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Orange County, North Carolina persons have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The tests, conducted by the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health, are positive. The people are doing well and are in isolation at home.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Dear The Lumina Family, Thank you for the support you’ve shown The Lumina historically and as it has transitioned to new ownership. The Lumina team cares deeply about our…
Clinical microbiology experts at the UNC Medical Center and UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill have developed a coronavirus disease 2019 diagnostic test based on the World Health Organization assay.
In response to the coronavirus, here is a list of what extra steps are being taken and customer-friendly promotions are going on right now with downtown Chapel Hill businesses.
Orange County local government is responding to the spread of the “Coronavirus” or COVID-19 by scaling back operations, urging social distancing and reducing opportunities for social contact.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools has a plan in place to provide lunch and a snack for children at sites throughout town on weekdays. Additionally, local non-profits are gearing up to provide groceries and other essentials to local families.
To limit the spread of respiratory viruses and safeguard those most at risk of contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Town of Chapel Hill is postponing, canceling, or modifying events and programs until further notice.
A new political action committee dedicated to improving maintenance and making needed repairs in local schools will hold an informational event Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at OWASA.
The Chapel Hill Town Council announced that Rachel Schaevitz, a town council member, and her family are moving away from Chapel Hill in February. This will leave her position on the council vacant.
There are, in practice, two systems of justice in Orange County — one for the poor and one for those who are not poor, according to a new report.
It is no surprise that groups like the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been warning us that the biggest single impact we can make on the climate is to adopt a plant-based diet.
All Orange County Solid Waste facilities closed New Years Day. Curbside recycling for New Years Day changes to Saturday January 4, 2020. Carts out by 7:00 am.
A new digital streaming platform and music library dedicated to local music seeks Chapel Hill area musicians to submit music for its inaugural collection.
Former Chapel Hill Town Council member Joyce Brown passed away in her Chapel Hill home on Nov. 18, 2019 at the age of 87.
The North Carolina Botanical Garden will host the 2019 Environmental Summit on Wednesday, Dec. 4, as the first step toward identifying wildlife corridors in the Eno River and New Hope Creek watersheds.
A memorial service will be held at University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill, NC on Monday November 25, 2019 at 2:00 PM.
In June 2019, the Town of Chapel Hill initiated a voluntary Tree Committee to help “engage the entire Chapel Hill community in enhancing and protecting the town’s tree canopy and urban treescape.”
Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) assisted officers from the Carrboro Police Department (CPD) today after a threat of school violence toward Carrboro High School surfaced on social media this morning.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Greetings, friends and fellow Carrboro residents! In less than two weeks, we will make a little history together. I will be the first person _ever_ to be sworn into office…
Blair is approximately 2 years old. She loves petting and long conversations that end in treats. Just the sound of your voice makes this sweet girl happy.
Chapel Hill honors women who fought for equality during the local civil rights movement this Saturday (Nov. 9) as part of the Chapel Hill 1819/2019 series…
ANNOUNCEMENTS Unedited Press Release from Orange County Animal Services Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) is reporting the status of 57 dogs seized in Chapel Hill, NC, on October 11, 2019….
OBITUARIES A Remembrance By Ann Humphreys We all know that Carrboro is an unusual place. For most of us, this unusualness figures heavily into why we have chosen to live…