Much has made of the moral and religious reasons to be for or against Amendment One, the constitutional change that would make marriage between a man and a woman the only domestic union legally recognized by the state.
â€œBe glad youâ€™re here, because these numbers are a lot better than the Triangle and the rest of the country.â€
My mother would never call the South Orange Rescue Squad, even when she had chest pains (twice) or a collapsed lung.
Before I start into the news: I ran into Carrboro Board of Aldermen member Dan Coleman last week and he said he wants a locally made soda.
â€™Tis the season to give. And not just to the people on your list, but also to local businesspeople. Rather than a nicely wrapped gift, all they want is your business.
Show me the money; Open for business? Visart going dark
â€œThe pickles must be out of the jar,â€ quipped Orange County Board of Commissioners Chair Valerie Foushee as she called to order the groundbreaking ceremony for the Piedmont Food & Agricultural Processing Center in Hillsborough last Wednesday.
Carrboroâ€™s where itâ€™s at for all kinds of artists, but did you know itâ€™s home to almost a dozen architecture and design firms? Thatâ€™s a lot for a community of around 16,000. Some architects have been here a while […]
Unlike other visits, this one ended with a commitment to keep the momentum going, to bring the group together again to consider options and propose actions and to have an inter-city visit among Orange Countyâ€™s municipalities for a fact-based discussion of where each is headed. More than one person said to me, â€œI think this time weâ€™re ready to do something.â€
By Margot C. Lester, Columnist With unemployment continuing and credit markets remaining tight, the folks in charge of the balance sheet are understandably pessimistic. This according to the Quarterly Economic Outlook Survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and UNCâ€™s Kenan-Flagler Business School. The survey polled 1,584 CPAs serving as financial executives (CEOs,…
Back in January, I surveyed a handful of local business owners to find out what they thought 2010 had in store for their enterprises. Now that weâ€™ve hit the mid-point of 2010, I wondered how things were going.
Itâ€™s an old story that Wall Street still isnâ€™t helping Main Street when it comes to lending to small business. And even though the folks in Washington say theyâ€™re working on that, tangible results are still a ways off.
Support your local producers and purveyors; Easier parking; Greener car care; Agents certified; State holds stead
New business in Pittsboro; Fair Trade Chapel Hill; Glazed Expectations relocates; Survey saysâ€¦; Thereâ€™s an app (or 2) for that; Carrboro Planning Board vacancy
A couple weeks ago, U.S. senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) introduced the â€œStart-up Visa Actâ€ to promote job creation in businesses owned by non-U.S. citizens. The proposal …