By Elizabeth Friend
  • school crossing

    CHCCS Board Eyes Cuts To Gifted Ed To Balance Budget

    July 9, 2013 at 1:11 am

    Chapel Hill-Carrboro school board members are struggling with how to fill state funding gaps, even before they know exactly what those gaps will be.

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    CHCCS Will Discuss Budget Plans Monday

    July 8, 2013 at 10:58 am

    The school board meets Monday night in a special session to discuss the district’s budget plans in light of proposed state funding cuts.

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    10 Candidates File As 2013 Election Season Gears Up

    July 5, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    A host of incumbents and a handful of challengers signed up to run on the first day of filing for the 2013 municipal elections.

  • Local officials gather to detail flood recovery efforts.

    CH Officials Warn of Fraudsters, Mosquitoes & More Rain

    July 3, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Town and county officials say the recovery from Sunday’s flooding will take weeks, maybe even months.

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    Eastgate Businesses Left With Major Cleanup

    July 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.

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    Orange County’s Public Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect

    July 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 […]

  • Mandy Maeder

    Chapel Hill Police: Missing Woman Found Safe

    June 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 […]

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    CHTC Hears Criticism Of Central West Committee

    June 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.

  • Carrboro Town Hall

    Aldermen To Encourage Fleet Feet To Stay

    June 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.

  • Congressman David Price

    Rep. Price To Protest At Moral Monday Rally

    June 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 […]

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