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Shope to focus on economy

Orange County announced a new leader Tuesday who will fill a seat that has been vacant since December. Gary Shope, who was the vice president of the Research Triangle Foundation for more than 16 years, plans to help the county develop a new approach to economic development as the Interim Economic Development Director.

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Elliot Road lot purchased for $1.65M

The purchase of a vacant lot on Elliott Road has sparked renewed interest in a site that has sat empty for almost a decade. Ginn & Company, the owner of the Village Plaza shopping center, bought the lot next to Whole Foods, where a theater used to stand, on Dec.

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New University Mall home for library not guaranteed

Though local government is exploring moving a public library to a University Mall space currently occupied by Dillard’s, the retailer is showing no signs of going anywhere.The Chapel Hill Public Library was initially slated for an 18-month expansion project, with the facility to be temporarily relocated this month to a vacant storefront in the mall while construction took place.

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Hospital facility set to break ground in February

The ground breaking of a new UNC Hospitals facility in Hillsborough is planned to begin in February after the settlement of a major roadblock. Construction of the new branch’s physicians’ offices will precede that of the hospital portion of the facility, which won’t begin until as late as 2014 as a result of the settlement of an appeal, said Margaret Hauth, town of Hillsborough planning director.

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County and towns work together to solve area's solid waste issues

Cooperation between the county and towns is the key to solving the area’s solid waste issues for the short and long-term, the Board of Orange County Commissioners said at their Thursday night work session. The session was dominated by discussion of the solid waste work group’s recommendations for modernizing the county’s solid waste convenience centers.

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Brandon Pendergraft jumps rope, carries on family heritage on Caldwell Street

On nice afternoons, Brandon Pendergraft pulls his heavy-duty speakers out into the front yard of his home on Caldwell Street and turns up the volume of his rap music. Neighbors know there’s no party going on. He’s just skipping rope on the street filled with his family’s heritage. “With jump rope, I get to blast my music as loud as I want,” he said. “Basically the neighbors know me, so they can tell me just to turn it down.”

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