News & Sports Archive
Pre-K - 12 Education
OC Leaders, Public Debates Use Of Common Core Standards
“Common Core is a tougher set of standards. It is a set of standards that are needed for our children to succeed in life,” Barrett said.
Coach Fedora Instilling Competitive Nature in UNC Spring Practice
The Tar Heel football team is busy making preparations for a strong campaign in 2014, but it all starts with competitive spring practice.
Don’t Sit Down! Students Gear Up For UNC Dance Marathon Friday
During the 24-hour action packed affair, students will dance for fun and to keep from falling asleep, with the goal of never sitting down.
Five Flu Deaths Reported In NC Last Week, 91 Total This Flu Season
In comparison, 59 people in total died of the flu during the 2012-2013 season.
Will Previous Tourney Experience Help Heels?
As the UNC men’s basketball team prepares for Friday’s NCAA Tournament opening-round game vs. Providence, it is interesting to consider if last se...
Diamond Heels Fall To Mountaineers
The North Carolina baseball team dropped a 5-1 decision Wednesday evening in Chapel Hill to fall to 14-6 on the season.
CHTC Wants More Time And Data For Glen Lennox Plan
Chapel Hill Town Council members say they need more time and data to negotiate a development agreement for the revamp of Glen Lennox.
UNC’s Marcus Paige Fit, Focused on Friars
A rejuvenated and fit Marcus Paige is a welcome sight for the Tar Heels.
Pre-K - 12 Education
“How To Succeed” At Carrboro High
Carrboro High School's spring musical, "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying," opens Thursday.
News Around Town
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There's a lot going on in our community, y'all.
Candidate Profile: Mark Marcoplos for OC Board of Commissioners, District 2
Mark Marcoplos of Bingham Township is challenging fellow Democrat Earl McKee for his seat on the Orange County Board of Commissioners, representing ru...
OC Board Of Elections Approves Five Early Voting Sites For May Primary
That’s one more option than last year, and another location could be added when the state Board of Elections gives final approval Monday.
Hedgepeth Murder Documents To Remain Sealed, Judge To Review Case Info.
Superior Court Judge Howard Manning said Wednesday that the documents, including the autopsy report, will remain sealed until he reviews them, without...
Spring Weather Advisory: First Day of Spring Will Feel Just Like That
March 20 is the official first day of spring. And fortunately for Triangle residents beset by lousy weather lately, it’s not just “springtime” o...
Oakes: Roy’s Remarks – “Don’t Bury Us Yet!”
“We have had some outstanding wins this year, both in and out of league play, over teams that received some very high seeds in the field, so we know...
News Around Town
Carrboro Declares ‘Lady Tigers Day’ in Honor of 3A State Basketball Champs
March 19, 2014 is officially Lady Tigers Day in Carrboro.
Orange County Residents Pan Recycling District Tax Plan
Residents of rural Orange County say they’re not impressed with plans for a new solid waste service district tax
State Investigating Whether Duke Energy Leaked Contaminated Water At Chatham Co. Plant
The concern is whether contaminated water was also released into the canal, which flows into an unnamed tributary that feeds the Cape Fear River, a dr...
Coach Williams Emphasizing Rebounding Heading Into NCAA Opener
UNC Head Coach Roy Williams says this time of year, every team gets new life.
Morinaga Candy Factory Construction In OC To Begin “In A Couple Of Weeks”
“We really do not have much time right now to think about being happy with our success because we have a lot to do," Brantley said.