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Orange County to reopen filing for vacant Chapel Hill-Carrboro school board seat

New school board members will oversee construction of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools' Lincoln Center campus, which will replace the existing building with this new 2-story building housing offices and a pre-K center as well as an expanded Phoenix Academy. Artist's rendering. New school board mem

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 19:03:00

UNC Chapel Hill ready to close Horace Williams Airport

UNC-Chapel Hill wants to close Horace Williams Airport in the near future because it's losing money and needs more than $1 million in repairs, the university notified Orange County on Wednesday. A memo about closure is on the agenda of next week's campus trustees' finance committee meeting, accordin

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Northside Elementary's library home of summer learning in Chapel Hill

Northside Elementary School's library CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) - As local students continue settling into another week of the new school year, there are some kids in Chapel Hill who never stopped learning over the summer. While the classrooms were empty and the halls were silent, the library at No

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 12:47:03

Chapel Hill Police Arrest Breaking and Entering Suspect

Chapel Hill Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a breaking and entering report from Wednesday. Authorities say police were called to a home in the 2500 block of Buxton Court just after 12:15 Wednesday afternoon. Police then located the suspect walking west on Weaver Dairy Road near Sil

CHAPELBORO.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:20

3 charged with shooting man walking to Durham store

Durham, N.C. - Three people have been arrested in connection with an August shooting that left one man seriously injured. Authorities said a 23-year-old was walking to the store in the 1600 block of South Alston Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 when he was shot following a confrontation with thre

WRAL - 2017-09-20 20:33:59

A Durham woman led law enforcement on a chase before shooting a trooper, police say

A Durham woman is charged with attempted capital murder in the shooting of a Virginia State Police trooper after a vehicle pursuit in the Henrico area outside Richmond late Tuesday. Karisa Shyanne Daniels, 23, also faces a charge of using a firearm to commit a felony, and other charges are pending,

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 17:48:00

Morgan Street Food Hall delays opening, chefs on the move, and more foodie news

Morgan Street Food Hall, one of two food halls planned for downtown Raleigh, has adjusted its timeline for opening with early 2018 as the new projection. The food hall originally had been projected to open by late summer, according to previous news releases. This week, the Hibernian Hospitality-owne

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 21:29:00

Weekend best bets: PepperFest, Beats n' Bars

Raleigh, N.C. - This weekend is full of concerts, doing-good events, festivals and more.Food and music festivals PepperFest - One of the largest chef competitions in North Carolina, this annual festival includes pepper-themed dishes and brews, family activities, a kid chef competition and zesty live

WRAL - 2017-09-21 11:29:00

Legislative leaders warn Cooper, commission on Confederate statue removal

Raleigh, N.C. - Legislative leaders on Thursday fired shots across the bow of Gov. Roy Cooper and the state Historical Commission in the ongoing battle over Confederate monuments on public grounds in North Carolina. The commission is set to meet Friday morning to take up a request from Cooper's admi

WRAL - 2017-09-21 20:21:43

IWW protesters get new court date

GRAHAM - Two men charged with assaulting law-enforcement officers - including the sheriff - while protesting a Confederate Memorial Day rally on Court Square in May are scheduled to be back in court Oct. 9 after missing court Wednesday, Sept. 20. Rann Baron, 37, of 201 N. Drive St., Durham, and Wil

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:54:10

N Carolina GOP leaders don't want Confederate statues moved

North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed a state panel not to grant Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's request to relocate Confederate monuments from the old Capitol grounds, with one leader predicting that any such approval would be overturned in court. Two dozen House GOP leaders sent a m

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 21:22:00

Planning for the weekend? Local farms are opening their doors and you're invited

Don't have plans this weekend? Try touring some local farms. Visitors can get a tour of 26 local "sustainable" farms during the 11th annual Eastern Triangle Farm Tour Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24 from 1 to 5 p.m. each day. Visitors may bring coolers and take home some of the products that will

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 17:01:00

Skip the traffic, save gas and ride the bus for free in the Triangle today

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - If the idea of skipping the traffic on your morning commute sounds good, then Thursday is your lucky day. It's a fare-free day for several area buses and it's a way for people to get a sample of what it's like. Normally you'll be charged a few dollars, but on Thursday you can

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 10:20:31

Editorial: University board blunders on letter issue

Now 15 members of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors have criticized in a letter UNC system President Margaret Spellings, Board of Governors Chair Lou Bissette and by implication UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt over the recent controversy about the Silent Sam Confederate memor

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:01:00

09/21 - What you're saying: Terry McCann, Eunice Brock, and James Barrett

I dread every April. When the spring is sprouting and the weather is beginning to warm up and my kids start to play outside, I am inside, working for hours on my taxes, and hoping I have enough money in my bank account. Where I could be spending more time with my family, working longer at my job, or

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Library coming to Carrboro, but where will you park?

Before planning for the long-awaited library in Carrboro can move forward, the Board of Aldermen must solve a parking puzzle downtown. A plan to co-locate the future Orange County Southern Branch Library, some town offices, the ArtsCenter and other civic groups was lauded as a "dream project" when

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 14:50:00

Beats n Bars is ready to grow but wants to keep that hometown Durham feeling

If you're interested in seeing the best hip-hop the Triangle has to offer, may we suggest heading to downtown Durham this weekend for the second annual Beats n Bars Festival? "We created it to be a space to have a main stage for hip-hop in North Carolina," says founder/CEO Crystal Taylor. "And we w

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Rare aye-aye born at Duke Lemur Center

Durham, N.C. - The Duke Lemur Center got a new addition this summer when a rare aye-aye was born. The new addition, named Agatha after writer Agatha Christie, was born on June 7 and is the first aye-aye born at the Duke Lemur Center in six years. She is one of only 24 of her kind in the United State

WRAL - 2017-09-21 19:04:26

Will Amazon bypass the Triangle because of mass transit?

At first blush, it looks like the Triangle has everything Amazon wants in a place to locate its second headquarters: An educated, high-tech workforce, a good quality of life, a strong local economy and a "stable and business-friendly environment." Then you get to the part of its eight-page request

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Time to elect your local leaders

Raleigh, N.C. - Early voting starts Thursday for the Oct. 10 municipal primaries and elections in many area cities, including Raleigh, Cary, Durham and Fayetteville. Early voting, municipal elections info Among other races, voters will decide on a new Durham mayor for the first time in 16 years, whi

WRAL - 2017-09-21 09:00:00