News & Sports Archive
Carrboro Approves ‘Summer Streets’ Road Closures
Carrboro leaders approved a plan to open Weaver Street to pedestrians this summer, but some business owners are worried it will impact their bottom li...
Kahn Announces Chapel Hill Mayoral Bid
Kahn says he's worried about several issues facing the school system, and while those lie outside the jurisdiction of the mayor of Chapel Hill, he say...
Orange County Hires Myren As Deputy Manager
His new role in Orange County will focus on developing strategies to increase efficiency in government.
Torch Run Leads Up to Special Olympics
The Torch Run benefiting the North Carolina Special Olympics is making its way across the Tar Heel state in the leadup to the Summer Games this weeken...
UNC’s Loeb Wins National Title
UNC women’s tennis star Jamie Loeb is a national champion. The number seven seed Sophomore Loeb defeated second-seeded Carol Zhao of Stanford to win...
UNC Baseball Misses NCAA Tournament For First Time Since 2001
For the first time since 2001 the UNC baseball team will not play in the NCAA Tournament. It marks just the second time in head coach Mike Fox’s 17-...
W Lax Falls in National Title Game
The North Carolina Tar Heel Women’s Lacrosse team came up one goal shy of a national championship on Sunday night. The second-ranked Tar Heels fell ...
ACC Baseball Tournament: Tar Heels Pick Up Big Win Over Clemson
Feeling the unfamiliar pressure of the NCAA Tournament bubble, the UNC baseball team rebounded from back-to-back losses to defeat the Clemson Tigers b...
Red Clay Ramblers Will “Be Loud!” In June
A one-night-only concert at Fearrington Village will benefit the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation.
News Around Town
Memorial Day, “A Hero’s Best Medicine” From Fisher House
The Fisher House Foundation houses families of hospitalized military vets.
Chansky: UNC ‘Happy’ with Notice of Allegations
UNC received its long-awaited Notice of Allegations from the NCAA Friday, and all indications are that Carolina is “happy” with what that NOA says...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Carrboro Students Raising Money For Dominican Republic
Two new murals are on display at Carrboro High, and students are raising funds for the artists' communities.
UNC Receives Notice Of Allegations From NCAA
Details remain scanty at this time, but UNC officials have confirmed the University has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA. NCAA investiga...
ACC Baseball Tournament: Bats Fall Flat, Tar Heels Downed by No. 13 FSU
Led by a solid effort on the mound from junior Mike Compton, the No. 13 Florida State Seminoles cruised to an 8-4 victory over the UNC baseball team o...
Memorial Day Motorists Expected To Hit 10-Year High
There's bad news and good for motorists this Memorial Day weekend. According to AAA Carolinas, the roads will be crowded but the gas will be cheap.
Pictures More Effective than Text to Stop Smoking
Graphic warnings on tobacco products are more effective than text cautions, new UNC analysis has found. By this point you are more than likely familia...
UNC Launches Two Programs to Aid Military Members
UNC announced two initiatives to help veterans navigate the sometimes complicated path into higher education. Jim Gregory is the Director of Media Rel...
Committee Interviews Search Firms to Find Next UNC System President
Three of the four search firms being considered by the UNC Board of Governors to conduct the search for the next President of the University System ha...
ACC Baseball Tournament: No. 3 Louisville Rallies to Defeat UNC
Rallying from an early 4-0 deficit, the No. 3 Louisville Cardinals defeated the UNC baseball team on Wednesday night by a score of 7-4 in the Tar Heel...
Burlington Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured
A shooting in Burlington left one man dead and another injured, and police say they have no suspects as of yet.