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Hillsborough Hosts “Colonial Kids Day”
The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough hosts Colonial Kids Day every year.
From Manning to Marquise: UNC’s Quarterback Gets a Much Needed Pep Talk
On the first day of training camp this past offseason, UNC senior quarterback Marquise Williams said his goal was to win the ACC Player of the Year aw...
Chansky’s Notebook: Charter Member
Perfect. John Thompson is the first Dean Smith Award winner. Dean Smith’s relationship went back to John Thompson’s days as a high school coach at...
Silent Sam Blindfolded
Silent Sam is a point of attention on the UNC campus once again. Pictures began circulating on social media mid-morning on Wednesday showing what appe...
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Be A “Good Neighbor” At Hargraves Thursday
Thursday's block party is part of the annual "Good Neighbor Initiative."
$125M Bond Package Back In BOCC Spotlight
If voters approve the ballot measure slated for November 2016, it would be the largest bond package in the county’s history.
Fall Is The Season To Tame Fire Ant Spread
The cooler fall weather is the perfect time to tackle fire ants, which are a growing problem in Orange County.
Orange County Is Wealthy, But Poverty Still Widespread
Orange County's poverty rate is declining by some measures - but not by others.
More And More Commuting Across County Lines
Every day, tens of thousands are commuting into and out of Orange County.
Chapel Hill Police Seek Help to ID Robbery Suspects
The incident happened on July 20, when a woman says she was robbed by two men in the parking deck of the Europa Center.
CHCCS Leaders Take Aim At Racial Disparities In School Discipline
Chapel Hill-Carrboro School officials say a plan to reduce racial disparities in school discipline is working.
Stroman On Sports: An ACC Champ?
Will the ACC have a representative in this year's College Football Playoff?
Back to Normal at Culbreth Middle School After Tuesday Scare
Students at Culbreth Middle School are back in the classroom after the school was evacuated on Tuesday morning. Chapel Hill Carrboro Assistant Superin...
Storrow: ‘Planning to Stay in Race’ for Town Council after DWI
Chapel Hill Town Council member Lee Storrow said after his guilty plea on a DWI charge last week that the plea was the first step in a process for him...
Lesson Learned: Give Elijah Hood the Ball
During UNC’s heartbreaking 17-13 loss to South Carolina last Thursday there was one player notably missing from the Tar Heels’ final seven offens...
Civilian Killed; 2 Firefighters Injured in Carrboro Fire
One resident was killed in a fire in Carrboro on Friday. Officials say the Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department was dispatched to a report of a structure f...
Gap Is Narrowing, But OC Homes Are Costlier, Older
Housing affordability is still a major issue in Orange County.
Rental Prices Still On Rise In OC
Housing affordability is a major issue - not just for home buyers, but for renters too.
Chapel Hill Police Renew Call For Help in Hedgepeth Murder
Three years after the murder of Faith Hedgepeth, Chapel Hill Police say they are still actively seeking her killer.
Brandon-Dean rushes for 107 yards, 2 TDs as Orange crushes Riverside 34-0
Three weeks ago, Orange coach Pat Moser’s plan for star linebacker Bryse Wilson was simple. During his first three years on the varsity level, W...