News & Sports Archive
Campus Protests: Too Far? Not Far Enough?
Protests at UNC are part of a larger wave of demonstrations on campuses nationwide.
Are UNC Athletes Prepared For Life After Sports?
One former UNC football player says yes.
News Around Town
120 More Blankets Needed
During the first two weeks of the 12th-annual Blanket Orange County blanket drive, 180 blankets have been collected. The goal for this year’s event ...
News Around Town
Orange County Marks 150th Anniversary Of 13th Amendment
Free Spirit Freedom is hosting the event.
Tar Heels Out For Revenge Against the Wolfpack
With the ACC Coastal Division wrapped up–and a spot in the conference title game against Clemson assured—the No. 14 UNC football team has alre...
Former UNC Professor and Longtime Chapel Hillian Vasa Mihailovich Passed Away
Dr. Vasa Mihailovich, a former professor at the University of North Carolina, died this past Saturday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. Mihailovic...
Small Business Saturday Deals
Small Business Saturday deals will be everywhere this weekend in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough. Small Business Saturday is Saturday, Novembe...
The North Carolina Tar Heels Can Still Make The College Football Playoff
The North Carolina Tar Heels kept their College Football Playoff hopes alive after defeating the Virginia Tech Hokies in an overtime thriller on Satur...
Carrboro Police Respond to Reports of ‘Edged Weapon’ at McDougle Middle School
Carrboro Police were called to McDougle Middle School on Monday. Carrboro Police Captain Chris Atack says officers responded to the school, on Fayette...
Town Council Approves Building AC Hotel On Rosemary Street
The Chapel Hill Town Council unanimously approved a special use permit, which allows construction to begin on the AC Hotel by Marriott, which will ...
Congressman David Price: Syrian Refugees ‘Desperate People Fleeing a Desperate Situation’
Legislation has passed the United States House aiming to slow or halt the flow of Syrian refugees into the country following the terrorist attacks in ...
Two Chapel Hill Teenagers Charged After Threat Against Local School
A lawyer representing two teenage suspects appeared in court on Tuesday following a threat against a local school. Two Chapel Hill High School student...
Tar Heels Storm Back To Down K-State; Claim CBE Classic Title
For a moment on Tuesday night it appeared as if the No. 9 ranked UNC men’s basketball team was on its way to its second loss in three games. The Tar...
Former UNC Linebacker Quincy Monk Passes Away
Former UNC linebacker Quincy Monk passed away on Tuesday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Monk played for the Tar Heels from 1998 through 2001 an...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Orange County Schools Board Chair Resigns
Debbie Piscitelli had been appointed to the Orange County Schools board less than a year ago.
UNC Ranked No. 14 in New College Football Playoff Rankings
The North Carolina Tar Heels moved up to No. 14 in the latest College Football Playoff Rankings. See the full rankings. The Tar Heels defeated the V...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Kidzu Raises $40,000
In an event at UNC System President Tom Ross’ house, Kidzu raised over forty thousand dollars. Kidzu development director Kate Sullivan said the mon...
Underage Drinking a ‘Terrific Problem’ in North Carolina
Cases of underage drinking made for a long meeting of the state Alcohol Beverage Control Commission last Wednesday. The case against La Res was the ma...
High Number Of Travelers Expected For Thanksgiving Holiday
Over 1.3 million North Carolinians are expected to travel more than 50 miles for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to AAA Carolinas. “Nearly 9...
Tar Heels Get Back on Track, Defeat Northwestern 80-69
An upset loss at Northern Iowa on Saturday caused the UNC men’s basketball team to slip from first to ninth in the AP Top 25, but the Tar Heels reco...