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Town and County Leaders Debate How to Pay for Recycling
Town and county leaders are coming closer to consensus on how to fund recycling pick-up. Leaders from Hillsborough, Carrboro and Orange County agree a...
Orange Commissioners Ready to Sue Over Senate Bill 2
The Orange County Board of Commissioners has committed to opposing Senate Bill 2 -- in court, if necessary.
Can Achievement Gap be Closed with SRO Funding?
At Thursday’s Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board meeting, some said the 2015-16 budget should put more money into narrowing achievement gaps be...
‘Lucky’ Tar Heels Hold Off Crimson, Survive and Advance
"I feel like I won the lottery. Tommy Amaker did a much better job with his team than I did with mine," UNC head coach Roy Williams says.
Hillsborough PD Looking for Appliance Thieves
Hillsborough Police are seeking information regarding a series of break-ins. Lieutenant Simmons with the Hillsborough Police Department says the strin...
Tar Heels Hope Atlanta Will Bring New Life
During head baseball coach Mike Fox’s 17 year tenure at UNC, there’s been one letter many have come to associate with the program: the W. That’s...
Oakes’ Outlook: March Madness Dreaming
March. In like a lion, out like a lamb. So they say, at least. And with the ushering in of spring, there’s rebirth, new life. Much the same can ...
Tar Heel Take: Duke & The ACC Tournament
Join Samantha Ward, Princess Streeter and Avery Trendel behind the scenes of UNC’s final stretch of the season – a showdown with Duke and a s...
Triangle Transit Holds Light Rail Open House
On Wednesday afternoon, Triangle Transit invited the public to give input on the proposed 17-mile light rail line extending from UNC Hospitals to east...
NC Senate Selects 8 BOG Members
The North Carolina Senate has selected their eight representatives to serve on the UNC System Board of Governors. The board is made up of 32 members w...
Win or Go Home: UNC’s Tourney Journey Begins With Harvard Obstacle
Expectations are always high for the Tar Heels this time of year. But what’s the secret to NCAA Tournament success?
Pre-K - 12 Education
Dropout Rates Down Across State
The number of high schoolers dropping out of school prior to graduation is down across the state and in our community. The dropout rate in North Carol...
Sunshine Week: When Will We See Orange County’s Emails?
Orange County Commissioner Penny Rich says it’s time to shine some light on local government emails.
NC Democrats React to Environmental Rules for Fracking
Democrats in the N.C. House and Senate are speaking out against revised environmental safety rules for fracking.
Hoffman Flown Back to UNC
Former UNC football player Ryan Hoffman was flown to the university, on Tuesday, to undergo further evaluation. Carolina sent a private plane to brin...
Dramatic Tar Heel Rally Falls Inches Short
A relentless offensive attack on the young UNC pitchers in the early innings was enough for the Davidson Wildcats to hold on in the ninth for an excit...
News Around Town
Gateway Village Residents Frustrated Over Late Checks
Residents at Gateway Village have been voicing frustrations over delays in receiving their utility subsidies. Gateway Village is a publicly-supported ...
Former UNC Football Player and Local Golf Pro Mike Rubish Passes Away
Former UNC Football player and local golf pro Mike Rubish passed away, on Sunday, at the age of 90. His family released the following statement: Mike ...
News Around Town
Community Rallies to Help Pittsboro Family
Community leaders in Pittsboro are rallying together to help out a family after they suffered a major loss in early March. Melody Bailey is the Head C...
Storrow Will Run for Chapel Hill Town Council in 2015
Chapel Hill Town Council Member Lee Storrow will run for reelection this fall. Storrow made the announcement on WCHL’s Morning News with Ron Stutts....