The Orange County Board of Commissioners will consider the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools 2017-18 budget requests, which address state and federal funding cuts, increasing teacher pay and growing student needs.
The Orange County Schools Board of Education did not directly respond to any of the two dozen speakers, including two who displayed the Confederate battle flag at the podium and one speaker who opposed the proposed ban.
Durham was spared the worst of the region's flooding but a precipitation record was smashed Monday with a record 4.51 inches of rain recorded at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The total more than doubled the previous April 24 one-day mark of 1.55 inches in 1944.
Magnet, charter and suburban neighborhood schools earned North Carolina’s highest ratings in the annual U.S. News & World Report list of best American high schools. Union County’s Marvin Ridge High had the highest spot in the Charlotte region.
UNC-Chapel Hill has received an $877,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which will allow the Southern Historical Collection t the Wilson Special Collections Library to further develop its transformative model for “community-driven archives.”
Cameron Anthony Bass, 21, of Durham, NC, died Sunday evening, April 23, 2017, and two people were hospitalized after a wreck where eastbound Interstate 40 and northbound I-85 split in Orange County, the State Highway Patrol said.
UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt joined the North Carolina Botanical Garden, Edible Campus student coordinator Laura Mindlin and Carolina student and community volunteers for the very first planting at the newly-completed Edible Campus hub garden Saturday.
The Orange County and Durham County boards of commissioners will vote next week on new transit plans and a renegotiated cost-sharing agreement for the $3.3 billion Durham-Orange Light-Rail Transit project.
UNC-Chapel Hill officials will help kick off the opening of a new greenhouse at the Carolina Campus Community Garden at 2:15 p.m. Friday, April 21 with a ribbon cutting at the garden at the end of Wilson Street off Cameron Avenue.
Former and current Chapel Hill and Carrboro mayors wrote to the Orange County Board of Commissioners Thursday to express their support for the Durham-Orange Light-Rail Transit line ahead of the county’s April 27 vote on whether to push forward with the project.
Follow Tony Simpson, 66, as he performs one of his favorite hymns "Great is Thy Faithfulness," for the Reality Ministries Annual Talent Show at DPAC. The free show, a fundraiser for Reality Ministries, a nonprofit that serves teens and adults with disabilities, was sold out weeks in advance.
Video: A celebration of belonging at the Reality Ministries Annual Talent Show
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Video: Future farmers learn and compete at annual Central Piedmont Jr. Livestock Show