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UNC Officially Names Gene Chizik D-Coordinator
After weeks of speculation surrounding former Auburn national championship-winning head coach Gene Chizik, the vetting process is now over.
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Rev. Barber at Duke Chapel’s MLK Celebration: ‘No Ways Tired’
Duke University Chapel honored the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, with its annual service. This year, the keynote speaker was North Caro...
Sloppy Tar Heels Clip Overmatched Hokies
The No. 15 North Carolina men's basketball team sped away from Virginia Tech Sunday night in the Smith Center to claim a comfortable 68-53 victory and...
Carolina Welcomes Virginia Tech To Smith Center
The No. 15 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 13-4 overall and 3-1 in the ACC, returns home to the Smith Center to take on struggling Virginia Te...
UNC President Tom Ross Ousted By BOG
UNC System President Tom Ross is on the way out. The decision was announced on Friday. Ross will be transitioning out of his role effective January 3,...
Rep. Price ‘Shocked’ By Ouster Of UNC System President Ross
"I am shocked and troubled by the news that Tom Ross has been asked to resign as President of the UNC System by its Board of Governors."
Poll: Should UNC Football Hire Chizik?
Earlier this month, word broke that UNC was looking to hire Gene Chizik, who coached Auburn to a national title in 2011, as its defensive coordinator....
UNC BOG: Ross’ Departure “Nothing To Do With Performance”
"This decision has nothing to do with President Ross’s performance or ability to continue in the office."
With One Goal Down, Varsity Owners Aim Higher
The owners of the Varsity Theater on Franklin Street say they’ve raised enough money to convert one projector from film to digital, and they plan to...
Five Reasons Behind Roy’s Hate for State
For Roy Williams, the pain probably started not long after the buzzer sounded last Saturday afternoon. Marcus Paige had just nailed a gutsy left-hande...
Report: CHCCS Discipline Disproportionately Impacts Minority Students
In local schools, an African American student is five times as likely as a white student to get suspended, and three times as likely to get reprimande...
Notre Dame Trumps UNC, Now 2-2 in ACC
Carolina fell to the Fighting Irish, 89-79, at home on Thursday, to put them at 2-2 in the ACC and 15-3 overall.
NC DHHS: 26 New NC Flu Deaths Reported
The N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services reported 26 influenza-related deaths for the week of Jan. 4-Jan. 10.
Chapel Hill Man Arrested For Cocaine
He's been charged with six counts of cocaine possession and six counts of possession with intent to sell.
Proposed Carrboro Arts & Innovation Center Draws Desired Public Input
A proposal for a new Arts & Innovation Center in Carrboro brought out more people than expected to a couple of public information sessions at the ...
Paige, Hicks Lead Tar Heels To Wild Rivalry Road Win
The No. 15 North Carolina men's basketball team survived N.C. State, 81-79, Wednesday night at PNC Arena to improve to improve to 13-4 on the season a...
WINTER WEATHER: Closings, Cancellations, Delays FOR THURSDAY
Click here for a full list of local closings, cancellations, and delays - updated regularly.
Varsity Theatre Meets Kickstarter Goal
The Varsity Theatre tweeted out on Wednesday evening that they met their $50,000 Kickstarter goal. With these funds the Chapel Hill staple will be abl...
UNC Battles Another Big Opponent in Notre Dame
On Thursday evening, UNC Women's Basketball will fight for its 5th win over a top-25 team this season against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Rabid Bat Found In Chapel Hill Home
A bat in Chapel Hill marks Orange County’s first case of rabies this year.