News & Sports Archive
3 Area Swimmers Sick From Water-Borne Parasite, 3 Show Symptoms
ORANGE COUNTY - Three swim team members from Orange and Durham Counties have tested positive for a water-borne parasite and an additional three have...
Chatham Legislator Resigns Amid Tax Charges
A North Carolina legislator has been arrested on felony tax charges.
NC Police Chief: Teen Shot Himself In Patrol Car
Durham's police chief says a teenager who died while inside a patrol car shot himself in the head.
Judge To Weigh Trial Schedule On NC Voting Changes
A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments over whether a trial on the legality of recent Republican-backed changes to North Carolina's voting law...
House Republicans Get Behind Budget Agreement
House Republicans are rallying behind a modest budget pact that promises to bring a temporary halt to budget brinkmanship in Washington and ease autom...
Nelson Lifts Magic Over Bobcats, 92-83
Jameer Nelson had 12 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with a 92-83 victory over the Charl...
Federal Data Show Health Disparities Among States
The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans.
Steinbacher Stepping Up Tar Heel Sports Marketing and Promotions
From Zero Dark Thursday to Tar Heel Downtown to DJ’s and live bands to ever-changing uniforms to Military Appreciation events, the UNC Athletic Depa...
Carrboro Aldermen To Hold Public Forum For Parking Problems
“...I’ve been hearing from a lot of small businesses who are suddenly feeling very stressed [about parking]," Gist said.
Huddle Up With The Heels
Go Heels, Go America! Ebron, Switzer Named All-Americans
Ebron had 895 receiving yards and three touchdowns this season while Switzer exhilarated Carolina fans everywhere with his punt returns.
Ken Broun Recalls Talks With Those Who Knew Mandela
During his travels in South Africa, Broun met some of Mandela’s lawyers from the Rivonia Trial and fellow prison mates who had also served time on R...
Chapel Hill High School’s Ben Fisher is ‘Mr. All-Everything’
Chapel Hill High School soccer standout Ben Fisher has achieved All-American status.
Tar Heel Soccer Duo Named All-South Region
Carolina men’s soccer players Boyd Okwuonu and Jonathan Campbell have been selected to the National Association of America All-South Region Team.
Belk Bowl Adds $1.7 Mil To ACC Revenue Distribution
Nearly $300 million will be paid out to schools competing in this year’s bowl games, and North Carolina will take nearly four million for its appear...
UNC-CH Named Best Academic Value 13 Years Straight
The schools are graded based on their admission rate, the percentage of students who return for sophomore year, the student-faculty ratio, and the fou...
Youth To Play Major Role In Design 2020
"I believe we’ve also inspired some change and new approaches to meeting the needs of young people by non-government organizations in our community,...
GOP, Obama Line Up Behind Modest Budget Deal
Top Republicans and President Barack Obama are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of t...
Pre-K - 12 Education
NC Teachers Group Plans New Steps Against Changes
An advocacy group representing North Carolina teachers is promising more action to resist a new state law that eliminates job protections and shifts t...
Clawson Ready To Begin Rebuilding Wake Forest
Dave Clawson is eager to start his next rebuilding project at Wake Forest.
AP-GfK Poll: Low Approval Of Congress, Obama
Nearly two-thirds say they would like to see their House member replaced.