News & Sports Archive
Early Voting Still Strong In Orange County
Orange County is still on track to see more than 20,000 early votes cast.
BoCC Candidates Talk Budgets And School Repairs
Budgeting and education are two of the top issues in the race for a District 1 seat on the Orange County Board of Commissioners.
UPDATE: Orange County EMS Says 911 Has Been Restored
**UPDATE** Orange County EMS says the 911 system has now been fully restored. The original story is below. ————– Orange ...
Early Voting Turnout Still High In OC
Orange County is on track to see more than 20,000 early votes cast - much higher turnout than in 2010.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Orange Schools Chair Says Stanback Will Move Past Embattled Principal’s Resignation
The chair of the Orange County school board says he’s confident that the next principal at A.L. Stanback Middle School will move past the long contr...
Mayor: Hillsborough’s 2014 Scorecard Results Show the Concept is Working
he Town of Hillsborough is keeping score, literally, of its progress in meeting goals. The mayor told WCHL recently that the scorecard concept is a wi...
Chaniel Nelson Chosen as CLASS Award Finalist
CLASS stands for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, and chooses ten NCAA volleyball seniors who exemplify the “total student...
UNC Parr Center For Ethics Has New Director
Geoffrey Sayre-McCord replaces Jan Boxill.
UNC Bans Student Travel To 3 West African Countries Hit by Ebola
UNC officials on Wednesday announced that students are now prohibited from visiting three countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.
Chapel Hill Police Take Aim At Bike And Pedestrian Safety
Chapel Hill Police will be monitoring high traffic areas in the coming weeks to try to improve bike and pedestrian safety.
Transformed Meeks Poised For Breakout Season
Low-post returning starter Kennedy Meeks could be an X-factor for the No. 6 North Carolina men’s basketball team this season.
News Around Town
Unmask Domestic Violence This Wednesday
The Compass Center for Women and Families is hosting a domestic-violence awareness event at City Kitchen.
Chapel Hill Shooter Pleads Guilty To Wife’s Murder
Ali Cherfaoui pleaded guilty to second degree murder on Monday in the 2012 killing of his estranged wife.
To Cut Through Campaign Rhetoric, Local Activist Says, “Listen First”
One local activist is encouraging voters to “Listen First, Vote Second.”
Developer Authorized to Build Multistory Apartment Building in Downtown Chapel Hill
On Monday night, The Chapel Hill Town Council authorized a developer to build a multistory apartment building just west of UNC’s campus.
Bench Trial Amendment Gets Thumbs Down from DA and Civil Rights Attorney
The Orange-Chatham district attorney and a local civil rights lawyer are both speaking out against a proposed amendment to automatically allow crimina...
Mack Hollins, Team Confidence Soaring for Tar Heels
There’s a much more positive atmosphere surrounding the Tar Heel football program following back-to-back ACC victories. UNC head coach Larry Fedora ...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Phillips Middle Students, Staff Take a Stand Against Bullying
Students, teachers, counselors and administrators at Phillips Middle School all made an extra effort last week to make sure that everyone does their p...
With Senate Race Still Close, Voter Turnout Is High In OC
2014 Election Day is a week away, and many races are coming down to the wire.
‘Comeback Carolina’ Keeps Coastal Crown In Sight
UNC head coach Larry Fedora wasn’t pleased with the way his football team played Saturday in Charlottesville. But the Tar Heels snuck past the Caval...