News & Sports Archive
Wanted by Chapel Hill Police: Jaheem Lashard Watson, 24
Chapel Hill Police need your help in locating Jaheem Lashard Watson, who's wanted for suspicion of first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping and...
Woman Cited for ‘Twerkin’ It’ in the Middle of Franklin Street
Contrary to the opinion of one apparently intoxicated woman, the driving lanes of Franklin Street do not turn into a “Twerk Zone” after 2 a.m.
Republican House 50 Candidate Rod Chaney: Strong Supporter of Charter Schools
Rod Chaney, a pastor at Sunrise Church in Chapel Hill, is running for the NC House 50 seat in 2014. His Republican opponent in the May 6 primary is re...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen Preview: Make Zoning Easier for Residents, Businesses
Addressing concerns about the challenges of navigating Carrboro’s zoning laws will be on the agenda for the Board of Aldermen this week.
State Unemployment Rate Hits Five-Year Low In January
In the first month of the new year, the jobless rate fell 0.2 percent compared to the month prior and 2.1 percent from the year before.
Thin Glaze Of Ice Could Coat Trees Monday And Tuesday
Another dose of winter weather is on tap before spring officially arrives, but just how bad with this round be?
Sherry Norris: “This One Is The One That All Coaches Dream Of”
The Chapel Hill High School girls’ basketball team completed the quest for perfection Saturday defeating Hickory High in the Dean Smith Center 69-56...
Race For House 50: Meyer Says State Democrats Will Make NC “Prosperous” Again
"Some of the things that have happened over the past several years would not have happened if Democrats were in control of the legislature.”
UNC Study: Parental Habits That Can Cause Child Obesity Common Across Racial Lines
A new pediatrics study by UNC found that behaviors thought to lead to childhood obesity are all-too-common among parents in the U.S., regardless of ra...
OC Sheriff Candidates Square Off In First Debate
The Orange County Sheriff’s race got underway in earnest this weekend as the six candidates squared off in their first debate
Texas Bound Tar Heel Men Eye NCAA Tournament Run
The Tar Heels will begin their NCAA journey in San Antonio as the No. 6 seed in the Tournament.
Tar Heels Trump Terps in College Park
The No. 13 North Carolina baseball team grabbed a 2-1 series win over Maryland Sunday afternoon with a 9-4 victory, improving to 14-5 overall and 4-2 ...
ACC Tourney: Championship Chat
This matchup was a tantalizing one.
In NC, Did Cutting Benefits Really Cut Unemployment?
The answer may be yes--but economist Mark Vitner says it's "not a success story" either way.
CHHS Wins 3A NCHSAA Girls’ Basketball State Title With Perfect Season
Chapel Hill capped a perfect season with a 69-56 win over Hickory in Saturday's state 3-A girls’ basketball championship game at the Dean Smith Cent...
Art’s Angle: Playing With House Money
If you’re still going off on Carolina’s embarrassing ouster from the ACC Tournament, ask yourself this question: How the hell did this team win 23...
Gender May Be Key To ACA Impact On Small Biz
How has the Affordable Care Act affected local business? The answer may depend on gender.
ACC Tourney: Friday Fun (pt. II)
A little late, but here are my Friday observations late in the evening from the tourney.
Remembering Former Rec & Parks Director Richard Kinney, 1952-2014
Friends and colleagues of retired Carrboro Recreation & Parks Director Richard Kinney remember him as a forward thinker who left an indelible stamp on...
One and Done! Late Tar Heel Rally Falls Short Against Pitt
The No. 15 North Carolina men's basketball team fell 80-75 in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals Friday afternoon to drop to 23-9 overall on the season.