News & Sports Archive
IFC Community House To Focus On Permanent Housing For OC’s Homeless
With the opening of the new Community House, the Inter-Faith Council hopes to change how Orange County helps the homeless.
PlayMakers Opens Mainstage Season With “Disgraced”
Director Shishir Kurup says PlayMakers' season opener is a "roller coaster."
Stroman On Sports: “The Power To Change The World”
Big-time sports has a big-time impact, far beyond the playing field.
Closing Time for He’s Not Here?
UPDATE: He’s Not Here Agrees to Offer with ABC Commission A long-time Chapel Hill establishment may be forced to close shop in connection with t...
UNC Researchers Pioneer New Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease
Scientists at UNC have pioneered a new method of treating patients with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Elena Batrakova is an Associate Professor at the UN...
CHCCS Students Continue to Score Highly on SAT
Newly released SAT scores for high school students across the state show that Chapel Hill – Carrboro City School students scored very highly on the ...
Chansky’s Notebook: Cathartic Saturday
The Tar Heels had no choice . . . but to kick some butt. It was going to be a long nine days, in fact a long 29 days before Carolina had a chance to p...
Tar Heels Demolish Aggies, Earn First Win of 2015
On a rainy Saturday night at Kenan Stadium, the Tar Heels gave their fans just what they wanted. En route to a 53-14 blowout of the North Carolina A&a...
Solar Supporters Push To Save Tax Credit Program
As lawmakers consider pulling the plug on state tax credits for solar energy, supporters argue the industry is vital to North Carolina’s economic gr...
North Carolina A&T Hoping to Keep UNC on Its Heels
Last week’s tight 17-13 loss to South Carolina let a national audience see some of the rust the UNC football team had left over from the offseason. ...
High School Football Week 4 Preview
This week WCHL will be broadcasting the game between Northwood and Carrboro. Kickoff is at 7:30 at Carrboro High School. The Jaguars are still looking...
“Heart Walk” For AHA
The Triangle Heart Walk will take place at PNC Arena in Raleigh on September 27.
News Around Town
Hillsborough Hosts “Colonial Kids Day”
The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough hosts Colonial Kids Day every year.
From Manning to Marquise: UNC’s Quarterback Gets a Much Needed Pep Talk
On the first day of training camp this past offseason, UNC senior quarterback Marquise Williams said his goal was to win the ACC Player of the Year aw...
Chansky’s Notebook: Charter Member
Perfect. John Thompson is the first Dean Smith Award winner. Dean Smith’s relationship went back to John Thompson’s days as a high school coach at...
Silent Sam Blindfolded
Silent Sam is a point of attention on the UNC campus once again. Pictures began circulating on social media mid-morning on Wednesday showing what appe...
News Around Town
Be A “Good Neighbor” At Hargraves Thursday
Thursday's block party is part of the annual "Good Neighbor Initiative."
$125M Bond Package Back In BOCC Spotlight
If voters approve the ballot measure slated for November 2016, it would be the largest bond package in the county’s history.
Fall Is The Season To Tame Fire Ant Spread
The cooler fall weather is the perfect time to tackle fire ants, which are a growing problem in Orange County.
Orange County Is Wealthy, But Poverty Still Widespread
Orange County's poverty rate is declining by some measures - but not by others.