North Carolina is a state that revels in its culture, but few towns provide the quirky frisson of Carrboro!
The French term en plein air means “out of doors.”
In Chapel Hill, we are surrounded by stars of all kinds, but the most important, by far, are our teachers.
Sera Cuni has mojo.
New Developments in Chapel Hill
The Manager of Orange County is a woman named Bonnie Hammersley.
Growing up in a small town, or even in a small neighborhood of a larger one, there was often a “corner store.”
The Carrboro Music Festival was started in 1998 by a handful of dedicated volunteers who felt certain they could pull off a local music festival with little more than hope and a dream.
Nash Street in Hillsborough
Hillsborough, North Carolina, just down the road from its more cutting-edge sister townships, is one of the most historic destinations in our state and in our nation.
There’s an art to everything in Chapel Hill.
When North Carolina selected Courtney Banghart as the fourth head coach in women’s basketball program history, the University added another outstanding leader to its family of championship-winning head coaches.
In Chapel Hill, history surrounds us like the air we breathe.
Small businesses across Orange County were hit hard by the coronavirus, but Black-owned businesses were affected most keenly.
Since 1793 when it was founded, the only thing that hasn’t changed in Chapel Hill is its name.
There is so much to do in the Chapel Hill/Orange County Area. Where will you start?
On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free, released from a lifetime of bondage.
The uprising at the Stonewall Inn in June, 1969, sparked a liberation movement — a call to action that continues to inspire us to live up to our nation’s promise of equality, liberty, and justice for all.
A trend we’ve noted at the Chapel Hill/Orange County Welcome Center is the strong demand for housing and desire to relocate and retire to the Triangle, including Orange County.
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market (the CFM) is one North Carolina’s classic farmers’ markets, and Maggie Funkhouser, the general manager, is one very big reason why.
On June 4, 2022, North Carolina Military Appreciation Day, a ceremony will be held to honor Ted Triebel and seven other individuals the Advisory Committee of the Military Hall of Firsts has selected for induction into the inaugural class of the North Carolina Military Hall of Firsts.
Most of us do not meet for lunch and chat about stellar seismology, interacting binaries, time-resolved photometry and spectroscopy, and astronomical instrumentation.
The best way to see our community is on your feet, because all three towns – Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough – are eminently walkable.
When a tree on campus or in the Chapel Hill area has fallen or been professionally removed, that’s not always the end of its story.
Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America.
Jonathan Mills is a familiar figure in Orange County – or at the very least, his popsicles, called LunaPops, were.
Southern Futures seeks to change the conversation about the South from within.
This week the Visitors Bureau opened its new Welcome Center at 308 W. Franklin Street in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill.
Spring is here, finally, which means many things: locals, having hibernated for winter, cautiously begin exploring and smiling again.
Anyone who loves food and who has lived in Chapel Hill — or North Carolina for that matter — knows Bill Smith.
There is something to admire about people who are so passionate about history and “protecting sense of place” that they get almost giddy when talking about it.
Every year, millions of tourists visit the Research Triangle Park and the Orange County communities.
Orange County’s social calendar reflects its culture.
The great cities of the world have at least one distinguishing quality, without which they would cease to be truly great.
Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough have long been known as a musical mecca, an oasis, a vital stop on the Silk Road of song.
Meadowmont attracts people from all occupations and all parts of the country. And then there are the restaurants.
What is unique about MLK Day when compared to other federal holidays is that it’s the only holiday designated as a National Day of Service.
Small towns, no matter how big they become, are defined by a crossroads marking the heart of the place.
For Hillsborough Mayor Jenn Weaver, community has always been at the heart of her governance philosophy.