News & Sports Archive
Domestic Violence Victims Need Long-Term Support To Leave Abusers
Advocates say victims of domestic violence in Orange County need a temporary shelter, but also long-term support.
Former CHPD Chief Passes Away
Former Chapel Hill Police Chief Ralph Pendergraph passed away on May 4, according to his family. The 70-year-old Pendergraph had been battling pancrea...
Carrboro Residents Request Conditions for Development Permit
As the Carrboro Board of Alderman considers rezoning and granting a permit to Woodhill LLC for building the restaurant and retail space on six acres, ...
Benton and the Bats Lead Diamond Heels Past UNC-Asheville
Returning to action after a six day break for final exams, Benton Moss put together his second straight terrific start, and the Tar Heel bats came ali...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Emotions High After Confederate Flag Picture on Field Trip
Emotions are high in Chapel Hill after a picture of two East Chapel Hill High School students holding confederate flags was posted to the social media...
Orange Sheriff Calls For Domestic Violence Shelter: ‘The Need Is Critical’
Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood says his deputies responded to 1,058 domestic violence incidents last year.
Shooter Could Fill Hole for UNC
Next year’s Carolina men’s basketball team added a missing piece to the puzzle. High School sharpshooter Kenny Williams committed to play for Roy ...
Town Council Delays Vote on Filling Vacancy
The vacant seat on the Chapel Hill Town Council is still vacant.
One Last ‘Crack’ For Roy Williams, Tar Heels
A Sweet 16 exit wasn’t all that sweet for the Tar Heels in 2015, but with nearly everybody returning for another go next season, expectations will b...
UNC Baseball Hosts UNC-Asheville
With the final two weeks of the college baseball regular season on the horizon, the No. 24 UNC baseball team resumes its quest for Omaha on Tuesday—...
News Around Town
Hickory Tavern Raises Money for WCOM FM
On Thursday, the Hickory Tavern will help WCOM pay its bills, and the public is invited to help.
Tar Heel Lax NCAA Tourney Quests Begin
The UNC men’s lacrosse team, 12-3 overall, has earned the No. 3 seed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament and will host Patriot League champion Colgate at Fe...
Diamond Heels Starting to Think Big
At 29-16 overall, and 13-10 in the conference, the Diamond Heels currently sit in second place in the ACC Coastal Division, and have their sights...
Larry Fedora Sees Progress, Potential For Tar Heels
With spring practice now in the books, a productive summer awaits the Tar Heel football team. But head coach Larry Fedora says he’s already been see...
Oakes’ Outlook: Omaha – Book It
Something was just plain weird about college baseball last year. There was a disturbance in the force…even Yoda thought so. But the Tar Heels co...
Orange County To Test Alert Call System
Orange County officials will test a new phone alert system on Monday. Subscribers to the OC Alerts notification system will receive a test call at 2 ...
School Boards Ask Commissioners To Spend More Per Pupil
The two local school districts presented their 2015-16 budget requests to the Orange County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.
Heels in The Pros
Tar Heels in the Pros: Matt Harvey
Considered to be one of the best young pitchers in the major leagues, Matt Harvey has been on fire this season as a starting pitcher for the New York ...
Lecture at Chapel Hill Library to Focus on Planning for Growth
How we develop and plan for growth is always a hot topic in Chapel Hill and the surrounding area. David Shreve is the President of Advocates for a Sus...
UNC-Greensboro Holds On to Snap Tar Heels’ Six Game Winning Streak
Solid pitching, along with 14 hits and a big four run third inning, proved to be enough for the UNC-Greensboro Spartans to hold on for an upset road ...