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Time capsule from 1897 recovered in Asheville

ASHEVILLE – City workers in Asheville have recovered a time capsule from Vance Monument that has been concealed there since 1897 when the monument was constructed and dedicated. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1HhKFin) the capsule was wedged beneath a Masonic ...

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UNC discusses renaming hall (access required)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.  – Trustees at the University of North Carolina are hearing opinions on whether to change the name of Saunders Hall – a building named for a confederate colonel who purportedly was an organizer of the Ku Klux Klan ...

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Computer servers tested to heat homes (access required)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – A Dutch energy company is joining forces with a tech startup to harness computing power to heat homes. Eneco said Tuesday it is installing “e-Radiators” — computer servers that generate heat while crunching numbers — in ...

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North Carolina’s sweet 15 (access required)

Not too surprisingly, Chapel Hill ranked high – second – in WalletHub’s 2015 list of best cities for basketball fans, a report the online financial and business information company released just in time for March Madness. The city that is ...

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