2-Day Orange County Event Focuses on Segregation, Rural Schools of the PastJanuary 29, 2015 at 1:04 pm
Orange County is celebrating Black History Month by remembering the history of segregated schoolhouses, and the achievements of African-American students who attended them.
Civitas: ‘Shadowy Network’ of N.C. Liberals Unveiled With ‘Mapping the Left’January 26, 2015 at 1:45 am
A conservative think tank, co-founded by chain-store billionaire and former N.C. Budget Director Art Pope, put up a new website last week called Mapping the Left.
Obey Creek Special Meeting Focuses on Traffic PatternsJanuary 25, 2015 at 9:26 pm
Much of Friday afternoon’s special meeting of the Chapel Hill Town Council was taken up with discussion of changing traffic patterns on 15-501, if the town were to approve the Obey Creek development.
Insko, Meyer Preview Upcoming NCGA Session in RaleighJanuary 25, 2015 at 6:54 pm
Two state legislators from Orange County spoke to WCHL recently about what to expect from the upcoming session of the General Assembly, which resumes Wednesday.
Chilton, Kinnaird Urge Support for CAIC Project in CarrboroJanuary 21, 2015 at 2:36 am
Two former Carrboro mayors urged the Board of Aldermen to support a proposal to build a four-story building downtown for the ArtsCenter and Kidzu, in a deal that would include a second hotel at 300 East Main Street. Former Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton, now the Orange County Register of Deeds, said he had been watching […]
Hundreds March in Hillsborough to Celebrate MLK, Reflect on HistoryJanuary 20, 2015 at 12:55 am
Around 200 Hillsborough marchers gathered downtown on a beautiful sunny day for the “20th Anniversary Northern Orange Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.”
Study Finds That Poorest Pay Higher Tax Share Than Richest in N.C.January 20, 2015 at 12:26 am
The poorest 20 percent of North Carolina earners pay more than 40 percent more in taxes, as a share of their income, than the richest one percent.
Rev. Barber at Duke Chapel’s MLK Celebration: ‘No Ways Tired’January 19, 2015 at 2:43 am
Duke University Chapel honored the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, with its annual service. This year, the keynote speaker was North Carolina’s most prominent living civil rights activist, in King’s tradition.
Proposed Carrboro Arts & Innovation Center Draws Desired Public InputJanuary 15, 2015 at 2:01 am
A proposal for a new Arts & Innovation Center in Carrboro brought out more people than expected to a couple of public information sessions at the Arts Center this week. “There’s $22 million during the construction phase of the project of local economic impact,” said architect Phil Szostak, who also serves on the board of […]
Carrboro Police Utilize Life-Saving Anti-Overdose Drug for 1st Time — SuccessfullyJanuary 13, 2015 at 4:12 pm
A new program of the Carrboro Police Department and Orange County to prevent drug overdose deaths paid off for the first time on Monday night, as a Carrboro officer administered a drug that saved a life.