News & Sports Archive
Will Gas Prices Spike This Summer?
While gas prices have remained steady for the past month, the recent militant assault on the largest oil refinery in Iraq will most likely spell great...
Duke Energy Grid Will Beat the Heat
Despite the high temperatures across North Carolina, the heat may not pose much of a problem for Duke Energy’s power grids.
Summer Showdown: Trubisky-Williams QB Battle Rages On
Carolina football’s home opener against Liberty in Kenan Stadium is just 73 days away, but the storyline of the summer remains centered around who w...
OC Approves 2-Cent Property Tax Hike
Orange County Commissioners on Tuesday approved the first property tax rate increase in five years.
UNC Faculty Chair-Elect: I’ll Work on Making Night Parking Policy More Fair
The Chair-Elect of the faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill says he understands the concerns of nighttime employees at UNC who will be required to pay for parki...
If Heat is Your Thing … Enjoy Your Week!
If you like it hot, then you’re going to just love the Triangle weather for the next seven days.
PPP Poll: Hagan Leads Tillis 39-34
Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan has regained the largest lead for U.S. Senate re-election since September, according to a statewide telephone poll cond...
Carrboro Wins Third-Consecutive Wells Fargo Cup
Carrboro finished nearly 170 points ahead of the second-place finisher, the North Carolina School of Science and Math of Durham.
20 Arrested At Moral Monday
Nearly 20 people were arrested outside the doors of the state Senate chamber at the North Carolina General Assembly, two days after a judge struck dow...
CHTC Down To The Wire On Glen Lennox Plan
The Town Council is struggling to resolve final questions about the Glen Lennox plan, one week before a vote on a twenty-year agreement with the devel...
New UNC Night Parking Policy Draws Criticism
A night parking policy for UNC students and employees that will take effect in mid-August has some people at the university questioning its fairness.
UNC Field Hockey Members Take National Stage
Carolina women's field hockey will again be taking center stage this week at the USA Field Hockey Women's National Championship as a handful of Tar He...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen to Vote on $21.3 Million Budget
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen has a busy agenda at its Town Hall meeting Tuesday – and one of items is a resolution to adopt the $21.3 million budg...
Teacher In Abuse Scandal Takes Own Life
A teacher named last week in a decades-old case of abuse at Carolina Friends School has taken his own life.
PPP Poll: NC Residents Approve of UNC, Despite Scandal Allegations
A recent Public Policy Poll shows that most North Carolinians still have a favorable view of UNC-Chapel Hill – and most people aren’t really plugg...
Eight Tar Heels Lead U.S. Women’s Lacrosse National Team
Eight current or former University of North Carolina lacrosse players have made the U.S. Women's National Team, more than any school in the nation.
Barber: Moral Monday Rally to Focus on Workers
The North Carolina NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement will hold what’s being billed as a Mass Moral Monday at the General Assembly on Jun...
News Around Town
Chapel Hill Teen Inventor Seeks to Patent New Device
Chapel Hill resident and inventor, Chase Lewis, has now patented two of his inventions at the age of 14. These two inventions are the Rescue Travois a...
This Week, Support The Farmer Foodshare Challenge
The "Farmer Foodshare Challenge" is ongoing at 17 farmers' markets in the area.
This Month, Make Homes Safe For Seniors
Chapel Hill's Home Instead Senior Care is offering in-home safety checks for seniors this month.