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Traffic stop nets arrest in Lakeview

After a traffic stop, a man from Middlesex, N.C. is facing five drug charges, Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields said in a news advisory. Rodney Narron, 41, was pulled over on Wednesday. “On June 29, 2022, Deputies with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the 4300...
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UNC Basketball extends offer to four-star James Brown

After watching him play during the first day of the NBPA Top 100 camp, the UNC basketball program wasted no time extending an offer to James Brown. Hubert Davis and the UNC basketball staff were on hand for the first day of the NBPA Top 100 camp, which is taking place in Orlando, Florida.
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The Most Famous Restaurant In North Carolina

The most famous restaurant in North Carolina may be one you’ve never even heard of!. Our favorite people over at LoveFood found the most famous restaurants in each state. These are legendary restaurants that have added fifty things to my bucket list!. The most famous restaurant in North Carolina...

UNC Basketball: Jackson and Wilcher NBPA Top 100 Update

How did UNC basketball commits G.G. Jackson and Simeon Wilcher do during the first day of the annual NBPA Top 100 camp?. The NBPA Top 100 camp is being held this week in Orlando, Florida. This camp has hundreds of the top prospects in the country, ranging from the classes of 2023 to 2025, on-site competing against one another in front of college coaches and even NBA scouts.

Tyler Thompson commits to the UNC Football program

Tyler Thompson becomes the latest player to commit to the UNC football program, as the Tar Heels’ Class of 2023 now features nine student-athletes. Three commitments in a span of four days for the UNC football program. Not too shabby!. Tyler Thompson announced on social media that he will...

Two Tar Heel legends headed to the College Basketball Hall of Fame

On Wednesday, the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame announced their inductees for the class of 2022. Two of the class come from UNC, one of whom made you think, “wait, he’s not in there already?”. The “he’s not in there already?” is Roy Williams. The answer is,...

Meet Sheryl Waddell, The New Face Behind UNC’s Innovation Hub

Sheryl Waddell is the new face behind UNC’s Innovation Hub, which plans to open a space on East Rosemary Street in early 2023. As Innovate Carolina’s newly anointed Director of Economic Development and Innovation Hubs, Waddell hopes to foster an even greater spirit of innovation and economic prosperity in Chapel Hill, which in recent years has sometimes been a bit in the shadow of the entrepreneurial growth in Durham and Raleigh.
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Two Clemson football recruits announcing decisions Friday. Where do the Tigers stand?

Amid a 2023 recruiting tear, Clemson football is losing momentum with two four-star targets announcing Friday, according to expert predictions on various sites. Four-star Alabama running back Jeremiah Cobb and four-star North Carolina wide receiver Christian Hamilton had both named Clemson — which has the nation’s fourth best 2023 recruiting class — a finalist heading into their pre-holiday decisions.

July 1 – July 4: Weekend Around the Hill

Check out the exciting and fun events happening around your community this holiday weekend!. Friday, July 1, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The Eno Arts Mill Gallery, presented by the Orange County Arts Commission, is hosting Building Bridges. This exhibit celebrates Latin American artists in and around the Triangle. The exhibit opens on July 1 and will be running through the end of July. Opening night of the exhibition will feature live music from Joe Troop and Larry Bellorín, an Argentinian food truck, beer from Red Oak Brewery, and activities for the kids. To learn more about Building Bridges, click here.

Treasure Trove: UNC’s Southern Folklife Collection

An incredible archive in at UNC Chapel Hill keeps Southern music memorabilia accessible and alive. When he first arrived at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Southern Folklife Collection in 1999, Steven Weiss found himself overwhelmed by all of its holdings: a huge trove of recordings, photos, films and ephemera ranging from a cardboard cutout of Dolly Parton to the contents of the late newsman Charles Kuralt’s office. But what the collection’s new curator was most drawn to was a literal wall of sound, a line of racks holding about 7,000 mostly ancient vinyl albums covering every style imaginable.

30 most important IU football players for 2022: No. 24, Josh Henderson

The criteria for these rankings are based off of projected impact, playing time and production for only the 2022 season, while also considering past production, experience, and injury history. However, since these rankings are based exclusively on the 2022 season, long-term potential will not be taken into account for a...

The Scoop Podcast: Three 2023 Commitments & Position Overviews

North Carolina's 2023 recruiting has some momentum coming off multiple big official visit weekends and now entering the dead contact period. Over the last four days, the Tar Heels have landed commitments from cornerbacks Tre Miller and Zachary Tobe and edge Tyler Thompson, who pledged to UNC on Wednesday afternoon. UNC now has nine total commitments and remains in a good spot for many more.

FirstHealth adds Genetic Counselor Harleigh Quick to cancer services team

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is expanding its cancer services team with the addition of Oncology Genetic Counselor Harleigh Quick, MMSc. Quick recently graduated from Emory University School of Medicine with a Master of Medical Science in human genetics and genetic counseling. She received a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and psychological counseling from Coker University.

Former Tar Heel Larry Miller Voted into College Basketball Hall of Fame

Larry Miller, who starred with the UNC men’s basketball team from 1965 through 1968, will become the 13th Tar Heel to be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame. The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the Hall’s most recent class Wednesday, with Miller among such names as Richard “Rip” Hamilton of UConn and former coaches Lon Kruger and John Beilein.