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Local Student Wins Fire Escape Design Contest
12-year-old Kristin Lewis won both first and second place.
From Sweet to Beat: UNC WBB Season Ends
North Carolina women’s basketball finished the season with a heartbreaking 67-65 loss to South Carolina.
Ninth Inning Collapse Dooms UNC Against Miami
Under the lights at Boshamer Stadium on Friday, UNC had the game wrapped up, until Miami second baseman Johnny Ruiz hit a late RBI single off of Carol...
Concussion Expert: No Concussion Epidemic, but Still More to Learn
Kevin Guskiewicz is one of the leading concussion experts in the world, Kenan Distinguished Professor, Director of the Center for the Study of Retired...
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Takes a Pass on Proposed Obey Creek School Site
CHCCS is saying “thanks, but no thanks” to a proposed Obey Creek school site.
UNC and Miami Set to Square Off in Top 25 Baseball Action
Winners of three of their past four games, including a crucial series win in Atlanta, the 15-9, 22nd ranked, UNC baseball team faces its toughest conf...
Hillsborough Police Search for Suspect in Shooting
Hillsborough police are looking for the gunman who shot someone in the wrist. The incident happened around 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon on West Hill...
Wisconsin Ends UNC’s Season 79-72
On Thursday night, UNC had the horses to run with Wisconsin. But they didn’t have stallions. The Badgers did, and they rode them to victory. A 1...
Orange County Governments Talk Recycling Funding
County and town elected officials met Thursday night to work out how to fund recycling and solid waste services.
Board of Trustees Continues Conversation on Saunders Hall
The namesake of Saunders Hall, and other memorials on campus with controversial histories, was the topic of discussion at a UNC Board of Trustees Comm...
Coach Smith Sends Check for Dinner Out to Former Lettermen
About 180 lettermen that played basketball for Coach Dean Smith during his legendary coaching career received a check for 200 dollars, on Thursday, fr...
Battle of the Carolinas: UNC and USC Meet in Sweet 16
Exactly three weeks after coming up short in the ACC quarterfinals, North Carolina women’s basketball is taking the trip back to the Greensboro Coli...
No. 4 Carolina Meets No. 1 Wisconsin In West Coast Battle
The fourth-seeded North Carolina men’s basketball team, 26-11 overall, takes on top-seeded and 33-3 Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament West Regional S...
UNC Students Use Federal Law To Get Admissions Data
UNC students who want to know what’s in their admission files are using a little-known federal law to get a look.
Town Council Approves Affordable Housing Fund
Affordable housing is part of an ongoing discussion in Chapel Hill as the town continues to grow. The Chapel Hill Town Council passed a resolution on ...
Carrboro Aldermen Join County Commissioners in Opposing SB2
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen committed to opposing a Republican bill in the General Assembly that would allow magistrates and other state employees ...
Carrboro Aldermen Examine Guidelines for Police Body Cameras
At Tuesday’s meeting, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen examined a policy proposal on instituting body cameras for the town’s police officers.
Hunter Williams’ Gem Leads Tar Heels to Victory Over App State
Making just his third career start on the mound, 6’3″ freshman left-hander Hunter Williams had his eyes set on continuing the recent strin...
Tar Heels Touch Ground In LA Reaching For Stars
The Tar Heels have touched down in L.A. and will be reaching for the stars in a town full of them when they suit it up against the top-seeded Wisconsi...
Orange County Reports 4th Rabies Case of 2015
Orange County is reporting its fourth rabies confirmation of 2015. This incident involved a raccoon, the primary carrier of rabies in our region. This...