News & Sports Archive
Pivotal ACC Series For Tar Heels As Demon Deacons Invade Chapel Hill
The No. 29 North Carolina baseball team, 19-14 on the year and 7-8 in conference, faces a tough weekend series challenge starting Friday from Wake For...
UNC System Leaders Debate Need-Based Financial Aid
“At Carolina, more than 40 percent of those students wouldn’t be sitting there at graduation if we were unable to provide them with need-based aid...
Fiber Internet In 2014?
"We’re hoping some of those connections start before the end of this year.”
Why I Love The Masters: Springtime, Tradition and Pimento Cheese Sandwiches
Amidst a sea of immaculate green, these colorful ants marched across the TV screen. Roars sprung out of the box on the stand and filled up the room as...
CHCCS Officials Ask Town Council To Save Room For Schools
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Assistant Superintendent Todd LoFrese told the Town Council on Wednesday that district schools are nearing full capa...
Diamond Heels Stumble In Extras To Chanticleers
The No. 29 North Carolina baseball team failed to get its offense going Wednesday night en route to a 3-2 loss to Coastal Carolina to fall to 19-14 on...
Carrboro Hiring Consultant to Study ‘Pay As You Throw’ Solid Waste Option
CARRBORO -The Town of Carrboro has decided to hire a consultant for up to $30,000, for research into the feasibility of a Pay-As-You-Throw system for ...
Tenacious Tar Heel Men’s Lax Fights For ACC Supremacy This Weekend
After starting 0-2 in ACC play, the Carolina men’s lacrosse team was in a world of trouble.
Poll: N.C. Republican Primary For U.S. Senate Likely Headed For A Run-Off
Unless something changes drastically, we are going to be headed to a run-off," Jensen said.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Board of Education Nears Decision on Gifted Specialist Cuts
The Chapel Hill- Carrboro City Schools Board of Education may be making big cuts to gifted specialists in classrooms.
UNC Board Of Governors To Discuss Need-Based Financial Aid Thursday
Two major state-funded programs for in-state students are the UNC Need-Based Grant, which allocated $122.5 million....
Squirrel Hunting From Cars Reported Within Carrboro Town Limits
“Obviously, anytime you have someone driving around taking pot shots at squirrels that is a concern for us,” Atack said.
Orange County Continues Streak of Lowest Unemployment in N.C.
Orange County continues to have the lowest rate of unemployment out of all 100 North Carolina counties.
News Around Town
Seventh Positive OC Rabies Case Confirmed In Skunk
In total, twelve positive rabies cases were recorded in 2013, so we have already surpassed the halfway mark of that figure, and it is only April.
Carolina Knocks Off NC A&T, Meets Coastal Next
The No. 29 North Carolina baseball team hammered North Carolina A&T 10-0 Tuesday evening at Boshamer Stadium to improve to 19-13 on the season.
Carrboro Board of Aldermen Getting Closer to Affordable Housing Plan
The Town of Carrboro is working on a long-term plan to make affordable housing more available to residents.
Opioid Drug Use In Orange County And The Overdose Antidote
In 2009-2012, Stewart said the Health Department recorded an average of 10 opioid overdose deaths per year in Orange County, that’s compared to deca...
Playing For Keeps: Competition Heating Up With UNC Spring Game Looming
With the annual Spring Football Game just days away, the battle continues on for myriad starting positions. The pride of running out onto Kenan Stadiu...
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Achievement Programs Contribute To Low Number Of High School Dropouts
Only 23 high school students dropped out from Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools during the 2012-2013 school year—a record low for the district, according...
NC Average Gas Prices Jump 15 Cents Since Last Month
And good news for drivers, AAA Carolinas predicts that overall, gas prices for 2014 will be slightly cheaper than 2013.