News & Sports Archive
NC Ranks 34th in Child Well-Being
North Carolina ranks 34th in the nation for overall child well-being, according to the 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book.
UNC International Study Makes Breakthrough in Schizophrenia
The UNC School of Medicine has worked with nations across the globe in the largest genomic study to be published on any psychiatric disorder in order ...
OC DA Woodall: ‘Don’t Blame Durham’ for UNC Professor’s Murder
Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall says that people shouldn’t blame Durham County’s probation and pre-trial supervised release programs f...
“Safety Is Our Highest Priority”: Police Chiefs React To Fatal Attack
The chiefs of police at UNC and Chapel Hill issued a joint statement reaffirming their commitment to public safety.
UNC Researcher Remembered As ‘Outgoing,’ ‘Passionate’ About Science
Both UNC and the wider Chapel Hill community have been devastated by the murder Dr. Feng Liu of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
911 Call: Professor Was Breathing Before First Responders Arrived
“He’s kind of laying to the side, breathing hard. And he’s breathing and there were two gentlemen here when I pulled around the corner...” the...
UNC Professor Dies After Robbery And Assault Near Campus
A man died at UNC Hospitals Thursday from wounds suffered during a beating and robbery Wednesday. Now, the two in custody for the assault could face m...
CHPD Chief: ‘Robbery/Murder A Random Act’
Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue says immediately there has been an increase in police presence to assure of safety in town.
Brown, Davis To Serve As ABC, ESPN2 Studio Analysts
Former Texas and North Carolina football coach Mack Brown will serve as a studio analyst for college football games on ABC. Former Miami and North Car...
The Grid: Orange High Panthers
The Panthers tore through the competition a year ago, just falling short of perfection at the final hurdle, but veteran head coach Pat Moser is back f...
UNC Receives Second-Highest Fundraising Total
...a nine-percent increase from the previous year.
News Around Town
Orange County to Host Storm Spotter Training
A Skywarn Spotter Training course will be coming to Orange County this fall, courtesy of the National Weather Service in Raleigh.
Former Scholarship Athletes Invited To “Complete Carolina”
Chancellor Carol Folt and UNC are offering scholarships for life to all student athletes.
Second Burglary This Month Reported At Granville Towers
The resident of the room told UNC DPS Wednesday that she noticed $450 in cash was taken from her wallet.
NCSU Trustee Arrested For Gun Possession On U.S. Capitol
NCSU alumnus Ronald William Prestage, 59, of Camden, S.C. was arrested Wednesday at the Cannon House Office Building entrance.
Primed Paige Maturing as UNC Leader, Accompanied By ‘Gym Rats’
UNC junior Marcus Paige has been busy picking up some tips from past Carolina legends over the summer and is expecting a Final Four-caliber team to hi...
UNC BoT To Hear $180 Million MEASURE Plan Thursday
The project has brought in nearly $600 million in all since its inception in 1997.
‘Chikungunya’ Mosquito Virus Safety
As the first domestically-acquired cases of chikungunya were confirmed in Florida less than a week ago, the Orange County Health Department requesting...
PPP Poll: Hagan Now Up 7 in NC Senate Race
North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan has a seven-point lead over Republican Thom Tillis in her bid for re-election, according to a recent survey conducted...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Gov. McCrory Signs Common Core Changes Into Law
Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory.