CITY & COUNTY


2/7/2018 8:06pm

Photo Illustration. Although traditional cigarette use has fallen in the past decade among young people in North Carolina, the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes has presented a new challenge for health officials. 

Why vaping in Orange County may be worse for you than you think

E-cigarettes and vaporizers have become increasingly popular among younger demographics; however, officials worry that users are unaware of major health threats. Even though use of traditional cigarettes has declined over the past decade, tobacco usage among young people has increased in the past five years, prompting officials to fund a campaign to raise awareness of the health risks associated with these devices. The campaign, Vision 2020, is targeting signage and education within the North Carolina Public School System in an attempt to drive down e-cigarette usage. 


1/25/2018 7:37pm

The concept plans indicate construction will occur in a phase system. The proposed first phase will be centered around building one of the two proposed six-story buildings. Photo Courtesy of the Tom Hughes. 

UNC Health Care proposes new facilities

UNC Health care has proposed a concept plan to the Town of Chapel Hill for the redevelopment of University-owned property along highway 15-501 near I-40 and the entrance of Chapel Hill.