For more information on Occoneechee Golf Club, visit www.occoneechee.com or www.facebook.com/OcconeecheeGolfClub. The course, located at 1500 Lawrence Road in Hillsborough, is open to the public. Contact them at 919-732-3435 or on Twitter @OcconeecheeGolf. Hours are Monday: 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; and Saturday-Sunday: 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The developer behind the Shortbread Lofts apartments and retail project on West Rosemary Street in Chapel Hill said Wednesday that construction is ahead of schedule.
George Cianciolo and Rosemary Waldorf were recently honored with the Key Volunteer Award and the Governor’s Service Award for their work in leading the town’s effort to update its comprehensive plan.
It was all Luther’s fault. The 120-pound Rottweiler was the reason Kate and Mick Carroll were introduced. It was San Francisco and Luther was the pet of a mutual friend and Kate and Mick started talking. “I really just walked up and said hello,” says Kate.
When Robert Pope walks the land of his family farm, he remembers when he was a child, running, playing, helping with the chores. He carries the memories of several generations of Popes and McDades who farmed the land along Efland-Cedar Grove Road in northern Orange County.
The businesses and management of Southern Village are pleased to announce the 2013 Summer Music Series.
OWASA has resumed the disinfection of drinking water with a compound of chlorine and ammonia called chloramines.
The UNC-Chapel Hill student organization Musical Empowerment is hosting its inaugural benefit concert, “Melodies,” at 7 p.m. April 18 at the University United Methodist Church in downtown Chapel Hill.
The North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center will hold its 2nd Annual Spring Horse Show April 20 for its special needs riders.
In searching for ways to fund and provide recycling services in Orange County, the Board of Commissioners set goals and eliminated some options during a meeting this week in Hillsborough.
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Police charged a 58-year-old man with driving while impaired Wednesday night after he crashed his car into a utility pole on East Franklin Street.
Crews were scheduled to begin work on installing a new gas main on Roberson Street this past week, and the work is expected to take about four to six weeks to complete.
The Public Service Gas Company of North Carolina is replacing the existing gas line that will be abandoned to accommodate the upcoming Roberson Street Sanitary Sewer Project.
The area for the gas main is behind the downtown businesses on Main Street, where there are a number of parking lots for those businesses between Maple Avenue and Sweet Bay Place.
Don’t North Carolina senators have better things to do?
Aren’t our lawmakers busy enough trying to kill criminals, drag out divorce proceedings and establish a state religion (personally, we recommend the Jedi Church)?
Aahhh, April. Springtime is here.
Trees are budding, flowers are popping up, birds are singing, and the grass is greening. It should be a time of happy beginnings, sweet expectations and the bracing realization that there are only nine weeks left till WE have to wear bathing suits!
And, if we don’t get to the gym in 15 minutes or sooner, we will be forced to wear jeans to the beach again, telling people we have horrific sun allergies.