Chapel Hill Development: What’s Working, What’s Not?April 23, 2015 at 7:11 pm
It’s been a decade since Chapel Hill leaders began to push for more commercial growth to balance the tax base. But David Schwartz, co-founder of Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town, says in that time, the town has failed to move away from residential development. “We cannot make up for a deficit in commercial […]
County Commissioners Plan $125 Million Bond For School RepairsApril 22, 2015 at 2:02 pm
Orange County Commissioners want to put a $125 million dollar bond package on the ballot next year, exclusively to fund school repairs.
Former CHPD Officer Mitchell Passes AwayApril 22, 2015 at 11:09 am
Mitchell was medically retired from the police force in 2011 after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Can A Living Wage Policy Be a Boost For Local Business?April 21, 2015 at 1:32 pm
Durham and Asheville have programs that recognize employers who pay a living wage. Some are asking if it’s time for Orange County to follow suit.
Mayor Kleinschmidt: “We Have To Say Yes” To Employers Who Pay Living WagesApril 17, 2015 at 3:08 pm
Local governments and school boards have boosted wages for their lowest paid employees. Now some are pressuring businesses, big and small, to do the same.
Butner Man Arrested For Attempted Murder, Kidnapping In Chapel Hill AssaultApril 16, 2015 at 1:03 pm
U.S. Marshals arrested a man in Oxford on Wednesday on charges of attempted murder in Chapel Hill.
Orange County School Board Names New SuperintendentApril 14, 2015 at 12:46 pm
The Orange County Schools Board of Education has selected a Wake County educator to serves as the new superintendent.
Town Council Approves Walgreens PlanApril 14, 2015 at 11:37 am
The Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday unanimously approved a rezoning and Special Use Permit for the Weaver Crossing development.
William Powell, Renowned North Carolina Historian, dies at 95April 13, 2015 at 11:33 am
Powell published more than 100 books on North Carolina’s history.
Kidzu Re-opens With New, Larger “Launch Pad”April 10, 2015 at 5:03 pm
Kidzu Children’s Museum re-opens this weekend in a larger space at University Mall.