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Hillsborough Celebrates Riverwalk
Hillsborough’s Riverwalk project is finally complete, and on Saturday, the town is marking the occasion with an opening celebration from 1-5 pm. A f...
#DayOneNC: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal In NC
Same-sex marriage is legal in North Carolina, following a ruling by a district court judge in Asheville.
Women’s LAX Looks Ahead to Championship Year
North Carolina women’s lacrosse is gearing up for another successful season with an exhibition game against Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, M.D. Saturda...
Republican Leaders Try To Stop NC Gay Weddings
Lawyers for state GOP leaders filed a legal brief urging a federal judge to allow them to intervene in cases seeking to overturn the state's gay marri...
Breakin’ It Down: Notre Dame
The 2-3 North Carolina football team hits the road to South Bend this weekend for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff at Notre Dame. The reeling Tar Heels will face a...
WCHL’s Heavner to Join UNC’s Journalism Hall of Fame
The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication is welcoming WCHL’s owner and CEO Jim Heavner as a “Halls of Fame” inductee.
Upset-Minded Tar Heels Meet No. 5 Fighting Irish
The North Carolina football team, with a 2-3 record, heads to South Bend to take on an in-form 5-0 Notre Dame squad ranked No. 5 nationally.
The Grid: Week Eight
Week eight of high school football action on WCHL features a battle for Hillsborough bragging rights between the undefeated Orange Panthers, 6-0 on th...
UNC Basketball Media Day Notes
It’s hard to believe that basketball season is right around the corner. Just a couple weeks ago, I was wrapping my mind around how great it was ...
US Supreme Court Stops NC Same-Day Registration, Out-of-Precinct Voting
The deadline to register is Friday.
OC Register Of Deeds Prepares To Sign Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
If a judge strikes down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, Orange County's Register of Deeds Office could soon be full of couples looking to tie ...
CH Town Manager Contract Renewed
...despite a petition from residents alleging "fiscal mismanagement."
UNC Infectious Disease Expert: AIDS Lessons Should Inform Ebola Strategies
A UNC expert on global health and infectious diseases said Wednesday that the lessons learned from the AIDS outbreak during the `80s should guide toda...
Water Main Break Near Fordham Blvd (15-501) and Estes Dr.
Both northbound lanes of Fordham Boulevard (15-501) are closed around Estes Drive due to a water main break that occurred Wednesday morning.
News Around Town
Chapel Hill Firefighter Helps Deliver His Own Baby Downtown
Captain David Sasser has attended several unexpected births in his eighteen years as a firefighter, but he never thought one would be his own daughter...
Seven To Be Inducted Into CH-C Chamber Business Hall Of Fame
...including Chapel Hill's longest-serving mayor and founder of WCHL, Sandy McClamroch.
News Around Town
“Kiss” Acclaimed Novel Today At Bull’s Head
Author Scott Blumenthal will be at Bull's Head Bookshop on Wednesday at 3:30, reading from "The Kiss."
Village Pride Award – Jane and Jeff Hathaway – October 8, 2014
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Tar Heels Still Tackling ‘The Little Things’
Carolina junior offensive guard Landon Turner and head coach Larry Fedora agree it’s the fine details that are tripping the Tar Heels up so far this...
Orange County Commissioners Vote to Revamp the 911 System
You might soon be able to send a text to report a 911 emergency.