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Chancellor Says UNC Will Solicit Campus Input for New Silent Sam Proposal
UNC – Chapel Hill administrators are preparing to move forward with a new plan regarding the future of the Confederate monument on the campus known as Silent Sam. The UNC System Board of Governors rejected the plan that the campus brought forward last Friday, which called for a new $5 million facili
List: Triangle restaurants open Christmas Day
Not in the mood to cook on Christmas Eve or Day? These local restaurants will be open, but make sure to call for reservations!. 41Hundred (4100 Main at North Hills Street, Raleigh) - Located in the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills, this restaurant is offering a special Christmas Eve menu from 3 to 6
Man Arrested After Restaurant Robberies in Carrboro and Chatham County
A man suspected of robbing Subway restaurants in Carrboro and Chatham County has been arrested. A release from the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office said that 36-year-old Thomas Laney, of Jack Bennett Road just north of Fearrington, was taken into custody last Monday.
Justice & Dignity: Orange County’s Unsung Human Rights Leader
Pauli Murray: Orange County’s Unsung Human Rights Leader. By: Matt Case, Human Relations Commission Vice-Chair. Do you know someone who works tirelessly for human rights in Orange County? Someone deserving of recognition and praise? If so, why not nominate them for the Pauli Murray Award?
Chase bank branches could be coming to Raleigh, Chapel Hill
JPMorgan Chase may soon be opening some locations in the Triangle. According to our newsgathering partners at the News&Observer, the bank was approved by the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office to open branches in Chapel Hill and Raleigh.
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In North Carolina For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in North Carolina are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in North Carolina
Durham police make arrest in Sunday killing on Guess Road
Durham police have charged a 22-year-old Durham man in connection with the death of a man found fatally shot on Guess Road early Sunday. Manuel Mejia-Mendoza is accused of killing Abel Corroles, 31, who was found in the 3000 block of Guess Road. shortly before 5 a.m.
Battle of the bullhorns: Protesters face off days after UNC board rejects Silent Sam proposal
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Sunday was the battle of the bullhorns, as supporters of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Silent Sam Confederate monument and those who oppose it faced off where the statue once stood, WTVD reports.
Chapel Hill Recovering from Last Week’s Winter Snow Storm
Chapel Hill received its first taste of winter last week when Winter Storm Diego rolled through and dropped eight to 12 inches of snow on the local area. Schools and businesses were closed while crews worked to make the roads safe for residents.
War of words as opposing sides again clash over Silent Sam
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- Sunday was the battle of the bullhorns, as supporters of UNC-Chapel Hill'sSilent Sam Confederate monument and those who oppose it faced off where the statue once stood.
Duke family estate to become expensive townhouses outside downtown Durham
New townhouses will be built a short distance from downtown Durham, some costing close to $1 million. A Duke family estate will be turned into denser housing in the affluent Forest Hills neighborhood. Pinecrest, built in 1927 for Mary Duke Biddle, will be renovated into a two-dwelling house, and tow
Durham officers cleared of wrongdoing in fatal shooting
Durham, N.C. — Two Durham police officers who shot and killed an armed man in August won't face criminal charges. Shaun Jeffery Christy, 37, of Carrboro, was killed Aug. 8 when he pointed a gun at Durham police at the New Hope Commons shopping center and the officers opened fire on him, police said.
‘Hamilton’ Cast Member Leads Workshop at Chapel Hill High School
Theater students at Chapel Hill High School were recently treated to a guest lecture they won’t soon forget, as Tyler McKenzie took some time out of his busy schedule as part of the touring cast of “Hamilton” to teach a master class!
Pair charged after 4 shot in robbery attempt at Durham birthday party, police say
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A man and teen have been charged after four people — including one of the suspects — were shot during an attempted robbery at a birthday party Saturday night in Durham, police said Monday.
Winter weather throws hoops schedule into chaos
Bartlett Yancey’s boys and girls basketball teams wound up getting a week off ahead of the upcoming Holiday break. As a result of the winter weather that brought approximately a foot of snow and ice to Caswell County on December 8 and 9, Caswell County School was forced to cancel approximately a wee
In protest of a Confederate monument, UNC teaching assistants refuse to file grades
Almost 80 teaching assistants are on a grade strike at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), refusing to distribute their students’ final marks until the school abandons a proposed plan to construct a building to house an infamous Confederate monument. The strike is the columination
UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina's public university system rejected a proposal Friday to build a $5 million structure to house a toppled Confederate statue, opting instead to "go back to the drawing board" to figure out what to do with the monument.
UNC coach Roy Williams speaks about 'Silent Sam' issue
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's basketball coach says he's OK with several of his players signing a letter opposing the return of a Confederate statue to campus.
Hot offense guides North Carolina past No. 4 Gonzaga
CHAPEL HILL — After an 0-for-5 start from behind the arc on Saturday at home, the North Carolina basketball team looked like it was going to revert to the team that struggled shooting the ball.
Police: Man found lying on Durham street was fatally shot
Durham, N.C. — Durham police are investigating a homicide Sunday. Officers with the Durham Police Department found a man lying on the street in the 3000 block of Guess Road around 5 a.m.