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No. 4 UNC Tar Heels Edge UNCW Seahawks, 1-0, In Exhibition

WILMINGTON, NC August 12, 2014 – Freshman striker Megan Buckingham’s first half goal was all the scoring No. 4 UNC Chapel Hill needed as the Tar Heels edged UNCW, 1-0, in the women’s soccer exhibition opener for both teams Tuesday night at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. The Seahawks play another […]


Hinton James: First Student at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

RALEIGH, NC Feb. 12, 2014 – On February 12, 1795, Hinton James became the first student to enter the University of North Carolina. James, who had walked to Chapel Hill from his home in New Hanover County, was the only student for the first two weeks of the school year. […]


Tickets still available for UNC Tarheels showdown with the Duke Blue Devils!

Fort Ann, NY, February 10, 2014-On January 24th, 1920, the UNC Tarheels beat the Duke Blue Devils 36-25 in their first basketball matchup.  The rivalry between two of what are, arguably, some of the biggest powerhouses in ACC and NCAA basketball, has only grown deeper since then.  UNC leads the […]


UNC’s Star Guard Phil Ford

RALEIGH, NC Feb. 9, 2014 – On February 9, 1956, basketball legend Phil Ford was born in Kannapolis. Ford was raised in Rocky Mount, where he graduated from high school in 1974. As a point guard at UNC-Chapel Hill, he led the basketball team to four NCAA tournaments. Ford’s accolades […]


North Carolina Museum of History Associates Announces William Wilson as Executive Director

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Museum of History Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of William “Billy” Wilson as Executive Director, effective July 1. Wilson’s duties will include leading efforts to expand membership in the Associates across the state, implementing events to diversify and increase the organization’s funding […]