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Javonte Williams: A story of small town football success

Javonte Williams played football for four years at Wallace-Rose Hill High School earning himself at scholarship at North Carolina. Now, three years later his dream is becoming a reality on the gridiron.

Roy Williams passes Dean Smith on all-time career wins list in 94-71 victory over Miami

It finally happened. Roy Williams passed his late mentor Dean Smith on the all-time career wins list with 880 with a 94-71 win over Miami.

Robinson leads Tar Heels as Williams gets win No. 879

It wasn’t the cleanest game of Roy Williams’ career, but it was a milestone victory all the same. Brandon Robinson scored a career-high 20 points and Williams tied his mentor on the all-time wins list as North Carolina beat Yale 70-67 on Monday night.

Seahawks drop Carolinas Challenge finale against Tar Heels

Redshirt senior guard GiGi Smith and senior guard Lacey Suggs each tallied 10 points, but it was not enough to overcome a quick start by North Carolina as the Tar Heels cruised to an 85-45 victory over UNCW at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Friday evening.

UNC System names Kevin Guskiewicz as 12th chancellor of UNC Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina System announced Friday that Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz would become the 12th chancellor and 30th chief executive officer of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Diamond Hawks fall in the 9th to Carolina in Regional opener

North Carolina rallied with a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth to erase a 6-5 deficit as the Tar Heels slipped past UNCW, 7-6, in the opening game of the Chapel Hill Regional on Friday at Boshamer Stadium.

Sylvia Hatchell stepping down as UNC women’s basketball coach amid investigation

Sylvia Hatchell is stepping down as the head women's basketball coach at the University of North Carolina. The announcement comes during an investigation into the conduct of the women's basketball program.

Mack Brown eager to ‘fix things’ in taking over Tar Heels

Mack is back! Officials announced Tuesday that Mack Brown is coming back to coach football at UNC.

Celebration of life for Woody Durham scheduled at UNC

The family of former North Carolina play-by-play announcer Woody Durham will join the school in a celebration of his life.

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Full Court Press: January 22, 2021

The high school basketball season is heating up across the Cape Fear. Friday night featured big time plays, close games, and so much more on the Full Court Press.

Finding their tune: Local artists navigate through the pandemic

Whether playing softly in the background as you manuever through your day or full volume while you're singing in the shower, music is a part of so many lives every single day.

Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

WPD: Rape victim found by officers following welfare check

Police say a man has been arrested after officers conducted a welfare check at a Wilmington home, finding a person who had been tied up, beaten, and raped.