OC Commissioners May Go Bigger on Bond ReferendumSeptember 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,’ […]
‘Sanitation 2′ Talk About Pushing On with Lawsuit Against Chapel HillSeptember 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.
Lane Closures Announced for S. Columbia StreetSeptember 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.
9/11 Memorial Scheduled in Downtown HillsboroughSeptember 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.
Colonial Inn Owner Taking Demolition Appeal to Board Of AdjustmentSeptember 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.
Carrboro Considering More Chicken-Friendly OrdinanceSeptember 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.
‘Solarize Hillsborough’ Kicks off WednesdaySeptember 8, 2014 at 11:24 pm
The “Solarize” movement is coming to the Town of Hillsborough on Wednesday, with a kickoff event at Durham Tech’s Orange County campus.
Neighbors to Meet with Embattled Chatham Gun Range Owner WednesdaySeptember 8, 2014 at 3:40 pm
Three members of a group opposed to a shooting range just outside of Pittsboro will meet with the range’s owner on Wednesday to discuss their differences, according to information from a spokesperson for Defending Chatham Neighborhoods.
Northside Elementary Earns Top (and Rare) Certification for Green BuildingSeptember 5, 2014 at 5:37 pm
Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill holds the distinct honor of being the first elementary school in North Carolina to receive LEED Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute.
NAACP Calls for Ouster of Assistant Principal at Chapel Hill High UPDATE: Assistant Principal ReassignedSeptember 5, 2014 at 1:25 am
“Had my son died, and I’d not even known it, what would they have been able to tell me?”