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UNC Basketball: Danny Green inks two-year deal worth $20 million

Former UNC basketball sharpshooter Danny Green has signed a new two-year contract. Danny Green signed a two-year, $20 million deal on Wednesday night to remain with the Philadelphia 76ers. Green’s new contract comes during what has turned out to be a very quiet offseason and free agency for the 76ers — unless you count the constant chatter and speculation surrounding the team’s many attempts at dealing All-Star guard Ben Simmons.
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Perry earns leadership posts

LAURINBURG — A former student at I. Ellis Johnson Elementary School and Scotland High School grad has earned a new leadership role with the National Pharmaceutical Association. Jasmine Perry, who is a fourth-year Pharm.D candidate at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy and pharmacy intern with Walgreens,...
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UNC Basketball: Get to know Hubert Davis’ latest recruiting target

Hubert Davis and the UNC basketball program have their sights set on a new recruiting target, extending a scholarship offer to J.J. Taylor on Wednesday. Kenwood Academy’s J.J. Taylor is the latest player to receive a scholarship offer from Hubert Davis and the North Carolina Tar Heels. News of the offer broke late Wednesday night, as Taylor became the fourth prospect from the class of 2023 to hold an offer from North Carolina. Taylor joins Robert Dillingham, G.G. Jackson and Mackenzie Mgbako as high school juniors currently being targeted by the Tar Heels.
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Baseball: Honeycutt excited, humbled by being drafted

SALISBURY — It was Tuesday, July 13, and Salisbury High graduate Vance Honeycutt was interested in what was going on with regard to the final day of the MLB draft, but he wasn’t exactly following it. He was too busy to think about it, sweating through an afternoon weightlifting session...
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YouTube Gold: Rick Barnes On His Conflict With Dean Smith

When Rick Barnes left Providence for Clemson, he was coming out of a conference that was more physical and, well, rougher than the ACC was then (or now, for that matter). This didn’t go over very well, least of all with UNC and Dean Smith. This was in the mid...
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UNC Basketball: Former Tar Heel gets another shot at NBA

A former UNC basketball star is getting another shot at playing in the NBA. Joel Berry II has been added to the Charlotte Hornets’ Summer League squad as a replacement for injured shooting guard Nate Darling. Although Berry has never been a member of the Hornets’ regular season roster, he is familiar with the organization. He played 34 games for the team’s G-League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm, during the 2019-20 season.

2020 US women's soccer team roster: Where USWNT Olympians played in college

The U.S. women's soccer national team won an Olympic bronze medal against Australia in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Americans followed their 2019 World Cup triumph with the third-place finish. Seventeen out of the 18 players on the roster played NCAA soccer, many of them former collegiate stars, with some...
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Congratulations: Director retires after nearly 40 years at WITN

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - WITN is proud to announce the retirement of one of our veteran directors, Tom Gabriel. Tom is retiring as a long-time director from WITN’s Production/Operations Department, where he has spent the last 39 years. Tom began his career at WITN on Oct. 28, 1981, and during...
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Hickory NAACP Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Hickory – The Hickory National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is excited to announce three recipients of 2021 undergraduate scholarships. Recipient of a $1,000 award, Nauria Mitchel Green lives in Claremont. She attended Challenger Early College High School. Enrolled at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia, she plans to major in Entrepreneurial Management. She is the daughter of Mario Anthony Mitchell, deceased, and Nyesha Green.
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Some faculty members at UNC-CH want a COVID-19 vaccine mandate

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) – With two weeks to go before the start of the semester, some faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill are calling for a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty, and staff. The Faculty Executive Committee held a special virtual meeting on Wednesday to address their concerns that...
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NC State, Doeren ready to 'earn it' entering fall camp

RALEIGH, N.C. -- By this point, every NC State fan knows the dynamics of the roster and the expectations heading into the 2021 season. There are 20-plus returning starters between the offense, defense and special teams from a team that went 8-4 last fall -- admittedly leaving quite a bit on the table -- despite losing its quarterback early in the season.