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  1. Byron Freeman, Former Carolina Coffee Shop Owner, 1931-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    A memorial service will be held Thursday for Byron Freeman, the longtime owner of the Carolina Coffee Shop in downtown Chapel Hill. Freeman died at his home near Saxapahaw on Friday.


  2. After Filing, Crowded Ballot For OC In 2015 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    The filing period has wrapped up for candidates running for local office this year, and there are going to be several crowded races this fall. Three candidates filed to run for office in Orange County before the deadline on Friday.


  3. Hazmat Crews Investigate Chemical Burns at Pinegate ApartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    The Chapel Hill Fire Department responded Wednesday to an incident at Pinegate Apartments at 111 Pinegate Circle after a contractor misused a paint-removing chemical on the stairwells and floors in 11 apartment buildings. "We received a call at about 7:36 this morning, indicating a small chemical smell," Edwards said Wednesday morning.


  4. Chapel Hill Police Investigate Suspicious Package on E. Franklin St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill police blocked off both lanes of traffic on East Franklin Street shortly before 11 am on Monday to investigate a suspicious package.


  5. The Not So Normal 5K gets under way on Main Street.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    About 1100 runners hit the streets of Carrboro on a beautiful Sunday morning for the Not So Normal 5K , the culmination of a weekend of events that benefited dozens of local nonprofits. The race began and ended at 300 East Main Street.


  6. CHTC Approves Single Fee For Recycling, Waste ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    A Solid Waste Advisory Group representing Orange, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and UNC is working on a plan to fund curbside recycling for all concerned next year. SWAG, as it's called, needs to come up with a recommendation by March, because the current funding source dries up in June.


  7. Community Forum 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    Local officials from the towns and the university open our 2015 Community Forum with a discussion of the connection between the entities and how they work together while working on their own. We live in a highly-educated and affluent area, but we also have high poverty numbers.


  8. PlayMakers Travels a oe4000 MilesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    It's one of the most acclaimed plays of the last three years - and it's coming to Chapel Hill this weekend. PlayMakers Repertory Company wraps up its 2014/15 season with the regional premiere of Amy Herzog's "4000 Miles," an Obie Award-winning play about an elderly woman who makes an unexpected connection with her grandson after he comes for an extended stay.


  9. Roy Williams has his sights set on next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    The North Carolina men's basketball team couldn't progress past the Sweet Sixteen in an up-and-down season that ultimately ended short of its hopeful final destination - Indianapolis for the Final Four . But with nearly every key player likely to return for next season, optimism reigns here in Chapel Hill.


  10. Storrow Will Run for Chapel Hill Town Council in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill Town Council Member Lee Storrow will run for reelection this fall. Storrow made the announcement on WCHL's Morning News with Ron Stutts.


  11. HickoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    The Tornadoes claimed the 3-A state championship, besting the Tigers 71-57 at Carmichael Arena on Saturday afternoon. It was a rematch of last year's state title game, which Chapel Hill won.


  12. CHCCS Board Examines 2015-16 Recommended BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    At Tuesday's meeting, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools board looked at the superintendent's recommended local budget for 2015-16. This initial proposed budget totals $73 million.


  13. Jeff DannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    My wife recently gave me a booked titled Outlines of Industrial Chemistry that was published in 1909. It provides a fascinating look at the state of science, technology, the economy, and everyday life from 106 years ago.


  14. Photo by Elliott RubinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    The North Carolina women's basketball team drastically needed a win Sunday afternoon. Not just because they were coming off of a very disappointing loss to Syracuse earlier in the week, but also because the University of North Carolina lost an integral part of its school and legacy, legendary men's basketball Head Coach Dean Smith.


  15. Orange Commissioners Eye 2016 Bond Referendum For School Repairs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    Orange County Commissioners say a possible $125 million dollar bond package may be the best way to fund repairs for aging schools. "I don't see an option on the needs of the schools," said Board Chair Earl McKee, speaking at a planning retreat on Friday.


  16. Photo by Angie Newsome.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    As the General Assembly reconvenes, local leaders say they hope legislators will take a more favorable view of municipal issues in 2015. Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt says during the last legislative session, some members of the General Assembly declared war on North Carolina's cities.


  17. Carrboro Town Leaders Ready for First Meeting of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    The Board of Alderman is setting up for a very busy 2015 with their first meeting of the new year, on Tuesday night. There are several large agenda items for leaders of the Town of Carrboro.


  18. Obey Creek Estimated to Net $600k to $1M Annually for Chapel HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    On Thursday night, the Chapel Hill Town Council discussed the fiscal impact of the proposed Obey Creek development might have on the town. Chapel Hill Business Management Director Kenneth Pennoyer estimated the mixed-use development would net between $600,000 and $1 million every year.


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