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A Chapel Hill business owner is challenging the massive power of the N.C. Alcohol Beverage Control Commission — a group that marks up the cost of liquor by more than 80 percent.
Hot yoga is coming to downtown Chapel Hill.
Tucked back in Julian’s iconic Franklin Street store hangs a small picture that continues to inspire Alexander Julian to further his fashion legacy.
The N.C. Secretary of Commerce returned from Japan Tuesday, where she was engaged in talks with Japanese leaders to promote trade relations in business, including in the automotive industry.
There might be no one better to speak about the importance of growing the downtown area than Jamil Kadoura, whose plans for a new market on Franklin Street are beginning to take shape.
At 12 years old, most kids aren’t starting a project that will one day become a successful company. But Brent Comstock was, and continues to be, an exception.
Orange County will soon be the producer of 14 million pounds of candy.
Delivery service TarHeel Takeout no longer offers the option to pay with cash, leaving people confused.
Carolina Coffee Shop Plans for Menu Change and forms a new partnership
Some say change is a bad thing while others say change is necessary.
Students used silence to make some noise with Chapel Hill bars Tuesday night.
On RSVVP Day, calories don't count, but where you eat might.
Douglas Paley describes the moment.
The Town of Carrboro is using a government grant to encourage local business leaders and entrepreneurs to grow their organizations in a socially conscious way.
In celebration of its first anniversary, Al’s Burger Shack hosted a burger recipe contest and selected the cook-off winners on Wednesday.
In the summer of 2011, UNC junior Cole Johnson went to Kolkata, India, with his church and saw up close the issues women face there, specifically sex trafficking. After speaking with a local nonprofit organization, Kolkata City Mission, the 20-year-old business major started Freedom Code to combat sex trafficking by providing women in Kolkata with skills to help them earn a livelihood in textile production.
Bubble wrap is popping into Charlotte — and bringing more than 1,000 jobs with it.
Two UNC researchers are trying to figure out how walkable downtown Chapel Hill is.
Carrboro officials hope to save taxpayer dollars on future town projects now that the town can borrow money at a lower interest rate.
When the Family Enterprise Center was founded in 2008, it was the first of its kind, but now universities around the country are looking to UNC as a model.
Competition is tough among Chapel Hill clothing stores because of their location in a crowded market catering to female UNC students.