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A Dactylic Affair: West End Poetry Festival
The West End Poetry Festival runs through Saturday.
McCrory Softens Tone on Higher Education, But Sticks to Message
North Carolina’s Republican Gov. Pat McCrory may have softened his tone about the purpose of higher education in the state since he set off a firest...
CHPD: No Charges Filed In Cyclist Death
Chapel Hill Police say the investigation into a cyclist’s recent death has come to a close.
Orange County EMS Prepares For Ebola Response
It’s not likely Ebola would show up in Orange County, but Emergence Services Director Jim Groves wants to be sure everyone on his staff is prepared,...
UNC Is No. 6 In Preseason Coaches’ Poll
The UNC basketball team made the preseason top 10 for the 40th time in 65 years. (That's pretty good.)
Breakin’ It Down: Georgia Tech
The 2-4 North Carolina football team is coming off its fourth straight loss, this time on the road at No. 5 Notre Dame by a 50-43 margin. But this d...
It’s Carrboro 2K14: Classic Song Gets An Update
The classic rap song "It's Carrboro" - yep, it's old enough to be a classic now - gets an update.
News Around Town
The McDougle Middle School volleyball team does its part for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Orange, Carrboro Leaders Discuss Process of Changes in Rural Buffer
Possible changes in the Rural Buffer sparked some lively conversation between Orange County Commissioners and Carrboro Alderpersons on Thursday night....
Tar Heels Look To Avoid Habitual Yellow Jacket Sting
The 2-4 North Carolina football team will welcome 5-1 Georgia Tech to Chapel Hill this weekend for a 7 p.m. kickoff Saturday under the lights at Kenan...
The Grid: Week Nine
Week nine of high school football action on WCHL features another Big 8 conference showdown as 6-1 Chapel Hill travels to Hillsborough to take on 7-0 ...
CHPD Seek Man In Sexual Assault
Do you recognize this man? Chapel Hill Police want to know.
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Solarize Chapel Hill To Help Bring Solar Power To CHCCS Schools
The Solarize Chapel Hill initiative could soon be helping local students learn to harness the power of the sun.
NC Gas Prices Could Drop To Four-Year Low
Gas prices have been falling in the past month, and AAA Carolinas spokesperson Tiffany Wright says they may drop even lower in the weeks to come.
Scouting Report: A Chat With GT Coach Paul Johnson
WCHL's Matt Oakes caught up with Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket head coach Paul Johnson to discuss the state of GT football, the parity in the ACC, the tr...
CHTC Votes to Expand ETJ to Rogers Road
The Historic Rogers Road area, where residents have been deprived of sewer service for decades, became part of Chapel Hill’s extraterritorial jurisd...
NC Magistrates Refusing To Marry Gay Couples?
Magistrates in North Carolina are now required to marry gay couples, but a few are refusing to do so.
CHPD Identifies Man Found Dead On Rosemary St
Jason Henry Myrick was 41 years old.
OC Commissioners Plan for Better Emergency Communication
At Tuesday’s meeting in Hillsborough, the Orange County Board of Commissioners discussed ways the county can improve its communication during emerge...
Cherfaoui Pleads Guilty To Killing Wife
Ali Cherfaoui will be sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars.