News & Sports Archive
El Centro Hispano Working to Establish Worker’s Center
A local organization is trying to formalize a system of workers in Orange County who are looking for work each day. Every morning, at or before 6 o’...
Kleinschmidt Praises Governor on Transit, Urges More Bipartisanship
Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt said he’s proud that Orange County provided a historical number of votes for Sen. Hagan’s unsuccessful re-elec...
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Police Chiefs from Chapel Hill, Carrboro to Meet With NAACP
Police chiefs from Chapel Hill and Carrboro will meet with the local NAACP Saturday to answer questions about racial equity in Orange County policing....
Scouting Report: A Chat with Clemson Coach Brad Brownell
WCHL's Matt Oakes had the chance to speak with the the head coach of the Clemson Tigers, Brad Brownell, as his men's basketball team prepares to host ...
Chizik To Chapel Hill?
Former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik is expected to accept a job with North Carolina as defensive coordinator, sources have told ESPN's Joe Schad.
Tar Heels Hope To Tame Tigers In ACC Opener
The No. 19 North Carolina men’s basketball team sits at 10-3 on the season, but is still in search of consistent play heading into its ACC opener.
WCHL’s 2014 Year In Review
It's our annual Year In Review! What were the top news stories - and who were the top newsmakers - of 2014?
Varsity Theatre Over 50% to Goal for Digital Conversion
Technology can lead to amazing spectacles, but it also brings the possibility of turning some of our favorite experiences into memories. The Varsity T...
Common Themes Develop Among 2015 Priorities
Flipping the calendar to a new year can cause reflection over what happened over the previous 12 months. It can provide a clean slate for starting new...
Hatchell, Heels Look To Keep Rolling In Final ACC Tune-Up
The No. 9 North Carolina women’s basketball team, 12-1 on the season, wraps up its nonconference slate Friday afternoon with a 2 p.m. tipoff at Carm...
UPDATE: Missing Chapel Hill Woman Found
Tamara Nicole Finnerson is African-American, 5'8" and 200 pounds, last seen near UNC Hospitals.
Murky Future For 2015 Football Tar Heels
In head coach Larry Fedora’s third year at the helm of the North Carolina football team, the Tar Heels finished with a 6-7 record – the first losi...
OC Commissioner Jacobs Weighs In On UNC Personnel Changes After Wainstein Report
Barry Jacobs, a local sports reporter who also serves as an Orange County Commissioner, shared some of his thoughts with WCHL’s Danny Hooley about W...
After Wainstein: One Resigns, Another Fired Pending Appeal
AFAM lecturer Tim McMillan has resigned and former faculty chair Jan Boxill has been terminated (pending appeal).
Oakes’ Outlook: The Fire Still Burns
Tuesday night served as a glaring reminder to any who may have thought UNC’s 64-year-old Hall of Fame coach had lost his edge. Folks, the fire s...
OC Sheriff’s Office: Beware of Jury Duty Phone Scam
A phone scammer claiming to be a Deputy or Officer of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Squad is telling potential victims that they misse...
UNC Women’s Basketball Tames the Great Danes
The Tar Heel women’s basketball team improved to 12-1 with a 71-56 win over the Albany Great Danes Tuesday at Carmichael Arena. The victory was a bi...
Tar Heels Stave Off Tribe, Await ACC Play
The No. 19 North Carolina men's basketball team easily dispatched William & Mary 86-64 Tuesday evening inside the Smith Center to improve to a 10-3 m...
Unemployment In Orange County Hits Six-Year Low
November's 3.9 percent rate matches that of April 2008.
Chapel Hill Police Investigate Armed Robbery At Pizza Hut
Chapel Hill Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Pizza Hut on South Estes Drive just after midnight on Sunday.