News & Sports Archive
News Around Town
Doug Kelly Named CHFD Interim Fire Marshal
The Chapel Hill Fire Department has named retired fire captain, Doug Kelly, as its interim fire marshal.
News Around Town
Local Church Fights Child Hunger
Chad Simpkins is the pastor at Varsity Church in Chapel Hill. He and his family moved here a few years ago. They were surprised to hear that child hun...
Hillsborough Is Happening This Weekend
The Town of Hillsborough kicks off its holiday season Friday night with the lighting of the town tree at 7:00 p.m. on the lawn of the Old Orange Count...
Senior Soccer Standout Kealia Ohai Wins Senior CLASS Award
Winners are selected with notable achievements the areas of classroom, community, character and competition.
News Around Town
Parasite Scare Causes Temp. Closure Of Homestead Aquatic Center
There was no evidence to suggest that the parasite was contracted at any of the Town's aquatics facilities.
UNC Basketball Celebrates Win Over No. 1 Michigan St!
Behind-the-scenes video of the UNC men's basketball team celebrating Wednesday following the big win over No. 1 Michigan State!
Wolfpack’s Thornton, Jones facing drug charges
Shadrach Thornton and safety J.J. Jones were cited Wednesday with misdemeanor simple possession of marijuana
Police Investigating Reported Burglary At UNC Dorm
The suspect was described as a white male wearing a dark tee-shirt.
Hoop it Up with The Heels
Roller Coaster Ride: Coach Williams Emphasizes Tar Heel ‘Want-To’
" I think the want-to is always something that has been extremely important to me,” Coach Williams says.
CHCCS Board Eyes Teacher Turnover And Tough Budget Cuts
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools board welcomed new and returning members on Thursday as school officials eye tough budget challenges ahead.
South Africans Mourn, Celebrate Mandela
Mourners also say it is a time to celebrate the achievements of the iconic former South African president and anti-apartheid leader.
Triangle Transit Leader Defends Light Rail Plan
“This system is not aiming at where we are today but where we will be 12, 20 and 30 years from now," King said.
Duke Researcher Produces New Camera 100X Stronger
Researchers at Duke University continue to develop new technologies with versatile uses.
Triangle Fast Food Workers Protest For Higher Wages
"These folks are just really tired of working on their feet 40 to 60 hours a week, and having almost nothing to show for it..."
FSU’s Jameis Winston Not Charged After Sexual Battery Investigation Ends
The sexual battery investigation was closed Wednesday, and Florida State Attorney William Meggs announced no charges would be filed against the Heisma...
Duke’s Coach Cutcliffe Named National Coach of the Year
Cutcliffe led the Blue Devils to a 10-2 record and an ACC Coastal Division title in 2013.
‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Carolina Takes Down No. 1 Michigan State 79-65
It was clear from the outset that the UNC squad that played against Louisville had returned.
McDaniel Leads UNC Women’s Basketball To 75-62 Win Over Nebraska
Strong shooting early and a career night by UNC women’s basketball’s Xylina McDaniel helped the No. 18 Tar Heels past the No. 15 Nebraska Cornhusk...
Pre-K - 12 Education
NC Teachers Could See A Pay Raise In 2014
Governor Pat McCrory said he wants to roll out a public school teacher pay proposal early in 2014....
Lavelle, Kleinschmidt On OC’s Legacy Of “Firsts” For LGBTQ Community
“I’m really proud to be an elected official in Orange County where frankly it doesn’t matter that I’m gay," Lavelle said.