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US Department of Justice: House Bill 2 Violates Civil Rights Law
North Carolina has received the strongest condemnation yet of the controversial anti-LGBT legislation signed into law earlier this year through a lett...
Town Of Carrboro Begins To Review New Budget
The recommended budget for the town of Carrboro has the town increasing its commitment to non-profit organizations and affordable housing. To go along...
OC Rep. Introduces Bill to Help Teachers Pay Loans
State lawmakers have introduced a bill to help teachers pay off their student loans. Rep. Graig Meyer (D-Orange, Durham), along with some of his democ...
Kennedy Meeks to Return For Senior Season
Kennedy Meeks will return to UNC for his senior season, the school announced on Wednesday. In his first three seasons, Meeks has averaged 9.4 points a...
Chapel Hill Man Jailed on Rape Charge
A Chapel Hill man is being held in the Orange County Jail on a felony charge of first-degree forcible rape. An arrest report shows 33-year-old Jesus J...
Chapel Hill Planning Ceremony For New Cemetery Marker
Chapel Hill is getting a second chance at honoring the memory of 361 slaves and free people of color that are known to be buried in the Old Chapel Hil...
UNC Wins Third Straight Game
The North Carolina Tar Heels have won three games in a row on the baseball field. Carolina got a victory over Virginia Commonwealth on Tuesday night i...
Caregiving For Seniors: “Let’s Talk About Rx”
We talk to our kids about drugs - but what about seniors? Prescriptions can be hard to manage, but there are ways to help.
Protesters Arrested Last Week Speak Out Against HB 2
Last Monday the General Assembly began its legislative session amid rallies both for and against House Bill 2. The protest against House Bill 2 ended...
Suspect in Chapel Hill Shooting Appears in Court
A man suspected of shooting into a home on Forsyth Drive last Monday made his first appearance in Orange County Court on Tuesday afternoon. Rahmil Dim...
More than 20 Snakes Found in Home of Orange County Man Bitten by King Cobra
An investigation is underway following an incident Monday night where a man was bitten by a king cobra snake inside his Orange County residence. Orang...
Greensboro Lobbying to Keep NCAA Tournament Amid HB2 Backlash
It is still unclear how a new rule from the NCAA will impact the ability of certain cities in North Carolina to host the men’s basketball tournament...
Arrest Made in Chapel Hill Shooting
A suspect has been taken into custody after a shooting in Chapel Hill last Monday. A Durham man was arrested in Efland on Monday in connection with a ...
Chansky’s Notebook: Ellington Chose Action Over Grief
Carolina’s Wayne Ellington has turned sorrow into meaningful action. Ellington, the Most Outstanding Player at the 2009 Final Four in Detroit, has h...
UNC Baseball Hosts Virginia Commonwealth
After a weekend off from Atlantic Coast Conference play, the UNC baseball team takes the field at Boshamer Stadium on Tuesday night hosting Virginia C...
News Around Town
Celebrate Living Wage Employers With “Buycott” Tuesday
Orange County Living Wage has certified 58 "living wage employers" - who've raised wages more than $500,000 to qualify.
Chamber of Commerce to Let Their Hair Down at the BEAs
Aaron Nelson and Chela Tu of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce joined Ron Stutts on Monday to discuss the BEAs. http://audio.chapelboro.com...
Public Meeting on Cemetery Marker Planned for Tuesday
A public meeting will be held Tuesday May 3, to discuss a commemorative marker at the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. A similar marker was installed on Febr...
Power Outages Reported Amid Thunderstorm
***UPDATE: The outage map from Duke Energy showed nearly all of the outages had been restored as on Monday night.*** Orange County is beginning to see...
Chapel Hill Considering Adding Bus-Only Lane On MLK
The Chapel Hill Town Council approved a study that could be the first step to major changes along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The study will loo...