News & Sports Archive
Oakes’ Outlook: March Madness Dreaming
March. In like a lion, out like a lamb. So they say, at least. And with the ushering in of spring, there’s rebirth, new life. Much the same can ...
Tar Heel Take: Duke & The ACC Tournament
Join Samantha Ward, Princess Streeter and Avery Trendel behind the scenes of UNC’s final stretch of the season – a showdown with Duke and a s...
Triangle Transit Holds Light Rail Open House
On Wednesday afternoon, Triangle Transit invited the public to give input on the proposed 17-mile light rail line extending from UNC Hospitals to east...
NC Senate Selects 8 BOG Members
The North Carolina Senate has selected their eight representatives to serve on the UNC System Board of Governors. The board is made up of 32 members w...
Win or Go Home: UNC’s Tourney Journey Begins With Harvard Obstacle
Expectations are always high for the Tar Heels this time of year. But what’s the secret to NCAA Tournament success?
Pre-K - 12 Education
Dropout Rates Down Across State
The number of high schoolers dropping out of school prior to graduation is down across the state and in our community. The dropout rate in North Carol...
Sunshine Week: When Will We See Orange County’s Emails?
Orange County Commissioner Penny Rich says it’s time to shine some light on local government emails.
NC Democrats React to Environmental Rules for Fracking
Democrats in the N.C. House and Senate are speaking out against revised environmental safety rules for fracking.
Hoffman Flown Back to UNC
Former UNC football player Ryan Hoffman was flown to the university, on Tuesday, to undergo further evaluation. Carolina sent a private plane to brin...
Dramatic Tar Heel Rally Falls Inches Short
A relentless offensive attack on the young UNC pitchers in the early innings was enough for the Davidson Wildcats to hold on in the ninth for an excit...
News Around Town
Gateway Village Residents Frustrated Over Late Checks
Residents at Gateway Village have been voicing frustrations over delays in receiving their utility subsidies. Gateway Village is a publicly-supported ...
Former UNC Football Player and Local Golf Pro Mike Rubish Passes Away
Former UNC Football player and local golf pro Mike Rubish passed away, on Sunday, at the age of 90. His family released the following statement: Mike ...
News Around Town
Community Rallies to Help Pittsboro Family
Community leaders in Pittsboro are rallying together to help out a family after they suffered a major loss in early March. Melody Bailey is the Head C...
Storrow Will Run for Chapel Hill Town Council in 2015
Chapel Hill Town Council Member Lee Storrow will run for reelection this fall. Storrow made the announcement on WCHL’s Morning News with Ron Stutts....
UNC Women’s Basketball To Host Opening Rounds of NCAA
Hall of Fame coach Sylvia Hatchell’s team received an at-large bid and was placed at a No. 4 seed in the Greensboro region after the tournament brac...
Willingham Lawsuit Settled for $335K
UNC settled the lawsuit with learning specialist Mary Willingham for $335,000, WCHL has confirmed. The figure was first reported by the Raleigh News &...
Struggling Diamond Heels Play Host to Davidson Tuesday
The Diamond Heels return home Tuesday for a midweek game at Boshamer Stadium with an in-state foe, the 9-5 Davidson Wildcats.
Former Tar Heels Helping Fight Childhood Cancer
Former Carolina baseball teammates are joining forces once again to fight childhood cancer. Former Tar Heel Catcher Chase Jones tells WCHL’s Blake H...
Tar Heels Head To Jacksonville, Face Harvard In Round of 64
The wait is over. The brackets are out and Jacksonville, Florida is the destination for the UNC men’s basketball team’s first weekend of the NCAA ...
Pitt Squeaks by UNC in Extra Innings
It took longer than expected, but when all was said and done, the Pittsburgh Panthers earned a 3-2 home victory over the 11th ranked UNC baseball team...