The mayor of Hillsborough doesn’t need to wear the derby hat or the off-white hat with the black stripe to be recognized as mayor of this gem of a southern town. More noticeable is his enthusiasm for leading a community of goodness.
Why would a Minnesota woman make a pilgrimage to the UNC-Chapel Hill campus to visit a memorial?
Then, why would she leave without seeing the site that drew her to the campus?
The idea of fashioning a house into a home has always been one of the great exercises in home ownership. From painting a wall to window treatment to the simple addition of an end table, candle and framed picture can express who the owners are.
Will John still be there when we eat at Sutton’s?
The big news on Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street is the change at Sutton’s Drug Store, one of the town’s landmark businesses for as long as anybody can remember.
Orange County has now distributed more than 18,000 of the new blue recycling roll carts to all single-family households within the town limits of Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough and completed three full weeks of recycling using the carts.
It is just after 7 a.m. and all is quiet on the elementary campus of Hillsborough Elementary School. There is much history and transformation over the decades since the school since opened its doors. Now, as the only year-round school in the Orange County Schools district, class is about to be in session and it is the middle of July.
Janet Sammons, local acrylic artist, will have an exhibit next month at the Town of Carrboro’s Town Hall and also at the Century Center that celebrates the beauty of the natural world.
There is one kind of husband that invariably causes a longing envy in virtually every woman on the planet. He is not necessarily the hottest or even the cutest; he isn’t always the smartest or the funniest; he’s not automatically the tallest or the most romantic. No, this husband has something much greater, much more important than any of these virtues: This husband can actually fix stuff.
Mu Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., held its sixth entrepreneurial program recognizing African-American female entrepreneurs in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community. These trailblazing business women identified a need in the community and responded by establishing their respective businesses.
Chapel Hill High School rising senior Morgan Alderman hopes the Old Well on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus will bring her luck when she applies there this fall.
According to legend, drinking from the fountain at the Old Well will bring academic success to Carolina students.
At the intersection of Orange Grove Road and Churton Street, in Hillsborough, something hopeful is growing. It is here that Chris and Julie Woerdeman, a husband-and-wife team, and business entrepreneurs, are nurturing their business, Gro-Smart, into something sustainable and people-friendly.
“We really try to know our customers on a first-name basis,” Chris Woerdeman said. They sell horse tack, feed supplies, care needs and animal feed from chickens to horses to cows to dog food to plants and gardening. “We are just a small feed store with plants and other items small farmers and homeowners need,’ Chris said.
What happened to our town’s history museum?
People are asking that question again as Chapel Hill’s Town Council considers options for selling the former library building that housed the Chapel Hill Museum. Many residents remember sadly its closing on July 11, 2010.