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Lane Closures Announced for S. Columbia Street
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority will close two northbound lanes of South Columbia Street near the Carolina Inn and Peabody Hall, starting Friday ...
Fedora Talks Offense in ACC Teleconference
Fans and critics alike have wondered just how the offense will balance field time for UNC’s numerous tailbacks, and in the ACC’s weekly teleconfer...
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9/11 Memorial Scheduled in Downtown Hillsborough
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 will be remembered at a ceremony hosted by Orange County on Thursday, on the front lawn of the Historic Courth...
Report Of Alleged Assault At Aloft Surfaces
An incomplete report has surfaced of an alleged assault at the Aloft Hotel, but no new details have emerged.
The Whole Nine Yards – Wk. 4
Talk about symmetry ... after three weeks, we have three area high school football teams that are 3-0.
Petitioners Question Chapel Hill Town Manager’s Spending
A group of concerned citizens asked the Chapel Hill Town Council this week to hold the Town Manager accountable for recent spending decisions.
12:30p.m. Update: Water Main Breaks At N. Columbia & Carr Sts.
The water main has been repaired, however the road will remain closed a little while longer.
Colonial Inn Owner Taking Demolition Appeal to Board Of Adjustment
Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens alerted Facebook users on Wednesday about another appeal by the owner of the Historic Colonial Inn for the right to dem...
Carrboro Considering More Chicken-Friendly Ordinance
If you live in Carrboro, and you’d like to keep your own chickens for non-commercial purposes, you can rest assured that the Board of Aldermen is co...
Tar Heel Jamie Loeb Claims American Collegiate Invitational
Carolina women’s tennis phenom Jamie Loeb is continuing her dominant form into her sophomore year at Chapel Hill.
Invasive Plant Spreads To Eno River
Now that a fast-growing invasive plant has been found in the Eno River, state officials are racing to control its spread.
New Tests Show No Groundwater Contamination Near CHPD Coal Ash Dump
Town officials say retesting of groundwater near a coal ash dump under the Chapel Hill Police Department shows no contamination has entered Bolin Cree...
San Diego State at UNC – Game Gallery
The North Carolina Tar Heels (2-0) managed to hold San Diego State (1-1) to 27 points while scoring 31 of their own on Saturday night in Kenan Stadium...
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‘Solarize Hillsborough’ Kicks off Wednesday
The “Solarize” movement is coming to the Town of Hillsborough on Wednesday, with a kickoff event at Durham Tech’s Orange County campus.
Coach Fedora: UNC Getting Back to Fundamentals in Bye Week
UNC head football coach Larry Fedora is glad his Tar Heels are 2-0, but knows there’s a need for improvement with a touch schedule looming after the...
Neighbors to Meet with Embattled Chatham Gun Range Owner Wednesday
Three members of a group opposed to a shooting range just outside of Pittsboro will meet with the range’s owner on Wednesday to discuss their differ...
“A Cappella Slam” For A Cause In Durham
Several acclaimed a cappella groups will be performing.
Tar Heels Feeding Off Electricity, Energy of Kenan Fans
UNC head coach Larry Fedora and players were quick to point out the impact of the rowdy crowd that generated a true home-field advantage inside a stri...
Rogers Road Plan Moves Ahead As EPA Wraps Up OC Investigation
Orange County got the green light from the county attorney to move forward with funding for the Rogers Road remediation plan
Another Rabies Case In OC, 19th This Year
There were only 12 rabies cases each in all of 2012 and 2013.