News & Sports Archive
Poverty Research Fund Rises From Defunct UNC Center
The Poverty Research Fund has risen from the ashes of the UNC Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity.
Police: “If you see something, say something” After Chapel Hill Break-Ins
Chapel Hill Police are investigating a string of break-ins. Chapel Hill Police Lieutenant Josh Mecimore says the department is taking this opportunity...
Latest Candidate Filing Info
The filing period for 2015 local elections opened up at eight o’clock Monday morning. The latest official reports from the Board of Elections are li...
Carrboro Family Displaced by Fire
A fire in Carrboro displaced five residents from their home, according to officials. Carrboro Fire crews responded to a structure fire at 204 Cates Fa...
Chansky’s Notebook: USA! USA!
This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. That may have been the grea...
Silent Sam Memorial on UNC’s Campus Defaced
University Police have opened an investigation after the words “Black Lives Matter” “Murderer” and “KKK” were spraypainted on the Silent S...
Wednesday Is “Martha’s Day” For Compass Center
"Martha's Day" is an annual event to raise awareness of - and funding for - the fight against domestic violence.
UNC Coach “Excited” to Watch Former Players in World Cup Final
Six former Tar Heels – Heather O’Reilly, Whitney Engen, Tobin Heath, Lori Chalupny, Meghan Klingenberg, and Ashlyn Harris – are prepari...
Carrboro Alderman Chaney Running For Re-Election
The filing period for the fall election begins on Monday.
CHPD Offers Moped Drivers One Month To Register
Chapel Hill Police are giving moped users about a month to comply with a new state requirement that mopeds must be registered with the Department of M...
How’s Your Internet Access? Orange County Wants To Know
Orange County is looking for your input on ways to improve internet access throughout the county
Chansky’s Notebook: Taking Their ‘Licks’
This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. N.C. State wants royalties ...
Backyard Farmers Brace For Bird Flu
As state officials brace for a potential outbreak of avian influenza, they’re warning owners of backyard flocks to be prepared as well.
News Around Town
Frederick Douglass’ July 4th Speech Still Resonates Today
Fireworks will rise into the sky on July 4th as millions of Americans celebrate the birth of our nation and its values of freedom and independence. Bu...
News Around Town
Kenan Stadium to Host July 4th Celebration
Kenan Stadium will be the host of a huge July 4th celebration on Saturday night. Gates open at seven o’clock and music will be provided by the T...
Jessica Washington Transferring to Kansas
Former North Carolina guard Jessica Washington is transferring to Kansas, according to ESPN. The university announced Washington’s intention to tran...
Chansky’s Notebook: Are The Clouds Clearing?
This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Another sign the worm may b...
Motorcyclist Killed in Orange County Crash
A motorcyclist died Wednesday after colliding with an SUV in Orange County. WTVD is reporting the accident occurred just before 11 o’clock Wednesday...
More Swimmers, More Shark Bites
An alarming number of shark attacks in recent weeks has some residents cautious as they make their way to the coast for the holiday weekend. Since Jun...
Are North Carolina’s Box Turtles in Trouble?
North Carolina’s box turtles might be in trouble. Biologists need your help to track the species in the cities and suburbs of the Triangle.