10 hrs ago
Mavericks ready to chase their dreams
It's important to invest as much as possible in your dreams, Middle College High School senior Eeyi Oon told her classmates on Friday afternoon.
15 hrs ago
Brian Minton appeals 2008 murder conviction
Brian Gregory Minton, who was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Joshua Bailey, has appealed his conviction saying the case against him was weak and prosecutors bolstered it by using inadmissible character evidence.
Wed May 15, 2013
Orange County student protests standardized tests
Sixth grader Zoe Morris refused to take the standardized tests known as "Measures of Student Learning" that started Tuesday at McDougle Middle School in Chapel Hill.
The Charlotte Observer
Smokers may soon get to light up in beaches and parks again
Triangle towns that currently have some form of outdoor smoking ban on public grounds include Angier, Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Garner, Holly Springs, Lillington, Morrisville, Raleigh, Rolesville, Selma, Smithfield, Wake Forest and Wendell.
WXII 12 Winston-Salem
2nd Week Ncsaa Track & Field Championships at NC a&T set
Top athletes from across the state of North Carolina will compete in a second consecutive weekend of track and field as the North Carolina High School Athletic Association holds additional state championships in the sport.
Mon May 13, 2013
Superchunk ready 'I Hate Music' and going on tour, including two nights at Bowery Ballroom
With 2010's terrific comeback album, Magesty Shredding still ringning in some of our ears, Superchunk have just announced its follow-up. I Hate Music is their 10th full-length and will be out August 20.
Sat May 11, 2013
McCrory roads plan splits local legislators
May 11--DURHAM -- Gov. Pat McCrory's plan for changing the way the state spends its transportation dollars split Democrats in the western Triangle's N.C. House delegation, with some favoring it and some against it.
Thu May 09, 2013
Chapel Hill News
Carrboro board favors downtown library site
Residents have worked for nearly 25 years to get a southern branch library in Carrboro.
Mandolin Orange's third album, This Side of Jordan, out on Aug. 6 via Yep Roc Records
Long one of the Triangle's more popular young bands, Mandolin Orange is now taking a big step toward the national spotlight.
Wed May 08, 2013
Rebecca Miller's "Trojan Heart:" On the go
Harrisburg's own Rebecca Marie Miller will celebrate the release of her debut solo album, "Trojan Heart," this Saturday at the Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company.
The week in music: May 8-15, 2013
James Blake The assumed ascendance of James Blake never quite happened. Sure, these days the British producer and crooner plays large clubs, and in early April, he released his second LP, Overgrown , on a major label.
Tue May 07, 2013
Chapel Hill News
Professor ignores Orange Countya s growing minority population
Michael Jacobs makes interesting points which will hopefully set off much needed debate in Orange County ), where I've lived for over 30 years, but his "irrefutable message" that Orange County is becoming less diverse surprisingly fails to address the dramatic increases in Latino/Hispanic and Asian populations here over the past dozen years.
In Carrboro, balloons, tunes and a surprise
The people were a half-dozen customers of Collins and partner Pat Garavaglia, singing and dancing to thank the Balloons and Tunes owners for their kindness and service to the community.
The Cary News
Finding new purpose, in the name of art
At first glance, it looks like a simple glass Coke bottle. But a closer look reveals a hole at the bottom, a painted plate glued underneath and a chain attached to the bottle cap.
WCHL-AM Chapel Hill
Aldermen To Receive 2013-14 Budget Tuesday
The proposed budget does not call for any property tax rate increase, marking the fifth year in a row that Carrboro has maintained the same tax rate.
Sun May 05, 2013
Free plants, cigar-box guitars and a theremin at Carrboro Day
"Anyone want to warm up my hand?" asked violinist and guitarist Gabriel Pelli to a small crowd on the Town Hall front lawn Sunday.
Carrboro hosts a whole day of quirky
There were crafty wares for sale, unexpected styles of music, and a bustling mix of families and flannel.
Sat May 04, 2013
Chapel Hill News
Daybook, May 5
The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department will sponsor a ReUse Rodeo Student Move-out Week from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, to Friday, May 10, at the Hargrave’s Center Mitchell Lane parking lot.
Fri May 03, 2013
WUNC-FM Chapel Hill
Ready For Some Summer Music Beneath The Stars? WUNC's 2013 Outdoor Concert Guide
Summer is fast approaching, and so is outdoor concert season. If you're aching to spend warm nights in the company of friends listening to good music under the stars, you're in luck.
Thu May 02, 2013
Remembering the - poet of democracy'
He was the first poet to create a new voice for America, and his language spoke to the people, celebrating everyone from laborers to presidents.