“Transit Planners Should Be Concerned” About Long CommutesSeptember 1, 2013 at 9:39 pm
Most Orange County workers live outside county lines and most Orange County residents work outside county lines–an old trend that’s growing.
Chamber: Orange County Tax Base Falling Into “Retail Gap”August 31, 2013 at 9:45 am
Orange is the wealthiest county in the state, but residents spend a lot of their money outside county lines.
Orange County Wealthy On Average, But Poverty Still LingersAugust 29, 2013 at 5:03 pm
Orange County is the wealthiest county in the state by per capita income–but our poverty rate is also above the state average, and it’s not just students.
In Orange County, Housing Crunch Is Here To StayAugust 27, 2013 at 1:16 pm
With 30,000 new residents expected in Orange County by 2025, the much-discussed housing crunch will remain an issue for years to come.
In New Long-Range Plan, CHCCS Adopts “Growth Mindset”August 26, 2013 at 9:43 pm
CHCCS Superintendent Tom Forcella says the district’s new five-year plan rests on the idea that all students can succeed if expectations are raised.
For Northside And FPG, New School Year Marks Dawn Of New EraAugust 25, 2013 at 7:37 pm
Monday is back-to-school day across Orange County–but an especially exciting day at two CHCCS elementary schools, Northside and Frank Porter Graham.
UNC Students Host Free Health Clinics For KidsAugust 25, 2013 at 9:26 am
CHAPEL HILL – If your child is in need of a physical exam or vaccines, a UNC student organization has you covered. The Student Health Action Coalition—SHAC for short—is holding two free clinics for K-12 students this September at the Carrboro Community Health Center. Pharmacy student Lynn Truong is the co-coordinator of the clinic. “This […]
Now Seven Hopefuls For State SenateAugust 23, 2013 at 10:34 pm
As of Friday afternoon, there are seven announced candidates for the still-open seat.
To Manage Info, NC Schools Step Up To “Home Base”August 23, 2013 at 2:33 pm
“It’s one of the largest technology initiatives that the state has ever endeavored,” says CHCCS’s chief technology officer.
CHCCS Officials Already Worried About “Loss Of Jobs” In 2014August 22, 2013 at 3:53 pm
With the district’s fund balance now dry, CHCCS officials say there could be even more cuts next year–including teacher and TA positions.