News & Sports Archive
APRIL FOOLS: Ellie Kinnaird Write-In Candidate For OC Sheriff?
Did we fool you?!
Diamond Heels Get Back On Track With Seahawk Win
The No.30 North Carolina baseball team put an end to its six-game losing streak with a 9-4 victory over UNC-Wilmington Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadi...
Silver Alert Issued For Missing Chapel Hill Woman
Perkins, 51, was last seen in a white passenger car with two Hispanic males on Homestead Rd. on March 29, according to Chapel Hill Police.
Post Health Care Deadline, Officials Say More Than 7 Million Enrolled
“During these tight times when we are all dependent on the system, it is really frustrating, and people were frustrated by that when it didn’t ope...
Roses In UMall To Close In June
“Our store was just going to be down-sized to a smaller store than we could afford to operate at the rent level that we were expected to pay,” Saw...
Escaped OC Inmate Surrenders
The inmate who escaped a low-security Orange County correctional facility Monday evening returned within about five hours.
Many Orange County Voters Choosing ‘Unaffiliated’ Status for Primary
Orange County Board of Elections Director Tracy Reams, who supplied the new numbers to WCHL on March 31st, said she’s noticed some things about peop...
Tar Heels Bracing For ‘Track Meet’ Elite Eight With Coach Hatchell Inspiration
The fourth-seeded North Carolina women’s basketball team, 27-9 on the season, will face a true road test Tuesday night at 9 p.m. when the Tar Heels ...
Struggling Diamond Heels Carry Six-Game Skid Into Tuesday Game
The No. 30 North Carolina baseball team, 15-12 on the season, will be aiming to halt a six-game losing streak Tuesday evening when UNC-Wilmington, own...
UNC To Elect New Faculty Chair In April
Two veteran faculty members, Bruce Cairns and Andrew Perrin, are running for the leadership post.
UNC Title IX Task Force Recommendations Anticipated To Be Ready By End Of April
“I think we are all waiting for the report from the Task Force, and I know some people wish that report would come forward,” Folt said.
OC Commissioners Preview: Recycling District Gets Another Public Hearing
Tuesday at 6 p.m., Orange County residents will get another opportunity to present their views to the Board of Commissioners about a proposed Solid Wa...
UNC Sophomore Charged After Report Of Sexual Assault, Erratic Nudity
A call to police Friday reporting a sexual assault at a UNC dorm ended in the arrest of a student who was found naked on the floor in his residence ha...
Carolina’s Best: Tar Heels Beat Rival Gamecocks To Gain ‘Elite’ Status
The fourth-seeded North Carolina women's basketball team turned back top-seeded South Carolina 65-58 and booked a spot in the Elite Eight of the NCAA ...
Carolina Drops Sixth Straight, Gets Swept By Duke
The Tar Heel baseball team was on the wrong end of history Sunday at Jack Coombs Field on Duke’s campus. The Blue Devils’ 6-4 victory wrapped up t...
Tar Heels face ‘Battle of the Carolinas’ for Coveted Elite Eight Slot
The fifth-seeded North Carolina women’s basketball team, 26-9 on the season, will play top-seeded South Carolina, 29-4 on the year, Sunday evening a...
UNC Leaders Address Pressures To Answer Questions On Past Academic/Athletic Relations
“I think that is always our goal—to be responsive. On the other hand, we have to be thoughtful. We have to be careful, and we have to get it right...
News Around Town
Annual ‘Community Read’ at O.C. Library: ‘My Black Family, My White Privilege’
On Monday, March 31, the Orange County Main Library hosts its annual Community Read.
Tar Heel Men’s Lacrosse To Tangle With Johns Hopkins In Top Ten Battle
Fresh from knocking off previously top-ranked Maryland last weekend, Carolina will bring all sorts of confidence into this meeting with perennial powe...
NC Unemployment Rate Hits Nearly Six-Year Low
North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in nearly six years in February at 6.4 percent.