News & Sports Archive
ACC Baseball Tournament: Bats Fall Flat, Tar Heels Downed by No. 13 FSU
Led by a solid effort on the mound from junior Mike Compton, the No. 13 Florida State Seminoles cruised to an 8-4 victory over the UNC baseball team o...
Memorial Day Motorists Expected To Hit 10-Year High
There's bad news and good for motorists this Memorial Day weekend. According to AAA Carolinas, the roads will be crowded but the gas will be cheap.
Pictures More Effective than Text to Stop Smoking
Graphic warnings on tobacco products are more effective than text cautions, new UNC analysis has found. By this point you are more than likely familia...
UNC Launches Two Programs to Aid Military Members
UNC announced two initiatives to help veterans navigate the sometimes complicated path into higher education. Jim Gregory is the Director of Media Rel...
ACC Baseball Tournament: No. 3 Louisville Rallies to Defeat UNC
Rallying from an early 4-0 deficit, the No. 3 Louisville Cardinals defeated the UNC baseball team on Wednesday night by a score of 7-4 in the Tar Heel...
Committee Interviews Search Firms to Find Next UNC System President
Three of the four search firms being considered by the UNC Board of Governors to conduct the search for the next President of the University System ha...
Burlington Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured
A shooting in Burlington left one man dead and another injured, and police say they have no suspects as of yet.
Judge Temporarily Halts Fracking Permits in NC
A judge has ordered North Carolina not to issue any fracking permits until the state Supreme Court rules on a legal question about how state panels ar...
Gallen Pitches UNC to Victory, Keeps Season Alive
Facing a potential “do or die” scenario on Tuesday, Zac Gallen led the struggling UNC baseball team to their most important victory of the...
Bond Raised for Woman Who Allegedly Struck CHPD Officer with Vehicle
A Durham woman’s bond was upped after making her first court appearance for allegedly attempting to run over a Chapel Hill Police Officer. District ...
Orange County Sheriff’s Office Open for Craigslist Deals
Any of us that have dealt with Craigslist have probably felt a bit uneasy about the experience at the beginning. Craigslist, and other sites like it, ...
After Reviewing 1,000 E-mails, Removal of President Ross Still a Mystery
The announcement in January that Tom Ross would no longer be the President of the UNC System as of early 2016 took many by surprise, including some me...
News Around Town
ELFs Offer New Commute Around Town
There is an alternative mode of transportation that is picking up some speed throughout our community. You may have noticed some interesting vehicles ...
Tuesday Holds the Key for Tar Heels’ NCAA Hopes
As the ACC baseball tournament begins at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Tuesday eighth-seeded UNC will take on the ninth-seeded Virginia Tech Hok...
Shots Fired After Suspect Runs into CHPD Officer
A seemingly routine traffic stop led to a Chapel Hill Police officer firing his weapon. Just after 2:30 Monday afternoon, Officer Drew Cabe attempted ...
Hawkins’ Bond Reduced to $5K
Former UNC Defensive Back Chris Hawkins’ bond was reduced from $300,000 to a $5,000 secured bond at his court hearing on Monday, according to Assist...
Efland Cheeks Teacher Ponders Future Amid Book Controversy
A school teacher at Efland-Cheeks Elementary says he may resign over the controversy surrounding a book he read to students with a homosexual theme. T...
UNC Women’s Lax on to Final Four
The UNC Women’s Lacrosse team is heading to the final four of the NCAA Tournament. The second-ranked Tar Heels knock off Penn State 11-8, on Saturda...
UNC Men’s Golf Finished 8th at Regional
North Carolina men’s golf team concluded the 2015 NCAA Chapel Hill Men’s Golf Regional at six-over-par, resulting in an eighth place finish for th...
UNC Men’s Tennis Falls in Quarterfinals
Fifth-ranked Texas Christian University ended UNC’s run in the Elite Eight of the Men’s Tennis NCAA Tournament on Saturday with a 4-1 victory, in ...