Town Council To Vote On 1-Cent Property Tax HikeJune 5, 2014 at 12:55 am
Town Council members say a one cent property tax rate hike is needed next year to help the town add to its debt capacity and build big projects sooner.
BoCC Looks To Task Force For Solid Waste And Recycling SolutionsJune 4, 2014 at 12:39 am
Commissioners say they have funds for rural curbside recycling pickup next year, but after that, they hope a newly-formed task force comes up with a plan.
Chapel Hill Town Council Eyes Property Tax Rate IncreaseJune 2, 2014 at 10:23 pm
As Chapel Hill Town Council members consider next year’s budget, some wonder if it might be time to raise revenue with a property tax rate increase.
Hundreds Call On BoCC To Spend More On SchoolsMay 30, 2014 at 12:17 am
Hundreds came out to Thursday’s budget public hearing to tell Orange County Commissioners to increase school funding.
Activists Call For Council Action On Coal Ash DumpMay 29, 2014 at 12:55 am
State and town officials are investigating a coal ash dump under the Chapel Hill Police Department, but some local activists say that’s not enough.
No Property Tax Rate Increase In BoCC Budget ProposalMay 20, 2014 at 10:53 pm
Next year’s county budget doesn’t include a tax increase, but officials say it’s getting harder to balance the budget using reserve funds.
Council And Advocates Want To Boost Budget For Affordable HousingMay 20, 2014 at 12:04 am
Advocates and some elected officials say Chapel Hill needs to spend more on affordable housing next year.
Commissioners Cautiously Interested In Ephesus-Fordham FinancingMay 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm
Commissioners say they’re interested in helping Chapel Hill fund the Ephesus-Fordham plan, but first they’ll need answers about the project’s impact on schools.
HPD Officer Injured In Suspected Carjacker ArrestMay 16, 2014 at 4:56 pm
A Hillsborough police sergeant was injured Friday while taking a carjacking suspect into custody.
OWASA Reports Untreated Wastewater Spill In Chapel HillMay 16, 2014 at 4:23 pm
OWASA officials say Thursday’s strong rains triggered an overflow of untreated wastewater from a manhole near Brigham Road in Chapel Hill.