News & Sports Archive
Chancellor Folt Addresses McCants’ Allegations
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt released a statement in an e-mail to the Carolina community Tuesday addressing the university’s devotion to investigating ...
Jay Bilas: “I Believe Roy Williams”
“I find him to be credible, and I believed what he was saying,” Bilas says.
Developer Calls For Higher Density
“If you’re going to remain competitive...you must build higher densities, and you must build a bigger concentration of commercial property...,” ...
Sen. Berger Meets Moral Monday Protesters
North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, a Rockingham Republican, sat down and talked for nearly an hour with 15 protesters who had staged...
Chapel Hill Approves Budget With 1-Cent Tax Rate Hike
If you live in Chapel Hill, your property tax bill is going up next year.
“Release Your Transcripts”
“Former athletes, if you want to help clear this up, release your transcripts,” says UNC School of Journalism professor Charlie Tuggle.
Less than 24 hours after “Outside the Lines” aired, UNC men’s basketball head coach Roy Williams responded in an interview with ESPN’s Jay Bil...
Pre-K - 12 Education
State Funding Cuts Spark Tension
Educators and school administrators all across North Carolina are anxious about the State House budget that’s due this week; and those in the Chapel...
‘Thunder and Lightning’ Backfield Key To Carolina Football
If there’s one clear strength to the Tar Heels in 2014, it’s in the backfield.
Williams Says He Didn’t Know
"I don't sit in the classroom; I don't turn in the papers," Coach Williams said. "But I find that impossible for me to believe."
Former Players Disagree With McCants
Sixteen players from North Carolina's 2005 national championship team issued the following statement Friday to the Associated Press responding to form...
University Mall Adds New Tenants
The University Mall has announced three new expansions for the upcoming years: Tacos y Tequila this coming June, Planet Fitness this December, and Ave...
Weighing In On McCants’ Comments
There are still unanswered questions about the academic scandal at UNC, and former basketball star Rashad McCants' comments on ESPN's Outside The Line...
County Commissioners Reverse Course On Rural Recycling Vote
County Commissioners did an abrupt about-face Thursday, reversing a vote on rural recycling funding in response to criticism from the Chapel Hill Town...
Pre-K - 12 Education
Culbreth Middle Schooler Raises Money to Help Teachers
An eight-grader at Culbreth Middle School in Chapel Hill is angry about how little his teachers get paid for the hard work they do, so he decided to h...
News Around Town
Orange County Visitors Bureau Touts to ‘Staycation’
Director of the Chapel Hill-Orange County Visitors Bureau, Laurie Paolicelli, wants vacationers to know about what the county has to offer this summer...
Incoming UNC Football Signee Charged with Larceny
Incoming UNC freshman Avery Hayden Edwards was arrested June 3rd by Wake County sheriff’s deputies. He is charged with felony larceny after his thef...
Hillsborough Chamber Director Steps Down
Margaret Cannell, the Executive Director of the Hillsborough and Orange County Chamber of Commerce, has stepped down from her position, effectively im...
Art’s Angle: Where is Wayne Walden?
As Rashad McCants has blown the latest lid off the UNC academic scandal with his ESPN interview Friday, there remains a missing person who could shed ...
McCants: Williams Knew “100 Percent” About Paper Classes
On ESPN's "Outside the Lines," former UNC star Rashad McCants alleges that Roy Williams knew about phony classes.