Families lined up Feb. 8 for LEGO-palooza, a one-day exhibit at Morehead Planetarium. The exhibit, which was celebrating 10 years at the planetarium, was put on by the North Carolina LEGO Users Group.
An annotated list of interesting events happening in Orange County from Sunday, Feb. 15 through Saturday, Feb. 22, prepared by the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau. For more information, visit www.visitchapelhill.org.
In the future, Carrboro residents may have a new option for what to do with their body when they die. The town has begun taking steps to research green burial, a form of burial that doesn’t inhibit decomposition and allows the body to become part of the earth.
On Tuesday, the town of Chapel Hill hosted its second session in a series of workshops about affordable housing, focusing on local, statewide and national trends in the housing market.
Carrboro kicked off its budget season Tuesday night for fiscal year 2015-16, inviting residents to speak about needs and priorities the town should consider when making decisions.
Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews was presented with the 2015 Outstanding Law Enforcement Executive of the Year Award Tuesday during the annual National Alliance on Mental Illness CIT conference.
A Chapel Hill man has been arrested at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in a case that began in November of last year. Brian Joseph Burnham, 36, has been charged with one count of receiving child pornography.
About a year and a half ago, Chapel Hill High School student Sarahi Gamboa-Ramirez was accepted into a program that equipped her with a Chromebook laptop and a Wi-Fi connection for her home.
Many residents of Hillsborough could be found at Hot Tin Roof Monday night, drinking, eating and swapping memories. They’d turned out to show their support for saving the historic Colonial Inn, which has long sat in decline on West King Street.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is being recognized for its efforts to go green and to teach its students important lessons in the process.
For Kamaira Hartley Philips, using her talent to help others is nothing new. The senior at UNC-Chapel Hill recently won an international music competition for her classical singing.
Some Orange County Schools employees are getting a raise.
To raise public awareness about local hunger and get healthy food into the hands of more low-income families in Orange County, Weaver Street Market has announced a new initiative, Community Food Partnerships.
My fellow Americans, although I have decided not to become a presidential contender in 2016, I am nevertheless keeping my finger on the pulse of the country, and it has come to my attention that folks are receiving packets in the mail from the U.S. Census Bureau in the last few weeks. What? The census was taken in 2010, and according to the Constitution, we’re only supposed to be counted every ten years, so ...?
An annotated list of interesting events happening in Orange County Sunday, Feb. 8 through Saturday, Feb. 15 prepared by the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau. For more information, visit www.visitchapelhill.org.