News & Sports Archive
Former Tar Heel, Smith Middle School Cash In On #IceBucketChallenge
The local ice bucket challenges are stacking up.
OC Leads NC In Military Surplus Armored Vehicles For Police
According to Department of Defense data published last week by the New York Times, law enforcement agencies in Orange County have acquired more milita...
UNC Police Investigating Indecent Exposure On Campus
Campus police are investigating a reported indecent exposure incident occurring at the bus stop on Manning Drive shortly before 12:00 noon Saturday.
Ackland, Botanical Garden To Get New Leaders
Two Chapel Hill landmarks will soon be under new leadership.
News Around Town
Blue Recycling Carts Heading To Rural OC Soon
“The commissioners did authorize the purchase of 7,000 carts for the rural area.”
Roy Williams Takes #IceBucketChallenge
The UNC men's basketball team is competing in a summer basketball tournament in the Bahamas, but the head coach took time out to cool off for a great ...
Rep. Price: ‘Piecemeal’ Progress Made in Energy Policy
U.S. Representative David Price of District 4 stopped by WCHL this past Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics, including domestic energy policy.
News Around Town
Gun Range Owner Plans to Re-Open; Wants Mediation with Goathouse Refuge
The owner of a Chatham County shooting range said he hopes to re-open in the fall with more noise-reduction features, following a temporary shutdown a...
Sheriff: Thursday’s Incident “Apparent Suicide” UPDATE: Man Identified
'It's "pretty clear" that Thursday's death of a man who jumped from the overpass of I-40 at exit 266 is an apparent suicide.'
UNC to Test A Diabetes Outreach Program in SC
UNC researchers have adopted elite iPad technology to decrease diabetes prevalence in a rural county in South Carolina, where nearly 15 percent of res...
Anarchists Smash Car Windows At Chapel Hill Police Department
A group of self-proclaimed anarchists vandalized police cars last night at the Chapel Hill Police Department Headquarters on Martin Luther King Jr. Bo...
UNC Team gets $2.2 Million For Water Plan
A UNC Professor of Environmental Sciences and Engineering has been awarded a $2.2 million grant to develop strategies for meeting water supply demands...
Connell Family Takes The #IceBucketChallenge
A lot of people have some work to do after these challenges.
In Durham: Peaceful Protest For Police Brutality Victims
Peaceful protests in Durham mirrored actions taken across the country Thursday evening.
News Around Town
J-School To Change Name; “Family-to-Family Education Program”; CFD’s New Engine
UNC's School of Journalism and Mass Communication will change its name to the "School of Media and Journalism," effective next year.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS School Board Cuts Custodial, Gifted Specialist and TA Positions
Members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education expressed their anger toward the Republican leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly T...
The Grid: Carrboro High Jaguars
The Jaguars struggled to a 4-7 finish last season. But now, a new era begins for Jaguar football begins with Jason Tudryn’s departure for UNC and lo...
Man Does Not Survive Jump From I-40 Overpass
Police and emergency officials are investigating an incident that occurred around noon Thursday on I-40 at NC-86, exit 266.
Robin Williams’ Widow: ‘Actor-Comedian In Early Stages Of Parkinson’s’
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide, his wife said Thursday.
Women’s Soccer Stars Threaten to Sue FIFA over World Cup Turf
The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team is vying for next year’s World Cup title, but they are also preparing a lawsuit against FIFA, the international leagu...