Orange Slices

Courtney Banghart

When North Carolina selected Courtney Banghart as the fourth head coach in women’s basketball program history, the University added another outstanding leader to its family of championship-winning head coaches.


On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free, released from a lifetime of bondage.

The Triangle’s Popularity

A trend we’ve noted at the Chapel Hill/Orange County Welcome Center is the strong demand for housing and desire to relocate and retire to the Triangle, including Orange County.

Freedom is the Life Blood of Human Society

On June 4, 2022, North Carolina Military Appreciation Day, a ceremony will be held to honor Ted Triebel and seven other individuals the Advisory Committee of the Military Hall of Firsts has selected for induction into the inaugural class of the North Carolina Military Hall of Firsts.

Spring 2022

Spring is here, finally, which means many things: locals, having hibernated for winter, cautiously begin exploring and smiling again.

Hip, Hip History

There is something to admire about people who are so passionate about history and “protecting sense of place” that they get almost giddy when talking about it.

Chapel Hill

The great cities of the world have at least one distinguishing quality, without which they would cease to be truly great.