Tarheels http://wunc.org en The Triangle And Triad Will Celebrate Mandela With Prayers And Drums http://wunc.org/post/triangle-and-triad-will-celebrate-mandela-prayers-and-drums <p></p><p>Celebrations will commemorate the life of Nelson Mandela this weekend across the Piedmont. The former South African President died last week at the age of 95.</p><p></p><p>Deborah Blackman is President of the South African Tarheels, one of the groups coordinating the memorials.&nbsp; She says the respect Mandela earned as a prisoner and as a political leader still resonates across the world.</p><p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:46:09 +0000 Catherine Brand 27327 at http://wunc.org The Triangle And Triad Will Celebrate Mandela With Prayers And Drums Tar Heels Down http://wunc.org/post/tar-heels-down <p>The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ousted two leaders of the school's athletic program this week. Football coach Butch Davis was fired and longtime Athletics Director Dick Baddour announced his resignation. It's all fallout from persistent allegations that football players violated NCAA rules regarding academics and gifts.</p><p></p> Fri, 29 Jul 2011 17:21:00 +0000 Amber Nimocks & Isaac-Davy Aronson 8122 at http://wunc.org Voice Of Tarheels Retires http://wunc.org/post/voice-tarheels-retires <p></p><p style="line-height: 15px; margin-bottom: 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);"><span style="font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;</span></p><p style="line-height: 15px; margin-bottom: 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">"</span>Snap. Spot. Kick away. High enough, long enough... It's good! It's good! Carolina has won the game on a 42-yard field goal by freshman Connor Barth. Good gosh girdy!"<br><br><span style="font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;</span>That's sportscaster Woody Durham calling the game-winning play in North Carolina's 2004 upset win over Miami. Durham announced yesterday he will retire after 40 years of broadcasting Tar Heel football and basketball games.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 09:15:00 +0000 Will Michaels 8982 at http://wunc.org Voice Of Tarheels Retires