News & Sports Archive
McCrory Pitches $2 Billion Bond in Chapel Hill
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory was in Chapel Hill on Wednesday pitching the $2 billion bond proposal that will be on the March primary ballots ac...
No. 20 Duke Stuns No. 5 UNC 74-73, Williams Apologizes
Roy Williams, like most of Chapel Hill, was at a loss for words at the Dean Smith Center on Wednesday night after watching his No. 5 Tar Heels drop ye...
Governor Calls Public Hearings On African American Monument
Governor Pat McCrory is inviting the public to four public hearings to get feedback on a monument at the State Capital to commemorate the contributio...
Hillsborough Chef Named James Beard Award Semifinalist
Aaron Vandemark, owner of Panciuto in Hillsborough has been named a James Beard Award Semifinalist for the sixth consecutive year. Vandemark, along ...
Rise Biscuits Donuts To Open in February
Rise Carrboro will open 7 a.m. on February 27 at East Main Square in Carrboro. Rise Biscuits Donuts was founded in 2012 and opened its first store in ...
Voter Registration Deadline Is Friday
Friday is the last day to register to vote for the upcoming primary election on March 15. If you are registering for the first time or updating your i...
Three Local Students Named Gates Cambridge Scholars
UNC students Larry Han and Matthew Leming, along with Duke student Catherine Newman, have been named Gates Cambridge Scholars. The scholarship was es...
UNC’s Schnur Claims ACC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week
UNC junior Brayden Schnur has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. Schnur hel...
UNC and Duke Ready for Game 241 in Rivalry
Wednesday marks the rekindling of one of the best rivalries in all of sports. For the 241st time in history, UNC and Duke will face off in the most-he...
Orange County Authorities Seeking Help Identifying Suspect in String of Break-Ins
Orange County authorities are asking for public assistance identifying a suspect from a recent break-in. A crime report from last Friday says that a h...
OWASA Work Closes Portion of MLK Blvd
Portions of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed during the day on Wednesday due to OWASA repairs. Officials say the outer northbound lane,...
Michael Jordan Turn 53 on Carolina-Duke Day
Michael Jordan, the greatest basketball player of all-time, turns 53 on Wednesday. That is the same day that Jordan’s alma mater, the University...
Possible Link Between Artificial Turf and Cancer
The Federal Government is now investigating a possible link between lead in artificial turf fields and cancer. Three government agencies, including th...
Coal Ash: Statewide, And In Chapel Hill
Yes, there actually is coal ash in Chapel Hill...but the NCDEQ's meetings next month will focus on other sites.
County Commissioners Reject Gun Regulation
After taking hours of public comment, the vast majority in opposition to the proposal, the Board of Commissioners unanimously rejected a proposal that...
Fire Closes Rosemary Street Tuesday Afternoon
Chapel Hill Fire crews responded to a report of an “explosion and vehicle fire” in the Wallace Parking Deck on East Rosemary Street on Tuesday. Cr...
Chapel Hillian Publishes Debut Novel
Lindsay Starck released her novel "Noah's Wife" in January.
Charges Dismissed Against Suspect in Infant’s Death
The District Attorney’s Office has dismissed charges against 22-year-old Shaquille Oneill Davis in connection with the Christmas Day Shooting of...
Chatham County Authorities Looking for Child Rape Suspect
Chatham County law enforcement officials are asking for public assistance finding a man accused of raping an 11-year-old girl. A release from the Chat...
Durham Leaders Delay Purchase of Body Cameras
The Durham City Council voted on Monday to delay the purchase of body cameras for the police department. There was concern among council members and t...