News & Sports Archive
Durham Bulls Opening Day Features New-Look Ballpark
The Durham Bulls baseball team opens up its 2014 International League season Thursday at freshly renovated Durham Bulls Athletic Park for a 6 p.m. gam...
UNC Sets Ninth Consecutive Record For Number Of Applicants
UNC received a total of 31,321 first-year applications this admissions cycle, setting a ninth consecutive record. It’s an increase of two percent fr...
News Around Town
Pittsboro Farmer’s Market Kicks-Off Thursday, Moves To New Location
The Pittsboro Farmers’ Market is moving to a new location, Main Street Station, at 287 East St., relocating from its long-time home at the Chatham ...
Local Breweries Gear Up For North Carolina Beer Month
“The craft brewing industry in North Carolina is not that old, so for it to have grown the way it has is really remarkable," Brown said.
Franklin Street Closed Due To Downed Power Lines
Franklin Street between Boundary Street and Deming Drive is currently closed due to downed power lines and might not reopen until at least midday.
Recycling Issue Brings Rural Residents Out for Orange Commissioners Hearing
HILLSBOROUGH - A public hearing on a proposed tax district for recycling pickup in Orange County brought a lot of people out to the Board of Commissio...
Oh So Close! Youthful Tar Heels Fall 74-65 To Veteran Cardinal Team In Elite Eight
The fourth-seeded North Carolina women’s basketball team fell to second-seeded Stanford 74-65 Tuesday night, coming up one round short of the Final ...
APRIL FOOLS: Ellie Kinnaird Write-In Candidate For OC Sheriff?
Did we fool you?!
Diamond Heels Get Back On Track With Seahawk Win
The No.30 North Carolina baseball team put an end to its six-game losing streak with a 9-4 victory over UNC-Wilmington Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadi...
Silver Alert Issued For Missing Chapel Hill Woman
Perkins, 51, was last seen in a white passenger car with two Hispanic males on Homestead Rd. on March 29, according to Chapel Hill Police.
Post Health Care Deadline, Officials Say More Than 7 Million Enrolled
“During these tight times when we are all dependent on the system, it is really frustrating, and people were frustrated by that when it didn’t ope...
Roses In UMall To Close In June
“Our store was just going to be down-sized to a smaller store than we could afford to operate at the rent level that we were expected to pay,” Saw...
Escaped OC Inmate Surrenders
The inmate who escaped a low-security Orange County correctional facility Monday evening returned within about five hours.
Many Orange County Voters Choosing ‘Unaffiliated’ Status for Primary
Orange County Board of Elections Director Tracy Reams, who supplied the new numbers to WCHL on March 31st, said she’s noticed some things about peop...
Tar Heels Bracing For ‘Track Meet’ Elite Eight With Coach Hatchell Inspiration
The fourth-seeded North Carolina women’s basketball team, 27-9 on the season, will face a true road test Tuesday night at 9 p.m. when the Tar Heels ...
Struggling Diamond Heels Carry Six-Game Skid Into Tuesday Game
The No. 30 North Carolina baseball team, 15-12 on the season, will be aiming to halt a six-game losing streak Tuesday evening when UNC-Wilmington, own...
UNC To Elect New Faculty Chair In April
Two veteran faculty members, Bruce Cairns and Andrew Perrin, are running for the leadership post.
UNC Title IX Task Force Recommendations Anticipated To Be Ready By End Of April
“I think we are all waiting for the report from the Task Force, and I know some people wish that report would come forward,” Folt said.
OC Commissioners Preview: Recycling District Gets Another Public Hearing
Tuesday at 6 p.m., Orange County residents will get another opportunity to present their views to the Board of Commissioners about a proposed Solid Wa...
UNC Sophomore Charged After Report Of Sexual Assault, Erratic Nudity
A call to police Friday reporting a sexual assault at a UNC dorm ended in the arrest of a student who was found naked on the floor in his residence ha...