News & Sports Archive
UNC Emergency Drill: A Traffic Wreck, a Bus and a Chemical Spill
Safety officials at UNC conducted an emergency drill Monday morning on Manning Drive, with the help of a hired firm that staged a traffic accident, wi...
Close-Knit Tar Heels Test Offense, Showcase Defense in Scrimmage
Head coach Larry Fedora’s scrimmage evaluations are out. And so far at least, the defense has the early edge over the offense.
Suspect in Murder of Durham Priest Makes 1st Court Appearance
The suspect in the murder of a 71-year-old Anglican priest from Durham made his first court appearance in Hillsborough on Monday afternoon, and the ju...
Congressman David Price To Visit WCHL Studios Tuesday
Tune in to the WCHL Afternoon News with Aaron Keck Tuesday for the hour-long conversation beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Man Charged with First Degree Murder of Missing Durham Priest
A suspect is charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 71-year-old Anglican priest whose body was discovered in Eno State Park early Sunday m...
Downtown Chapel Hill Experiencing Better Summer Business
Chapel Hill Mayor, Mark Kleinschmidt, spoke with WCHL’s Aaron Keck about the success stories from such local businesses he has heard and how the tow...
Inter-Faith Council Completes Fundraising for Homeless Shelter
The Inter-Faith Council for Social Services, or IFC, has announced they have now raised the money necessary to completely fund a new homeless shelter ...
UNC To Perform Emergency Drill
On Monday, August 11, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., UNC will perform an emergency drill on campus.
News Around Town
Goathouse Refuge Holds ‘Cat Cafe’ for Adoptions on Sunday
On Sunday, the Goathouse Refuge in Pittsboro is hosting a “Cat Café” to showcase the most adoptable of around 220 cats and kittens on the propert...
Mayor Kleinschmidt on the Mayors Innovation Project
Coming up within the next two weeks, Chapel Hill will be hosting the Mayors Innovation Project conference.
TSA Offers Pre-Check Program for Faster Checkpoints
Raleigh-Durham International Airport is offering the opportunity to sign up for the Transportation Security Administration’s Pre-Check program.
UNC Study: NC Doctors Suggest E-Cigarettes to Quitting Smokers
UNC physicians have published a survey stating that more research must be done about the practice that physicians have taken of recommending electroni...
Kleinschmidt: Landlords Get a Great Deal With Section 8 Vouchers
Mayors Mark Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill and Lydia Lavelle of Carrboro joined forces this week to ask local landlords to do the right thing, and accept...
Lawsuit Challenges Chatham Park Project
A group of citizens has filed a lawsuit challenging Pittsboro’s approval of the Chatham Park development project.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Local Teachers Lukewarm On New Pay Plan
Governor Pat McCrory has signed off on a budget plan that includes pay raises for teachers, but local school officials say the response from educators...
Hairston’s Assault Court Date Moved To September
Former UNC basketball standout P.J. Hairston wasn’t in court Friday for misdemeanor assault and battery charges, and he might not be in court until ...
Atlantic Coast Conference and University of Maryland Reach Legal Agreement
Lawsuits filed in the State of North Carolina and Maryland are dismissed.
Monitoring of UNC Accreditation Ends
UNC is now no longer on the list of schools being accredited for alleged academic misconduct. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commissi...
MLK Reopened — Downed Power Lines Close MLK
...from Critz Drive to Piney Mountain Road.
Summer Green Named To Hermann Trophy Watch List
UNC junior forward Summer Green is one of 35 NCAA Division I women's soccer players tagged as the leading players to watch this season that could vie ...