News & Sports Archive
Arrest Made in Hillsborough Attempted Armed Robbery
An arrest has been made in connection with a December 23, 2014, attempted armed robbery in Hillsborough. US Marshals arrested 24-year-old Jermaris Dej...
Tar Heels Round Out Exciting Regular Season
A busy Tar Heel sports weekend secured a couple exhilarating ACC titles, produced heartbreak on the lacrosse field and saw history made on the Chestnu...
Tar Heel Baseball Outlasts Virginia Tech in Wild 11-10 Win
Brian Miller’s sacrifice fly in the top of the eighth inning broke a 10-10 tie, and helped the #23 Tar Heel baseball team pick up a wild 11-10 w...
Hokies Stun UNC Baseball: Just Second Loss to VT in Fox Era
On the strength of a five-run sixth inning, the Virginia Tech Hokies rallied to defeat the #23 UNC baseball team by a score of 8-3 on Friday night for...
Mayor Kleinschmidt: “We Have To Say Yes” To Employers Who Pay Living Wages
Local governments and school boards have boosted wages for their lowest paid employees. Now some are pressuring businesses, big and small, to do the s...
ACC Race Heats Up As UNC Baseball Visits Virginia Tech
As one of five teams tied at 9-9 in the ACC, the UNC baseball team hopes to distance itself from the crowd this weekend, heading to Virginia Tech to f...
News Around Town
Tar Heel 10 Miler Expected to Draw Thousands
It’s the eighth year for the Tar Heel 10 Miler, which is expected to draw more than 6,300 runners.
Durham Police Searching for Missing Girl
Durham Police are trying to locate 23-year-old Maresa Jean Saad, who was last seen on March 28. She is described as a white female, 5’ 6” and appr...
No. 1 Tar Heel Women Serving For History
No women’s tennis team has ever gone undefeated in the ACC regular season. Armed with a deep and talented lineup, Carolina is determined to become t...
Butner Man Arrested For Attempted Murder, Kidnapping In Chapel Hill Assault
U.S. Marshals arrested a man in Oxford on Wednesday on charges of attempted murder in Chapel Hill.
Missing Person Reported by Orange County Sheriff
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the community to find a missing person. 41-year-old Brice Edward Holliman Sr. has been mi...
UNC Reliever Reilly Hovis Has Tommy John Surgery, Out For Season
Reilly Hovis, a junior reliever for the UNC baseball team, has been declared out for the remainder of the 2015 season after undergoing Tommy John surg...
Carrboro’s Miraclefeet Celebrates 10,000 Kids Helped Worldwide
A Carrboro non-profit is celebrating a milestone this month, in its worldwide fight against a common birth defect.
NC Treasurer Cowell Announces 2016 Plans
NC Treasurer Janet Cowell will not run against Richard Burr for US Senate.
Mother Nature Shortens UNC Baseball’s Win Over High Point
In a game shortened to five and a half innings due to rain, Hunter Williams pitched the UNC baseball team to a 1-0 win over the High Point Panthers on...
Sankey Guiding Tar Heel Lax To National Glory
For the first time in 23 years, the No. 4 UNC men’s lacrosse team finds itself 3-0 in the ACC and with a 12-1 overall record, the Tar Heels are now ...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Orange County School Board Names New Superintendent
The Orange County Schools Board of Education has selected a Wake County educator to serves as the new superintendent.
Town Council Approves Walgreens Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday unanimously approved a rezoning and Special Use Permit for the Weaver Crossing development.
Citizens Voice Concerns Over Coal Ash Disposal
The placement of coal ash from Duke Energy in Chatham and Lee Counties has many residents concerned. About 30 area residents gathered at the Historic ...
CHTC Approves Single Fee For Recycling, Waste Services
At Monday’s meeting, the Chapel Hill Town Council approved a county-wide single fee to fund recycling and waste services.