2/12/2020 7:06pm

Gov. Roy Cooper visited Chapel Hill on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019  to announce that Well Dot Inc., a health technology company, will base its new operations center in the town and create 400 jobs.

The N.C. gubernatorial primaries in full swing as the N.C. primaries approach

Incumbent Democratic candidate Gov. Roy Cooper is running again for office, but not uncontested. There are two candidates running for the Republican bid for governor, N.C. Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest of Charlotte and N.C. Rep. Holly Grange (R-New Hanover) of Wilmington. Additionally, Ernest Reeves is challenging Cooper for the Democratic bid. 

2/11/2020 10:16pm

Orange County Schools Board of Education members discuss African American History Month at their meeting on Feb. 10, 2020.

February is now Black History Month for Orange County Schools

Orange County Schools have decided to create different programs throughout February to show the history of important African American leaders in history. Dena Keeling, the district's chief equity officer, said a goal of this initiative is to create a curriculum with classes that deal with different cultures and place an emphasis on these heritage months all the time.