News & Sports Archive
UNC System President Praises GA’s Work On Budget
...K-12 supporters not as happy.
UNC To ‘Battle 4 Atlantis’
North Carolina, UCLA, Oklahoma and Georgetown are also in the eight-team field announced Wednesday.
CANCELLED: VA Amber Alert Warns NC Of Abducted Son
Officials from Virginia are warning North Carolina residents of an Amber Alert after a father abducted his three-year-old son and threatened to take b...
Colonial Inn Demolition Request: Denied
With one member recused, the Hillsborough Historic District Commission unanimously denied the Colonial Inn's owner the approval he sought to demolish ...
Switzer, QB Duo Lead Bevy of Offensive Talent on Warp-Speed Tar Heels
With two adept quarterbacks and a plethora of playmakers at UNC’s disposal, Kenan Stadium should be filled with plenty of offensive fireworks this f...
Two More Rabies Cases Confirmed for Orange County
The North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health reports that Orange County Animal Services has encountered two more positive tests for rabies, br...
Art Pope Resigns As State Budget Director
Gov. McCrory made the announcement Wednesday at a press conference naming Raleigh banking executive Lee Roberts as his successor effective sometime in...
Conservative Poll Shows Tillis Leading Head-To-Head Against Hagan
“Today we have Tillis up 45-43,” De Luca says. “That is within our margin of error for the poll. It’s a narrow Tillis lead.”
News Around Town
Body Of Missing Carrboro Man Found
Authorities have identified a body recovered from the Pigg River as that of a North Carolina man who had been reported missing.
Schoettmer, Tar Heel Defense Ready to Leave Mark on 2014
“The first two seasons we’ve been average as a defense. But this year, we’re finally understanding the defense as a whole,” Schoettmer says.
Chapel Hill, Carrboro Mayors Implore Landlords to Accept Section 8 Tenants
The Mayors of Chapel Hill and Carrboro held a joint news conference Tuesday morning at Carrboro Town Commons to highlight the problems of low-income r...
News Around Town
Time-Out on W. Franklin Street Finds New Home
Time Out Restaurant at 133 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill is closing on August 31.
Indictments For 2 Charged In UNC Professor’s Death
Two men now face indictments in the death of a professor at UNC.
NCGA Approves New Teacher Pay Plan
After weeks of wrangling, the General Assembly voted last week for a $21 billion budget that includes an average seven percent pay raise for teachers....
Willingham: Plagiarism Was ‘Inadvertent’
Mary Willingham says her potential acts of plagiarism were inadvertent in her master’s thesis, according to the News and Observer.
For NCCU Coach Moton, “The Worst Times Are The Best Times”
NCCU Coach LeVelle Moton is publishing his memoir in September.
In H’boro, “National Night Out” Promotes Small-Town Vibe
"National Night Out" is this Tuesday from 6-8 pm.
Fate Of Colonial Inn At Stake Wednesday
Hillsborough's Historic District Commission will meet Wednesday to consider the fate of the Colonial Inn.
Dorosin: Judge’s Ruling Means All ‘Moral Monday’ Cases Should Be Dropped
The attorney for the so-called “Orange County Five” says he’s encouraged by the recent dismissal in Wake County District Court of five other Mor...
Carrboro and Chapel Hill Mayors Hold Joint News Conference on Housing Vouchers
The Mayors of Chapel Hill and Carrboro are holding a joint news conference Tuesday to highlight the problems of low-income residents whose Housing Cho...