News & Sports Archive
Six Vie for Vacant Council Seat
Six Chapel Hill residents have put their names forward to be appointed to the vacant seat on the Town Council.
UNC: Under Wraps? Transparency Still A Major Concern
UNC officials have publicly stated they're committed to "transparency." How well are they doing?
WCHL Community Forum Held on Thursday
The 2015 WCHL Community Forum is a day-long conversation with newsmakers from across the community on the issues that matter to you.
Gallen’s Fridays Key For Diamond Heels
When the No. 23 UNC baseball team opens its three game ACC series with the Boston College Eagles this Friday night at Boshamer Stadium, Zac Gallen wil...
Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Orange County Leaders Push Alternatives to Tax Hikes
It’s that time of year when local boards start talking budgets, and constituents wonder if tax increases are on the way.
Chapel Hill Development: What’s Working, What’s Not?
It’s been a decade since Chapel Hill leaders began to push for more commercial growth to balance the tax base. But David Schwartz, co-founder of Cha...
UNC: Under Fire?
Funding is being cut and centers have been closed. Is UNC under siege?
ACC Tournament Season In Full Swing
It's the spring ACC Tournament season. And many UNC programs have high hopes on conference title trophies and banners.
12th Inning Balk Hands #23 UNC Baseball Win Over #22 UNC-Wilmington
Trent Thornton struck out pinch-hitter Joe Bertone in the bottom of the 12th inning to close out a 6-5 road win for the #23 UNC baseball team over its...
County Commissioners Plan $125 Million Bond For School Repairs
Orange County Commissioners want to put a $125 million dollar bond package on the ballot next year, exclusively to fund school repairs.
UNC’s Loeb Named ACC Player of the Year
North Carolina Sophomore Jamie Loeb has been named the 2015 ACC Women’s Tennis Player of the Year. This is the second consecutive year Loeb, who is ...
Former CHPD Officer Mitchell Passes Away
Mitchell was medically retired from the police force in 2011 after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Former Hillsborough Officer Pleads Guilty to Indecent Liberties with a Child
A former Hillsborough Police Corporal has received a sentence of 20-to-33 months, with active jail time suspended, for two counts of indecent libertie...
Commissioners Endorse Flat County-wide Waste & Recycling Fee
Approval of the fee by local governments will allow the county to phase in a rural curbside recycling program over the next three years.
Day Laborers’ Center Opens in Carrboro
Ten years in the making, a center for day laborers will open this weekend in Carrboro.
Birthday Boy Dunbar Leads Tar Heels Past Camels on Bacon Night
Bacon wasn’t the only thing sizzling on Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium. Junior catcher Korey Dunbar homered, racked up three RBI, and scored ...
Courage & Conditioning Empower Kern’s UNC Boxing Journey
Michelle Kern is good with gloves. She stepped into the boxing ring at UNC for the first time ever as a freshman. Now graduating in May, she’ll be l...
Can A Living Wage Policy Be a Boost For Local Business?
Durham and Asheville have programs that recognize employers who pay a living wage. Some are asking if it's time for Orange County to follow suit.
Residents Voice Concerns Over Ephesus-Fordham Development, Form-Based Code
Chapel Hill residents voiced concerns about the state of development in the Ephesus-Fordham district at Monday’s town council meeting.
The Rammys: Top Tar Heels Honored, Spiffy Uniforms Unveiled
The best and brightest in Carolina athletics were recognized Monday night inside Carmichael Arena. Once again, the blue carpet was rolled out for The ...