s tennis stars Jamie Loeb and Hayley Carter are still making national noise on the courts of Athens, Georgia.
Schools Request Increased Budget From Orange County
The North Carolina Legislature has received a lot of criticism for its cuts to public education, adding pressure to the local government’s efforts t...
State Bars Sen. Thom Goolsby, R-New Hanover, from Investment Advising
Securities officials of the North Carolina Secretary of State’s office have revoked State Senator Thom Goolsby’s privileges to work as an investme...
Moral Monday Protests Postponed for Memorial Day
Memorial Day will postpone Moral Monday, the well-known demonstrations against the North Carolina General Assembly’s legislative session, which kick...
Chapel Hill Holds Public Meeting About Property Sales
The Town of Chapel Hill will hold a public meeting at Chapel Hill Public Library to discuss the potential sale of six properties.
UNC Awarded STEM Grant
The Howard Hughes Medical Institution (HHMI) has awarded $7.75 million to UNC in order to increase and diversify the number of students that can parti...
UNC Law School Dean Talks About Decision to Step Down After 9 Years
Dean Jack Boger of the UNC School of Law is stepping down from that position after nine years.
Seminoles Smack Tar Heels 7-1
The seventh-seeded North Carolina baseball team dropped its opening game of pool play in the ACC Tournament by a score of 7-1 to second-seeded Florida...
UNC Student President Powell Takes Oath of Office at Trustees Meeting
He’s been on the job for nearly two months, but UNC Student Body President Andrew Powell will officially take his oath of office at a Thursday morni...
What Is E15?
Gas prices are expected to climb close to $2.63 a gallon, 20 cents higher than at this time last year, while a record-high of nearly 980 thousand Nort...
Chaney Joins Aldermen
The newest member of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen was sworn in Monday night at Town Hall, and then she got right down to business.
No Property Tax Rate Increase In BoCC Budget Proposal
Next year’s county budget doesn’t include a tax increase, but officials say it’s getting harder to balance the budget using reserve funds.
WTen Comes Up Just Short
The North Carolina women’s tennis team fell to UCLA in a 4-3 decision Tuesday afternoon in Athens, Georgia, coming up just short of the program’s ...
Tar Heels Tame Wolfpack
The North Carolina baseball team survived elimination in the ACC Tournament by slipping past N.C. State 4-3 Tuesday at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensbo...
Noon Games No More? Carolina Football Opens 2014 With Two Straight Night Games
The North Carolina football team will be playing under the lights in Kenan Stadium for the first two home football games of the 2014 season.