News Around Town: Foushee, Old Tree
ORANGE COUNTY – Newly elected State Representative Valerie Foushee will take her oath of office on Tuesday, January 8, at 4:00 p.m. in the Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough. The ceremony is open to the public; District Court Judge Beverly Scarlett will perform the swearing-in.
Foushee was elected in November to represent District 50, replacing outgoing State Rep. Bill Faison.
Chapel Hill town crews have begun picking up Christmas trees and wreaths for mulching on the regular yard-waste collection schedule. If your trash gets picked up on Mondays, your yard waste will be collected on Thursdays; if your trash gets picked up on Tuesdays, your yard waste will be collected on Fridays.
If you leave trees or wreaths by the curb, make sure to remove all decorations first.