Ayr Mount, a historic house in Hillsborough dating back to 1815, continued celebrating its bicentennial with events last week, including the burial of a time capsule.
The North Carolina Botanical Garden and the Botanical Garden Foundation will host the fourth annual Carolina Moonlight Gala June 6.
A group of Orange County residents has sent a letter asking local officials to take steps to combat racial bias in policing.
The importance of globally competent leaders is recognized by the vast majority of organizations, but few have a strategy to provide the training needed to compete globally, according to a study by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and the Human Capital Institute.
A residency with violinist Gil Shaham and a collaboration between dancer Lil Buck and singer-songwriter Abigail Washburn are among the highlights of Carolina Performing Arts’ 2015-16 season.
Orange County residents shouldn’t expect to see a tax increase over the next fiscal year, the county manager told the Board of Commissioners at the board’s Tuesday night meeting.
My son came over today — “Not To Visit, Mom!” he warned. “I just want to look through those boxes I stored in your attic for some notes I need.”
It is important to report problems to the FDA because the agency may investigate, especially if the manufacturer is named. The best way is online at www.FDA.gov/safety/medwatch/ or by calling 888-463-6332.
There are words we all use for motivation. Words such as drive, overcome, persevere, and endure. The words and mechanisms for motivating an individual are endless and personal. Yet, for those who line up for the 6th Annual Got Grit 5K on Saturday, May 30 in Hillsborough, the starting moment will be all about G.R.I.T.
Scott Brick reads Jon Krakauer’s introductory author’s note for “Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town “ (Random House, approx.. 12 hours).
The Hillsborough Police Department is seeking the public’s help in raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics North Carolina. Registration has begun for the department’s first 5K Fun Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. June 13 at the Police Department’s main station, 127 N. Churton St. It will not be a timed run, and pets are welcome.
The Hillsborough Visitors Center in the Alexander Dickson House at 150 E. King St. is hostling its inaugural art show, an exhibit of folk art by local artist Sam Ezell, through July 23.
All branches of the Orange County Public Library, including the Cybrary, will be closed Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday.
Music Maker Relief Foundation, in partnership with Carrboro Recreation and Parks, will present a new outdoor blues series in Carrboro titled “Freight Train Blues.”
The Town of Chapel Hill’s Live & Local series continues June 5 with Chapel Hill-based folk, blues, and country duo The Holland Brothers.