News & Sports Archive
On to the Sweet 16: Tar Heels Blast Providence, 85-66
Late in the first half of Saturday night’s NCAA Tournament second round matchup in Raleigh between top-seeded UNC and No. 9 seed Providence, Tar Hee...
UNC Baseball Blows Out Duke Again, Clinches Series
Picking up right where it left off on Friday night, the No. 6 UNC baseball team jumped all over the mistake-prone Duke Blue Devils in a series-clinch...
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Portion of Riverwalk to Close for Utilities Work
A portion of the Riverwalk’s western section will be closed this week as crews will be clearing a water line right-of-way. A release says crews ...
UNC Facing Tough Task in Providence in Round of 32
No. 1 seed UNC will enter Saturday night’s round of 32 matchup against Providence as near double-digit favorites to come away with a win, but th...
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Community Egg Hunts Moved to Sunday
The threat of rain in the forecast has caused the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro to move the Community Egg Hunt events from Saturday to Sunday afte...
Durham Police Pull Over Black Men at Higher Rates
Advocacy groups said on Friday that they were not surprised after the Durham Police Department released a report showing evidence of disproportionate ...
No. 6 UNC Baseball Crushes Duke In Rivalry Series Opener
Another day, another win for the hot-hitting No. 6 UNC baseball team. Friday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, the Tar Heel offense b...
Google Begins Fiber Installation in Chapel Hill
Google has started installing its fiber network infrastructure in Chapel Hill, according to the town. A release says this work will lay the network’...
Orange County’s “Project Connect” Seeks Your Help
Modeled after a national program, Project Connect helps hundreds of residents at risk of homelessness each year.
Marcus Paige Finalist for Arthur Ashe Jr. Male Athlete of the Year
UNC men’s basketball guard Marcus Paige has been named one of the four finalists for the 2016 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male and Female Athlete of the Year Aw...
UNC – Duke Square Off in Durham
UNC against Duke. It’s a big game, no matter the sport. The rivals will meet three times on the baseball field over the weekend as the Tar Heels get...
UNC-Florida Gulf Coast Notes
(Courtesy of UNC Sports Information) • Carolina is now 29-6 overall this season and 113-44 in NCAA Tournament play. • The Tar Heels are 51-10 as a...
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5K For Education Is Saturday
Organized by the Public School Foundation, the 5K For Education starts at 9 am at McCorkle Place.
Tar Heels Survive Early Scare From FGCU, Advance in NCAA Tourney
Entering the NCAA Tournament as one of the favorites to win it all, the No. 1-seeded Tar Heels kept their national title quest alive Thursday night wi...
Hillsborough Approves Master Plan for 1,000+ Unit Development
The master plan for the proposed Collins Ridge development in Hillsborough was approved by the Board of Commissioners at its meeting on Monday night. ...
UNC Chemistry Professor Receives Teaching Excellence Award
UNC chemistry professor Michael Crimmins has been awarded a 2016 Teaching Excellence Award by the UNC Board of Governors. Crimmins has been a faculty ...
Orange is Second Healthiest County in State According to Study
Orange County is the second healthiest county in North Carolina, according to a new study. The study, done by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and t...
UNC Graduate Schools Receive High Rankings
U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 rankings for graduate programs in America. A number of UNC graduate schools have received high rank...
Speaker Ban Protests: 50 Years Later
Tensions have been high on the UNC campus in recent months over issues including race on campus and the recent selection of Margaret Spellings as UNC ...
Town Council Talks About Debt
In preparation for a possible bond issuance, Chapel Hill’s business management director Kenneth Pennoyer gave the town council an update on how the ...