11/16/2015 11:25pm

McCrory requests end to Syrian relocation

Gov. Pat McCrory praised North Carolina for its tradition of generosity toward those in need on Monday — right before he requested the Obama administration stop sending Syrian refugees to the state. 

7/24/2013 3:57pm

Horace Williams Airport not yet ready to land

For more than 35 years, Robert Epting has been flying in and out of Horace Williams Airport. And for much of the time he’s been using it, he said, Chapel Hill residents and University officials have been underestimating their local airport’s worth.

7/2/2013 10:30pm

Q&A with Chapel Hill Town Council member Gene Pease

After four years on the Chapel Hill Town Council, Gene Pease announced he was not running for re-election in November. Daily Tar Heel staff writer Lauren Grady sat down with Pease to discuss his decision to leave the council, reflect on his term and look at his future plans.

9/10/2012 11:36pm

Scant progress on Carolina North

On Monday, a public information meeting brought together University officials and town residents to discuss the limited progress made in the past year on a slow-moving University development.

2/15/2012 10:12pm


Carolina North off to a slow start

UNC is ready to break ground in June 2013 on the first building at Carolina North — a project expected to dominate construction at the University for the next 50 years.

2/15/2012 5:07pm


UNC running out of room for growth

In a single decade, UNC’s physical space expanded at an unprecedented rate, filling up main campus and allowing enrollment and research to grow faster than ever before.

10/10/2011 9:41pm

Carolina North ductbank concerns some

Clearing for a 40-foot-wide corridor necessary to install wiring through Carolina North Forest is scheduled to begin within the next two weeks. But some residents, who said they felt left out of the planning process, worry about the corridor’s effects on the forest and trails.