Police Chiefs from Chapel Hill, Carrboro to Meet With NAACPJanuary 2, 2015 at 3:33 pm
Police chiefs from Chapel Hill and Carrboro will meet with the local NAACP Saturday to answer questions about racial equity in Orange County policing.
OC Sheriff’s Office: Beware of Jury Duty Phone ScamDecember 31, 2014 at 1:01 pm
A phone scammer claiming to be a Deputy or Officer of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Squad is telling potential victims that they missed jury duty, or a court date.
2014: The Year that Carrboro Became a ‘Bee City’December 29, 2014 at 3:10 pm
Citizens of Carrboro may remember 2014 as the year that town leaders put bees on the A-list.
Orange County Exceeds High Expectations for Solid Waste ReductionDecember 26, 2014 at 4:54 pm
Orange County managed to have its landfill waste down to 0.49 tons per resident in 2014. That represents a huge reduction over the last 22 years, one that neighboring counties don’t come close to claiming.
George Washington University Report: Not Expanding Medicaid Hurt N.C.’s EconomyDecember 26, 2014 at 3:26 pm
A report from George Washington University shows the county-by-county impact of the decision not to expand Medicaid in North Carolina – and it’s not good.
Pittsboro Citizens’ Group Files Second Lawsuit Against Chatham Park PlanDecember 23, 2014 at 6:13 pm
The citizen’s group Pittsboro Matters has filed a second lawsuit to challenge the recent master plan and rezoning for the 7,100-acre Chatham Park development.
AAA: Gas Price Drop Means Record Number of Christmas TravelersDecember 22, 2014 at 4:33 pm
A record number of nearly 3 million North Carolina residents will hit the road for the year-end holiday season, according to AAA Carolinas.
Federal Court Strikes Down NC Abortion Ultrasound LawDecember 22, 2014 at 2:13 pm
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down a 2011 North Carolina law that had required abortion providers to describe an ultrasound of a fetus to a patient, regardless of whether the pregnant woman wanted to look or listen.
Carolers Gather for a Cause at Hillsborough’s Colonial InnDecember 21, 2014 at 9:04 pm
The old-time holiday tradition of caroling was enjoyed by a group of folks gathered for a cause at Hillsborough’s historic Colonial Inn Sunday night.
Holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ Campaign Kicks It Up a Notch for 20th AnniversaryDecember 21, 2014 at 6:09 pm
The year 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of North Carolina’s Booze It & Lose It campaign to keep impaired drivers off the road. To drive its message home, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program has released a series of televised PSAs and online videos.