News & Sports Archive
Environmental Measures Help Schools Save Money
The new sustainability coordinator for Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools told the Board of Education on Thursday night how his environmental efforts a...
Virginia Tech, UNC Look To Stay Alive In ACC Coastal
The North Carolina football team, 2-2 on the season, will return home to Chapel Hill on Saturday to host a pivotal ACC Coastal matchup against 3-2 Vir...
The Grid: Week Seven
We’ve already passed the midway point of the high school football season.
UNC Gets $3 Million To Help Students Graduate
A $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will go to help first-generation students at UNC make it all the way to graduation.
Unemployment Up Slightly In Orange
Statistically, you are more likely to have time to read this article than you were a month ago.
Chapel Hill Police Seek Hit And Run Driver
Chapel Hill Police need your help to solve a hit and run that happened earlier this week.
Obey Creek Plans Raise Environmental Concerns
Some Chapel Hill residents are questioning whether the Town Council has adequate information about the environmental impact of the proposed Obey Creek...
Scouting Report: A Chat with VT Coach Frank Beamer
WCHL’s Matt Oakes caught up with legendary Virginia Tech head football coach Frank Beamer this week. The two discussed the competitiveness and d...
Federal Court Blocks Two Provisions In NC Voting Law
In a 2-1 vote today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed portions of North Carolina’s controversial new voting laws.
News Around Town
Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Launches Renovation
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA will begin long-awaited renovations later this month.
CHCCS Students OK After Orange County Bus Crash
A Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools bus collided with a car Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Bethel Hickory Grove Church and Jo Mac roads.
Carrboro Police Safely Remove Distraught Man From Roof
After more than 18 hours, a tense situation came to a safe end.
Update: Man Still On Hampton Inn Roof
The situation began around 3:00 yesterday afternoon.
OC Commissioners, School Boards Talk Bond Referendum
The Orange County Board of Commissioners met with the two local school boards Tuesday night in Hillsborough to discuss, among other things, moving for...
School Districts Discuss Cross-District Programs
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange County school districts are moving toward sharing educational resources across schools.
Would-Be Jumper On Hampton Inn Roof
Downtown traffic was shut down Tuesday afternoon after a man climbed to the roof of the Hampton Inn in Carrboro and threatened to jump. Carrboro polic...
UNC Veterans Thorpe, Farmer Preaching Accountability
Senior defensive tackle Ethan Farmer and junior wide receiver T.J. Thorpe each lead on different sides of the football, but both Tar Heel veterans are...
Chapel Hill And Carrboro Police To Host Community Forums
In response to community concerns about the militarization of police, local law enforcement officials are reaching out.
In Affordable Housing Push, Chapel Hill Sticks With DHIC
The Town Council discussed affordable housing in the Ephesus-Fordham district Monday night.
Could Chatham Neighbors Buy Shooting Range They Oppose?
A leader of a group opposing a Chatham County gun range tells WCHL that some neighbors are considering making the owner of Range 2A an offer to buy th...