News & Sports Archive
Carrboro Alderman Approve Affordable Housing Request
The Carrboro Board of Alderman approved several affordable housing requests on Tuesday night, most notably, a request of $40,000 for the Self Help lan...
Endorsements Roll in Ahead of Primary
Early voting starts on Thursday across North Carolina for the 2016 primary election and endorsements are coming in fast and furious as voters prepare ...
Watts, Walker Honored by ACC Ahead of Tournament Tipoff Wednesday
Members of the North Carolina women’s basketball team have been honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference ahead of the conference tournament beginnin...
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Cates Creek Park Officially Open; Roadway Opening Delayed
Cates Creek Park in Hillsborough is now open for use by the public. The town officially opened the park in the Waterstone development on Tuesday. You ...
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“Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands”
Coming this Friday, the Compass Center for Women and Families' biggest annual fundraiser.
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Local Advocate, “Redefining Disabled,” Hosts OC Community Read
This year's Community Read will focus on the experience of living with disability.
Town Talks Ephesus-Fordham Changes
Before putting the issue in front of the Chapel Hill Town Council, the town held an informational meeting about possible changes to the form-based cod...
Spellings: My Responsibility is to Serve Needs of Every Student and Tax Payer
Tuesday was a busy day in higher education across North Carolina. It was Margaret Spellings’ first day as President of the UNC System after a pr...
Protest Held on Margaret Spellings’ First Day as UNC System President
Hundreds of students and faculty members at UNC gathered on Tuesday to protest the newly-minted UNC System President, Margaret Spellings. It didn’t ...
UNC Faculty Chair: We Need to Work Together for the Good of the UNC System
Tensions around the UNC System were brought to a fever pitch Tuesday with protests taking place on campuses across the state to correspond with the fi...
NAACP Calls For Transparent Investigation Into Raleigh Shooting
NAACP leaders called for a “speedy” and “transparent” investigation after a Raleigh Police Officer shot and killed a man on Monday. According ...
Stroman On Sports: Up Or Down For The UNC Women?
UNC women's basketball has struggled this year, but there's a solid young core. Is the team rising or declining?
Kennedy Meeks Unleashes On Analysts Who Want Him Benched
Neither Kennedy Meeks nor Isaiah Hicks started against Syracuse Monday night. It was Senior Night. But, there is a growing chorus of college basketb...
Marcus Paige Wins Second Straight Skip Prosser Award
Marcus Paige will receive the 2016 Skip Prosser Award. The award is given to the Atlantic Coast Conference’s top scholar-athlete for men’s bask...
Gas Leak Closes Lane on West Franklin St
Chapel Hill Fire crews have contained a natural gas leak near the Carolina Square construction site. One of the eastbound lanes of West Franklin Stre...
Watch Marcus Paige Deliver An Emotional Senior Night Speech
Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson, and Joel James all spoke about their time in Chapel Hill. Paige’s speech was particularly emotional. He began the...
Meet Orange County Commissioner At-Large Candidates
Three candidates are running for the at-large seat on the Orange County Board of Commissioners. The seat that is up for election will be decided betwe...
UNC Men’s Tennis Coach Gets Win No. 400
North Carolina men’s tennis coach Sam Paul now has 400 career victories, after the Tar Heels secured a pair of shutouts on Monday. Carolina hosted a...
No. 8 UNC Picks Up Emotional Win Over Syracuse On Senior Night
Monday night at the Dean Smith Center, despite a 75-70 win by the No. 8 Tar Heels over the Syracuse Orange, tears filled the arena—as fans said thei...
Raleigh Police Officer Shoots and Kills Man
A Raleigh Police Officer shot and killed a man shortly after noon on Monday. Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown confirmed the death in a press...