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News Briefs: A Digest of Announcements Provided by Local Organizations
News Briefs: A Digest of Announcements Provided by Local Organizations

Quick local news items which will be updated frequently, so be sure to check back!...

Movie Night! Coming Soon: Ambitious Science Fiction, Norwegian Drama and Reanimated Corpses
Movie Night! Coming Soon: Ambitious Science Fiction, Norwegian Drama and Reanimated Corpses

Every other week, our Movie Night! column previews the best upcoming films showing in Chapel Hill theaters – for those who still like to go out to the...

The Meadow in the Middle: What Will Become of Carrboro’s Largest Remaining Natural Area?
The Meadow in the Middle: What Will Become of Carrboro’s Largest Remaining Natural Area?

Just after midnight on Aug. 13, the silhouette of a slight figure, pale in the summer moonlight, could be seen among the graves in Carrboro's Westwood...

Remembering the Garden
Remembering the Garden

One of the advantages of gardening in the Piedmont is that we gardeners can aim to have something in bloom almost 12 months a year – but this takes some...

The Dread Goblins of October: The FAFSA and the Profile
The Dread Goblins of October: The FAFSA and the Profile

It’s October again, the days are growing shorter, the nights crisper, leaves are changing colors and falling to the earth, it’s many people’s favorite...

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THE ABSENTEE GARDENERS

Remembering the Garden

One of the advantages of gardening in the Piedmont is that we gardeners can aim to have something in bloom almost 12 months a year – but this takes some planning…

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DOWN THE ROAD A PIECE

Déjà Vu All Over Again

The current municipal election in Chapel Hill/Carrboro is déjà vu all over again, as New York Yankee’s catcher Yogi Berra once famously said….

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REAL ESTATE SPOTLIGHT


THROUGH A TOWNIE’S LENS

One for the Ages

Yes, it’s real. With the safe return Saturday night of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and flight crew of four civilians, I feel good about releasing this extraordinary image,….

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS


ORANGE SLICES


THE WILD SIDE

A Surprise at the Pond

A combination of abundant vegetation and some kind of water — a creek, river, wetland, pond or lake — is one of my favorite types of natural area to visit for wildlife watching…

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MOVIE NIGHT


HELP! I CAN’T REMEMBER MY PASSWORDS

Out of Line

After many years of faithful service, I recently got rid of my landline, which — as you may remember — we used to just call a line because it was the only line we had and so didn’t require a first name….

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BIKE BEAT