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Triangle Transit is advancing plans for a future light-rail line between Chapel Hill and Durham, even as local critics and some experts continue to question the wisdom of spending nearly $30 million on required studies.
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During a talk at a Chapel Hill retirement community here recently, I was asked this question: Given the failure of North Carolina’s public schools, what did I think about charter schools, or words to that effect.
It is symbolic of the tone and tactics of Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration that it would take a divisive approach to building bridges.
Roses from Carrboro Planning Board Chairwoman Bethany Chaney to the seventh-grade General Science students of Ruben Giral at McDougle Middle School for taking the initiative and the time to attend and speak at the Carrboro Advisory Board's Joint Review meeting on Dec. 5. Moved by a class project about green-featured housing, and notably unprompted ... (more)
The Chapel Hill Town Council has concluded its 2013 business, and Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt says 2014 will likely be defined by some challenging decisions that need to be made.
Benjamin Von Eitzen spent his first nine years as a science teacher at Graham High School.
North Carolina is expected to grow by at least a million people a decade for the next few decades, and researchers are beginning to get a sense of where they're all going to end up.
With more than 4,200 enrollments in confirmed or suspected bogus classes in UNC-Chapel Hill's Department of African and Afro-American Studies, it's highly likely that federal money in the form of student grants or loans helped pay for them.
NovoNordisk , the Denmark-based global leader in insulin production announced the results of its phase 3 trials of IDegLira, its new diabetes drug, at the World Diabetes Conference of the International Diabetes Federation.
NIEHS mentor and fellow honored DURHAM -- Two scientists at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences were selected and honored as "Mentor of the Year" and "Fellow of the Year."
A few dozen people gathered Saturday afternoon in Raleigh to protest the Ukrainian government's decision not to go forward with a trade pact with the European Union.
L to R: Defense attorney Bill Thomas, defendant Julius Nyang'oro, defense attorney Butch Williams and Nyang'oro's wife Alu Nyang'oro walk to Orange County court Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 3, 2013 in Hillsborough, NC.
Alvin Bryant's reflection is seen in the glass frame of an old picture of him and six of his brothers as Bryant talks about his service during World War II on Veterans Day 2004 at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Piedmont Health SeniorCare has announced that it will open its new facility in Pittsboro Dec. 12. The facility, an innovative program for senior citizens is growing in popularity as an alternative to nursing homes, had been expected to open in October but was delayed by the state approval ,process.