Small business owners in North Carolina may be finding it easier to run their companies in the state, if a recent study from small business site Thumbtack.com is any indication.
Following in his father’s artistic footsteps, a local high school student won a college scholarship and will have his painting entitled “The Freedom Rider” displayed in the U.S.
Carolina Brewery expands distribution As of last month, many out-of-state Carolina Brewery fans can now buy the company’s beers in their hometowns. Chapel Hill’s Carolina Brewery has expanded distribution of its craft beers to Georgia, Nashville, Tenn., and Virginia Beach, Va., in hopes of becoming a more regional brewery, owner Robert Poitras said. The new out-of-state distribution deals follow the brewery’s successful expansion to South Carolina markets last March, particularly in Charleston, Poitras said. “Charleston has a lot of similarities to the Triangle in terms of its craft beer and food culture,” Poitras said.
In 1962, Frank Porter Graham Elementary School opened with 12 teachers for 240 students, all African-American. Fifty years later, FPG represents students from more than 30 countries and countless backgrounds.
Miel Bon Bons leaves Carrboro The biggest sweet-tooth can satisfy his craving with cakes, macaroons, and cupcakes from Miel Bon Bons.
Barry Jacobs is well known in the community for his role as Orange County commissioner, but he plays ball with more than just local government.
At a busy meeting Tuesday night, the Orange County Board of Commissioners discussed resolutions covering topics ranging from recycling to the death penalty.
As the cultural and social hub of Chapel Hill, Franklin Street is certainly no stranger to graffiti.
Armed with just an iPhone and a bottle of Arizona Green Tea, I set out across downtown Chapel Hill on the hunt for several art pieces carefully hidden around Franklin Street.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners met Thursday to continue discussing the county’s proposed 2013-2018 Capital Investment Plan, which would allocate a total of $209 million for major projects during the next five years.