Eastgate Businesses Left With Major CleanupJuly 1, 2013 at 1:18 pm
The waters have receded from the Shops at Eastgate, but store owners are left struggling with the aftermath of Sunday’s flood.
Orange County’s Public Smoking Ban Goes Into EffectJuly 1, 2013 at 6:30 am
HILLSBOROUGH- Starting Monday July 1, you could be fined for smoking outdoors in Orange County. Orange County Commissioners and the Board of Health approved a broad smoking ban last year. Now, following six months of preparation, officials say they’re ready to put it into full effect. The ban prohibits smoking in almost all public outdoor […]
Chapel Hill Police: Missing Woman Found SafeJune 28, 2013 at 3:33 pm
UPDATE: Chapel Hill Police reported shortly before 5 o’clock Friday that the missing woman has been located and returned safely to her home. CHAPEL HILL- Chapel Hill Police are asking the public for assistance locating a missing woman. Mandy Marie Maeder was last seen on Wednesday. Her roommate told police Maeder left on the afternoon […]
CHTC Hears Criticism Of Central West CommitteeJune 25, 2013 at 9:04 am
Some residents of the area told the council Monday they’re not happy with the direction of the Central West Steering Committee.
Aldermen To Encourage Fleet Feet To StayJune 25, 2013 at 7:00 am
Aldermen will consider an economic development agreement to encourage Fleet Feet Sports to keep its corporate headquarters and flagship store in Carrboro.
Rep. Price To Protest At Moral Monday RallyJune 21, 2013 at 2:49 pm
RALEIGH- Congressman David Price announced Friday that he plans join next week’s Moral Monday protest at the General Assembly in Raleigh. Price says he’s worried that the legislature’s move to block the federal Medicaid expansion will deny as many as half a million North Carolinians access to healthcare. He’s also concerned about the 70,000 state […]
Parents Call On CHCCS Board To Change Student Discipline PoliciesJune 21, 2013 at 1:28 am
CHAPEL HILL- Parents, students and concerned community members are calling on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools board to change discipline and suspension policies that they say unfairly target African-American and Latino students. Karen Reid is a retired teacher from the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school district. She was one of twenty speakers on Thursday who asked the […]
CHCCS To Review School Culture, DisciplineJune 20, 2013 at 7:00 am
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools board will discuss school culture, stress and student discipline at tonight’s meeting.
BOCC Budget: More For Schools and Public SafetyJune 19, 2013 at 12:28 am
For the fifth year in a row, Orange County Commissioners approved a budget that does not include a countywide property tax rate increase.
Aldermen To Approve Budget, Review Transit Tax PlanJune 18, 2013 at 7:00 am
The Board of Aldermen will approve their budget Tuesday, and they’ll take a look at how transit tax money might be put to use in Carrboro.