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Ty Chandler Takes Lead Role into Training Camp

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Running back Ty Chandler transferred from Tennessee to North Carolina in January and that transition has already proven beneficial for both parties. The 6-foot, 210-pound back is considered the Tar Heels’ lead back entering training camp next week, according to head coach Mack Brown. Javonte Williams...
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The Orange County Board of Commissioners Looks to Make Its Fourth-Ever Appointment This September

Gerry Cohen has been in local politics for decades. He currently serves on the Wake County Board of Elections. Before that, he was a special counsel for the North Carolina General Assembly. Before that, he served on the Chapel Hill Town Council—one of only three UNC-Chapel Hill students to be elected to a seat in recent history. He has kept up with Orange County despite no longer living there and is a treasure trove of information for writers and the greater community.
Akron, OHbeaconjournal.com

Akron parking lots plagued by parties, drag racing, wheelies and noise

Car and motorcycle enthusiasts are turning some Akron parking lots into playgrounds, irking local residents who have to put up with the noise. Since the weather broke in May, Akron police and local council representatives have received complaints about unsanctioned meetups, drag racing, burnouts, wheelies and partying in local lots.
Raleigh, NCchapelboro.com

Chansky’s Notebook: The Real Flagship

Yes, WCHL AM/FM will continue carrying Carolina games. The athletic department announced Tuesday that it has another Raleigh affiliate on the Tar Heel Sports Network, this time WPTF. You may recognize those call letters as the home of NC State for decades and decades before the Wolfpack games moved to WRAL FM. It is great that the Tar Heels have another affiliate in Raleigh, which is a very important market to the university.

Dig Deeper: Get to Know Haiti

Tags: Dig Deeper, Haiti, Haitian, Haitian Revolution. In the past several weeks, Haiti has become a frequent news topic, the world following the twists of political intrigue and fallout sparked by the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse in the early morning on July 7. The plot is alleged to have included a pair of retired Colombian soldiers, an intelligence officer, and a Florida-based pastor.
Chapel Hill, NCchapelboro.com

New Chapel Hill, Carrboro Mural to Celebrate Black Trailblazers

Work on a new mural celebrating Black trailblazers and the influence they’ve had on the Chapel Hill and Carrboro communities will begin this week. The mural will be painted at 111 South Merritt Mill Road, “where Chapel Hill and Carrboro meet.”. The mural will be on the north side of...

Carrboro Music Festival

One of the first impressions I had of Carrboro was in 2005, when I made a trip down here to house hunt. In one of those wonderful accidents that can change a life, I turned a corner and walked right into the Carrboro Music Festival. Everywhere I looked there were bands, colorful crowds, beautiful music, and people who looked like the women and men I grew up with in the 70s. I was already sold on Chapel Hill, but that day in Carrboro sealed the deal.
Chapel Hill, NCourstate.com

The 1970s: Cradle of Music

Listen while you read! Mark Kemp, Our State’s official soundtrack maker — and a former music editor at Rolling Stone — curated this tribute with a selection of Cat’s Cradle performers from the 1970s to the present. To play Cat’s Cradle, one child creates a symmetrical mesh of webbed string...
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ALDI targeting Chapel Hill for a new location

ALDI has announced that they are working towards opening a new location in Chapel Hill, NC. Krysta Cearley, Salisbury division vice president at ALDI, shared with WRAL: "We’re excited to share that ALDI is pursuing approvals for a new store location in Eastgate Crossing Shopping in Chapel Hill. As soon as there are any updates regarding this potential location, we will reach out."
Henderson, NCHenderson Daily Dispatch

COVID vaccinations among Maria Parham staff remain voluntary

HENDERSON — Maria Parham Health has yet to join the list of North Carolina hospitals that are requiring employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, even though one of its corporate partners has taken that step. The Henderson hospital as of Monday afternoon was “strongly encouraging our employees to get vaccinated,...