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OC Visitors Bureau Director Gives Credit to LGBT Community for Rise in Tourism
The director of the Orange County Visitors Bureau says that 2014 was a great year for tourism, with a record number of visitors to the county.
Chapel Hill Town Council To Talk Transit Funding
The Chapel Hill Town Council kicks off 2015 with a meeting on Monday to discuss future funding for the Chapel Hill Transit system.
Carolina, Notre Dame Square Off On ‘Big Monday’
The No. 19 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 11-3 on the season and 1-0 in conference play, looks to build off the momentum of a road win at Cle...
Tar Heel Women Crush Wolfpack for First ACC Win
No. 9 UNC defeats rival North Carolina State in their ACC opener Sunday afternoon at Carmichael Arena. The Tar Heels now boast a 14-1 record.
Stuart Scott, UNC Alum And Broadcast Legend, Dies At 49
Stuart Scott died Sunday after a seven-year battle with cancer.
Tar Heels Crush Clemson 74-50 To Win ACC Opener
The UNC men's basketball team got back on track when it comes to winning ACC openers, crushing the Clemson Tigers 74-50 Saturday night at Littlejohn C...
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New Year’s Resolution? Don’t Fix Your Weaknesses – Improve Your Strengths
For your 2015 New Year's resolution, think about improving what you're already good at.
“We Have Work To Do”: NAACP Hosts Police Chiefs, Sheriff
About 50 people gathered Saturday for a spirited forum on race, class, and local policing, hosted by the NAACP.
Tar Heels Storm Into ACC Play In Peak Form
Stephanie Mavunga's top-notch form was unleashed Friday afternoon inside Carmichael Arena. It proved too much for East Tennessee State to handle as th...
Maple View Farm Raising Money for Charities After Christmas Day Robbery
A local ice cream favorite is working to make up some lost ground for charity after they were robbed on Christmas Day. The holidays are a time for sha...
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...