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Community Rallies to Help Pittsboro Family
Community leaders in Pittsboro are rallying together to help out a family after they suffered a major loss in early March. Melody Bailey is the Head C...
Storrow Will Run for Chapel Hill Town Council in 2015
Chapel Hill Town Council Member Lee Storrow will run for reelection this fall. Storrow made the announcement on WCHL’s Morning News with Ron Stutts....
UNC Women’s Basketball To Host Opening Rounds of NCAA
Hall of Fame coach Sylvia Hatchell’s team received an at-large bid and was placed at a No. 4 seed in the Greensboro region after the tournament brac...
Willingham Lawsuit Settled for $335K
UNC settled the lawsuit with learning specialist Mary Willingham for $335,000, WCHL has confirmed. The figure was first reported by the Raleigh News &...
Struggling Diamond Heels Play Host to Davidson Tuesday
The Diamond Heels return home Tuesday for a midweek game at Boshamer Stadium with an in-state foe, the 9-5 Davidson Wildcats.
Former Tar Heels Helping Fight Childhood Cancer
Former Carolina baseball teammates are joining forces once again to fight childhood cancer. Former Tar Heel Catcher Chase Jones tells WCHL’s Blake H...
Tar Heels Head To Jacksonville, Face Harvard In Round of 64
The wait is over. The brackets are out and Jacksonville, Florida is the destination for the UNC men’s basketball team’s first weekend of the NCAA ...
Pitt Squeaks by UNC in Extra Innings
It took longer than expected, but when all was said and done, the Pittsburgh Panthers earned a 3-2 home victory over the 11th ranked UNC baseball team...
CH Developer Offers Housing Incentive, but Section 8 Issue Persists
A Chapel Hill developer is offering an incentive for public employees to stay in town.
26-3 Second Half Irish Surge Dooms Tar Heels
Up 63-54 with 9:59 remaining, the rug was pulled out from under the Tar Heels.
Hickory Tops Chapel Hill Girls 71-57 to Win 3-A State Title
This time, Hickory’s speed against the Chapel Hill girls’ basketball team was too much for the Tigers. The Tornadoes claimed the 3-A state champio...
Bukauskas Pitches UNC Baseball to Victory Over Pitt
A late offensive surge, combined with another fantastic start from JB Bukauskas, delivered the 11th ranked UNC baseball squad a much needed 3-1 victor...
Silver Alert For Mebane Man, 34
The NC Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for Joseph Allen Horner.
Carolina Outduels Virginia For Championship Spot
Marcus Paige hit two free throws with 3.9 seconds left to secure a memorable Tar Heel victory Friday night in Greensboro.
Outlook Good: Expert Says U.S. Economy Doing Well Despite Uncertainties
That was the word from economist Gregory Miller at the Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Economic Outlook Briefing.
Pittsburgh Outlasts UNC in a Thriller on the Diamond
An explosion of unexpected offense dominated the action on Friday at Pittsburgh’s Charles Cost Field, as the 11th ranked UNC baseball team could...
Stuart Scott’s Memoir Released
A memoir recounting the life and battles of the late Stuart Scott was released on Tuesday. “Every Day I Fight” relives stories from legendary spor...
Local Man’s No Good, Very Bad Day
A Chapel Hill man had a pretty bad day recently, which ended with him showing up on three police reports within 24 hours.
News Around Town
Why Are Some Trees Being Removed on Franklin Street?
Many of our readers and listeners have been asking us about the removal of some trees on Franklin Street. So we asked Meg McGurk, Executive Director o...
UNC Grad Programs Recognized
UNC graduate programs are very well represented in the 2016 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” from the US News and World Report. The ...