For Tommy Holmes, talking a woman through delivering a baby at a Chapel Hill bus stop is just part of the job.
For more than 200 local residents, pumpkin curry and spicy fish paste were on the menu Sunday night.
Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton has published a book on transit in Orange County, just in time for Tuesday’s transit vote.
For the first time, the winning brews from the inaugural North Carolina Brewers’ Cup will be on display at the N.C. State Fair.
After five and a half years, The Carrboro Citizen published its last issue on Thursday. Publisher Robert Dickson wrote in a Thursday column, “The Citizen bids adieu,” that he was forced to stop publication after efforts to sell the paper proved unsuccessful.
It’s an unseasonably warm Sunday afternoon in Carrboro, and dozens of children are sitting in ambulances at the South Orange Rescue Squad station.
Franklin Street has been looking a little bit more beautiful recently thanks to the Chapel Hill Garden Club.
Seven-year-old Annabel Barbour said she had never made butter before Saturday.
With the 2012 Democratic National Convention only days away, four Orange County residents are getting especially excited.
All proceeds from the race went to the Abundance Foundation, a local nonprofit that works to educate the public on sustainability topics, such as local food and renewable energy.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen wants to see a Triangle Transit Stop in Carrboro, though don’t know where yet. At a Tuesday night meeting, the board unanimously voted to continue to pursue the extension of a bus stop.
Chapel Hill residents are advocating for equal parking for all. At Tuesday night’s Chapel Hill Town Council meeting, the council voted to refer a petition from the Community Home Trust regarding parking for affordable housing residents to Town Manager Roger Stancil. The Community Home Trust, a nonprofit organization that sells and preserves affordable homes for lower income families, is asking the town to designate 13 additional parking spots for residents of the affordable housing condos at the 140 West Franklin development. Developers broke ground on the $55 million mixed-use development — located at the corner of West Franklin and Church streets — in January 2011. The project will include 140 condominiums, 26,000 square feet of retail space and 337 parking spaces.
Chapel Hill residents are advocating for equal parking for all. At Monday night’s Chapel Hill Town Council meeting, the council voted to refer a petition from the Community Home Trust regarding parking for affordable housing residents to Town Manager Roger Stancil.
Voter turnout for local elections was expectedly slow at the Greenwood precinct’s poll as of 10 a.m., officials said. Forty-eight residents had voted at the precinct, which includes Chapel Hill Mayor, Chapel Hill Town Council, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education and the quarter-cent sales tax referendum on its ballot.
Economic development was on everyone’s mind Thursday night when the Orange County Board of Commissioners and the Mebane City Council met in Hillsborough. Commissioners and council members celebrated the expansion of AKG of America, Inc., into Orange County and within Mebane city limits. The company, which manufactures brazed aluminum heat exchangers, created 40 new jobs and has expanded the area’s tax base, officials said.