News & Sports Archive
New WCHL Owner on Station’s Future
Leslie Rudd is a Colorado-based entrepreneur and philanthropist with Chapel Hill ties, who will also be the new owner of WCHL and Chapelboro.com, onc...
One Killed in I-85 Crash in Orange County
The State Highway Patrol has identified the driver killed in the fatal accident on I-85 Wednesday afternoon as 76-year-old Julius Edward Ellen, of Vir...
UNC Training Camp: Hood and Logan Bringing “Thunder and Lightning” to Chapel Hill
They haven’t earned any nicknames yet, but if they carry their excellent play from training camp into the regular season, that may change in the ver...
Danny Lotz Passes Away
A member of the 1957 UNC national championship team passed away on Wednesday. Dr. Danny Lotz passed away at Rex Hospital, surrounded by his family, on...
From Afghanistan to Chapel Hill
There are many amazing stories among the thousands of incoming students at Carolina for the fall semester, including Zach Johnson’s course to UNC. T...
Whooping Cough Confirmed in Hillsborough
A second-grader at The Expedition School in Hillsborough has tested positive for pertussis, also known as whooping cough.
Chatham Commissioners Approve Temporary Fracking Ban
Chatham County Commissioners voted unanimously on Monday to ban hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking,’ for two years while officials update county l...
Former UNC Football Players Rally Around Teammate Battling Cancer
A former UNC Tar Heel football player is battling major health issues and his teammates are coming in for support. Quincy Monk played linebacker for C...
Housing Nonprofit Awarded Tax Credits For Legion Road Project
DHIC President Gregg Warren says there’s a demonstrated need for affordable rentals in Chapel Hill.
Stroman On Sports: A New “Day”
We look ahead to a new season of UNC athletics - and a new era in golf.
“Who is Sandra Bland?” Spray Painted on Silent Sam and Post Office
Silent Sam, on the UNC campus, and the Post Office, on Franklin Street, were spray painted with the words, “Who is Sandra Bland?” The paint was di...
Affordable Care Act Funds Coming to Carrboro
Primary care services in Carrboro are getting a boost from the Affordable Care Act. The Carrboro Community Health Center will receive more than $270,0...
Chansky’s Notebook: Vicious Cycle Continues
Will the Wainstein Report ever go away? Not looking like it. For the media and all those ABC fans, the Wainstein Report is the gift that keeps on givi...
Rise Donuts Coming To Carrboro
The popular gourmet donut store will open at 300 East Main Street in November.
UNC Self-Reports Additional Potential NCAA Violations
UNC announced it has self-reported additional potential infractions to the NCAA. The next chapter in the seemingly never-ending scandal at Carolina wa...
Lack of State Budget Puts Schools in Holding Pattern
The lack of a budget from the state legislature is causing problems for local schools. Todd LoFrese, Assistant Superintendent with the Chapel Hill –...
Saunders Hall Now Officially Carolina Hall
The physical transformation of Saunders Hall to Carolina Hall is complete. The sound of hammers pounding in the new lettering over the side entrances ...
Pre-K - 12 Education
2 New CHCCS Principals Approved
Two new principals were approved at the Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools Board of Education meeting on Thursday. Coretta Sharpless was named Prin...
Get to Know Who is Running for Chapel Hill Town Council
Nine candidates will be on the ballot for four spots on the Chapel Hill Town Council this fall. Donna Bell, Lee Storrow, and Jim Ward will be running ...
Orange County Weathered Recession Better Than Most
An advocacy group’s analysis shows more North Carolinians are out of work now than before the recession. North Carolina’s unemployment rate has dr...