News & Sports Archive
OWASA to Begin Evening Road Work on South Estes Drive
Contractors for Orange Water and Sewer Authority will begin night work to replace underground water pipes on South Estes, Willow, and Conner Drives be...
Athens Bound For Tar Heel Tennis In Sweet Sixteen Play
The North Carolina men’s and women’s tennis teams are both bound for Athens, Georgia for Sweet Sixteen action in the NCAA Tournament.
Teens Charged in Deadly Street Race
Three Alamance County teens are facing multiple charges in a deadly street-racing crash last month that took the life of a 16-year-old driver.
Bethel: UNC Hands Tied
UNC learning specialist and author of Coaching the Mind, Bradley Bethel says the University has to be careful with finger-pointing and laying blame on...
Bethel Returns To WCHL
The UNC learning specialist who laid blame on the College of Arts and Sciences former deans for not catching Julius Nyang’oro in the academic scanda...
ACC MBB Championship Moved To Saturday
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the Men’s Basketball Tournament championship game will now be played on a Saturday evening, a change that ki...
BoCC Faces “Basket Of Bad Options” To Fund Rural Curbside Recycling Program
County Commissioners took another look at funding for rural curbside recycling pick-up, but most board members didn’t like the choices on the table....
Tar Heels Trounce Runnin’ Bulldogs 7-2
The North Carolina baseball team downed Gardner-Webb 7-2 Tuesday night to improve to 31-21 on the season and improve chances of making the NCAA Tourna...
Three NCGA Legislators From Orange Give a Preview of the Short Session
The short session of the North Carolina General Assembly begins Wednesday. Three state legislators from Orange County, all Democrats, spoke recently w...
PPP: Hagan, Tillis a Toss-up, With Third-Party Spoiler
A new poll conducted by Raleigh-based Public Policy Polling finds that, overall, voters aren’t too happy with either of North Carolina’s candidate...
Pre-K - 12 Education
OC Schools: ‘Agreed to Conclude’ Superintendent Martin’s Employment
Eight months after she was hired as Superintendent of Orange County Schools, Gerri Martin resigned on Monday night.
Chapel Hill Town Council Approves Ephesus-Fordham Renewal Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council enacted the first steps of the Ephesus-Fordham renewal plan, paving the way for a new kind of zoning and approval process...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen to Receive Recommended Budget
Carrboro Town Manager David Andrews will present the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 at tonight’s meeting of the Board of Aldermen.
CH Town Manager: No Tax Increase
Chapel Hill Town Manager Roger Stancil presented a recommended budget, with no tax increases, to the Town Council on Monday night.
Mike Fox Reflective, Re-Energized As Tar Heels Begin Road Trip
The 30-21 North Carolina baseball team, fresh off securing a much-needed win in the series finale against Florida State, will be aiming to close out t...
News Around Town
Chapel Hill, Orange Present 1st Annual Preservation Symposium
Chapel Hill and Orange County are teaming up to present the First Annual “Roots of the Piedmont” Preservation Conference at the end of May, which ...
Congress Bumps Willingham
Mary Willingham was set to testify before Congress on Wednesday, but was left off the final witness roster.
UNC Men’s Tennis, Women’s Lax Advance In NCAAs
Two UNC teams advanced in their respective NCAA tournaments this weekend.
Carolina Baseball Avoids Sweep, Snags Vital 5-4 Win Over No. 4 FSU
The North Carolina baseball team avoided a sweep at the hands of No. 4 Florida State Sunday at Boshamer Stadium by claiming a 5-4 victory to improve t...
UNC 2014 Grads Celebrate Accomplishments, School Spirit, and Mom
The sun was shining bright and the moms were beaming proud on Mother’s Day at UNC’s 2014 Commencement.