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Orange County News

NC high school student dies from disease

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Orange County health officials say a 14-year-old student at East Chapel Hill High School has died from an illness linked to meningitis. Full story...
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UNC offers admission to 7,571 first-year students from a record 29,486 applicants

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Office of Undergraduate Admissions has offered admission to 7,571 outstanding first-year students. The admitted candidates were chosen from a record 29,486 applicants-an increase of 24 percent over last year and 47 percent over five years ago. Full story...
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North Carolina Inmate charged in prisoner death

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A North Carolina inmate has been charged with killing another prisoner. An autopsy report released Monday says 51-year-old Jimmy Griffin suffered trauma to his head during an assault, resulting in fatal bleeding and swelling in his brain. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Faison will run for governor

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A spokeswoman for Rep. Bill Faison said Friday he will make his announcement at the Greensboro hotel where North Carolina Democrats are holding their annual winter dinner that night. Full story...
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UNC's Stilman White used to be a "big-school hater"

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Stilman White spent nearly half of his childhood growing up in Wilmington, but he was never much of a Tar Heels basketball fan. Full story...
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Jury convicts Lovette of Carson murder

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An Orange County jury has found Laurence Lovette guilty of murdering University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson in 2008. Full story...
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UNC hires new Athletic Director from Tulsa

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North Carolina has hired Tulsa athletic director Bubba Cunningham as the school's next AD. Full story...
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Mayor Bloomberg will be UNC commencement speaker

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UNC said Monday that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will deliver the spring commencement address. Full story...
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UNC releases response to NCAA Notice Of Allegations

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The University of North Carolina will vacate all 16 football victories from the 2008 and 2009 seasons, as well as reduce scholarships and put its program on two years of probation as self-imposed penalties following an NCAA investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct. Full story...
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Police: Man touched women's feet at UNC

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UNC public safety officers are looking for more victims after arresting a man for allegedly touching women's feet. Full story...
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