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Aldermen Not Pleased With BoCC Actions On Recycling

CARRBORO – The Carrboro Board of Aldermen had stern words for the Orange County Board of County Commissioners just days after the Commissioners voted to take the next step in potentially privatizing the Orange County Recycling Program. “The impact to the changes to the recycling program for Carrboro residents would be the elimination of Orange County’s curbside recycling as of July 1, 2014,” says Town Manager David Andrews. “The economic impact if Carrboro tax payers had to assume that cost would be about $300,000.” The Commissioners voted last Thursday to put into action the possibility of privatizing trash and recycling pickup in Orange...

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UNC Baseball Continues Winning Ways In Rout Of Gardner-Webb

CHAPEL HILL -Freshman starting pitcher Trent Thornton allowed just 1 hit in 7 and 2/3 innings to help lead No. 1 UNC men’s baseball team to a dominating 12-0 victory against the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs. Thornton took a no-hitter into the 8th inning, but Gardner-Webb third basemen Henry Rundio singled to right, breaking up the no-hitter. He struck out 8 in the effort, improving to 3-0 on the season. Had Thornton managed a no-no, it would’ve been the Tar Heels’ first since 1978. The heart of the order paced the Tar Heels’ offense, with the three, four and five hitters combining to score six...

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UNC Softball No-Hit In Blowout Loss To Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY. – Kentucky starting pitcher Katie Henderson threw the programs’ ninth no-hitter, while the Wildcat offense scored 12 first inning runs to lead No. 17 Kentucky to a 18-0 win over No. 24 UNC. Henderson faced just two over the minimum, walking UNC senior DH Haleigh Dickey in the 1st inning. Freshman SS Kristen Brown also reached on a fielding error in the second. Junior Lori Spingola took the loss for UNC, giving up 7 earned runs in 1 and 2/3 innings pitched. UNC’s three other pitchers who appeared in the game fared no better, as junior Ashley Bone gave up 4 earned runs in just...

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Williams Talks Injuries, Lineups In Advance Of Rivalry Game

CHAPEL HILL – Prior to the UNCmen’s basketball team’s rematch with rival Duke Saturday, Carolina Head Coach Roy Williams discussed the importance of the rivalry and midseason changes to both teams’ starting lineups. “Playing Duke is a huge game,” says Williams. “To me it’s the biggest stage in regular season college basketball, so you want to win that game because it’s that game. I don’t think anybody is going to set back afterwards and pat you on the back.  We’ve won this game before, and as soon as this game’s over with, I try to find out how the other...

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Williams Talks Injuries, Lineups In Advance Of Rivalry Game

CHAPEL HILL – Prior to the UNCmen’s basketball team’s rematch with rival Duke Saturday, Carolina Head Coach Roy Williams discussed the importance of the rivalry and midseason changes to both teams’ starting lineups. “Playing Duke is a huge game,” says Williams. “To me it’s the biggest stage in regular season college basketball, so you want to win that game because it’s that game. I don’t think anybody is going to set back afterwards and pat you on the back.  We’ve won this game before, and as soon as this game’s over with, I try to find out how the other...

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Town Officials And Business Owners Prepare For Potential Postgame Celebrations

CHAPEL HILL – One of Chapel Hill’s most notable traditions is the rushing of Franklin Street after landmark basketball wins, but members of the community are tasked to make sure it occurs as safely as possible should UNC defeat Duke Saturday night. “Well, it’s sort of like asking what happens when you in the center of a hurricane,” says proprietor of Top of the Hill Distillery Scott Maitland. “I suspect Carolina nation will be pretty excited if we win. If it all holds true to form, I suspect we’ll see a good 15,000 people dancing around on Franklin Street. ...

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Aldermen Again Turn Attention To Future Of Rogers Road

CARRBORO – With the Rogers Road Task Force set to resume meeting, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen discussed their recommendations for the future of the area, including a section called Greene Tract. Here’s Aldermen Sammy Slade “The fact that this is a jointly owned public property represents an opportunity for us to really find creative ways to encourage affordable housing on those spaces, to provide green space for folks who already live there, and expand more affordable housing in an area in both of our town where things are getting really expensive and a lot of people can’t afford to be here,” says...

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Chapel Hill Man Arrested For Second Time In A Month

CHAPEL HILL – A man who last month was arrested for a disturbance involving a firearm, was arrested again earlyThursday morning for a host of charges including driving while impaired (DWI). “This was a traffic stop where Mr. Fearrington was stopped and arrested for DWI,” saysChapel Hill Police Department public information officer Sgt. Josh Mecimore. “He was charged with driving while impaired, drunken disruptive behavior, driving with a revoked license, and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.” The accident occurred at 809 N Columbia Street near Longview Drive. In Ahmaud Fearrington’s earlier arrest, he was eventually taken into custody near...

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CVS Project Paused As Developers Pull Permit To Rezone

CARRBORO – The developers for the proposed CVS on N. Greensboro Street withdrew their conditional use permit Tuesday night, meaning that the current version of the project will need to be drastically altered if it comes in front of the Board of Aldermen at a later date. “They pulled their request for a public hearing on the conditional use permit and rezoning because I think it was clear to them that they were not going to be able to get the rezoning,” says Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton. “The conditional use permit that was proposed could not have been approved without the rezoning being...

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The Daily Tar Heel Turns 120

CHAPEL HILL – The Daily Tar Heel celebrates its 120th birthday Saturday. “We think it is a big deal,” says Editor-in-chief Andy Thomason. “We were called for a large portion of the 20th century the only college daily in the South, so we believe we have a very proud history of independence and journalistic integrity and excellence. We are proud to look back on 120 years of work, to do more learning and really celebrate that history.” The Princeton Review awarded the paper with the best college newspaper award in 2010 and 2007. The paper has not used student fees as a source...

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