By Ran Northam
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    Early Voters Cashing In On Procrastination?

    October 31, 2013 at 10:39 am

    It’s not likely a late surge at the polls will get the early voting numbers to equal those of two years ago, but more and more people are making their voices heard.

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    Coach Hatchell Tweets Shaved Head

    October 31, 2013 at 8:08 am

    Sylvia Hatchell continues her battle with leukemia, and Wednesday she tweeted a photo to show fans she hasn’t lost her spirit and her fight.

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    2013 Mayoral Candidate Profile: Tom Stevens

    October 31, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Hillsborough Mayor and candidate for re-election, Tom Stevens says growth is inevitable, and he’s happy with the processes that are in place to help keep the authentic small-town character of Hillsborough going forward.

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    No Wait At The Polls

    October 30, 2013 at 7:30 am

    Four days remain in the early voting period, and there doesn’t seem to be any sense of urgency to get to the polls.

  • Lydia Lavelle

    2013 Mayoral Candidate Profile: Lydia Lavelle

    October 30, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Carrboro Alderman and mayoral candidate, Lydia Lavelle says it’s not news to anyone that development is one of the major issues with which Carrboro is dealing. She says she will make sure the town continues to focus on the best ways make construction and people’s day-to-day lives work hand-in-hand.

  • Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt

    2013 Mayoral Candidate Profile: Mark Kleinschmidt

    October 29, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Chapel Hill Mayor and candidate for re-election, Mark Kleinschmidt says, as mayor, he’s going to work to make sure the town thoughtfully implements the Chapel Hill 2020 plan in an important time for development.

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    Check Your Tires And Batteries, Winter Is Coming

    October 28, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    The temperatures may have warmed again for a little while longer, but AAA Carolinas is taking last weekend’s cold snap as an opportunity to tell you to winterize you car.

  • OC Early Voting Sees Small End-Of-Week Boost

    October 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    One-stop early voting ended its first full week with by far the highest totals yet, but still isn’t getting a strong turnout.

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    Another State Fair Injury During Cleanup

    October 28, 2013 at 7:36 am

    A sixth person was injured at the North Carolina State Fair as a 35-year-old worker was hurt while disassembling a ride.

  • Meighan Carmichael (Photo courtesy of campaign Facebook page)

    2013 BoC Candidate Profile: Meighan Carmichael

    October 28, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Hillsborough Board of Commissioners candidate, Meighan Carmichael says while development is one of the top priorities on which Hillsborough will be focusing, she says, if elected, she will fight for smart growth.

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