Carrboro joined the ranks of communities across the country with rainbow crosswalks to recognize LGBTQ residents. It is thought to be the first town in North Carolina to have a rainbow crosswalk, which is near Weaver Street Market.
Eubanks Road, Estes Drive, apartment, Blue Hill District, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Wegmans construction projects underway in summer 2018. Landowners also are harvesting trees but don't have plans for development.
Durham Public Schools has increased the local supplement for teachers with 10 years or less experience to better compete with surrounding districts. The supplement increase moves DPS closer to what's offered in Chapel Hill and Wake County
Orange County, North Carolina, is reminding pet owners to vaccinated dogs, cats and ferrets after a baby raccoon found near Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill tested positive for rabies. A $10 clinic will be held July 21 in Hillsborough.
A new true crime podcast from Eryk Pruitt and Drew Adamek, "The Long Dance," looks into the 1971 murders in Durham of Watts nursing student Patricia Mann of Sanford and NC State student Jesse McBane of Pittsboro.
UNC-Chapel Hill has overhauled its policies since five women filed a complaint against the university for poor handling of sexual assault cases. But the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights ruled that the university had violated the Title IX law that bars gender discrimination.
Pediatricians and nonprofit advocates in North Carolina's Durham and Orange counties see the risk for toxic stress increasing among immigrant families who have overcome violence and loss in their own countries and now must live with President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance policies.
The ASPCA and Orange County Animal Services in North Carolina seized 30 pit bulls in a dogfighting case. Now, as in the NFL player Michael Vick case, they are trying to find people to adopt eight of the dogs they think can be rehabilitated.
The PTA Thrift Shop board plans to talk more about Chapel Hill-Carrboro PTA Council's request it change its name because most of its profits are paying for the $5.5 million construction of a new store and the YouthWorx on Main project.
Four gas stations in Hillsborough, North Carolina, are locked in price war. For the last two weeks, they've been selling their regular gasoline for about 20 cents per gallon cheaper than stations in Durham, Chapel Hill and most of Hillsborough.
Gary Crunkleton, who owns the Crunkleton cocktail bar on Franklin Street, is set to open The Neighborhood Bar on Weaver Dairy Road in Chapel Hill. It is a partnership with Sam Suchow of The Pig barbecue restaurant.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen unanimously adopted an ordinance Tuesday creating an overlay district for the Lloyd-Broad streets neighborhood. This district is comparable to the neighborhood conservation districts found in Chapel Hill.
Warning signs on social media have been missed in some school shootings across the United States. The Orange County Schools is now paying Social Sentinel of Vermont to scan students' social media posts for dangerous key words.