If you’ve ever been to downtown Chapel Hill, you’ve probably seen the “Parade of Humanity” mural. Located on the west wall of the Carolina Coffee Shop on East Franklin Street, the mural includes an array of people, animals, objects and symbols that represent the town and the University.
UNC students living in off-campus apartments with tanning beds will be able to continue tanning under the restrictions set by owners, as Chapel Hill staff have advised the Town Council not to regulate the practice. The Town Council is not scheduled to discuss the issue again.
A task force of federal, state and local officials will hold a public information meeting in Hillsborough on Wednesday to describe a two-year project to use an herbicide to kill the invasive plant hydrilla in a section of the Eno River.
Twenty-two Triangle schools, led by Raleigh Charter High School, made The Washington Post’s 2015 list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. The newspaper ranked schools based on the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given divided by the number of graduates.
Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough is recalling some pork hot dogs and pork bologna after tests by the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services found levels of nitrites that exceed regulatory limits.
U.S. Marshals on Wednesday arrested a man whom Chapel Hill police have charged with attempted murder and kidnapping in connection with an assault that they said began on East Rosemary Street last weekend.
Todd Wirt, currently Wake County’s assistant superintendent for academics, was hired Monday to be the new superintendent of Orange County schools. The school board cited Wirt’s experience with digital learning, writing grants, working with diverse populations and recruiting and developing leaders
Craig Stephen Hicks, the unemployed community college student accused of killing three college-age Muslims, has become a symbol for gun politics. Opposite sides in the gun-control debate are using his case to bolster very different appeals for policy change.
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