News & Sports Archive
1 Flu Death Reported Last Week, Cases Cont. To Decline
Except for a spike in mid-February, the numbers have steadily declined. The one death reported last week is the lowest weekly total recorded this flu ...
Economist: Next Three Years Will Be Strong
Economist Mark Vitner says he expects the economy to remain strong with steady growth through at least 2016.
NHS’s Bill Hall To Call Step Aside After One More Season
Northwood High School football head coach Bill Hall says he’s only got one season left in him.
Chapel Hill Man Killed By Wednesday Storm
A Chapel Hill man was killed by a falling tree while standing on his deck during a thunderstorm Wednesday afternoon.
Hoop it Up with The Heels
Recharged Tar Heels Hoping To Save The Best For Last
The No. 15 Tar Heels have been busy recharging and refocusing for the stretch run that is March, full of tournament action that begins this week with ...
PPP: Obama’s Approval Up 2% From December
President Obama’s approval numbers have improved slightly in a new poll, which could be one reason Democrats have re-taken the lead in a generic con...
Diamond Heels Cruise Past Gardner Webb 7-1, Face Terps in Weekend Series
The No. 13 North Carolina baseball team cruised past Gardner Webb 7-1 at Boshamer Stadium Wednesday to improve to 12-4 on the season.
CHCCS Works to Get Quicker School Closing Information Out to Parents
School officials are reviewing better ways of getting last-minute alerts out to parents, after last Friday’s freezing rain shut down Chapel Hill-Car...
Meals On Wheels Gears Up For “Community Champions Week”
Seven elected “champion” officials are set to deliver meals to homebound and hungry seniors...
Race For House 50 Profile: Hannah Hopes To Make Small Businesses Top Priority
"My background in business-oriented decision making, I think, is needed in the legislature in general.”
Carrboro Aldermen Consider Drug Store Drive-Throughs
The Town of Carrboro is asking for public input about whether drive-thoughs should be allowed at future pharmacies.
Carolina Routs George Mason, Gardner Webb On Deck
It was a beautiful day in Boshamer Stadium Tuesday evening as the No. 13 North Carolina baseball team wrapped up its 13-3 victory over George Mason to...
News Around Town
Homeownership, Scholarship, Taxes And Snow Days
Congrats to local high achievers; learn how to buy an affordable home; snow changes CHCCS schedule; get help on taxes.
Consultant Recommendations Calms Some Residents’ Worries About “Chatham Park”
Now that a recently-hired consulting firm has made suggestions calling for a more detailed project plan for the proposed Chatham Park, Pittsboro resid...
Construction On UMall Luxury Cinema To Begin In April; Open By ’15
Construction on the new luxury, 13 screen movie theater in Chapel Hill’s University Mall is expected to begin in April of this year.
Republican Senate Primary Tied In NC; Tillis’ Numbers Drop
"With eight candidates, and all of them so closely bunched together, it is looking more and more likely that this is going to be headed for a run-off....
Serving Up A Storm: Carolina Tennis, A Force To Be Reckoned With
Carolina is making some noise on the tennis courts in 2014. Both the men's and women's squads are aiming at ACC, and possibly even national titles.
All Orange County Power Outages Expected to End Wednesday
Representatives of Duke Energy and Piedmont Electric say they expect power to be restored for all customers by late Wednesday night.
News Around Town
OC Sheriff Searching For Missing 60-Year-Old Man
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for Thomas Jeffrey Searle.
CHTC Eyes Town Funding For Affordable Rental Housing Plan
The Chapel Hill Town Council says it’s time to consider putting tax dollars toward subsidizing affordable rental housing.