News & Sports Archive
One Man’s Trash Is…Another “Scrapel Hill”
"Scrapel Hill" is returning to University Place for the sixth year.
2 Chapel Hill Businesses Added to Wrongful-Death Lawsuit
The two bars that 20-year-old Chandler Kania visited the night that he allegedly drove his 2005 Jeep Wrangler the wrong way on I-85 and hit another ve...
Stroman On Sports: The Season Begins
The UNC football season begins on Thursday.
News Around Town
Population Growth Is Coming (Especially In Mebane)
Population growth is steady in Orange County, but Mebane's about to get big.
Tar Heels Eager for Challenge Presented by Spurrier’s Gamecocks
Two years ago the UNC football team opened its season with a disappointing 27-10 loss to the South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia. On Thursday, the Ta...
Former UNC Defensive Back Indicted on Athlete-Agent Inducement Charges
Former UNC defensive back Chris Hawkins was indicted on Monday on felony athlete-agent inducement charges, according to the Orange County District Att...
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt on SACS, NOA, Silent Sam and more
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt has just started her third academic year at the helm of UNC. She spoke with WCHL’s Blake Hodge about a number of campus-re...
Seven Chapel Hill Restaurants Cited for Serving Alcohol to Underage Buyer
Chapel Hill Police cited seven businesses late last week for violating state alcohol laws. Chapel Hill Police Lieutenant Josh Mecimore says law enforc...
“Retail Gap” Grows In Orange
Orange County has a "retail gap" of nearly $900 million - and growing.
News Around Town
2016 “Community Read” Will Celebrate ADA
Next year's Community Read will commemorate the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Back To School, OCRCC Keeps Kids Safe
The OCRCC has two in-school programs, "Safe Touch" and "Start Strong," to fight sexual abuse and bullying.
Orange Wins Thriller Over Northern Durham 20-13
It was only fitting that Bryse Wilson caught the game-winning touchdown pass for Orange on Friday night. He did everything else. He played his customa...
Get to Know Chapel Hill – Carrboro School Board Candidates
Eight candidates are running for four seats on the Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools Board of Education. Annetta Streater and David Saussy wil...
Weekend Sports Roundup
While the UNC football team has to wait until Thursday to get its season started, several other Carolina teams were in action over the weekend. On the...
High School Football Preview: Week 2
Football is back across our community again tonight. WCHL will broadcast the game Friday night between Carrboro High School and East Chapel Hill High ...
News Around Town
Be Loud! Sophie Fundraiser at Cat’s Cradle Friday and Saturday
Cat’s Cradle will host a weekend of music benefiting the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation. The lineup includes John Howie Jr. & the Rosewood Bluff...
10 Years After Katrina, New Orleans has ‘Never Been in Better Shape’ to Protect from Storms
Saturday marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina washed away much of New Orleans, and one UNC faculty member has been along for the ride from the stor...
Podcast Comedy Fest Hits Chapel Hill
The DSI Comedy Theater is hosting the Soundbites Festival this week.
PPP: Donald Trumps GOP Challengers In NH
PPP finds Donald Trump still surging, but Democrats running even stronger in the 2016 election.
Sales Tax Revenue Up In OC – But Why?
Orange County is now 42nd in the state in sales tax revenue per capita - up from 81st the previous year.