News & Sports Archive
North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center to Receive FEMA Grant
The North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center will receive a $300,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The grant will be used to edu...
Festifall Back On Sunday After Business Concerns
Festifall is now set for Sunday, October 2.
Chapel Hill Residents Speak Out on Ephesus-Fordham District
Chapel Hill residents spoke up Monday about what they want to see from the rebuilding and restructuring of much of the Ephesus-Fordham District. Resid...
OWASA Board to Discuss Mountains to Sea Trail Thursday
The OWASA Board will hold a meeting Thursday to discuss previous comments and new conditions about the potential Mountains to Sea Trail utilizing OW...
Vermont Cancels Women’s Basketball Game at UNC Citing HB2
The University of Vermont athletics department has cancelled a women’s basketball game against the University of North Carolina due to concern o...
Chansky’s Notebook: A Friend In Need
Larry Fedora didn’t have to hire another fired football coach. When UNC football had the worst defense in the nation two years ago, Larry Fedora fir...
IFC Executive Director Resigns to be Closer to Family
Michael Reinke has resigned his position as executive director of the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service – IFC. Reinke issued his resignation in...
UNC Football Hiring Tim Beckman as Volunteer Assistant Creates Controversy
In the opening weeks of last season, the UNC football team defeated Illinois by a landslide—just days after the Illini fired head coach Tim Beckman ...
WCHL Going Local All Day
As students return to campus and the Tar Heels prepare to take the field and chase the ACC championship, WCHL will be launching the next phase of its ...
Chatham County Authorities Seeking Information from Public to Solve 2014 Homicide
Chatham County authorities are asking for the public’s help to solve a two-year-old homicide. Officials with the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office s...
New Poll Shows Widening Gap in Race for NC Governor
Roy Cooper’s lead over Pat McCrory is growing according to a new poll from Monmouth University. Cooper, the current Democratic Attorney General ...
DHIC Awarded Second Round of Tax Credits for Chapel Hill Affordable Housing Development
DHIC has been awarded tax credits for a second year in a row to develop an affordable housing community in Chapel Hill. DHIC is a non-profit organizat...
Chapel Hill Residents, NAACP Members Stage Protest Against UPS
About 30 protesters stood and sat on Eubanks Road outside of the UPS Monday evening. They were hot, and they were tired but they continued to wave sig...
Chansky’s Notebook: Amazing Support for Carolina
Another record-breaking year for Carolina. In the wake of the NCAA investigation into UNC academics coming to an end, alumni and friends of the univer...
News Around Town
OWASA Hosting Blood Drive Wednesday
Orange Water and Sewer Authority is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday at the OWASA administration building. The blood drive is scheduled to be held i...
Two Additional Orange County Early Voting Plans Being Submitted to State Board of Elections
As it turns out, the majority and minority early-voting plans presented at the Orange County Board of Elections meeting last week will not be the only...
African-American Students Still Disciplined at Higher Rate than CHCCS Classmates
Discipline in Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools has been a focus of the Board of Education in recent years, as more data has shown that African-Am...
UNC Field Hockey Ranked No. 1 in Preseason Poll
After coming up just one win short of a national title in 2015, the UNC women’s field hockey team is facing enormous expectations entering 2016....
“We Drew A Circle And Took Him In!”: PlayMakers Opens 2016-17 Season
PlayMakers kicks off 2016-17 with a comedy about being transgender and Muslim in America.
American Legion Development Proposal Goes Before Chapel Hill Community Design Commission Tuesday Night
A scaled-back version of the original development plans for the American Legion property will go before Chapel Hill’s Community Design Commission on...