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Chatham Board of Commissioners Approve Land Purchase Option
The Chatham County Commissioners narrowly approved an option Monday to purchase a 1,818 acre site, known as the megasite, in hopes of attracting a maj...
4th Circuit Ruling Could Impact HB2
The United States 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a decision that barred a transgender teenager from using the boy’s bathroom at his hig...
Commissioners To Hold Public Hearing On Upcoming Bond
The Board of Orange County Commissioners will be taking public comment on the upcoming bond Tuesday night. It will be the first of two public hearings...
Pearl Jam Cancels Raleigh Concert Over HB2
Pearl Jam has joined the growing list of entertainers to cancel a concert in North Carolina after the state passed the controversial House Bill 2 on M...
Carrboro Non-Profit Treating Clubfoot, with Help from Google
In a house converted to an office on Main Street in Carrboro, one organization is working to improve the lives of kids around the world. Miraclefeet...
UNC Names New Dean of School of Education
Fouad Abd-El-Khalick has been named the new dean of the UNC School of Education, the university announced Monday afternoon. Abd-El-Khalick is coming t...
Duke University Calls For Full Repeal Of HB2
Duke University has added its voice to the growing list of organizations that have called for the repeal of House Bill 2. The North Carolina General A...
UNC Baseball No. 17 In D1 Baseball Ranking
The Tar Heels fell two spots in this week’s rankings after losing the weekend series to an unranked Virginia team. UNC lost the first game of th...
McCrory Talks HB2 On NBC’s Meet The Press
North Carolina governor Pat McCrory talked about the controversial House Bill 2 on NBC’s Meet The Press Sunday. Chuck Todd, host of the show, asked ...
UNC Lacrosse Splits Results at Syracuse
A 5-0 scoring run fueled the third-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels women’s lacrosse team to a victory over No. 4 Syracuse on Saturday afternoon. The...
Orange County Launches Misdemeanor Diversion Program
Some teenagers suspected of illegal behavior in Orange County may soon be sent through a new program that will keep them out of the adult criminal jus...
UNC Women’s Tennis Finish Second Straight Undefeated ACC Season
The UNC women’s tennis team finished off an undefeated conference season on Sunday with a win over No. 16 Georgia Tech. The second-ranked Tar Heels ...
Virginia Walks Over UNC Baseball, Hands Tar Heels Fourth Straight Sunday Loss
In search of its first series victory over Virginia since 2012, the No. 15 UNC baseball team instead was a victim once again of the Sunday blues–...
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Orange County Library Rents “Wi-Fi To Go”
Orange County Public Library members are now able to check out internet hotspots. “Wi-Fi to Go” is a pilot project aimed at giving Internet access...
Bukauskas Stays Hot, Leads UNC Baseball Past Virginia to Even Series
Most people around the UNC baseball program were aware of the talent JB Bukauskas had before he ever stepped on campus. A potential first-round MLB Dr...
Teacher Tenure Repeal Ruled Unconstitutional
The state legislature’s 2013 repeal of teacher tenure has been ruled unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court. “Today is a win for educator...
Offense Wins, Defense Impresses in UNC Football Spring Game
Although the offense won the UNC football spring game 74-70 under an odd scoring system, it was the team’s defense that made the biggest impression...
Pre-K - 12 Education
At CHCCS, Celebrating Local Volunteers
Hundreds of people, many of them UNC students, volunteer for CHCCS every year.
PPP: Expect Clinton, Trump Wins In NY
The latest PPP survey shows Clinton up big...and Trump up bigger.
Ani DiFranco Becomes Latest Musician To Cancel In North Carolina
Singer Ani DiFranco has canceled her headlining concert at the Festival for the Eno in July to protest House Bill 2. “Today I stand arm in arm...