News & Sports Archive
OC Commissioners May Go Bigger on Bond Referendum
Orange County Commissioners were briefed on Thursday night about the county’s ability to carry various amounts of debt, as plans to put a big bond p...
UNC Making The Most of Bye Week
The No. 25 North Carolina football team won’t have to game plan for an opponent on Saturday, but the Tar Heels have been working hard nonetheless in...
The Grid: Week Four
Week four of high school football on WCHL features an intriguing contest between the 2-1 Carrboro Jaguars and the undefeated Northwood Chargers, sitti...
UNC Football Incident Heads To Student AG
This week, the Office of Student Affairs ended its probe into the Aug. 4 incident involving the UNC football team.
More Than 400 Disenfranchised By New NC Voting Rules
According to an elections watchdog group, more than 400 voters were disenfranchised in the May primary due to changes in North Carolina’s voting ru...
Three-Day Journey By Formerly-Missing Senior Still Unknown
Little new information has come to light as to how a missing Carol Woods Retirement Community resident went missing for nearly three days.
All NCHSAA Basketball Finals To be Played In Chapel Hill This Season
Four games will be played at the Smith Center and four games at Carmichael Arena, both on the campus of the University of North Carolina, all on Satur...
‘Sanitation 2′ Talk About Pushing On with Lawsuit Against Chapel Hill
Two Chapel Hill men known as the “Sanitation 2” visited WCHL recently with their attorney to explain why they’re continuing to push a lawsuit ag...
Anson Dorrance, Tar Heels ‘Defending the Legacy’ in 2014
The tenth-ranked North Carolina women’s soccer team, 3-2-1 on the season, still has a ways to go to climb to the national championship-winning level...
News Around Town
Lane Closures Announced for S. Columbia Street
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority will close two northbound lanes of South Columbia Street near the Carolina Inn and Peabody Hall, starting Friday ...
Fedora Talks Offense in ACC Teleconference
Fans and critics alike have wondered just how the offense will balance field time for UNC’s numerous tailbacks, and in the ACC’s weekly teleconfer...
News Around Town
9/11 Memorial Scheduled in Downtown Hillsborough
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 will be remembered at a ceremony hosted by Orange County on Thursday, on the front lawn of the Historic Courth...
Report Of Alleged Assault At Aloft Surfaces
An incomplete report has surfaced of an alleged assault at the Aloft Hotel, but no new details have emerged.
The Whole Nine Yards – Wk. 4
Talk about symmetry ... after three weeks, we have three area high school football teams that are 3-0.
Petitioners Question Chapel Hill Town Manager’s Spending
A group of concerned citizens asked the Chapel Hill Town Council this week to hold the Town Manager accountable for recent spending decisions.
12:30p.m. Update: Water Main Breaks At N. Columbia & Carr Sts.
The water main has been repaired, however the road will remain closed a little while longer.
Colonial Inn Owner Taking Demolition Appeal to Board Of Adjustment
Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens alerted Facebook users on Wednesday about another appeal by the owner of the Historic Colonial Inn for the right to dem...
Carrboro Considering More Chicken-Friendly Ordinance
If you live in Carrboro, and you’d like to keep your own chickens for non-commercial purposes, you can rest assured that the Board of Aldermen is co...
Tar Heel Jamie Loeb Claims American Collegiate Invitational
Carolina women’s tennis phenom Jamie Loeb is continuing her dominant form into her sophomore year at Chapel Hill.
Invasive Plant Spreads To Eno River
Now that a fast-growing invasive plant has been found in the Eno River, state officials are racing to control its spread.