News & Sports Archive
Demonstrators Gather To Support, And Oppose, Silent Sam
About 500 people gathered on campus Sunday, most of them opposed to Silent Sam.
Tar Heels Overcome Mistakes, Shut Down Virginia 26-13
CHAPEL HILL – Two years ago, the Tar Heels came to the mid point of their season at 1-5. This year, the boys-in-blue-and-argyle came to the mi...
Message from Chancellor Folt about Sunday rally
This message was sent to the campus community on Friday. It was forwarded to us tonight along with permission to share it with the Chapelboro commun...
“Late Night With Roy” Gets Basketball Season Underway
Basketball season officially began in Chapel Hill on Friday night, as UNC hosted its annual “Late Night With Roy” event. Hosted by TNTR...
Spellings Elected Unanimously Following Divisive Search Process
Former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings has been named the new president of UNC’s 17-campus university system.
Lights, Camera, Action: Silverspot Officially Opens At U-Place
Silverspot's third US location features 13 screens and an upscale new restaurant.
It’s Margaret Spellings As New UNC System President
Margaret Spellings was Secretary of Education under George W. Bush.
Endorsements Roll Out As Early Voting Begins
Early voting begins Thursday and local groups are rolling out endorsements for November’s municipal election.
UNC Board Of Governors to Name New System President Friday
After months of controversy, the UNC Board of Governors is expected to elect a new system president Friday.
UNC Unveils New Solar Energy Project
A new solar energy project was unveiled at UNC on Tuesday. “How cool is this?” Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Winston Crisp asked at the Fran...
The Wainstein Report 1 Year later
Thursday marks one year since the UNC-commissioned Wainstein Report was released. In the 365 days since, both the NCAA and the university’s accredit...
Unleash the Beast: UNC’s Elijah Hood Leaving His Mark
Sitting at 5-1 overall and 2-0 in ACC play, the UNC football team is off to its best start ever under head coach Larry Fedora. The key? Sophomore tail...
UPDATE: Missing Teen Found
UPDATE: Chapel Hill Police have announced that Arafah has been found and returned safely home. Chapel Hill Police are searching for a missing 16-year-...
UNC Refuses to Look Past Virginia As Pitt Showdown Looms
With some fans eyeing next week’s Thursday night showdown Pittsburgh–one of two teams tied with UNC atop the ACC Coastal Division–it’s...
Kindergarten Readiness Program Aims to Close Achievement Gap
A local program is helping low-income and at-risk children prepare for kindergarten. 66 children from low-income families or that were identified as n...
Chapel Hill Keeps Festifall 2015 Alive
Every fall, Chapel Hill is treated to the Festifall Arts Festival. But, earlier in October, the 43rd annual Festifall Arts Festival was cancelled due ...
“Ephesus-Fordham” To Be Rebranded; Village Plaza Done In A Year
Developer Lee Perry says Village Plaza will be completed (and renamed) by next October.
Labor Shortage Hitting Local Construction
Local homebuilders say the national labor shortage is causing headaches and delays.
Tom Ross on UNC Presidential Search: ‘I’ve Stayed Out of It’
The UNC Board of Governors will be meeting at 11 o’clock on Friday morning to select a new System President. A tentative agenda for the meeting call...
Big Changes Coming To MLK/Weaver Dairy Intersection
Several developments are either ongoing or in the pipeline.