News & Sports Archive
Former Chapel Hill Mayor Dies
Former Chapel Hill Mayor Jonathan Howes has died. The 78-year-old Howes passed away on Sunday morning, according to a statement from his family. Howes...
Carrboro Girls Soccer Wins State Title
The Carrboro Jaguars Girl’s Soccer team is the 2015 2-A State Champion. The Jaguars knocked off Forbush High School by a score of 2-1 in an overtime...
UNC Hiring Boston-Based Firm for Presidential Search
UNC has picked a search firm to lead the hunt for the next system president.
Orange County Deputies Bust Marijuana Grow House In Hillsborough
Orange County Sheriff’s deputies say they’ve busted an elaborate marijuana growing operation in Hillsborough.
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Can You Solve a 45-Year-Old Mystery?
For nearly half a century, Wendy Bryan has pondered the fate of six men in a photo taken in 1970. Now, she’s asking the public for help.
Saunders Hall to be Renamed Carolina Hall
The UNC building formerly known as Saunders Hall will now be named Carolina Hall. The UNC Board of Trustees, at their final meeting as a group on Thur...
McCrory to Veto SB2
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory will veto Senate Bill 2.
Gay Mayors to McCrory: Veto SB2
Four openly gay mayors issued a joint public statement regarding Thursday's passage of SB2.
UNC And Chapel Hill Plan $5M Performing Arts Center on Franklin St.
UNC and Chapel Hill are planning to bring a large performing arts center to Carolina Square at 123 West Franklin Street, the site of the former Univer...
Bond Denied For Suspect Charged With UNC Professor’s Murder
Troy Arrington Jr. appeared in court Wednesday asking a bond be issued as he awaits trial on murder charges in the death of UNC Professor Feng Liu.
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Day Laborers’ Center Opens in Carrboro
Ten years in the making, a center for day laborers will open this weekend in Carrboro.
NCCU: Jazz and Theatre Will Remain at the HBCU, With Some Changes
Sources at NCCU say jazz and theatre studies will remain at the school, with slight changes.
Carrboro Approves ‘Summer Streets’ Road Closures
Carrboro leaders approved a plan to open Weaver Street to pedestrians this summer, but some business owners are worried it will impact their bottom li...
Kahn Announces Chapel Hill Mayoral Bid
Kahn says he's worried about several issues facing the school system, and while those lie outside the jurisdiction of the mayor of Chapel Hill, he say...
Orange County Hires Myren As Deputy Manager
His new role in Orange County will focus on developing strategies to increase efficiency in government.
Torch Run Leads Up to Special Olympics
The Torch Run benefiting the North Carolina Special Olympics is making its way across the Tar Heel state in the leadup to the Summer Games this weeken...
UNC’s Loeb Wins National Title
UNC women’s tennis star Jamie Loeb is a national champion. The number seven seed Sophomore Loeb defeated second-seeded Carol Zhao of Stanford to win...
UNC Baseball Misses NCAA Tournament For First Time Since 2001
For the first time since 2001 the UNC baseball team will not play in the NCAA Tournament. It marks just the second time in head coach Mike Fox’s 17-...
W Lax Falls in National Title Game
The North Carolina Tar Heel Women’s Lacrosse team came up one goal shy of a national championship on Sunday night. The second-ranked Tar Heels fell ...
ACC Baseball Tournament: Tar Heels Pick Up Big Win Over Clemson
Feeling the unfamiliar pressure of the NCAA Tournament bubble, the UNC baseball team rebounded from back-to-back losses to defeat the Clemson Tigers b...