Local Governments Hashing Out Agreement for Next Year’s RecyclingNovember 23, 2014 at 11:39 pm
A Solid Waste Advisory Group representing Orange, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and UNC is working on a plan to fund curbside recycling for all concerned next year. SWAG, as it’s called, needs to come up with a recommendation by March, because the current funding source dries up in June. “We’ve been working on a new […]
Local Governments Ending 2014 With Much on Their PlatesNovember 23, 2014 at 12:51 am
This past week was a busy one for people working in local governments all across Orange County.
Is Hillsborough ‘America’s Coolest Small Town?’November 23, 2014 at 12:27 am
The Town of Hillsborough is currently running a close second behind Washington, N.C. in a contest to find “America’s Coolest Small Town.”
UNC Trustees Get Update on Preventing Another Academic ScandalNovember 20, 2014 at 2:17 am
The academic scandal uncovered at UNC by the Wainstein report dominated a Wednesday afternoon Board of Trustees meeting, at which the faculty chair offered an apology.
5th Annual ‘Carrboro Anarchist Bookfair’ Happens This WeekendNovember 19, 2014 at 1:03 am
Internationalist Books and The Nightlight in Chapel Hill are working together to present the Fifth Annual Carrboro Anarchist Bookfair this weekend.
‘Grossology & You’ Comes to Morehead PlanetariumNovember 18, 2014 at 9:10 pm
Morehead Planetarium is offering parents a fun opportunity to gross out their kids this weekend.
Carrboro Considers $800K-$900K in Updates to Town CommonsNovember 17, 2014 at 12:19 am
The Town of Carrboro is considering nearly $900,000 in updates and improvements to the Town Commons.
‘Music & Memory’ Helps Dementia Patients Recall the Joys of Their LivesNovember 14, 2014 at 5:42 pm
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and a Chatham senior care facility is locally spearheading a countrywide effort to use music as a way of sparking brain activity in patients with memory challenges.
Piedmont Wildlife Center Holds 12th Annual AuctionNovember 14, 2014 at 3:36 pm
Next Saturday, the Durham Armory is the place to be for a the 12th annual auction benefiting the Piedmont Wildlife Center.
Public Invited to Rogers Road Community Center Ribbon CuttingNovember 12, 2014 at 3:22 pm
A long-awaited ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Rogers Road Community Center in Chapel Hill will finally take place Saturday morning.