News & Sports Archive
Tar Heel Tennis, Lacrosse Blossoming This Spring
Although surrounded by less hype and fanfare than their more famous basketball and football counterparts, UNC’s spring sports teams excel at the hig...
Diamond Heels Excited For Second Chance Against Coastal
Returning from a four game road-trip, the 18-13 UNC baseball team opens a seven game home-stand at Boshamer Stadium on Tuesday, they face off with...
State Will Proceed with Death Penalty Case Against Hicks
46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks appeared before a Durham County Court Judge on Monday for a Rule 24 hearing. The state will be allowed to pursue the d...
John Shelton Reed: College Athletics Déjà vu?
Editor’s Note: This article was written by UNC Professor Emeritus John Shelton Reed when he was a member of the UNC Faculty in 1989. And, in ...
Supreme Court Rejects N.C. Appeal on Election Law
The Supreme Court has passed up an early chance to review a contested election law that opponents say limits the ability of African-Americans to vote.
Chapel Hill Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Death
Chapel Hill Police have arrested 25-year-old Charles Anthony Rhames in connection with a fatal stabbing on Franklin Street Friday night. Police have ...
“Cupcakes & Cocktails” Will Benefit OCRCC
"Cupcakes & Cocktails" is one of many events the OCRCC is hosting for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Ramirez Carries Tar Heels to Much Needed Win at Clemson
A Herculean offensive effort from right-fielder Tyler Ramirez, who homered and drove in five runs altogether, carried the UNC baseball team to an 8-7 ...
Tar Heels Snatch Defeat From the Jaws of Victory
Another Saturday, another tragic 11 inning loss for the UNC baseball team. The Clemson Tigers used a number of miscues by the Tar Heels to score three...
PlayMakers 15/16 Season Features “Sisters,” “Sweeney”
PlayMakers' 2015/16 season will take theatergoers around the world.
This May, A Race That’s “Not So Normal”
Now an annual tradition, the Not So Normal 5K raises funds for numerous causes.
Fundraiser Will Support Kids “Learning Outside”
Learning Outside is a nonprofit dedicated to connecting kids with nature.
Oakes’ Outlook: Final Four ‘Breakfast Club’
So this year, the Final Four has gone to the coaches starring in a stirring sequel to "The Breakfast Club". I'm not complaining.
GOPers Like Cruz; Nobody Loves Kentucky: PPP
Two surveys from Public Policy Polling show Ted Cruz gaining and Americans split on the Final Four.
Duke Legend Talks Final Four
Steve Vacendak is a veteran of two Final Fours and the 1966 ACC Player of the Year.
Lavelle, Other Electeds Tour Future Light Rail Line
The light-rail line connecting Durham and Chapel Hill is still more than a decade away from becoming a reality – but planners are already hammer...
Tigers Come Uncaged Early, Shut Down Tar Heels Late
Superb all season long on the mound for the Tigers, Matthew Crownover continued his dominance on Friday, going seven innings on 118 pitches, while lea...
Chatham Park Foes Demand Stop to Related Highway Work
Pittsboro is rejecting a demand to stop construction on the U.S. 64 Bypass.
News Around Town
Community Dinner Brings Folks Together
Winner of a national cultural diversity award, the Community Dinner is an annual tradition.
Fight For Mental Health Goes Through Faith Communities
Chapel Hill is the site of a mental health conference for faith communities this month.