News & Sports Archive
NC Police To Release Findings In Durham Teen’s Death
Police in North Carolina are expected to release their preliminary findings in the case of a teenage suspect who died while in police custody.
Maria Palmer Joins NAACP Efforts In Voter ID Lawsuit V. State
“I do think that they will do what they are designed to do—to restrict voting—to disenfranchise poor people, the elderly and people of color,”...
Hand Sanitizer Doesn’t Protect Us Against All Viruses
CHAPEL HILL – We all know the importance of washing our hands, especially during flu season. But when we’re on the go and have to rely on hand...
Carolina Men’s Lacrosse Starts 2014 Campaign No. 3 Nationally, Women Top-Ranked
The defending ACC champion Tar Heels will have their work cut out for them if they are to repeat as champions this year. Conference rival Duke is rank...
Thursday Takedown: Tar Heel Women Overcome Sluggish Start, Top Wolfpack 79-70
After a slow start, Carolina seized momentum behind offensive firepower led by Diamond DeShields.
Long-time OC Commissioner Alice Gordon Won’t Seek Re-Election
ORANGE COUNTY – Long-time Orange County Commissioner Alice Gordon announced Thursday that she does not intend to seek another term in office. ...
OHS, CHHS Boys Basketball Fight For Big-8 First Place Friday
Two teams remain undefeated in the boys Big-8 3A conference, and they’ll go head-to-head Friday night.
Death Penalty Off The Table For 2012 Double Homicide
Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall says his office won’t pursue the death penalty in a double homicide from 2012.
Academic Advisor Receives Death Threats; Admissions Director, Roy Williams Respond To Illiteracy Claims
“I can tell you, we do not admit students who we believe cannot read or write,” Farmer said.
Hurricane Warning: Tar Heels Drop Second Straight in ACC 63-57
The Hurricanes slowed down the tempo, and executed a surgical offense for much of the contest while the Tar Heels struggled to get anything clicking w...
Throwback Thursday: No. 13 Tar Heel Women Host No. 20 Wolfpack
For the first time in seven years, both schools will have a top 25 ranking beside their names when they face off on “Throwback Thursday” at 6 p.m.
Flu Deaths In NC Linked To Strain That Caused 2009 Pandemic
"What is different about these deaths and what has raised some concern is the age profile.”
James’ Return Should Bolster Heels On Both Ends Of Court
Setbacks like Sunday’s loss at Wake Forest are surely frustrating for the Tar Heels, but for the most part you can’t blame their defense. UNC ...
Planning Board Chair To Seek Carrboro BoA Seat
“If we can’t attract and retain people that can live here, can also afford to buy the products and services that we offer here in Carrboro, and th...
Tar Heels Return Home After ACC Opening Loss, Face Canes Wednesday Night
UNC leads the all-time series with Miami 18-5, including a 9-2 mark in Chapel Hill. Tipoff is slated for just after 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Dean Smith...
Five Carolina Panthers Players Will Feature In NFL Pro Bowl
Linebacker Luke Kuechly, defensive end Greg Hardy, center Ryan Kalil, fullback Mike Tolbert and quarterback Cam Newton will all be making the trip to ...
News Around Town
Community Needs Increase With Frigid Temps
“When the weather gets this cold, we see extra people,” Dorward says. “I haven’t looked at the official count at the shelters, but I know that...
Cold Temperatures: There’s An End In Sight
Chapel Hill-Carrboro can expect one more blustery night with temperatures near single digits, but warm temperatures are just around the corner.
Rep. Verla Insko Says Education Tops Her Agenda For 2014
“I think our whole education system [needs] to be strengthened, from community colleges, pre-K through the university is really critical.."
Nyang’oro Sched. To Make 2nd Court Appearance Tues.; Postponed To April
Woodall confirmed that Nyang’oro’s appearance was postponed, and his next court date is set for April 29.