News & Sports Archive
Google Begins Fiber Installation in Chapel Hill
Google has started installing its fiber network infrastructure in Chapel Hill, according to the town. A release says this work will lay the network’...
Orange County’s “Project Connect” Seeks Your Help
Modeled after a national program, Project Connect helps hundreds of residents at risk of homelessness each year.
Marcus Paige Finalist for Arthur Ashe Jr. Male Athlete of the Year
UNC men’s basketball guard Marcus Paige has been named one of the four finalists for the 2016 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male and Female Athlete of the Year Aw...
UNC – Duke Square Off in Durham
UNC against Duke. It’s a big game, no matter the sport. The rivals will meet three times on the baseball field over the weekend as the Tar Heels get...
UNC-Florida Gulf Coast Notes
(Courtesy of UNC Sports Information) • Carolina is now 29-6 overall this season and 113-44 in NCAA Tournament play. • The Tar Heels are 51-10 as a...
News Around Town
5K For Education Is Saturday
Organized by the Public School Foundation, the 5K For Education starts at 9 am at McCorkle Place.
Tar Heels Survive Early Scare From FGCU, Advance in NCAA Tourney
Entering the NCAA Tournament as one of the favorites to win it all, the No. 1-seeded Tar Heels kept their national title quest alive Thursday night wi...
Hillsborough Approves Master Plan for 1,000+ Unit Development
The master plan for the proposed Collins Ridge development in Hillsborough was approved by the Board of Commissioners at its meeting on Monday night. ...
UNC Chemistry Professor Receives Teaching Excellence Award
UNC chemistry professor Michael Crimmins has been awarded a 2016 Teaching Excellence Award by the UNC Board of Governors. Crimmins has been a faculty ...
Orange is Second Healthiest County in State According to Study
Orange County is the second healthiest county in North Carolina, according to a new study. The study, done by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and t...
UNC Graduate Schools Receive High Rankings
U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 rankings for graduate programs in America. A number of UNC graduate schools have received high rank...
Speaker Ban Protests: 50 Years Later
Tensions have been high on the UNC campus in recent months over issues including race on campus and the recent selection of Margaret Spellings as UNC ...
Town Council Talks About Debt
In preparation for a possible bond issuance, Chapel Hill’s business management director Kenneth Pennoyer gave the town council an update on how the ...
News Around Town
Historic Hillsborough Clock to be Repaired
Time is standing still in Hillsborough, at least according to the town clock above the Historic Orange County Courthouse. A release says the clock is ...
Stroman On Sports: Road To The Final Four
The NCAA tournament begins tonight! How far will the Tar Heels go?
Arrests Made in String of Break-Ins
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrests of two individuals in connection with a string of break-ins. Authorities say Keith Wayn...
Town Council Continues To Review American Legion Possibilities
The debate over what to do with the 36-acre property soon to be the former home of the American Legion is far from over. “We have this opportuni...
UNC Baseball Knocks Off Elon
The UNC baseball team finished up its second mid-week game against an in-state opponent with a victory on Wednesday over the Elon Phoenix. The Tar Hee...
Paige: Tournament is ‘Chance to be Remembered’
North Carolina is a number one seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament and will take on No. 16 Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday night. A 16 seed ...
Third Suspect in Efland Murder Appears in Court
The third suspect arrested in connection with a January homicide in Efland appeared in Orange County Court on Wednesday afternoon. Barry Holt has been...