News & Sports Archive
Pam Hemminger Elected New Mayor Of Chapel Hill
For the first time in more than five decades, a challenger has beaten an incumbent mayor in Chapel Hill. Pam Hemminger will be the new mayor, defeati...
Incumbents win in Hillsborough
Hillsborough voters welcomed two incumbents and one newcomer to the Town Board. Commissioner Evelyn Lloyd returns for her seventh term in office. Comm...
Unopposed Carrboro Leaders Look to Future
Carrboro incumbents sailed to victory on Tuesday, as all were running unopposed. Mayor Lydia Lavelle was re-elected to her second term with 1,746 vote...
Chansky’s Notebook: A Hollow No. 1?
Is Carolina the most overrated preseason No. 1 in college basketball history? We’re all excited about the basketball season, which begins officially...
For CHCCS Board, It’s Dasi, Samuels, Streater, Heinrich
There will be three new faces on the CHCCS Board of Education.
Festival in the Park
Festival in the Park will be held on Saturday, November 14, from 12pm-4pm, featuring Live Entertainment, Food Trucks and some of your favorite commun...
Secrecy Surrounding Chancellor Raises Draws Criticism
The UNC Board of Governors decided in closed session on Friday to give pay raises to several chancellors across the UNC System. Now that information i...
UNC Men’s Basketball Slated No. 1 by Associated Press
Carolina men’s basketball will enter the 2015-2016 season ranked first in the Associated Press Top 25 poll. The preseason poll was released Monday. ...
UNC Football Ranked 21st
The North Carolina Tar Heel football team has cracked the Top 25. UNC is ranked 21st in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 college football poll. T...
Chapel Hill Police Investigating Armed Robbery
Chapel Hill Police are investigating an armed robbery, according to an Alert Carolina message sent to the campus community. Police responded to a repo...
UNC Police Respond to Sexual Assault After No Citations at Homegrown Halloween
An estimated 40,000 revelers crowded onto Franklin Street on Saturday night for Halloween, according to Chapel Hill Police. Orange County Emergency Se...
The Airplane Doppelgangers
Today is Monday, November 2, 2015. We met a couple of airplane doppelgangers. Also, there is some ironic news on self-driving cars and a pengu...
Election Day: Chapel Hill ‘At a Crossroads’
Municipal elections will be decided at the ballot box Tuesday. In Chapel Hill, there appears to be a clear delineation among residents – those votin...
Sunday, Blue Zone Hosts “A Tasteful Affair” For RMH
A Tasteful Affair is a major fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House.
Stroman On Sports: Troubled Athletes
In making sports a big-money industry, are we enabling athletes' bad behavior?
News Around Town
Annual Community Dinner Seeks Volunteers, Donations
The 19th annual Community Dinner will take place April 10, 2016.
Sanctuary City Bill Could Alter Chapel Hill Policy
Protestors shut down the roadway outside the governor’s mansion in Raleigh on Thursday protesting House Bill 318. Governor Pat McCrory signed the co...
Estes Hills Student Receives Letter from President Obama
A local kindergartner got the attention of the most powerful person on the planet recently. Sanaa Horton was a kindergartner in Claire Ross’ classro...
Chapel Hill Mayoral Candidates Get Out The Vote
Polls show the race for Chapel Hill Mayor is neck-and-neck.
Train Keeps Rolling: UNC Beats Pitt, Wins Seventh Straight
With the lights of Heinz Field shining bright and the ESPN TV cameras watching closely, senior quarterback Marquise Williams and the rest of the UNC ...