News & Sports Archive
Knife Wielder Committed To UNC Hospitals
Chapel Hill resident and 31-year-old UNC graduate, Jesse Alan Kister was committed in UNC Department of Public Safety’s custody on Sunday.
Council And Residents Wrangle With Ephesus-Fordham Questions
As the Chapel Hill Town Council nears a vote on the Ephesus-Fordham revitalization project, questions remain about the limitations and cost of the pla...
Carrboro Aldermen Preview: Take-Out Food, ATMs and Farmers’ Market Hours on Agenda
It looks like the Town of Carrboro is making slight changes to the operating hours of the Wednesday Farmers Market.
Candidate Profile: Orange County Commissioner Earl McKee, District 2
Earl McKee is running for a second term to represent District 2 on the Orange County Board of Commissioners. He insists that, just as when he first ra...
Chapel Hill Emergency Drivers Want You to ‘See the Light’
See the light, pull to the right. That’s the message from Chapel Hill’s Fire and Police Departments, along with Emergency Medical Services.
Sweet Sixteen Searching: Tar Heels Take On Spartans Tuesday Night
The North Carolina women’s basketball team will be gunning for a spot in the Sweet Sixteen when the No. 4 Tar Heels take on the No. 5 Michigan State...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Carrboro Seeks Applicants for ‘Safe Routes to School’ Committee
The Town of Carrboro is seeking applicants for a new Safe Routes to School Implementation Committee.
San Antonio Setback: Tar Heels Swept Aside By Cyclones 85-83
The sixth-seeded North Carolina men's basketball team couldn't hold on to an eight-point lead with under five minutes to play and fell 85-83 in the NC...
Carolina Escape Artists Slip Past UT-Martin, Face MSU Next
The fourth-seeded North Carolina women's basketball team overcame an 18-point second half deficit to slip past No. 13 seed UT-Martin 60-58 Sunday afte...
Suspect In Custody After Knife Incident Locks Down Campus
Chapel Hill police have arrested the man who reportedly pulled a knife on a student on campus Sunday afternoon.
News Around Town
Health, Safety, Schools, Libraries, And Hillsborough
Health care, dual language, new libraries, new schools, new signs, and the future of Hillsborough.
Georgia Tech Stymies Carolina, Claims 2-1 Series Win
The No. 12 North Carolina baseball team dropped an ACC series to Georgia Tech 2-1 over the weekend to fall to 15-8 on the season and 5-4 in ACC play.
Orange County Commissioner Candidates Talk Trash And Taxes
Tax rates, school funding and the future of solid waste disposal were the hot topics at last week’s Orange County Commissioner candidate forum.
The Mysteries of March Madness
SAN ANTONIO — March is all about omens. With the consistently-inconsistent 2014 North Carolina Tar Heels, the basketball gods have been holding ...
Carolina Women Open NCAA Play at Carmichael Sunday
The North Carolina women's basketball team, 24-9 on the season, will begin the 2014 NCAA Tournament campaign Sunday at 3 p.m. in Carmichael Arena, fac...
Tar Heels Take On High-Powered Cyclones For Sweet 16 Berth
Fresh off their gritty escape over Providence Friday night, the No. 6 seeded North Carolina men’s basketball team face a formidable challenge in the...
Tar Heels Survive Cotton, Friars 79-77 To Advance In NCAAT
The North Carolina men's basketball team survived Bryce Cotton's 36 points and edged Providence 79-77 to advance to the NCAA Tournament Round of 32.
Pre-K - 12 Education
UNC Scientists: With Special Strategies, Common Core Can Help Kids With Autism
Teaching to Common Core State Standards can help high school students with autism get into college and gain future employment.
UNC’s The Water Institute Celebrates World Water Day
"...the goal really is to think about how each of us, and the choices that we make, can have an impact locally and globally.”
March 31st Deadline For Health Insurance Is Coming
About 391,000 North Carolinians have signed up for an Obamacare health insurance plan through the government-run online market place, according to fed...