News & Sports Archive
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 it’s a 12-game schedule and of course it’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 “Confederate Memorial” 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 it’s been a benign hurricane season so far, National Weather Service Meteorologist Ryan Ellis ...
Adopt A Pet
Adopt Manny: The Curious Cutie
When you first meet Manny (short for Manuel) you’ll likely see him peeking shyly out from under the nearest hiding spot. 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 WCHL’s Blake Hodge about a number of campus-re...
Seven Chapel Hill Restaurants Cited for Serving Alcohol to Underage Buyer
Chapel Hill Police cited seven businesses late last week for violating state alcohol laws. Chapel Hill Police Lieutenant Josh Mecimore says law enforc...
“Retail Gap” Grows In Orange
Orange County has a "retail gap" of nearly $900 million - and growing.
News Around Town
2016 “Community Read” Will Celebrate ADA
Next year's Community Read will commemorate the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Back To School, OCRCC Keeps Kids Safe
The OCRCC has two in-school programs, "Safe Touch" and "Start Strong," to fight sexual abuse and bullying.
Orange Wins Thriller Over Northern Durham 20-13
It was only fitting that Bryse Wilson caught the game-winning touchdown pass for Orange on Friday night. He did everything else. He played his customa...
Get to Know Chapel Hill – Carrboro School Board Candidates
Eight candidates are running for four seats on the Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools Board of Education. Annetta Streater and David Saussy wil...