News & Sports Archive
Blackwood Wins Runoff For Orange County Sheriff
After a tight primary, Charles Blackwood won Tuesday’s runoff in the Orange County Sheriff’s race by a comfortable margin.
Strong-Legged UNC Punter Tommy Hibbard Proving His Worth
One of the most under-the-radar performers for the Tar Heel football team heading into 2014 may be the starting punter, but he’s not being overlooke...
Pre-K - 12 Education
New Principal Hired at Cedar Ridge High School
Heather Blackmon has been hired as the new principal at Cedar Ridge High School.
Jury Selection Begins in Carson Killer’s Trial for 2008 Durham Murder
Jury selection began Monday in Durham in another first-degree murder trail for Laurence Lovette, one of the convicted killers of UNC Student Body Pres...
Pre-K - 12 Education
CH Teacher Assistant Fears for Job During Budget Limbo
A Chapel Hill teacher’s assistant tells WCHL that all the budget wrangling between the North Carolina House and Senate has left her feeling uncertai...
It’s Runoff Day for Orange County Sheriff!
It’s second primary day for the Orange County Sheriff race between Charles Blackwood and David Caldwell. The polls at all 44 precincts are open unti...
Former Tar Heel Seager Ready For ‘Honor’ Of All-Star Status
Former Carolina standout and current Seattle Mariner third baseman Kyle Seager will take to the field in front of the national spotlight.
UNC Surgeons Open Malawian Burn Unit
“In Malawi, there are no more than 20 indigenous Malawian surgeons for a population of 14 million people.”
Orange County in “Abnormally Dry” Period
Orange County is not yet experiencing a drought according to the U.S. Drought Monitor and North Carolina Drought Monitoring Council.
OWASA: Ridge Road Traffic Will Continue to Flow During Water Line Work
A plan to close Ridge Road traffic in both lanes between Manning Drive and the Rams Head Parking Deck for a water line replacement project has been ca...
NCGA Budget Impasse Leaves Local TA’s In Limbo
Nearly 100 teaching assistants in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school system are in limbo, waiting to find out if they’ll still have jobs when school st...
New Apartments Open for Disabled Residents
The Arc of Orange apartments allow disabled tenants the opportunity to live on their own for the very first time.
2014 Election Central
Early Voting For Sheriff Concludes
...298 residents cast their ballots on Friday, and 282 voted on Saturday.
Chapel Hill Attorney for Voting Rights Advocates: We Can Win This
A Chapel Hill attorney representing plaintiffs in a lawsuit against new voting restrictions told WCHL that he’s confident that his side presented a ...
Fate of Hillsborough’s Colonial Inn Still Uncertain
The fate of a historic Hillsborough building will be discussed Monday night at a meeting of the Town Board of Commissioners.
“Small House” Comes To Chatham Habitat
Chatham Habitat for Humanity is building a "small house" on its Pittsboro campus.
UNC Under Alert After Robbery
UNC Police report that the campus is currently operating under an alert condition. Police are seeking help in identifying suspects in an armed robbery...
Summer Road Construction in Orange County
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has plans for a great number of projects in Orange County this summer. WCHL wants you to know what roa...
News Around Town
Tomato Day Begins July 12th
Tomato Day will take place this Saturday, July 12, at the Carrboro Farmer’s Market in Carrboro Town Commons.
News Around Town
Former UNC Player Gives Back to His Homeland
Damion Grant, a former UNC men’s basketball center and member of the 2005 national title team, has just returned from a week-long mission trip in Ja...