News & Sports Archive
Tar Heels Make a Statement, Crush Illinois 48-14
More than two weeks removed from its season opening loss, the UNC football team appears to be moving in the right direction. Saturday afternoon at Ken...
GoTriangle ‘Still Evaluating’ NCGA’s Light Rail Spending Cap
Despite a state budget provision that would cut nearly a quarter of the funding for a Durham to Orange light rail line, the head of GoTriangle says he...
Chapel Hill Business Receives $100K Grant
Vimala Rajendran is the owner and chef of Vimala’s Curryblossom Café on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. And a crowd gathered in the courtyard outsi...
The Kicker: How Nick Weiler Returned a Crucial Element to UNC’s Offense
When UNC junior place-kicker Nick Weiler watched the ball sail through the uprights after a career-long 48 yard attempt last weekend, it was proof tha...
Illinois Presents UNC With Its Toughest Test to Date
Fresh off its first win of the season, a dominating 53-14 victory over North Carolina A&T, the UNC football team returns to action this Saturday a...
News Around Town
“Civil Rights: Then And Now” At CHPL
Thursday's discussion will mark the 50th anniversary of the landmark Voting Rights Act.
Chansky’s notebook: Well-Played Argyle
The argyle look. Do we like it in football? Until the last few years, argyle was synonymous with Carolina Basketball because Chapel Hill native and fa...
Chapel Hill Town Council and Mayoral Forum on WCHL Thursday Night
Candidates in the races for Chapel Hill Mayor and the Town Council will face off Thursday night in a two hour debate hosted by WCHL, the Sierra Club, ...
Crews Respond to Fire in Southern Village
Six Chapel Hill Fire Department trucks responded to a report of a structure fire just before one o’clock Tuesday afternoon at 500 Market Street in t...
IFC Community House To Focus On Permanent Housing For OC’s Homeless
With the opening of the new Community House, the Inter-Faith Council hopes to change how Orange County helps the homeless.
PlayMakers Opens Mainstage Season With “Disgraced”
Director Shishir Kurup says PlayMakers' season opener is a "roller coaster."
Stroman On Sports: “The Power To Change The World”
Big-time sports has a big-time impact, far beyond the playing field.
Closing Time for He’s Not Here?
UPDATE: He’s Not Here Agrees to Offer with ABC Commission A long-time Chapel Hill establishment may be forced to close shop in connection with t...
UNC Researchers Pioneer New Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease
Scientists at UNC have pioneered a new method of treating patients with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Elena Batrakova is an Associate Professor at the UN...
CHCCS Students Continue to Score Highly on SAT
Newly released SAT scores for high school students across the state show that Chapel Hill – Carrboro City School students scored very highly on the ...
Chansky’s Notebook: Cathartic Saturday
The Tar Heels had no choice . . . but to kick some butt. It was going to be a long nine days, in fact a long 29 days before Carolina had a chance to p...
Tar Heels Demolish Aggies, Earn First Win of 2015
On a rainy Saturday night at Kenan Stadium, the Tar Heels gave their fans just what they wanted. En route to a 53-14 blowout of the North Carolina A&a...
Solar Supporters Push To Save Tax Credit Program
As lawmakers consider pulling the plug on state tax credits for solar energy, supporters argue the industry is vital to North Carolina’s economic gr...
North Carolina A&T Hoping to Keep UNC on Its Heels
Last week’s tight 17-13 loss to South Carolina let a national audience see some of the rust the UNC football team had left over from the offseason. ...
High School Football Week 4 Preview
This week WCHL will be broadcasting the game between Northwood and Carrboro. Kickoff is at 7:30 at Carrboro High School. The Jaguars are still looking...