News & Sports Archive
Man Arrested for Trafficking Heroin In Hillsborough
A man was arrested at 200 Thomas Burke Drive in Hillsborough on Thursday in connection with a heroin distribution investigation. Michael Tyrone Carter...
Protests At Margaret Spellings’ First Board of Governors Meeting
Margaret Spellings’ first Board of Governors meeting was Friday morning at Fayetteville State University. Protesters interrupted the meeting. ...
Franklin St Lanes Reopened
Multiple lanes were closed on Franklin St and Church St. The two east-bound lanes on W Franklin St were blocked. East-bound motorists were able to...
CHCCS Considers Teacher Pay Increase
CHCCS superintendent Tom Forcella said next year’s budget has one thing in mind — teacher salaries. “This budget this year has a focus addr...
Early Voting Kicks Off in Chapel Hill
Early voting is now underway for the 2016 primary election. Members of UNC community and local leaders gathered Thursday to kick off early voting at t...
Orange County Commissioners Adopt Fireworks Permitting Ordinance
A fireworks display following a wedding at an Orange County venue several months ago has now prompted action from County Commissioners. “The extreme...
News Around Town
CHPD Accepting Applications for Community Police Academy
The Chapel Hill Police Department will host its Community Police Academy beginning Tuesday April 5 and now is your chance to apply. The Community Poli...
TOPO Organic Vodka Receives Gold Medal
TOPO Organic Vodka, made by Chapel Hill’s Top of the Hill Distillery, received a gold medal from The Beverage Tasting Institute. The Beverage Ta...
Application Period Opens for Firearms Safety Committee
The window for applications to participate in the Orange County Firearms Safety Committee has opened. The Orange County Board of Commissioners voted t...
Marcus Paige Named First-Team Academic All-American
Marcus Paige is a first-team Academic All-American. Paige was named the second-team in 2014 and 2015. He is the first Tar Heel to be a three-time ...
Kick Off Early Voting At Chapel Of The Cross
Early voting begins Thursday, March 3. UNC students and administrators are hosting a kickoff event at Chapel of the Cross.
East Rosemary Street Closed for Water Line Sewer Line Work
East Rosemary Street between Henderson Street and Pickard Lane will be closed to vehicular traffic from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on March 3 and 4 and ...
2016 Election: BOCC District 1 Candidates Square Off
Election 2016 is upon us! Wednesday, WCHL hosted all four candidates for District 1 of the Board of County Commissioners.
Chatham County Collision Injures Two State Troopers
Derek Bowden Jr. has been charged with reckless driving, failure to move over causing injury and failure to reduce speed after he was involved in an ...
Eight-Run Inning Propels No. 6 UNC Baseball Past Winthrop
While the walk-off dramatics may not have found their way back to Boshamer Stadium on Wednesday, the final result was still the same. The No. 6 Tar He...
UNC loses first game in ACC Tournament in OT
The University of North Carolina women’s basketball team usually performs well in the ACC Tournament. This year they encountered disappointment, los...
Brice Johnson Named Naismith Award Semifinalist
On the heels of being named a finalist for the Oscar Robertson Trophy, Brice Johnson has been named a semifinalist for the Naismith Award. Johnson is ...
Board Of Commissioners Create Firearms Safety Committee
After unanimously striking down a proposed gun regulation in February, the Orange County Board of Commissioners created a Firearms Safety Committee to...
UNC Men’s Lacrosse Sweeps Weekly Conference Awards
UNC men’s lacrosse players swept the Atlantic Coast Conference’s weekly awards after a come-from-behind victory over Johns Hopkins last weekend. T...
Carrboro Alderman Approve Affordable Housing Request
The Carrboro Board of Alderman approved several affordable housing requests on Tuesday night, most notably, a request of $40,000 for the Self Help lan...