By Danny Hooley
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    Carrboro Aldermen Give Go-Ahead for Traffic Calming on Tallyho Trail

    September 17, 2014 at 1:02 am

    If you live in a neighborhood where cars zoom through way too fast, but you’re not thrilled with the idea of speed bumps and speed tables, then you can probably sympathize with the residents of Carrboro’s Fox Meadow subdivision.

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    UNC School of Education Sees Admissions Drop

    September 15, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    The UNC School of Education is having its share of problems attracting new students that want a career in teaching, and for predictable reasons: lack of incentives, and statewide cuts to teaching programs.

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    WCHL’s Heavner to Join UNC’s Journalism Hall of Fame

    September 15, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication is welcoming WCHL’s owner and CEO Jim Heavner as a “Halls of Fame” inductee.

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    Orange County Moves Closer to New Bus Plan

    September 12, 2014 at 7:03 pm

    Orange County is getting closer to devising a plan to expand bus service to central and rural residents over the next five years.

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    OC Commissioners May Go Bigger on Bond Referendum

    September 12, 2014 at 3:38 am

    Orange County Commissioners were briefed on Thursday night about the county’s ability to carry various amounts of debt, as plans to put a big bond package before voters in 2016 begin to take shape. “If it was the Board’s pleasure to say, ‘Clarence, try to figure out a way to issue $200 million, $250 million,’ […]

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    ‘Sanitation 2′ Talk About Pushing On with Lawsuit Against Chapel Hill

    September 10, 2014 at 11:50 pm

    Two Chapel Hill men known as the “Sanitation 2” visited WCHL recently with their attorney to explain why they’re continuing to push a lawsuit against the Town of Chapel Hill for firing the two sanitation workers in 2010.

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    Lane Closures Announced for S. Columbia Street

    September 10, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    The Orange Water and Sewer Authority will close two northbound lanes of South Columbia Street near the Carolina Inn and Peabody Hall, starting Friday through September 16.

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    9/11 Memorial Scheduled in Downtown Hillsborough

    September 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 will be remembered at a ceremony hosted by Orange County on Thursday, on the front lawn of the Historic Courthouse in Downtown Hillsborough.

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    Colonial Inn Owner Taking Demolition Appeal to Board Of Adjustment

    September 10, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens alerted Facebook users on Wednesday about another appeal by the owner of the Historic Colonial Inn for the right to demolish his building.

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    Carrboro Considering More Chicken-Friendly Ordinance

    September 10, 2014 at 2:36 am

    If you live in Carrboro, and you’d like to keep your own chickens for non-commercial purposes, you can rest assured that the Board of Aldermen is considering ways to make that easier for you.

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