By Elizabeth Friend
  • Town meetings are still taking place away from Town Hall due to last summer's flooding that damaged the building.

    Town Council Calls for Revamp of Advisory Boards and Committees

    May 8, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- The Chapel Hill Town Council got its first look on Wednesday at plan to revamp the town’s advisory boards. When it comes to gathering resident input, the Town of Chapel Hill relies on nineteen standing boards and committees, as well as a variety of task forces and work groups. But some on the […]

  • Town meetings are still taking place away from Town Hall due to last summer's flooding that damaged the building.

    CHTC To Discuss Land Use Ordinances, CH2020

    May 8, 2013 at 7:00 am

    Land use ordinances and Chapel Hill 2020′s implementation phase top Wednesday’s agenda at the Chapel Hill Town Council.

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    OC Commissioners Delay Property Tax Revaluation

    May 8, 2013 at 12:45 am

    Orange County Commissioners voted on Tuesday to delay the next property revaluation, despite evidence that the housing market is on the rebound.

  • OC Commissioners To Discuss Tax Revaluation

    May 7, 2013 at 7:10 am

    The next tax revaluation in Orange County is scheduled for 2015, but Commissioners could decided to push it back further due to lack of data.

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    Aldermen To Receive 2013-14 Budget Tuesday

    May 7, 2013 at 7:00 am

    No property rate increases, and a $50,000 loan to Cameron’s among the budget discussion in Carrboro Tuesday night.

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    Come Dance with the Stars of Carolina on Saturday

    May 3, 2013 at 6:08 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- It’s time to cheer on Chapel Hill luminaries as they kick up their heels for a good cause. The second annual Dancing with the Stars of Carolina takes place Saturday night at Kenan Stadium, and all proceeds go to support the Boys and Girls Club of Chapel Hill. Event organizer and Board Chair […]

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    OC Health Department Still On Alert For New Measles Cases

    May 3, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    HILLSBOROUGH- Health Department officials say the measles outbreak in Orange County is under control, but we’re not out of the woods yet. Communications Manager Stacy Shelp says the recent outbreak seems to be winding down. “In Orange County we’re still at five confirmed cases of measles. We do have two suspect cases that we’re watching, […]

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    Town Trims Hybrid Parking in Library Lot

    May 3, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- Town Manager Roger Stancil says hybrid-only parking at the Chapel Hill Public Library has been reduced by nearly two-thirds, at the request of library patrons. Stancil says he took down eight of the eleven signs in response to complaints that the spaces were sitting empty even when the rest of the lot was […]

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    CHCCS School Board Calls For SAPFO Review

    May 2, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- Each year around this time, school officials sign off on the annual SAPFO report, which analyzes student enrollment and estimates the need for new facilities. And although the school board on Thursday approved this year’s report without hesitation, board members agree that it may be time to review the way student generation rates […]

  • Town meetings are still taking place away from Town Hall due to last summer's flooding that damaged the building.

    Walk Zones Top CHCCS Thursday Agenda

    May 2, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools board will discuss walk zones in different parts of the district.