Durham County taxpayers will experience a 2.75-cent increase in their tax rate under the 2017-18 budget that commissioners approved Monday night, June 26, 2017. County commissioners approved increases for Durham Public Schools.
Civil rights attorney and Orange County Commissioners Chairman Mark Dorosin announced this week he will be a candidate next year for the North Carolina Court of Appeals seat being vacated by Judge Ann Marie Calabria.
The Chapel Hill Islamic Center opened this spring on Stateside Drive in Chapel Hill to give roughly 60 Muslims from in and around Orange County a place to worship and find community after years of renting space at an area Christian church and failing in a bid to construct a mosque.
Former Durham County deputy county manager Marqueta Welton filed a federal lawsuit contending Wendell Davis retaliated against her after she competed against him for the county manager position. But the county says her claims fail to meet the legal standard and the manager can’t be sued anyway.
Extraordinary Ventures, a Chapel Hill nonprofit started by a group of parents, is celebrating 10 years of providing jobs for roughly 100 adults with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities on June 24.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners was trying to do something good by trimming a little off the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools tax rate last week, but it wasn’t legal because they didn’t give an increase to Orange County Schools students.
The General Assembly has repealed the authority that it granted in 1987, allowing Orange County to charge developers a fee for every new home built and use the money to pay for local school construction needs.
#BuildingCommunityResilience and DSI Comedy artists will prompt a conversation June 21 about conflict, safety and how to care for yourself and others in response to the increasing frequency of violence reported around the world.
Town Council will meet on Wednesday nights in September and October to see if new schedule gives Chapel Hill town staff more time to answer questions and find out what citizens think before making the change permanent.
A Charlotte developer is planning apartments, offices, retail and green spaces at the northeastern corner of Estes Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Chapel Hill’s Central West planning district.
Duke Children's Hospital held its first prom on Sat., April 22, 2017, for current and former patients age 12 and up. More than 100 patients and their guests danced, ate, posed in a photo booth and even smeared whipped-cream pies on Duke staff as part of the fun.
Shawn RoccoDuke Medicine News
Prom time at Duke Children's Hospital
UNC students raise money and awareness of sexual violence
Chapel Hill protest denounces Trump’s immigration policy
It's a tough lesson" - Chapel Hill soccer coach Jason Curtis on title loss