News & Sports Archive
Get to Know Chapel Hill – Carrboro School Board Candidates
Eight candidates are running for four seats on the Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools Board of Education. Annetta Streater and David Saussy wil...
Researchers Use Smartphones To Track Flu on College Campuses
Researchers at Duke and UNC say a smartphone app can not only track the spread of flu, but predict who will get it next.
Orange County EMS Urges Citizens to Check Emergency Kit Tourniquets
Some devices that are used by emergency responders in life-threatening situations may be counterfeit. The use of tourniquets by first responders acros...
Stroman On Sports: The “Tiger Effect”
Tiger Woods may not be the same golfer he was ten years ago, but his economic impact hasn't abated.
Pre-K - 12 Education
“TigerLinks” Helps Freshmen Transition To High School
Chapel Hill High School's mentoring program is entering its second year.
Turner Named Preseason All-America
UNC senior offensive guard Landon Turner was named to the preseason All-America team by ESPN on Monday. Turner is also the lone Tar Heel on the All-At...
UNC Launches New Academic Support Website for Student-Athletes
UNC has launched a new website centered on academic services for student-athletes. The Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes at UNC announced ...
Adopt A Pet
Adopt Abney to Celebrate National Dog Day!
There would be no better way to honor National Dog Day on August 26th than by adopting Abney, a sweet older girl who came to the Paws4Ever shelter in ...
Alcohol-Related Incidents Keep Chapel Hill Police Busy
As the first week of classes at UNC wrapped up, it kicked off the first full weekend of parties with the full student body back on campus. And as the ...
Chansky’s Notebook: Love Affair at the Wyndham
The Wyndham championship still had a perfect ending. The first appearance of Tiger Woods at the Wyndham championship had record crowds showing up at S...
Oakes’ Outlook: Old School Pigskin Dyslexia
Less hoopla and little fanfare surrounds the upcoming 2015 Carolina football season. And that may be just what the doctor ordered…rest, relaxati...
UNC Women’s Soccer Moves to 2-0
The UNC women’s soccer team, ranked seventh in the country, moved to 2-0 on the season with a 7-0 victory over Fresno State in front of a crowd of ...
Redevelopment Plan Could Push Out Eastgate BP
Chapel Hill could bid goodbye to East Gate BP if a new redevelopment plan is approved by town officials.
UNC School of Government Preparing to Train Officials Across NC
The UNC School of Government has received a donation to continue training elected officials to best serve residents of North Carolina. Donna Warner is...
Football Season Is Back!
It’s that time of the year again! As we close out the month of August and kids head back to school that can only mean one thing – high sch...
Yes, It’s Come To This: Trump, Nuts Gain Momentum In Prez Race
Every ten people you pass on the sidewalk, one of them is a Deez Nuts supporter.
Bat In Family Playroom Marks Orange County’s 6th Rabies Case
Hillsborough residents trapped a bat in an upstairs playroom of their home on Tuesday
New WCHL Owner on Station’s Future
Leslie Rudd is a Colorado-based entrepreneur and philanthropist with Chapel Hill ties, who will also be the new owner of WCHL and Chapelboro.com, onc...
UNC Training Camp: Hood and Logan Bringing “Thunder and Lightning” to Chapel Hill
They haven’t earned any nicknames yet, but if they carry their excellent play from training camp into the regular season, that may change in the ver...
One Killed in I-85 Crash in Orange County
The State Highway Patrol has identified the driver killed in the fatal accident on I-85 Wednesday afternoon as 76-year-old Julius Edward Ellen, of Vir...