News & Sports Archive
UNC Offers Over 3,000 Candidates Admission
3,055 first-year candidates were offered admission to UNC last Friday. That number includes the regular-decision applications, as well as the more tha...
No Applications Yet for Fracking Permits
A controversial bill passed that lifts the stateâ€™s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. No one has applied for a fracking permit yet.
Carrboro Police Investigate Two Armed Robberies
One Carrboro resident was robbed at gunpoint, and another was threatened with a gun in a pair of incidents at two apartment complexes Monday night.
Former Assistant Scoutmaster Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges
Brian Burnham has agreed to a plea deal in federal court on charges on knowingly receiving child pornography, according to court documents. Burnham, t...
Man Wanted in Orange County Arrested After Standoff
Linwood Fred Clay was arrested after a standoff in Durham on Monday afternoon. Authorities say the 26-year-old Clay barricaded himself in the attic of...
UNC Files Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit
UNC and the NCAA have filed motions of dismissal in federal court concerning a lawsuit brought by two former student athletes. Former Carolina womenâ€...
14 UNC Students from Orange County Named to Honor Society
14 UNC students from Orange County have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa â€“ that nationâ€™s oldest and most honored college honor society, according...
Tar Heels Head to Elon Feeling Optimistic
A home series loss to Miami over the weekend, accompanied by a tumble outside the top 25 polls, have head coach Mike Fox and his UNC baseball team scr...
Medical Marijuana Advocates Blast NC House Committee
A North Carolina House committee has angered supporters of medical marijuana by killing a bill that would legalize it.
UNC Grad Assistant Coach Charged With DWI
Durham police charged 28-year-old Gerald McRath with DWI. He was released on a $1,500 dollar bond.
UNC Refuses to Let Hurricanes Sweep Through Chapel Hill
If the UNC baseball team learned anything from its two heartbreaking losses to Miami on Friday and Saturday, it was that no lead can ever be called ...
UNC Drops Extra Inning Heartbreaker to Miami
The ball is likely still stuck in orbit somewhere, floating, and maybe looking for a new home, after the hurt that had just been put on it. Miami desi...
News Around Town
Local Student Wins Fire Escape Design Contest
12-year-old Kristin Lewis won both first and second place.
From Sweet to Beat: UNC WBB Season Ends
North Carolina womenâ€™s basketball finished the season with a heartbreaking 67-65 loss to South Carolina.
Ninth Inning Collapse Dooms UNC Against Miami
Under the lights at Boshamer Stadium on Friday, UNC had the game wrapped up, until Miami second baseman Johnny Ruiz hit a late RBI single off of Carol...
Concussion Expert: No Concussion Epidemic, but Still More to Learn
Kevin Guskiewicz is one of the leading concussion experts in the world, Kenan Distinguished Professor, Director of the Center for the Study of Retired...
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Takes a Pass on Proposed Obey Creek School Site
CHCCS is saying â€śthanks, but no thanksâ€ť to a proposed Obey Creek school site.
UNC and Miami Set to Square Off in Top 25 Baseball Action
Winners of three of their past four games, including a crucial series win in Atlanta, the 15-9, 22nd ranked, UNC baseball team faces its toughest conf...
Hillsborough Police Search for Suspect in Shooting
Hillsborough police are looking for the gunman who shot someone in the wrist. The incident happened around 3 oâ€™clock Thursday afternoon on West Hill...
Wisconsin Ends UNC’s Season 79-72
On Thursday night, UNC had the horses to run with Wisconsin. But they didn’t have stallions. The Badgers did, and they rode them to victory. A 1...