News & Sports Archive
Obama, In Speech, To Focus On Income Disparities
President Barack Obama is renewing his focus on the income gap between rich and poor.
Nowitzki’s Strong Finish Leads Mavs Over Bobcats
Dirk Nowitzki recovered from a rough start to score 25 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, and the Mavericks kept the Charlotte Bobcats winles...
News Around Town
Mitchell Scholarship; NCAA Elite 89 Award; Spring Commencement Speaker
Carolina Senior Sarah Bufkin has been selected for the prestigious Mitchell Scholarship.
UNC Visits No. 1 Sparty With ‘Mean’ Coach Williams at the Helm
"And that’s just the start, because I am going to be one of the meanest ‘blankety-blanks’ in the valley the next 48 hours,” Coach Williams sa...
ACC/Big Ten Challenge: No. 18 Lady Tar Heels Face No. 15 Nebraska
Carolina is 6-2 on the young season and is coming off an 87-51 romp over Illinois Saturday in the Cancun Challenge.
Carrboro Celebrates NC’s 1st Openly-Lesbian Mayor
Lydia Lavelle was sworn-in as Carrboro's new mayor Tuesday evening, making history as North Carolina's first openly-lesbian mayor.
NAACP’s William Barber Back In Court For Moral Monday Charges
The group was the first of more than 900 people arrested during the weekly Moral Monday peaceful protests...
Flu Causes 3 Deaths In North Carolina
“I really would encourage everyone to get an annual flu vaccine," McCall said.
Tar Heels Join High-Quality 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis Field
The combined resumes of the participating schools include 195 NCAA Tournament appearances, 53 Final Four trips and 20 National Championships.
CHPD Seeks CHPL Larceny Suspect
The Chapel Hill Police Department needs your help finding the suspect of a larceny from a person last week at the Chapel Hill Public Library.
Chapel Hill Police Seek ATM Fraud Suspect
Chapel Hill Police need your help finding the suspect of ATM card fraud occurring in mid-October.
A day after his administration said healthcare.gov handled hundreds of thousands of visitors, President Barack Obama today will highlight people who h...
FB Tolbert’s versatility paying off for Panthers; Tied With Saints
Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert says he's used to defenders underestimating him when he has the ball in his hands.
At 11th Hour, Congress Debates Plastic Gun Ban
Congress is moving to renew a 25-year-old ban on firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
News Around Town
Forward Together Picket; Holiday Fire Safety; Feed 10,000
The NC NAACP and the Forward Together Movement announced the kick-off of a statewide informational picket campaign aimed at NC Budget Director Art Pop...
Williams Still Steaming After James Hushes UAB Crowd
UNC men’s basketball head coach Roy Williams was not happy with the outcome of Sunday’s 63-59 loss to UAB, but his disgust started early in the co...
Chapel Hill Welcomes New Town Council
The Chapel Hill Town Council welcomed new and returning members on Monday, and honored those who chose to step aside.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Glenwood Elementary Overcrowding Decision Deadline Approaches
“It’s just about the disruption of many, many kids versus expansion for very few,” Mary Faith Mount-Cors said.
Fmr CH Council Member Laurin Easthom On Political Plans
“I’m young enough that I could do it again some day..."
Wake Forest Football Coach Jim Grobe Resigns
His most notable accomplishment came in 2006 when he led WakeForest to its first ACC championship since 1970 and a trip to the Orange Bowl.