Summer Winkler


Some Orange County families await flood relief

More than 60 Orange County families are still waiting for relief after this summer’s flooding damaged their homes. Following the June 30 floods, Gov. Pat McCrory requested a state disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration, which gave victims federal funds to assist in recovery.

All Up In Your Business, March 25

The 501 Diner — located at 1500 N. Fordham Blvd. — closed its doors at the end of February. Diner owner Hassan Agourram said the restaurant has struggled during the economic downturn.

Carrboro Aldermen discuss downtown traffic

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen met Tuesday night to discuss downtown traffic circulation, specifically intersections with high traffic volume. Jeff Brubaker, Carrboro’s transportation planner, presented information on traffic circulation and changes that could occur after approved developments are built in 2014.