News & Sports Archive
Top UNC Women’s Basketball Freshman To Transfer
North Carolina Women's Basketball's leading scorer and the National Freshman of the Year, Diamond DeShields is transferring from UNC, according to UNC...
“Mary Willingham’s Credibility Is Collapsing”
...according to a learning specialist at UNC.
OC Sheriff Candidates Stake Their Claims As Primary Nears
It was standing room only at Wednesday's Orange County Sheriff candidate forum.
Diamond Heels Escape Phoenix With Ninth-Inning Rally
The North Carolina baseball team produced a thrilling rally in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday night to defeat Elon 5-4 and improve to 22-15 ...
CHTC Postpones Vote on Ephesus-Fordham Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council meeting previously scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until Monday due to technical difficulties.
No. 3 Carolina Women’s Tennis Soaring With Freshman Jamie Loeb
The North Carolina women’s tennis team has risen to No. 3 in the national collegiate rankings with a 22-3 overall mark and an 11-1 record in ACC act...
News Around Town
CH Public Library Hosts Anti-Cyber-Bullying Class for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Chapel Hill Public Library is hosting a teaching session where parents and teens can learn more about h...
Environmental Group Wants To Bring Back Jordan Lake Protection Rules
“Our state has gone backwards at the task of trying to restore this river and Jordan Lake," Chiosso said.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Board Looks at New, Less Painful Ideas for Budget Cuts
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education is looking at a new list of budget reductions, after scrapping a plan to take a big chunk out...
OC Commissioners Nearing Decision On Naming Next County Manager
“We are on the interstate and can see the exit up ahead,” Jacobs said.
Too Many Special Admits At UNC?
"There's one thing that would help mitigate these body blows that we're taking," UNC J-School Professor Charlie Tuggle says.
BoCC Bunts On Rural Recycling Pick-Up Plan
Orange County Commissioners on Tuesday backed away from a plan to create a solid waste service district tax to pay for rural recycling pick-up.
DBAP Duel Postponed, Tar Heels Host Phoenix Wednesday
The Duel at the DBAP between the North Carolina baseball team and N.C. State was postponed due to heavy rains Tuesday night.
Conservative Pressure on UNC Forces Disclaimer for Professor’s N&O Columns
The News & Observer has reported that a UNC professor and columnist for the paper must add a disclaimer to his columns that he “doesn’t speak for ...
Pope Foundation Gives $1.3 Million To UNC Lineberger Cancer Center
The John William Pope Foundation has made a $1.3 million gift to UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Pre-K - 12 Education
State Teacher Pay Task Force Report Draws Criticism From Educators
"... the educators made it clear that their voices hadn’t been heard."
National Weather Service: Expect a Chilly Week, But A Lovely Weekend
There’s a cold snap in the air this evening, and you can expect it to remain throughout most of the week.
One Year Later: NC Residents Will Return, Remember, & Honor
"...I refuse to let anybody, any terrorist, take away what is fundamentally an American event celebrating Boston,” Leon said.
PPP Poll: NC Voters Becoming More Tolerant of Gay Marriage
Voters in North Carolina are changing their opinions about gay marriage, according to a recent poll released by Public Policy Polling in Raleigh.
The 2014 Rammys Celebration Fused Athletic Excellence With Old Fashioned Fun
The 2nd annual Rammy Awards Show Monday night in Memorial Hall showcased a little bit of everything.