News & Sports Archive
Ken Broun Recalls Talks With Those Who Knew Mandela
During his travels in South Africa, Broun met some of Mandela’s lawyers from the Rivonia Trial and fellow prison mates who had also served time on R...
“Dome At Last”: My First Visit To The Smith Center
Despite all the stories he does for Chapelboro.com and WCHL, there’s still only one Matt Oakes. Therefore, when Matt O took off for Charlotte to cov...
Chapel Hill High School’s Ben Fisher is ‘Mr. All-Everything’
Chapel Hill High School soccer standout Ben Fisher has achieved All-American status.
Tar Heel Soccer Duo Named All-South Region
Carolina men’s soccer players Boyd Okwuonu and Jonathan Campbell have been selected to the National Association of America All-South Region Team.
Belk Bowl Adds $1.7 Mil To ACC Revenue Distribution
Nearly $300 million will be paid out to schools competing in this year’s bowl games, and North Carolina will take nearly four million for its appear...
UNC-CH Named Best Academic Value 13 Years Straight
The schools are graded based on their admission rate, the percentage of students who return for sophomore year, the student-faculty ratio, and the fou...
Youth To Play Major Role In Design 2020
"I believe we’ve also inspired some change and new approaches to meeting the needs of young people by non-government organizations in our community,...
GOP, Obama Line Up Behind Modest Budget Deal
Top Republicans and President Barack Obama are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of t...
Pre-K - 12 Education
NC Teachers Group Plans New Steps Against Changes
An advocacy group representing North Carolina teachers is promising more action to resist a new state law that eliminates job protections and shifts t...
Clawson Ready To Begin Rebuilding Wake Forest
Dave Clawson is eager to start his next rebuilding project at Wake Forest.
AP-GfK Poll: Low Approval Of Congress, Obama
Nearly two-thirds say they would like to see their House member replaced.
Wal-Mart, AIG Say They Plan Nearly 700 NC Jobs
The world's largest retail store chain and a financial company that got the biggest U.S. government bailout five years ago are opening new North Carol...
December Grind: Exams, Kentucky Greeting UNC Basketball Student-Athletes
“I always expected nothing the best out of me. I feel like I am maintaining my goals right now,” Meeks says.
News Around Town
Flood Insurance Study; OWASA Blood Drive; Non-Profit Funding
A new Orange County Flood Insurance Study will be held in meeting room A at the Chapel Hill Public Library from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on December 18....
Aldermen Opt For Special Election to Fill Vacancy
Whoever fills the empty seat on the Carrboro Board of Aldermen will have to win over voters next May.
ACC Sweep: Tar Heels Join Conference Rivals at Top of NCAA Lax Ranks
The Carolina men’s lacrosse team is ranked third nationally in a preseason poll for Inside Lacrosse Magazine.
News Around Town
Good Night Carolina; OCPL Celebrates Holiday Season
Beginning Thursday, the Orange County Public Library will begin their holiday activities.
County Commissioners To Approve Capital Projects Financing
Orange County Commissioners will likely approve $10.5 million dollars worth of financing to pay for capital projects when the board meets Tuesday.
Muralist, Carrboro Enthusiast Propose Jones Ferry-NC54 Mural
A new proposed mural at Jones Ferry and N.C. 54 has passed the Carrboro Arts Committee, and is now being reviewed before going to the Board of Alderma...
David Price Live at 8:30 a.m. — Budget Talks Continue In D.C.
Budget talks continue in D.C. as another deadline approaches, and another deadline has been missed.