News & Sports Archive
UNC and Bojangles: An Unlikely Success
A 38 point victory is rarely remembered in college basketball nearly a decade after it happened – but UNC’s 102-64 win against Pennsylvania in...
Jamezetta Bedford To Run For Orange County Commissioners
Former Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education member Jamezetta Bedford filed to run for a seat on the Orange County Board of Commissione...
Orange County Schools Certified As Living Wage Employer
The Orange County Schools have been certified as living wage employers by Orange County Living Wage. “Paying a living wage is an investment in...
Chapel Hill Fire Brings Back “Keep The Wreath Green”
As a way to promote fire safety during the holidays, the Chapel Hill Fire Department has started their annual Keep the Wreath Green event with the wre...
Holiday Fire Safety Tips
The Chapel Hill Fire Department is trying to keep people safe for the holidays. Behind Thanksgiving, the Christmas holiday is the second most dangerou...
NC Supreme Court Upholds Federal and State District Maps
North Carolina’s highest court issued a ruling regarding much-debated district maps for the General Assembly and congressional districts. The North ...
Brice Johnson Wins National Player of the Week Award
Brice Johnson averaged 26 points, 9.5 rebounds, 1.5 blocks, and 0.5 bursts of profanity in the UNC basketball team’s two games last week against...
Congressman Price Calls Omnibus Spending Bill ‘A Pretty Good Plan’
The United State Congress has passed an omnibus spending bill that appears to be something rare in this day and age, a compromise. David Price represe...
News Around Town
Chapel Hill Services Operating on Altered Scheduled Over Holiday
The Town of Chapel Hill will operate on a special schedule during the upcoming Christmas Holiday. Most municipal offices will be closed on December ...
Chansky’s Notebook: An ‘F-ing’ Good Day
BROOKLYN — What was it that sparked Brice Johnson’s best college game? When Johnson came to the bench with 16:44 left in the first half of Sat...
UNC Women’s Basketball Knocks off Southern Miss
UNC women’s basketball secured a 69-62 victory over Southern Miss on Sunday afternoon from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Jamie Cherry and Step...
Voices Chapel Hill Heads To Durham For Holiday Concert
They've been around for 35 years, but this is Voices Chapel Hill's first show in the Carolina Theatre.
Nobel Prize Winner Donates Prize Money to Chapel Hill Foundation
Aziz Sancar, the UNC professor who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year, is under contract with the Nobel Foundation to donate the entire share ...
Johnson Benched Early, Responds With 27 Points: No. 11 UNC Beats No. 22 UCLA 89-76
Without the injured Kennedy Meeks, Brice Johnson continues to thrive—as the junior set a new career-high in points for the second straight game on S...
Hillsborough Dog Euthanized After Encounter with Rabid Skunk
Orange County has received another positive case of rabies, according to the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health, marking 10 cases this y...
PPP: 30 Percent of GOP Voters Support Bombing Country From Aladdin
Agrabah is the fictional setting for the 1992 Disney film, Aladdin. According to Public Policy Polling, 30 percent of Republicans support bombing i...
Record Number of Holiday Travelers Expected
A record number of North Carolinians, nearly three million, are expected to hit the road this holiday season, according to AAA Carolinas. Falling gas ...
Designers Needed for Hillsborough Renovations
The town of Hillsborough is looking for designers to renovate several town buildings, including the Town Barn. The town is seeking a design firm with ...
New Chapel Hill Mayor Hemminger Looks Ahead To 2016
On Chapel Hill's 2016 agenda: development, transparency, and an initiative to help feed kids in need.
No Alcohol at La Res until 2016
La Residence will not be serving alcohol for the rest of 2015. The Chapel Hill restaurant will lose its alcohol permits for the next two weeks as part...