News & Sports Archive
UNC Sophomore Charged After Report Of Sexual Assault, Erratic Nudity
A call to police Friday reporting a sexual assault at a UNC dorm ended in the arrest of a student who was found naked on the floor in his residence ha...
Carolina’s Best: Tar Heels Beat Rival Gamecocks To Gain ‘Elite’ Status
The fourth-seeded North Carolina women's basketball team turned back top-seeded South Carolina 65-58 and booked a spot in the Elite Eight of the NCAA ...
Carolina Drops Sixth Straight, Gets Swept By Duke
The Tar Heel baseball team was on the wrong end of history Sunday at Jack Coombs Field on Duke’s campus. The Blue Devils’ 6-4 victory wrapped up t...
Tar Heels face ‘Battle of the Carolinas’ for Coveted Elite Eight Slot
The fifth-seeded North Carolina women’s basketball team, 26-9 on the season, will play top-seeded South Carolina, 29-4 on the year, Sunday evening a...
UNC Leaders Address Pressures To Answer Questions On Past Academic/Athletic Relations
“I think that is always our goal—to be responsive. On the other hand, we have to be thoughtful. We have to be careful, and we have to get it right...
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Annual ‘Community Read’ at O.C. Library: ‘My Black Family, My White Privilege’
On Monday, March 31, the Orange County Main Library hosts its annual Community Read.
Tar Heel Men’s Lacrosse To Tangle With Johns Hopkins In Top Ten Battle
Fresh from knocking off previously top-ranked Maryland last weekend, Carolina will bring all sorts of confidence into this meeting with perennial powe...
NC Unemployment Rate Hits Nearly Six-Year Low
North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in nearly six years in February at 6.4 percent.
ACC Men’s Basketball Tourney To NC In ’19, ’20
The Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament will return to North Carolina in 2019 and 2020 after its two-year stay in New York.
Town Council Seeks County Buy-In For Ephesus-Fordham Plan
Chapel Hill Town Council members say Orange County’s help in funding the Ephesus-Fordham renewal plan is key, but commissioners aren’t yet ready t...
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Chapel Hill Transit: We Are Committed to Remaining Fare-Free
Bus riders in Chapel Hill and Carrboro may be required in the near future to pay a fare for the service, for the first time since 2002.
Town of Carrboro: New, Improved Web Site Coming This Summer
The Town of Carrboro is looking for public input on the town’s revamped Web site, set to launch in the late summer.
UNC AD Reacts To Ruling That Northwestern University Football Players Can Unionize
“But I think that is going to create all kinds of other challenges...."
Gridiron Pressure on Young Tar Heel Defense in 2014
We all know about the prolific, warp-speed offense the Tar Heel football team will have in store for 2014, but the defense remains somewhat of a myste...
Marcus Paige, Fellow Students Athletes Share Challenges & Triumphs During UNC Academic Experience
We know how hard we work in the classroom. It is not fair to us to get all of that negative attention when we spend so much time working so hard to ge...
Tar Heels Take On Rival Blue Devils For Three-Game Tilt
The No. 18 North Carolina baseball team, 15-9 on the season, will look to put an end to its three-game slide when it takes on rival Duke, sporting a 1...
ACC Basketball Tournament Moving To Barclays Center
ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced Wednesday morning that the league's men's basketball tournament is heading to Brooklyn.
Federal Agency Approves Notion Of Union
A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago has ruled that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation'...
Oakes: Roy’s Remarks – “Unfinished Business”
“I think the three freshmen coming in are really gifted basketball players. They know how to win – all three won state championships, and ...
BoCC Candidates Talk Conservation And Climate Change
Orange County Commissioner candidates talked climate change and land conservation at a forum focused on environmental issues.