News & Sports Archive
OC Board Of Elections Approves Five Early Voting Sites For May Primary
That’s one more option than last year, and another location could be added when the state Board of Elections gives final approval Monday.
Hedgepeth Murder Documents To Remain Sealed, Judge To Review Case Info.
Superior Court Judge Howard Manning said Wednesday that the documents, including the autopsy report, will remain sealed until he reviews them, without...
Spring Weather Advisory: First Day of Spring Will Feel Just Like That
March 20 is the official first day of spring. And fortunately for Triangle residents beset by lousy weather lately, it’s not just “springtime” o...
News Around Town
Carrboro Declares ‘Lady Tigers Day’ in Honor of 3A State Basketball Champs
March 19, 2014 is officially Lady Tigers Day in Carrboro.
Orange County Residents Pan Recycling District Tax Plan
Residents of rural Orange County say they’re not impressed with plans for a new solid waste service district tax
State Investigating Whether Duke Energy Leaked Contaminated Water At Chatham Co. Plant
The concern is whether contaminated water was also released into the canal, which flows into an unnamed tributary that feeds the Cape Fear River, a dr...
Hoop it Up with The Heels
Coach Williams Emphasizing Rebounding Heading Into NCAA Opener
UNC Head Coach Roy Williams says this time of year, every team gets new life.
Morinaga Candy Factory Construction In OC To Begin “In A Couple Of Weeks”
“We really do not have much time right now to think about being happy with our success because we have a lot to do," Brantley said.
Closings, Cancellations, Delays – Updated 8:05 a.m. 3/18
Due to winter weather, schools and businesses are taking the necessary steps to ensure the safety of their students and staff.
Clouds To Keep Temperatures Down Tuesday, Warmer Wednesday
National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Ellis says temperatures will stay in the 30s Tuesday, but the Triangle will see-saw right back to the 50s ...
Rachel ‘Bunny’ Mellon dead at 103
Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the deeply private and profoundly wealthy centenarian, has died at her estate in Virginia. She was 103.
“The Edge” Proposed Development Stirs Residents’ Worries And Support
“Those are my main concerns—the noise and the traffic on Eubanks—and the increased general activity,” Stuart said.
Huddle Up With The Heels
Coach Fedora Wants No Drop-off From Hot 2013 Finish In UNC Spring Ball
With spring break over, the Tar Heel football team is back out on the practice fields gearing up for a run at an ACC championship in 2014.
Hoop it Up with The Heels
Talented UNC Women Get NCAA No. 4 Seed, Face No. 13 UT-Martin Sunday
The 24-9 North Carolina women’s basketball team found out its NCAA Tournament fate Monday night. The Tar Heels are a No. 4 seed in the Stanford brac...
Improving Diamond Heels Begin Five-Game Homestand with Tigers
The No. 13 North Carolina baseball team, 14-5 overall and 4-2 in the ACC, will begin a five-game homestand when it faces Princeton,3-7 on the year, Tu...
Wanted by Chapel Hill Police: Jaheem Lashard Watson, 24
Chapel Hill Police need your help in locating Jaheem Lashard Watson, who's wanted for suspicion of first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping and...
Woman Cited for ‘Twerkin’ It’ in the Middle of Franklin Street
Contrary to the opinion of one apparently intoxicated woman, the driving lanes of Franklin Street do not turn into a “Twerk Zone” after 2 a.m.
Republican House 50 Candidate Rod Chaney: Strong Supporter of Charter Schools
Rod Chaney, a pastor at Sunrise Church in Chapel Hill, is running for the NC House 50 seat in 2014. His Republican opponent in the May 6 primary is re...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen Preview: Make Zoning Easier for Residents, Businesses
Addressing concerns about the challenges of navigating Carrboro’s zoning laws will be on the agenda for the Board of Aldermen this week.
State Unemployment Rate Hits Five-Year Low In January
In the first month of the new year, the jobless rate fell 0.2 percent compared to the month prior and 2.1 percent from the year before.