News & Sports Archive
UNC Receives Second-Highest Fundraising Total
...a nine-percent increase from the previous year.
News Around Town
Orange County to Host Storm Spotter Training
A Skywarn Spotter Training course will be coming to Orange County this fall, courtesy of the National Weather Service in Raleigh.
Former Scholarship Athletes Invited To “Complete Carolina”
Chancellor Carol Folt and UNC are offering scholarships for life to all student athletes.
Second Burglary This Month Reported At Granville Towers
The resident of the room told UNC DPS Wednesday that she noticed $450 in cash was taken from her wallet.
NCSU Trustee Arrested For Gun Possession On U.S. Capitol
NCSU alumnus Ronald William Prestage, 59, of Camden, S.C. was arrested Wednesday at the Cannon House Office Building entrance.
Primed Paige Maturing as UNC Leader, Accompanied By ‘Gym Rats’
UNC junior Marcus Paige has been busy picking up some tips from past Carolina legends over the summer and is expecting a Final Four-caliber team to hi...
UNC BoT To Hear $180 Million MEASURE Plan Thursday
The project has brought in nearly $600 million in all since its inception in 1997.
‘Chikungunya’ Mosquito Virus Safety
As the first domestically-acquired cases of chikungunya were confirmed in Florida less than a week ago, the Orange County Health Department requesting...
PPP Poll: Hagan Now Up 7 in NC Senate Race
North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan has a seven-point lead over Republican Thom Tillis in her bid for re-election, according to a recent survey conducted...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Gov. McCrory Signs Common Core Changes Into Law
Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory.
Defensive Warrior Otis Embracing Tar Heel ‘Family’
UNC senior bandit Norkeithus Otis senses a different aura around the family-oriented Tar Heel locker room heading into the 2014 campaign.
OC Board of Elections Approves More Early-Voting Hours, But Not Sunday
The Orange County Board of Elections voted Tuesday to expand early voting hours for the upcoming fall election.
UNC Hospitals Face Medicare Penalties
UNC Hospitals may have to pay millions in Medicare penalties for a high number of patient infections and complications, according to a provision of th...
Slow-Moving Storms Pose Biggest Threat To Stormwater System
Does your heart skip a beat during a downpour and make you wonder how long it will last?
DeAngelo Williams’ Marine Is Real
The Marine thought to be a fake after receiving a seat upgrade from Carolina Panther’s running back, DeAngelo Williams, is real.
Perl, Pioneering UNC Neuroscientist, Dies At 88
Neuroscience pioneer Dr Edward R. Perl has passed away at age 88.
Trader Joe’s Issues Product Recall For Fruit
Grocery store chain Trader Joe's is recalling peaches, plums and nectarines for possible Listeria contamination.
Cold-Case Murder Suspect Caught, Appears In Court
A Carrboro man, who was arrested Friday for a 1971 murder, saw his first appearance in court Monday.
News Around Town
Chapel Hillians Rally For Immigrants
Chapel Hill resident Martha Beach organized the rally after visiting Florida last year.
Prosecutor: Hearing In UNC Agents Case On Hold
Jim Woodall said Monday that the hearing originally set for Wednesday is on hold until a later date that hasn't yet been set.