News & Sports Archive
More Swimmers, More Shark Bites
An alarming number of shark attacks in recent weeks has some residents cautious as they make their way to the coast for the holiday weekend. Since Jun...
Are North Carolina’s Box Turtles in Trouble?
North Carolina’s box turtles might be in trouble. Biologists need your help to track the species in the cities and suburbs of the Triangle.
Chansky’s Notebook: They’re The Bomb!
This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Are the USA Women cool, or ...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Thousands of NC Teacher Assistants in Limbo
The General Assembly passed a stop-gap spending measure Tuesday. The bill keeps the government funded until mid-August while the chambers grapple over...
News Around Town
‘Bike-Fairies’ On the Lookout in Carrboro
You’ve heard of the tooth-fairy and the sugar-plum fairy, but have you ever heard of a bike-fairy? If you opt for two wheels instead of four, you ma...
2 Kilos of Crack Seized in Orange County Drug Arrest
Derrick McCargo of Wendell faces felony charges of dealing and trafficking the drug.
Retiring IFC Director Praises Replacement: ‘Much More Qualified’
The executive director of the the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service is passing the baton to a new leader next month.
Underage Drinkers Gain Protections Under ‘Good Samaritan’ Law Changes
A recent change the North Carolina’s Good Samaritan law expands protection for underage drinkers seeking emergency help to deal with alcohol poisoni...
US World Cup Squad to Face Germany Tonight
The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team has now set its sights on Germany in the tournament semifinal on Tuesday. The U.S., stocked with six former North Ca...
Gerrymandering North Carolina
The Supreme Court has issued a ruling in favor of independent redistricting commissions in Arizona. In a 5-4, ruling the United States Supreme Court r...
Chansky’s Notebook: She Is The Greatest!
This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Is Serena Williams the best...
Carrboro Police to Conduct Own Review of Racial Profiling Report
The Carrboro Police Department has hired a consultant to review a 2014 report that found evidence of racial bias in the department’s policing. Carrb...
Local Authors Fox, O’Neil Take “Road Trip Carolina”
"Road Trip Carolina" is the second collaboration between Elaine O'Neil and Missy Julian Fox.
Charlotte Company Creates ‘The Great NC Beer Map’
Mapmakers have created a guide to enjoying one of the fastest-growing industries in NC: beer.
Chansky’s Notebook: Abby Or No Abby?
This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Can the USA women score eno...
UNC Finishes Fifth in Directors’ Cup
UNC finished fifth in this year’s Learfield Directors’ Cup, its highest finish since 2009 and the 18th time Carolina has finished in the top 10 in...
Remembering Chancellor William Aycock
A memorial was held on Friday afternoon for William B. Aycock. Aycock served as Chancellor at UNC from 1957 – 1964 and was a faculty member at t...
Damon Seils Running for Re-election
Damon Seils has announced that he intends to file for re-election to the Carrboro Board of Aldermen next week when the filing period opens. Siels was ...
Tokoto’s Fit in Philadelphia
JP Tokoto was taken at number 58 overall in the two-round NBA Draft on Thursday night after leaving Carolina following his junior year. Brian Geising...
Football Tickets on Sale Saturday
Single-game tickets for the upcoming Carolina football home games will go on sale at 10 o’clock Saturday morning. North Carolina A&T, Illinois, ...