News & Sports Archive
UNC Graduate Schools Receive High Rankings
U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 rankings for graduate programs in America. A number of UNC graduate schools have received high rank...
Speaker Ban Protests: 50 Years Later
Tensions have been high on the UNC campus in recent months over issues including race on campus and the recent selection of Margaret Spellings as UNC ...
Town Council Talks About Debt
In preparation for a possible bond issuance, Chapel Hill’s business management director Kenneth Pennoyer gave the town council an update on how the ...
News Around Town
Historic Hillsborough Clock to be Repaired
Time is standing still in Hillsborough, at least according to the town clock above the Historic Orange County Courthouse. A release says the clock is ...
Stroman On Sports: Road To The Final Four
The NCAA tournament begins tonight! How far will the Tar Heels go?
Arrests Made in String of Break-Ins
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrests of two individuals in connection with a string of break-ins. Authorities say Keith Wayn...
Town Council Continues To Review American Legion Possibilities
The debate over what to do with the 36-acre property soon to be the former home of the American Legion is far from over. “We have this opportuni...
UNC Baseball Knocks Off Elon
The UNC baseball team finished up its second mid-week game against an in-state opponent with a victory on Wednesday over the Elon Phoenix. The Tar Hee...
Paige: Tournament is ‘Chance to be Remembered’
North Carolina is a number one seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament and will take on No. 16 Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday night. A 16 seed ...
Third Suspect in Efland Murder Appears in Court
The third suspect arrested in connection with a January homicide in Efland appeared in Orange County Court on Wednesday afternoon. Barry Holt has been...
New SARS-Like Virus Could Infect Humans
A SARS-like virus found in Chinese horseshoe bats could infect humans without the need for adaptation, which could cause an outbreak according to a ...
UNC Women’s Tennis Gets Two Wins In Puerto Rico
The UNC women’s tennis team won matches against Denison and Navy, both 7-0 victories. The Tar Heels traveled to Puerto Rico over UNC’s spr...
Youth Anti-Smoking Events Planned For Wednesday
Young people across the country will gather on Wednesday to say no to smoking. Kick Butts Day, like cigarette butts, is a day of activism against big ...
American Legion Property on Chapel Hill Town Council Wednesday Work Session Agenda
One of the most controversial topics around Chapel Hill will be on the agenda for the Chapel Hill Town Council work session on Wednesday night. Citize...
UNC Women’s Lacrosse Dominates Elon
The North Carolina women’s lacrosse team won its second consecutive road game on Tuesday night with a 13-2 victory at Elon. Sammy Jo Tracy led the U...
Diamond Heels Beat Pirates, 17-4
UNC baseball is now 13-2 on the season.
North Carolina Voters Set Stage for November
North Carolinians voted Tuesday and decided many important local elections; voters also decided their candidates for elections this fall. Hillary Clin...
Incumbents Win Big In County Commissioner Race
The primary race for the four seats on the Orange County Board of Commissioners has been decided. Penny Rich, Renee Price, Mark Dorosin and Mark Marco...
North Carolina Voters Approve $2 Billion Connect NC Bond
North Carolinians voted to approve the Connect NC bond in Tuesday’s primary. The $2 billion dollar bond will fund investments in the UNC system, com...
2016 Primary Election Results
On Tuesday, March 15, voters in Orange County voted in the 2016 primary election. It was a good night for Orange County incumbents. In statewide ...