News & Sports Archive
Fiber Installation Damages Water Line
Service has been restored after a contractor working to install fiber knocked water out to 18 meters and five fire hydrants on Tuesday. A notice sayin...
UNC, Town Council Discuss Student Housing
UNC officials and members of the town council discussed the issue of student housing Monday. Council members expressed concern over the upcoming closu...
Women Need More Truvada Than Men To Prevent HIV
Women need daily doses of the HIV prevention drug Truvada, while men need it twice a week, according to research done by a group of UNC researchers. â...
Stroman On Sports: ACC Tournament Time!
March Madness is here: the ACC Tournament begins today.
Former UNC Board of Trustees Member Maurice Koury Passes Away
Maurice Koury, a Burlington native with strong ties to UNC, has passed away. Jones Angell and Roy Williams announced Kouryâ€™s passing on the Tar Heel...
Public Hearing Tuesday Night for Proposed Carrboro Hotel
A public hearing regarding a proposed second hotel in downtown Carrboro will be held Tuesday night. The Board of Aldermen held the first meeting to ex...
2016 Election: BOCC At-Large Candidates Talk Issues
Primary voting is under way for the 2016 election. Listen to the candidates for Orange County Commissioner.
UNC CORE To Be Offered At Camp Lejeune
Military members at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina looking to further their education now have a new option. UNC has extended their CORE...
UNC Looks For Elusive Tournament Title
UNC has been right on the doorstep of an ACC Tournament title, making the finals five of the past eight years, but recently haven’t managed to g...
UNC Basketball Up to No. 7
UNC basketball moved up to No. 7 in the latest Associated Press basketball poll released Monday. The Tar Heels are coming off of a week with victories...
Brice Johnson Named All-America and ACC Player of the Week
UNC senior forward Brice Johnson has been named first-team All-America by USA Today. The team, released on Monday, is the first of many similar lists ...
Chapel Hill Receives Criticism Over Cemetery Marker
The Town of Chapel Hill has removed a marker honoring 361 slaves and free people of color buried in the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. The marker was remov...
UNC Board of Governors Penalizes UNC – Chapel Hill Over Out-of-State Admissions
One item on the UNC Board of Governors meeting agenda last Friday sparked a 30 minute debate and led to a $1 million penalty for the systemâ€™s flagsh...
UNC Basketball Begins ACC Tournament at Noon Thursday
The UNC basketball team is the No. 1 seed in the ACC Tournament. Â Their first game will be Thursday at noon in the quarterfinal round. The Tar Heels ...
Flyleaf Books Hosts ‘Straight Talk With Real Muslims’
Dozens packed into the back room of Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill on Sunday to learn more about Islam. The event, Straight Talk with Real Muslims, feat...
Spring Practice Begins for Tar Heel Football
While we are just beginning March Madness on the basketball court, spring practice started on Sunday for the UNC football team. Start of a great week!...
Diamond Heels Complete Sweep
The UNC baseball team continued its hot start to the 2016 season by sweeping Fairfield over the weekend. The No. 6 Tar Heels finished off the series s...
Brice Johnson Unanimous All-ACC Choice
****UPDATE: On Monday, the 15 ACC coaches unanimously picked Johnson for the first-team All-Conference coaches’ choices. Johnson was also voted ...
County Commissioners Rename Senior Center
The Board of Orange County Commissioners has approved the renaming of the Central Orange Senior Center to the Jerry M. Passmore Center. â€œHow fitting...
(From UNC Sports Information) â€¢ The Tar Heels win the ACC regular season outright with a 76-72 win at Duke. â€¢ Carolina is now 25-6 overall, 14-4 i...