Carrboro Board of Aldermen Preview: Make Zoning Easier for Residents, BusinessesMarch 17, 2014 at 11:29 am
Addressing concerns about the challenges of navigating Carrboro’s zoning laws will be on the agenda for the Board of Aldermen this week.
UNC Study: Parental Habits That Can Cause Child Obesity Common Across Racial LinesMarch 17, 2014 at 2:00 am
A new pediatrics study by UNC found that behaviors thought to lead to childhood obesity are all-too-common among parents in the U.S., regardless of racial or ethnic identity.
Remembering Former Rec & Parks Director Richard Kinney, 1952-2014March 14, 2014 at 9:10 pm
Friends and colleagues of retired Carrboro Recreation & Parks Director Richard Kinney remember him as a forward thinker who left an indelible stamp on his town.
Orange County Rape Crisis Center Marks 40th Year With 2 EventsMarch 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm
The Orange County Rape Crisis Center in Chapel Hill marks its 40th anniversary this year with a couple of upcoming community events.
UNC President to Attend Forum on College AthletesMarch 14, 2014 at 12:01 am
Next week, University of North Carolina President Tom Ross will take part in public discussions about college sports and academic values, at the invitation of the Knight Commission.
PPP: Obama’s Approval Up 2% From DecemberMarch 12, 2014 at 5:21 pm
President Obama’s approval numbers have improved slightly in a new poll, which could be one reason Democrats have re-taken the lead in a generic congressional ballot.
CHCCS Works to Get Quicker School Closing Information Out to ParentsMarch 12, 2014 at 4:52 pm
School officials are reviewing better ways of getting last-minute alerts out to parents, after last Friday’s freezing rain shut down Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools just before lunchtime.
Carrboro Aldermen Consider Drug Store Drive-ThroughsMarch 12, 2014 at 2:06 am
The Town of Carrboro is asking for public input about whether drive-thoughs should be allowed at future pharmacies.
All Orange County Power Outages Expected to End WednesdayMarch 11, 2014 at 11:50 am
Representatives of Duke Energy and Piedmont Electric say they expect power to be restored for all customers by late Wednesday night.
OC Register of Deeds Brooks on Gay Marriage Licenses: ‘I Cannot Do That’March 9, 2014 at 12:29 am
Incumbent Orange County Register of Deeds Deborah Brooks told WCHL that she would not sign marriage licenses for same-sex couples, as long as the state doesn’t recognize gay marriage.