News & Sports Archive
Latest PPP Survey: Most GOP Voters Are Still “Birthers”
PPP director Tom Jensen says voters may be treating factual questions as opinion questions.
Folt: UNC Creates New History Task Force
It's called the Task Force on UNC-Chapel Hill History.
UNC Football Kickoff Against South Carolina
The Tar Heels start the 2015 regular season in Charlotte in a battle for the Carolinas. Marquise Williams will lead the Tar Heel against Steve Spurrie...
BARS Course Helps Businesses Prevent Underage Drinking
Mike Mineer and Kelli Raker are used to more people than the five that showed up on Monday night to their Be A Responsible Server (BARS) course. â€śIâ...
AAA: Labor Day Travel To Hit 7-Year High
North Carolina will see the highest number of Labor Day travelers in nearly a decade, according to AAA Carolinas.
Student Calls 9/11 Course ‘Most Rewarding’ of Time at UNC
Debate has focused on a course at UNC after a student wrote a column saying the class sympathized with terrorists. Alec Dent is a first year student f...
Orange County Living Wage Project Aims To Reward Local Businesses
Durham and Asheville both have programs to certify and reward businesses that pay employees a living wage. Starting in October, Orange County will too...
Chansky’s Notebook: From Good to GREAT?
The Tar Heels can make a good season GREAT by beating South Carolina. Of course itâ€™s a 12-game schedule and of course itâ€™s too early to say one ga...
Hillsborough Historic District Commission to Review ‘Confederate Memorial’ Sign
The Hillsborough Historic District Commission could decide Wednesday if the words â€śConfederate Memorialâ€ť should come down off 201 North Churton St...
Impaired Drivers Charged in 2 Afternoon Wrecks
Two men were arrested in separate DWI incidents in Chapel Hill on Monday afternoon. In each case, the drivers allegedly hit other vehicles.
News Around Town
Lull in Hurricane Season is Time to Prepare
September is North Carolina Preparedness Month. While itâ€™s been a benign hurricane season so far, National Weather Service Meteorologist Ryan Ellis ...
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Adopt Manny: The Curious Cutie
When you first meet Manny (short for Manuel) you’ll likelyÂ see him peeking shyly out from under the nearest hiding spot. Â However, it doesn...
Chapel Hill Man Arrested on Child Sex Offense Charges
A Chapel Hill man was arrested by Chatham County authorities on child sex offense charges, authorities announced on Monday. 69-year-old David Laurey, ...
One Man’s Trash Is…Another “Scrapel Hill”
"Scrapel Hill" is returning to University Place for the sixth year.
2 Chapel Hill Businesses Added to Wrongful-Death Lawsuit
The two bars that 20-year-old Chandler Kania visited the night that he allegedly drove his 2005 Jeep Wrangler the wrong way on I-85 and hit another ve...
Stroman On Sports: The Season Begins
The UNC football season begins on Thursday.
News Around Town
Population Growth Is Coming (Especially In Mebane)
Population growth is steady in Orange County, but Mebane's about to get big.
Tar Heels Eager for Challenge Presented by Spurrier’s Gamecocks
Two years ago the UNC football team opened its season with a disappointing 27-10 loss to the South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia. On Thursday, the Ta...
Former UNC Defensive Back Indicted on Athlete-Agent Inducement Charges
Former UNC defensive back Chris Hawkins was indicted on Monday on felony athlete-agent inducement charges, according to the Orange County District Att...
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt on SACS, NOA, Silent Sam and more
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt has just started her third academic year at the helm of UNC. She spoke with WCHLâ€™s Blake Hodge about a number of campus-re...