Orange County Board of Commissioners - 2014 Primary View All »

May. 06, 2014 @ 10:27 PM

Jacobs and McKee keep their seats

When it comes to the Orange County commissioners, the incumbents will remain.

Commissioner At Large Barry Jacobs and District 2 Commissioner Earl McKee maintained their seats, beating out challengers Bonnie Hauser and Mark Marcoplos.


May. 01, 2014 @ 11:56 AM

Infrastructure, permitting and incentives on minds of commissioners

Four candidates are heading into the county commissioners’ race Tuesday but only two will emerge representing Orange County.

Challenger Bonnie Hauser and incumbent Barry Jacobs want to be Orange County commissioner at-large while incumbent Earl McKee and challenger Mark Marcoplos are vying for the District 2 seat.


Mar. 06, 2014 @ 01:03 PM

Candidates for May primary set

The filing period for the May primary election has closed, with the sheriff’s race being the most crowded field. Six Democrats are vying for the position.

Larry D. Faucette, Buddy Parker, Andy Cagle, Keith Webster, David Caldwell Jr. and Charles Blackwood all are hoping to replace longtime Sheriff Lindy Pendergrass.


Orange County Schools Board of Education - 2014 Primary View All »

May. 06, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

Orange County school board gets two new faces, two familiar

Incumbents Donna Coffey and Brenda Stephens secured two of the four Orange County Schools Board of Education seats that were up for grabs in Tuesday’s election, while newcomers Tom Carr and Rosa Williams took two others.


May. 03, 2014 @ 12:37 PM

School board candidates discuss Common Core, teacher morale

Six people are competing for the four seats available on the Orange County Board of Education.

Incumbents Donna Coffey and Brenda Stephens want to continue their service on the board while Greg Andrews, Tom Carr, Michael H. Hood and Rosa D. Williams want the opportunity to serve. Current board members Debbie Piscitelli and Anne Medenblik are not seeking another term.
 


Mar. 06, 2014 @ 01:03 PM

Candidates for May primary set

The filing period for the May primary election has closed, with the sheriff’s race being the most crowded field. Six Democrats are vying for the position.

Larry D. Faucette, Buddy Parker, Andy Cagle, Keith Webster, David Caldwell Jr. and Charles Blackwood all are hoping to replace longtime Sheriff Lindy Pendergrass.


Carrboro Board of Aldermen - 2014 Primary View All »

May. 01, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Potential aldermen talk engagement, access, taxes

Three people are campaigning to finish out the Carrboro Board of Alderman term of now Mayor Lydia Lavelle.

Talal Asad, Bethany Chaney and Theresa Watson are in the race to complete the term though 2015, campaigning on several issues facing the town including affordable housing, transparency of local government and community engagement.


Mar. 06, 2014 @ 01:03 PM

Candidates for May primary set

The filing period for the May primary election has closed, with the sheriff’s race being the most crowded field. Six Democrats are vying for the position.

Larry D. Faucette, Buddy Parker, Andy Cagle, Keith Webster, David Caldwell Jr. and Charles Blackwood all are hoping to replace longtime Sheriff Lindy Pendergrass.


Jan. 09, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Chaney to run for alderman

Planning board chair Bethany Chaney will run for the Carrboro Board of Alderman seat left vacant by Mayor Lydia Lavelle in a special election May 6.
In a press release last week, Chaney announced her run for former Alderman Lavelle’s seat, noting her time as a public servant among the assets she would bring to the board.


Orange County Sheriff - 2014 Primary View All »

May. 06, 2014 @ 10:50 PM

Blackwood wins, Caldwell to request run-off

Charles Blackwood topped the primary vote to be  the Democratic candidate for sheriff of Orange County, but that may change with a run-off with David Caldwell Jr.

Blackwood and Caldwell were neck-and-neck, with Blackwood getting 4,788 votes, votes, or 30.34 percent, just .36 percentage points ahead of Caldwell’s 29.98 percent with 4,730 votes. 

Caldwell said that he is going to request a run-off.


May. 03, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

Six want to be next sheriff

Tuesday’s primary election will likely determine who the next sheriff (and the first new sheriff in decades) of Orange County will be.

The six Democratic candidates – Charles Blackwood, Andy Cagle, David Caldwell Jr., Larry D. Faucette, Buddy Parker and Keith Webster -- are vying for the seat that current Sheriff Lindy Pendergrass is giving up. There are no Republican candidates running, so the candidate who emerges as the winner in the primary is virtually assured the winner in the fall’s general election.


Mar. 06, 2014 @ 01:03 PM

Candidates for May primary set

The filing period for the May primary election has closed, with the sheriff’s race being the most crowded field. Six Democrats are vying for the position.

Larry D. Faucette, Buddy Parker, Andy Cagle, Keith Webster, David Caldwell Jr. and Charles Blackwood all are hoping to replace longtime Sheriff Lindy Pendergrass.


U.S. House of Representatives - 2014 Primary View All »


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 09:52 PM

Durham committee offers candidate endorsements

The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People on Saturday released its slate of endorsements for the upcoming primary election.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 06:49 PM

People’s Alliance releases Durham endorsement slate

The Durham People’s Alliance wants some new faces in the school board, but favored incumbents in other contested races in the upcoming May primary election.


U.S. Senate - 2014 Primary View All »

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Of hawks and hunters for this outdoorsman

I watch. The trail is empty. The leaves are falling. The wind is playing, and her ponytails are bouncing, and I am still and I watch.



Apr. 05, 2014 @ 09:52 PM

Durham committee offers candidate endorsements

The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People on Saturday released its slate of endorsements for the upcoming primary election.