UNC escapes NCAA punishment for the academic/athletic scandal. Chancellor Carol Folt called the decision correct and fair, but critics said the university got off easy. Gov. Cooper returns to his alma mater for University Day. A new UNC center hopes to use academic research to alleviate poverty around the world. There’s something new at the N.C. State Fair: beer and wine. A local farm has added something to the tradition of pumpkin carving: You can do it alongside goats.