10/8/2014 12:55am

Environmental report is springboard for county

Orange County’s fifth State of the Environment report since 2000 — the first since 2009in five years — will be released at the county’s Environmental Summit Saturday at the Maple View Agricultural Education Center.

10/7/2014 12:25am

Q&A with journalism school alumna, author Nancy Stancill

Author Nancy Stancill graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 1971. She wrote for The Daily Tar Heel before graduating, then moved to the Houston Chronicle for 15 years and then the Charlotte Observer for 16 years. She now lives in Charlotte and works as a full-time writer.

10/6/2014 1:50am

Bars that apply to be "private clubs" do not have to get sanitation inspections. Zog's Art Bar and Pool Hall is a private club on Henderson Street.

Skirting the health standard

Deems Wilson was surprised when, shortly after starting his job as manager of West End Wine Bar, he was told the business didn’t get inspected by the Orange County N.C. Health Department. 

10/2/2014 11:45pm

Orange County proposes food council

As a county that prides itself on eating locally grown produce and foods, Orange County agreed this week to join the growing trend of municipalities with food councils.