By SP Murray
  • Outside the museum, vintage cars were on display!

    Occoneechee: From Horses to Horsepower

    June 2, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The Occoneechee Speedway is one of Hillsborough’s important historic places and a special exhibit at the Orange County Historical Museum, From Horses to Horsepower, walks us through the fascinating history of this important landmark!

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    Design it, Wear it, Make it at Kidzu

    May 30, 2014 at 5:00 am

    At the Makery at Kidzu, kids could create their own T-shirt or tote bag using their own artwork!

  • The outlet store is full of beautiful VIETRI merchandise!

    Business After Hours at VIETRI

    May 29, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Who wouldn’t enjoy spending the afternoon with the wonderful folks at the VIETRI Outlet Store?

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    Postcards at FRANK

    May 28, 2014 at 5:00 am

    In early March, FRANK distributed 2,000 self-addressed postcards as an invitation to individuals throughout the community to make a drawing of a person, place or think of personal significance and mail it back to FRANK. The result? Beautiful, miniature one-of a kind masterpieces; all the size of a postcard!

  • Welcome to Memorial Day at American Legion Post 6!

    Memorial Day at American Legion Post 6

    May 27, 2014 at 5:00 am

    What’s the absolute best way to spend Memorial Day? It’s spending the afternoon with our local heroes at American Legion Post 6!

  • Taps was played to mark the end of the ceremony.

    Memorial Day 2014

    May 26, 2014 at 5:00 am

    In the early morning hours of Memorial Day weekend, Veterans and loved ones gathered at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens to honor friends, family, and fellow brothers-in-arms by placing a flag at the marker for each fallen hero. Flag placement is a longstanding tradition that brings to light the true meaning of Memorial Day as a way of never forgetting those who served our country.

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    Israel Festival 2014!

    May 23, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The wonderful folks at the Levin Jewish Community Center held their 2014 Israel Festival- A community event celebrating Israel’s Yom Ha’Atzmaut, 66 years of Independence!

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    Arts Alive!

    May 22, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The Hillsborough Arts Council presented Arts Alive-Homeplaces Seen, Heard and Sung. A unique event where local artists and guests gathered on a rainy night in the beautiful St Matthews church to honor, through poems, fiction and songs, what home means to each of us.

  • Francis Mayes delighted her fans by reading  from her latest book, Under Magnolia

    Francis Mayes at Hillsborough Gallery of Art

    May 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The always-delightful Francis and Ed Mayes stopped by the Hillsborough Gallery of Art to read excerpts from Mrs. Mayes’ latest book, Under Magnolia

  • Spicy 9's Mike Vikitsreth and Aaron Nelson

    Business After Hours at Spicy 9

    May 20, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Mike Vikitsreth and the staff at the new Spicy 9 Restaurant certainly know how to throw a fabulous event, as witnessed by members at the latest Business After Hours!

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