News & Sports Archive
Doak Walker Award Names Hood to Watch List
The preseason honors continue to roll in for UNC junior tailback Elijah Hood. After being named a candidate for the Maxwell Award last week, the Char...
Tar Heels Finish Top 4 in Men’s and Women’s Capital One Cups
It was truly a special year for UNC athletics, as the Tar Heels wrapped up the 2015-16 season with a pair of top-four finishes in the Capital One Cup....
PlayMakers Summer Youth Conservatory Goes “Violet”
PlayMakers' annual summer youth show was originally based on a short story by local author Doris Betts.
Progress NC Permit to Rent Executive Mansion Canceled by McCrory’s Office
The permit granted to the non-profit organization Progress NC to hold an event in the North Carolina Executive Mansion on Wednesday night has been can...
Authorities Arrest Second Suspect in Hillsborough Shooting
Local authorities have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a Hillsborough shooting earlier this year. The shooting in late May on Harper Stre...
UNC Awarded $23 Million Grant for HIV Research
UNC will continue its innovative “kick and kill” initiative for eradicating HIV after being chosen to receive funding from The National Institutes...
Judge Carl Fox’s Return is ‘Nothing Short of a Miracle’
After a triumphant return to the courtroom, Superior Court Judge Carl Fox reflected on his path back to health. “I’m very fortunate,” Fox said. ...
Chansky’s Notebook: Bigger In Death
Jimmy V continues to be bigger in death than in life. Ever wonder why sports writers of Jim Valvano’s vintage are rarely caught upchucking with prai...
UNC WR Mack Hollins on Biletnikoff Award Watch List
As college football’s preseason awards season heats up, it’s safe to say that the UNC offense will be quite the unit to watch this season....
Roy Cooper Outpacing Pat McCrory in Campaign Fundraising
The stage is set for North Carolina to be home for one of the most competitive and most expensive gubernatorial races in the country in November. Demo...
News Around Town
Durham Tech Students Create Garden Beds Braving Hot Weather
Durham Tech students braved the 100-degree weather to put up garden beds this past Thursday, July 7. Students in the Occupational Therapy Assistant pr...
Teacher Pay Increases Approved by Orange County School Board
North Carolina’s poor track record with teacher pay is no secret. In 2013, North Carolina was No. 47 in the nation for worst teacher salaries, and i...
Jenny Levy Honored as National Coach of the Year
In the world of college athletics, winning championships and awards typically leads to two things. More championships. More awards. Longtime UNC women...
Danny Green Pays Tribute to Retiring Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan announced his retirement from the NBA after 19 seasons on Monday. After four years at Wake Forest, the San Antonio Spurs selected him as ...
7 Tar Heels Represent US Women’s Soccer in Rio
Seven former Tar Heels will be making their way to Rio as part of the United States women’s soccer team for the 2016 Summer Olympics. The 18-payer r...
Chapel Hill Police Chief Collaborates with Law Enforcement Nationwide
Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue collaborated with law enforcement leaders from across the country last week at a White House Conference Series. Th...
UNC Grad Katie Bowen Representing New Zealand at Rio Olympics
Another UNC Tar Heel has been chosen to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games. Katie Bowen will represent New Zealand as a member of the women’s soccer ...
Local Scholar Examines “A Faltering American Dream”
"A Faltering American Dream" suggests that we're dissatisfied because moneyed interests have taken over our government.
Chapel Hill High Grad To Represent Ireland In World Softball Championship
According to Irish law, the children of Irish citizens born in other countries have the opportunity to become citizens themselves. Irish immigrant Ter...
OWASA Replacing Water Pipe on Rosemary Street
If you drive on West Rosemary Street regularly, expect some traffic delays for the next two days. Orange Water and Sewage Authority plan to do water p...