The National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs is stepping in to fill the gap created when Novo Dia Group announced it would end a longtime SNAP food stamp processing for farmers and farmer’s markets.
The historic Colonial Inn in downtown Hillsborough was sold in January 2018. Owner Allied DevCorp LLC submitted plans in July to renovate it and create a boutique hotel, bar, restaurant and event space.
Chapel Hill, Durham and Wake farmers and markets seeking a way to pay for new equipment and services after federal government signs contract for SNAP food benefits management and payment processing companies.
Hispanic and Latino parents who do not speak English will no longer have to request interpreters at school board meetings. Durham Public Schools will now have an interpreter translate meetings into Spanish.
The online textbox “21st Century Wellness” for the required Lifetime Fitness class at UNC-Chapel Hill calls cancer a disease of choice and describes a theory that Holocaust victims failed to tap into their inner strength.
Carrboro joined the ranks of communities across the country with rainbow crosswalks to recognize LGBTQ residents. It is thought to be the first town in North Carolina to have a rainbow crosswalk, which is near Weaver Street Market.
Eubanks Road, Estes Drive, apartment, Blue Hill District, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Wegmans construction projects underway in summer 2018. Landowners also are harvesting trees but don't have plans for development.
Durham Public Schools has increased the local supplement for teachers with 10 years or less experience to better compete with surrounding districts. The supplement increase moves DPS closer to what's offered in Chapel Hill and Wake County
Orange County, North Carolina, is reminding pet owners to vaccinated dogs, cats and ferrets after a baby raccoon found near Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill tested positive for rabies. A $10 clinic will be held July 21 in Hillsborough.
A new true crime podcast from Eryk Pruitt and Drew Adamek, "The Long Dance," looks into the 1971 murders in Durham of Watts nursing student Patricia Mann of Sanford and NC State student Jesse McBane of Pittsboro.