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Celebrate Living Wage Employers With “Buycott” Tuesday
Orange County Living Wage has certified 58 "living wage employers" - who've raised wages more than $500,000 to qualify.
Chamber of Commerce to Let Their Hair Down at the BEAs
Aaron Nelson and Chela Tu of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce joined Ron Stutts on Monday to discuss the BEAs. http://audio.chapelboro.com...
Public Meeting on Cemetery Marker Planned for Tuesday
A public meeting will be held Tuesday May 3, to discuss a commemorative marker at the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. A similar marker was installed on Febr...
Power Outages Reported Amid Thunderstorm
***UPDATE: The outage map from Duke Energy showed nearly all of the outages had been restored as on Monday night.*** Orange County is beginning to see...
Chapel Hill Considering Adding Bus-Only Lane On MLK
The Chapel Hill Town Council approved a study that could be the first step to major changes along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The study will loo...
Chapel Hill Police Locate Missing Teen
***UPDATE: Chapel Hill Police announced late Monday that Bailey had been located. There was no further information available.*** Chapel Hill Police ar...
UNC Women’s Lacrosse Remain No. 3, Men Fall to No. 13
A win in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament was not enough to move the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team up in the latest Inside Lacrosse r...
Former Atlanta Cop to Lead Durham PD
New Durham Police Chief Cerelyn Davis held her first press conference Monday since being named to the position. Davis, who goes by CJ, has been a memb...
Johnson, Jackson, Paige Receive NBA Combine Invites
According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, three Tar Heels have received invitations to the NBA Draft Combine, which will begin next week. Justin Jackson...
Suspects in Maleah Williams Shooting Sentenced on Unrelated Charges
Separate cases against the two suspects in the 2015 shooting death of an infant in Chapel Hill have reached conclusions. Pierre Je Bron Moore and Ramo...
UNC Women’s Lax Wins ACC Title in OT
A sudden-death overtime goal from Aly Messinger clinched the Atlantic Coast Conference title for the UNC women’s lacrosse team on Sunday. The top-se...
President Spellings: What Should Her Agenda Be For UNC?
UNC leaders say Margaret Spellings should be building relationships - and she may be uniquely suited to do it.
UNC Selects “Being Mortal” For 2016 Summer Reading
UNC has selected Atul Gawande’s “Being Mortal” for its summer reading this year. The book is about Gawande combining research and pers...
Six Tar Heels Sign NFL Contracts
UNC has now gone two consecutive years without having a player selected in the seven-round NFL Draft. Guard Landon Turner earned first-team All-Americ...
Carrboro Day Canceled Due to Weather
***Carrboro Day has been canceled due to the threat of in element weather.*** Weather permitting, Carrboro Day will take place Sunday, May 1. Join nei...
Are Doctors Willing To Be “Good Samaritans”? UNC Study Says Yes
Good Samaritan laws protect doctors who help in emergencies - but a UNC study has found they tend to help anyway.
News Around Town
“Color The Hill” – And Yourself – For A Cause (Or Three)
The "Color the Hill" 4K on May 21 will support three local causes - and it's a pretty fun event in itself.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Carrboro High School Students Get A “Sense Of Place”
All year long, Carrboro High School teacher Melissa Barry has been giving her students a taste of our community's history.
UNC Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Syracuse in ACC Tournament
No. 1 seed North Carolina was knocked off in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinal on Friday night. Fourth-seeded Syracuse led throughout...
UNC Women’s Lacrosse Beats Duke in ACC Semifinal
A 3-0 scoring run over the final 15 minutes of the game led UNC women’s lacrosse to a 7-6 win over Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament ...