Laura Brummett

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Franklin street remains busy as Chapel Hill residents and students make trips to Target.

Orange County faces high losses of potential retail sales

Orange County is facing a retail gap that has lost the county millions of dollars in potential revenue.  The retail gap happens when residents report spending more money than businesses in the area report in sales, meaning residents are going to other areas to do their shopping. This leads retailers to choose towns like Durham over Chapel Hill. “We’re still a University-driven retirement town for wealthy folks,” said  Mike Clayton, owner of Clayton Commercial Realty. 


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Here's where and how you can early vote in Orange County

Early voting for the Orange County primary election opens this Saturday and will last until Saturday, May 5. The early voting sites include the Hillsborough Board of Elections, the Carrboro Town Hall, the Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, Efland Ruritan Club Building and the Seymour Senior Center in Chapel Hill. 


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