News & Sports Archive
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.
Oakes: Roy’s Remarks – “Don’t Tiptoe Through Tulips”
“You can’t come in there tiptoeing through the tulips. You’ve got to come in and be ready to make a stand. Hopefully those guys will do it right...
OC Unemployment Still Falling Ahead Of 2014
Orange County once again took over with North Carolina’s lowest unemployment rate in November falling to the lowest point since December 2008.
UNC’s Ryan Switzer Named CFPA Punt Returner of the Year
In 2013, Switzer led the NCAA with five punt return touchdowns and set the single-season school record with a 20.9 punt return average.
Florida State Wins BCS Title Game
Jameis Winston has a BCS championship to go with his Heisman Trophy.
Tar Heel Football Recruiting Top Athletes, Offensive Coordinator
“You lose guys like Kareem Martin on the defensive line. They've got a kid committed, Jeremiah Clarke, who’s considered the No. 11 defensive end i...
Carolina Women’s Tennis Checks In At No. 3 Nationally
In addition, standout freshmen Jamie Loeb and Hayley Carter are slated No.2 and No.5 in the singles rankings.
CHTC To Revamp Priority Budgeting Process
As the Chapel Hill Town Council looks ahead to this year’s budget battles, members say they want to revamp the priority budgeting process.