News & Sports Archive
UNC Basketball Moves up to No. 3
The UNC basketball team moved up to No. 3 in both the AP and Coaches polls, Monday afternoon. The Tar Heels defeated the then No. 2 Maryland Terrapins...
Authorities Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information after an armed robbery over the weekend. Authorities say a 911 call was plac...
James Barrett Elected Chair of Chapel Hill – Carrboro City School Board
The Chapel Hill – Carrboro City School System Board of Education has selected new leadership. Three new members were elected to the Chapel Hill – ...
No. 9 UNC Lays the Smackdown on Davidson, 98-65
In their first game since defeating No. 2 Maryland this past Tuesday, the No. 9 UNC men’s basketball team put together another impressive performanc...
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Orange County SportsPlex Marks 10 Years
It's been a decade since a public-private partnership took over the Triangle SportsPlex.
UNC Against Baylor in Russell Athletic Bowl
UNC has found out where it will be headed for bowl season. Carolina suffered just the second loss on the season for the Tar Heels against the number-o...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Estes Hills Food Drive Helps Families Over Holidays
Estes Hills Elementary School holds a holiday food drive every year.
Tar Heels Come Up Short In ACC Title Game: Clemson Wins 45-37
Charlotte — Entering Saturday it had been 35 years since the UNC football team last won an ACC Championship. That number will now go to 36, as t...
UNC Signs Fedora to Extension
Just before the number 10 UNC football team and top-ranked Clemson are set to square off for the ACC Championship, the univeristy has agreed to a 7-ye...
UNC AIDS Day Symposium Focuses on HIV Research
Once considered a death sentence, HIV is now a treatable disease as a result of research done by UNC and across the globe. UNC hosted their 17th annua...
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“Holly Jolly Jog” Will Help Make Bucket List Wishes Come True
The first-ever "Holly Jolly Jog" will take place Sunday in Southern Village.
Early Voting Sites Chosen for 2016 Primary
As we are a month and a day out from the 2015 municipal elections, the recently-elected town leaders have been sworn into office and eyes are shifting...
First Challenger Files in Orange County Board of Commissioner Race
Orange County voters will have at least one race to decide in the March primary for the Board of County Commissioners. Challenger Bonnie Hauser filed ...
PPP: In GOP, “Islamophobia” Concentrated In Trump Supporters
Ban Islam? Register Muslims? Shut down mosques? Most Republicans say no - but Donald Trump supporters say yes.
ACC Championship a “Legacy Game” For UNC
It all comes down to this. Back in Charlotte at Bank of America Stadium, the same place where it picked up its first—and only—loss of the season, ...
Hillsborough Releases Annual Balanced Scorecard
Hillsborough released its annual balanced scorecard on Monday night. The scorecard is meant to show citizens, town employees and politicians whether o...
Landon Turner Named Top College Offensive Lineman
UNC senior guard Landon Turner has been named the winner of the 2015 Jim Parker Award, which is given annually by the Touchdown Club of Columbus to t...
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Orange County Wants a New Slogan
Orange County has an opportunity to change the “Welcome to Orange County” Interstate sign, currently placed on I-40 at mile marker 269, heading we...
Paige, Jackson On Naismith Trophy Watch List
Two Tar Heels have been named to the Naismith Trophy Watch List. Senior PG Marcus Paige and sophomore SF Justin Jackson made the 50-man early watch li...
New Chapel Hill Mayor and Town Council Sworn In
Chapel Hill has a new mayor, as Pam Hemminger was sworn in at a Chapel Hill Town Council meeting Wednesday evening, officially taking over for Mark Kl...