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  1. At the Ackland, a comfortable room and some coffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    One gallery at the Ackland has been transformed into a sitting room, with coffee, for "Art&: An Experiment in Art & Community." Brenda Miller Holmes' piece "Crossroads" is part of the exhibit "Renee Leverty and Brenda Miller Holmes: Perception," at Pleiades Gallery.

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  2. Board hears district construction plan updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is moving forward with plans that could be partially funded through a $120 million bond for schools that taxpayers will vote on in November. The Lincoln Center campus - the district's central offices, a Pre-K program and high school Phoenix Academy - will be the first to be reconstructed, with Chapel Hill High School following soon after.

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  3. School days againRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    The first day of autumn - Sept.22 - is still more than three weeks away. Labor Day, that unofficial milepost marking the end of the summer season on the popular imagination, is eight days off.

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  4. Urban forces force country dwellers in full retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    Ellis Scarlett and his 91-year-old mother Louise live along Old NC 86 at the mouth of an access road that will open up the heavily wooded Hillsborough Economic Development District to major urban development. They lament the increasing loss of their country surroundings, and worry about coming growth.

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  5. Actions for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    From hundreds of hours of volunteer service, to a church musical that embraces the community's demographic diversity, to a silent, somber protest against violence, this past week has been replete with news of people taking direct action for worthy ends. Days of service - concerted, focused volunteer projects - have become increasingly popular in recent years.

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  6. Judge bars UNC system from enforcing HB2 privacy provisions ... Developing story ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HeraldSun.com

    A federal judge has barred the UNC system, for now, from enforcing House Bill 2's bathroom-related provisions against a transgender employee and two transgender students. In handing down the injunction, U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder on Friday stressed that he's following appellate-court precedent for this area.

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  7. Obituaries, August 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HeraldSun.com

    Tommy McDougal, 77, died Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Born on October 15, 1938 in Durham, NC, Mr. McDougal was the son of the late Edward McDougal and Carrie Evers Langley.

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  8. Local briefs: Merson stepping down at Duke Global Health InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HeraldSun.com

    Merson was named director in 2006, and over the past decade the institute has grown to be one of the top education and research institutions of its kind. The institute's Master of Science in Global Health program welcomed its largest class this fall and the undergraduate program, which began in 2013, has grown significantly: there are more than 300 undergraduates now studying global health.

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  9. Fired Illinois coach now out at UNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | HeraldSun.com

    Bernard Thomas University of North Carolina President Tom Ross and Chancellor Carol Folt talk, with Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham during a pres conference at UNC. Bernard Thomas University of North Carolina President Tom Ross and Chancellor Carol Folt talk, with Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham during a pres conference at UNC.

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  10. Long Goodbye: Longtime area garden store closes doors todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | HeraldSun.com

    Leigh Cherry, owner of Family Garden Inc., carries an armful of plants inside her store's greenhouse on Thursday in Durham. The store is closing after 26 years of business in Durham.

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  11. Newman Catholic Student Center at UNC victim of embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | HeraldSun.com

    The Catholic student center that serves UNC-Chapel Hill has suffered an embezzlement that cost it something in the neighborhood of $150,000, church officials and police say. Based on Pittsboro Street, the Newman Catholic Student Center reported the incident to Chapel Hill police on July 27. A former business manager, Brian Lee Cansler, faces a trio of felony charges in connection with it.

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  12. Fedora adds fired Illinois coach to UNC's staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | HeraldSun.com

    Kaitlin McKeown North Carolina coach Larry Fedora gives instructions during the team's first practice of the season on August 5. Kaitlin McKeown North Carolina coach Larry Fedora gives instructions during the team's first practice of the season on August 5. CHAPEL HILL - Accused of making players play hurt, Tim Beckman last year was fired as head coach of the Illinois football team. North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora has added him to his staff.

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  13. Local briefs: Howerton elected to top state commissioners officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | HeraldSun.com

    DURHAM a' Durham County Board of Commissioners Vice Chairwoman Brenda Howerton has been elected president-elect of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners . Howerton has served as first vice president for the last year.

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  14. Orange County to submit 4 separate early voting plans to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | HeraldSun.com

    Unable to reach an agreement on a new early voting plan, the three-member Orange County Board of Elections will submit four separate plans to the state, leaving the ultimate decision up to the State Board of Elections. Each locality in North Carolina was required to create new early voting plans after the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down provisions of the state's Voter ID law in late July.

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  15. Belief Briefs: Youth Empowerment theme at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | HeraldSun.com

    The Evangelism and Youth Ministries of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 906 S. Roxboro St., will observe a special theme during the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Aug. 28, titled "Youth Empowerment." The purpose is to encourage, inspire and pray for God's covering over all youth and college students as they prepare to begin a new school year.

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  16. GERRYMANDERING | Politics aside, UNC s Hood ready to push more boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | HeraldSun.com

    North Carolina running back Elijah Hood wipes his brow after completing a drill during training camp at Navy Field earlier this month. North Carolina running back Elijah Hood wipes his brow after completing a drill during training camp at Navy Field earlier this month.

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  17. UNC announces another fundraising recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | HeraldSun.com

    In year two of UNC's current fundraising drive, the university secured a record $495 million in donations and pledges, campus officials said on Monday. The ledger for fiscal 2015-16 was noteworthy because, unlike the previous year's, it didn't lean on a single large donation like the $100 million alumnus and former pharmaceutical executive Fred Eshelman promised late in 2014.

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  18. a Celebration: Black August in the Park creates - safe space'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | HeraldSun.com

    Bernard Thomas. Jonathan Hill-Rorie dances with his plate of food, during Black August in the Park at the Pavilion.

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  19. East Chapel Hill Rotary to open Teacher Supply StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | HeraldSun.com

    The effort's goal is to help 600 kindergarten through fifth grade teachers in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools purchase supplies as they prepare to kick off the 2016-17 school year. Funding for the Teacher Supply Store comes primarily from the Rotary Club, along with corporate partner Staples through the Staples Foundation.

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  20. Rebuilding Together hosts AmeriCorps home repair trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | HeraldSun.com

    Caitlin Penna. Armand Magnelli, a staff member of Rebuilding Together, left, helps direct Katie Dowd, middle, and Ryan Warfel, right, both AmeriCorps members, with re-building the front porch.

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