News & Sports Archive
UNC: “Our Focus Is On Our Students”
UNC has been careful about how and on what it comments in the new Carol Folt administration, which is less than a year old.
Willingham’s Literacy Findings Discredited
UNC released the findings of an independent review Friday that stated the test used by UNC academic advisor Mary Willingham was not a valid method to ...
UNC System Leaders OK More Transparency In Tuition Allocation; Students Rally For A Debt-Free Education
“We are loading this burden onto middle class students and their parents, and it has got to stop at some point,” Mitchell said.
News Around Town
Public Invited to Carrboro Southern Branch Library Input Session on Saturday
Friends of the Orange County Southern Branch Library would like your input about a proposed new Carrboro branch at 300 West Main Street in 2017.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Goes Big on Budget Request
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board if Education has decided to think big in its budget request to the Orange County Board of Commissioners.
Commissioners Want To Share County WiFi Far And Wide
Orange County Commissioners say they can do more to close the digital divide.
Huddle Up With The Heels
Plenty Of Questions Remain For Coach Fedora Heading Into Spring Game
The Carolina football team is ready to put on a show for the outside world Saturday in Chapel Hill.
Pivotal ACC Series For Tar Heels As Demon Deacons Invade Chapel Hill
The No. 29 North Carolina baseball team, 19-14 on the year and 7-8 in conference, faces a tough weekend series challenge starting Friday from Wake For...
UNC System Leaders Debate Need-Based Financial Aid
“At Carolina, more than 40 percent of those students wouldn’t be sitting there at graduation if we were unable to provide them with need-based aid...
Fiber Internet In 2014?
"We’re hoping some of those connections start before the end of this year.”
Why I Love The Masters: Springtime, Tradition and Pimento Cheese Sandwiches
Amidst a sea of immaculate green, these colorful ants marched across the TV screen. Roars sprung out of the box on the stand and filled up the room as...
CHCCS Officials Ask Town Council To Save Room For Schools
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Assistant Superintendent Todd LoFrese told the Town Council on Wednesday that district schools are nearing full capa...
Diamond Heels Stumble In Extras To Chanticleers
The No. 29 North Carolina baseball team failed to get its offense going Wednesday night en route to a 3-2 loss to Coastal Carolina to fall to 19-14 on...
Carrboro Hiring Consultant to Study ‘Pay As You Throw’ Solid Waste Option
CARRBORO -The Town of Carrboro has decided to hire a consultant for up to $30,000, for research into the feasibility of a Pay-As-You-Throw system for ...
Tenacious Tar Heel Men’s Lax Fights For ACC Supremacy This Weekend
After starting 0-2 in ACC play, the Carolina men’s lacrosse team was in a world of trouble.
Poll: N.C. Republican Primary For U.S. Senate Likely Headed For A Run-Off
Unless something changes drastically, we are going to be headed to a run-off," Jensen said.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Board of Education Nears Decision on Gifted Specialist Cuts
The Chapel Hill- Carrboro City Schools Board of Education may be making big cuts to gifted specialists in classrooms.
UNC Board Of Governors To Discuss Need-Based Financial Aid Thursday
Two major state-funded programs for in-state students are the UNC Need-Based Grant, which allocated $122.5 million....
Squirrel Hunting From Cars Reported Within Carrboro Town Limits
“Obviously, anytime you have someone driving around taking pot shots at squirrels that is a concern for us,” Atack said.
Orange County Continues Streak of Lowest Unemployment in N.C.
Orange County continues to have the lowest rate of unemployment out of all 100 North Carolina counties.