News & Sports Archive
DNC Pushes for Voting Rights Act Amendment
The trial over a series of voting laws enacted by the legislature in 2013 wrapped up Friday. But North Carolina isn’t the only place where people ar...
QVC Truck Hits Power Line in Chapel Hill
***UPDATE: Chapel Hill Police say all lanes of MLK opened as of 12:45 Tuesday morning.*** Traffic was brought to a halt on Martin Luther King Junior B...
Hillsborough Mother Charged with Leaving Infant Behind After Wreck
A Hillsborough woman is facing felony charges after fleeing the scene of an accident and leaving her 15-month old child strapped in the back seat. 27-...
Nobody Puts Shakespeare In A Corner: “Much Ado” At ArtsCenter
One Song Productions, a local youth-run theater group, is bringing "Much Ado About Nothing" to Carrboro.
Blood-Alcohol of Suspect in Fatal Crash was Twice Legal Limit
Chandler Kania’s blood-alcohol level was a .17 – more than double the legal limit to drive in North Carolina – the night of the triple-fatal wro...
Insurance Commissioner, Medical Pros and Firefighters: ‘No’ to Fireworks Bill
Insurance Commissioner Goodwin says he’s against a State House proposal to make North Carolina fireworks laws more like South Carolina's
Hundreds ‘Feel the Bern’ for Sanders in Carrboro
Hundreds of Carrboro residents were “Feeling the Bern” Wednesday night, as part of an internet-based organizing effort for presidential candidate ...
University Police Review Process after Cincinnati Shooting
Campus police across the country are reviewing procedures after a University of Cincinnati Police Officer has been indicted on a murder charge for sho...
Former UNC Star Ackley Traded to Yankees
The Seattle Mariners have traded former UNC Tar Heel baseball star Dustin Ackley to the New York Yankees, the team announced on Thursday. Ackley, who ...
News Around Town
CHHS Grad Builds Playground For Haitian Orphanage
Allie Parker has just returned from Haiti, where she and a team of 24 volunteers helped build a playground for orphaned children.
Larry Brown in Hot Water in NCAA
Basketball coaching legend and UNC alumnus Larry Brown is facing serious sanctions from the NCAA. Yahoo! Sports is reporting the NCAA may charge Brown...
Chansky’s Notebook: Chizik’s Challenge
This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Gene Chizik sounds good, bu...
North Carolina Ranks Low For Child Welfare
Laila Bell, director of research and data at NC Child, says North Carolina’s modest economic recovery is doing little to help those who need the mos...
Harrison: Light Rail Likely to Move Forward Amid DOT Change-Up
A former mayor of Durham has been named acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Tony Tata resigned Tuesday from his posit...
Reports of Smoke Spur Concerns Over Fate of Hillsborough’s Colonial Inn
Hillsborough town leaders hope to speed up the process of restoring the Colonial Inn following frustrating encounters with the current owner.
Carrboro Police Make 2 Arrests in Break-In
Carrboro Police have made two arrests in connection with an armed robbery. Carrboro Police Captain Chris Atack says officers were called to the scene ...
Suspect in Triple-Fatal Crash Released on $1 Million Bond
Chandler Michael Kania been released from the Orange County jail after posting bond, according to his attorney. The 20-year-old Kania was being held u...
Legislature Passes New Gun Bill
The General Assembly passed a new firearms bill Monday night. Legislators say House Bill 562 has come a long way since the House’s earlier controver...
Bond Stays at $1 Million in Triple Fatal Crash
A judge denied the request that the bond be lowered in the triple-fatal wrong-way crash on I-85 last Sunday, July 19. Roger Smith Jr. and Wade Smith a...
OC Health Officials Challenge Durham Officials to Walk-Off
If you’re wearing a fancy pedometer like a Fitbit or a Jawbone, you may be swept up in a little competition for steps with your friends and co-worke...