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OC Sheriff Searching For Missing 60-Year-Old Man
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for Thomas Jeffrey Searle.
CHTC Eyes Town Funding For Affordable Rental Housing Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council says it’s time to consider putting tax dollars toward subsidizing affordable rental housing.
Sensational Switzer Confident in Second College Football Act
Carolina football’s most electrifying player, Ryan Switzer, has made it clear he’s out to build upon 2013’s success and shatter even more record...
Carolina Baseball Faces George Mason Tuesday Test
The No. 15 North Carolina baseball team, 10-4 on the season, will look to take down 9-5 George Mason Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Boshamer Stadium.
CHHS Girls Welcome Hickory To The Hill For State Basketball Title Game
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3A girls’ basketball state final pits two undefeated teams against each other, the East Regional...
Paige, McAdoo, DeShields Get All-ACC Honors While Tar Heel Men, Women Holding Steady in Latest Polls
Carolina sophomore point guard Marcus Paige was named to the First Team All-ACC Basketball Team Monday. He joins Duke’s Jabari Parker, N.C. State’...
Tar Heel Baseball Gains 2-1 ACC Series Win Over Panthers
The No. 15 North Carolina baseball team pulled out a 2-1 series win over ACC newcomer Pittsburgh last weekend at Boshamer Stadium to improve to 10-4 o...
News Around Town
Schools Closings and Power Outages
Due to hazardous travel conditions (downed trees and power lines) and wide spread power outages that remain, two school districts remain closed Monday...
DENR On NC Coal Ash Spill: “Taking A Holistic Look” At Environmental Impacts
"We are going to be taking a comprehensive look at all of the infrastructure at these sites so that we can make sure that these types of spills, like ...
UNC Best Buddies Gears Up For “Spread The Word To End The Word”
"When you use 'retard' and 'retarded,' you are just reinforcing negative stereotypes about people with disabilities..."
Hunt Boys’ Basketball Upsets Orange In NCHSAA East Regional Title Game
The Hunt Warriors ended the Orange Panthers run in the 3A NCHSAA playoffs with a 66-60 upset in the East Regional title game Saturday in Fayetteville.
CHHS Girls’ Basketball Sneaks Into State Final Next Saturday
A near triple-double by Catherine Romain and a late comeback snuck the Chapel Hill Tiger girls past West Craven for the 3A NCHSAA East Regional title ...
Duke Women’s First Defeat Of UNC This Season Comes In ACC Semis
Hitting six straight free throws over the final 45 seconds, the Duke women's basketball team overcame an eight-point second half deficit to topple the...
OC Register of Deeds Brooks on Gay Marriage Licenses: ‘I Cannot Do That’
Incumbent Orange County Register of Deeds Deborah Brooks told WCHL that she would not sign marriage licenses for same-sex couples, as long as the stat...
No. 4 Duke Defends Home Court, Snaps No. 14 Carolina’s 12-Game Streak
The No. 14 North Carolina men's basketball team fell to hot-shooting No. 4 Duke 93-81 Saturday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium to drop to 23-8 on the ...
Phillips Middle School Students Win 1st-Place Award in Lexus Eco Challenge
A group of five students at Phillips Middle School in Chapel Hill have won a $15,000 first place award in the national Lexus Eco Challenge.
Late-Night Hit And Run Injures Five In CH
A hit-and-run at 2:30 a.m. Saturday injured five who were on the road dealing with an earlier accident.
Sweet Revenge! Tar Heels Scrape By Terps, Meet Duke In ACC Semis
The No. 13 North Carolina women's basketball team exacted some revenge on No. 8 Maryland Friday night in Greensboro, defeating the Terrapins 73-70 to ...
CHHS Girls, OHS Boys Seek Regional Basketball Titles Saturday
Two Chapelboro high school basketball teams put their No. 1 seeds on the line Saturday with a chance to move on to the state title game in their home ...
Carolina-Duke: Round Two at Cameron Indoor
The No. 14 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 23-7 on the season and 13-4 in ACC play, will take on No. 4 Duke, 23-7 overall and 12-5 in conferen...