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VFW Honors Fallen Heroes
To commemorate Memorial Day, the local Veterans of Foreign Wars placed flags next to graves at Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery, to honor those who died ...
Volunteers Lobbying On ‘Moral Tuesday’
Memorial Day may have pre-empted Moral Monday activities this week, but only for a day.
Carrboro Aldermen to Vote on $75K Grant for Recycling Carts
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen will vote Tuesday on whether to accept a $75,000 grant for curbside recycling carts.
‘LifeVest’ Saves UNC Patient
Local man, Vernon Byrd of Mebane, was saved by UNC cardiac physicians with the use of a new wearable defibrillator known as the LifeVest. This event i...
Memorial Day 2014 Preview
This Memorial Day, the Chapel Hill Veterans will honor the soldiers who have deceased, particularly those who have made an outstanding impact on the C...
UNC Fires Professor Convicted Of Drug Charges
Chancellor Carol Folt fired 70-year-old Paul Frampton, whom drug agents arrested in 2012 at the Buenos Aires airport.
OC Gymnastics Ends Season
Orange County Gymnastics has now finished the competitive season upon the conclusion of the Xcel Regional Championships that took place in Hickory, NC...
Orange County Meets, Greets New Manager
Orange County government held a meet-and-greet for newly hired County Manager Bonnie Hammersley in downtown Hillsborough on Friday.
CH Police Looking for Bike Thief With Expensive Tastes
Chapel Hill police need your help in finding a bicycle thief who stole a $5,000 Orbea Ordu from Tri-Sports at University Mall.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Community Opens Doors for Teacher’s Final Field Trip
Phoenix Academy High School teacher, Vivian Connell, seeks to take her students to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as her last great act a...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Amy Rickard Receives Highest Honors
Morris Grove Elementary’s Amy Rickard has been selected as North Carolina’s National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elemen...
Durham Man Sentenced in 2011 Chapel Hill Slaying
A Durham man who recently pleaded guilty to a 2011 murder in Chapel Hill has been sentenced to between 30 and 37 years in prison.
Amendment One Lawsuit Seeks Religious Liberty
Attorney Mark Kleinschmidt, who also happens to be the mayor of Chapel Hill, is representing a local church in a lawsuit against Amendment 1.
13th Rabies Case Reported This Year in Orange County
A rabid bat landed on a Chapel Hill woman’s shoe while she was outside gardening on Monday evening.
With Backs Against Wall, Tar Heels Take On Cavaliers
The seventh-seeded North Carolina baseball team, 33-24 on the season, will be aiming to rebound from an ACC Tournament pool play loss to second-seeded...
UNC Tennis Stars Loeb, Carter Progressing In NCAA Tourney
UNC women’s tennis stars Jamie Loeb and Hayley Carter are still making national noise on the courts of Athens, Georgia.
Schools Request Increased Budget From Orange County
The North Carolina Legislature has received a lot of criticism for its cuts to public education, adding pressure to the local government’s efforts t...
State Bars Sen. Thom Goolsby, R-New Hanover, from Investment Advising
Securities officials of the North Carolina Secretary of State’s office have revoked State Senator Thom Goolsby’s privileges to work as an investme...
Moral Monday Protests Postponed for Memorial Day
Memorial Day will postpone Moral Monday, the well-known demonstrations against the North Carolina General Assembly’s legislative session, which kick...
Chapel Hill Holds Public Meeting About Property Sales
The Town of Chapel Hill will hold a public meeting at Chapel Hill Public Library to discuss the potential sale of six properties.