Following a judgeâ€™s decision last week that the Town of Chapel Hill could not enforce its towing or cell phone ordinances, the Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday enacted a new towing ordinance.
Carrboro could start to see some differences in signage around town should the board of aldermen approve an ordinance change considered at their Tuesday night meeting.
Despite a strong showing against Amendment One in Orange County, the constitutional amendment to define marriage as only between one man and one woman was approved by North Carolina voters on Tuesday.
Following a challenge by George King of Georgeâ€™s Towing and Recovery, a judge ruled on Tuesday that the Town of Chapel Hill cannot enforce its towing and cell phone ordinances.
Orange County Commissioner Valerie Foushee soundly defeated Travis Phelps in the N.C. House of Representatives District 50 Democratic primary on Tuesday and will face Republican Rod Chaney, who also won by a wide margin, in November.
When Joe Hackney set out to represent this community in the North Carolina House of Representatives 32 years ago, he did so with purpose.
CHAPEL HILL â€“ Taking a cab ride around Chapel Hill could change somewhat if the Chapel Hill Town Council approves an ordinance regulating taxis in town.
CHAPEL HILL â€“ A student-housing development proposed for the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and North Estes Drive got an icy reception from the Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday night.
CARRBORO â€“ Considering several measures that could impact future developers, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen on Tuesday looked at parking requirements for both bicycles and cars.
CARRBORO â€“ In a move that will add a commercial component to a previously residential-only approved development, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve Claremont South, a development that will replace the previously approved Claremont Phases IV and V, proposed for 38 acres on the south side of Homestead Road, north of Wexford.
When the Chapel Hill Town Council decided to undertake the development of a new comprehensive plan, council members and community members alike hoped to use the process to reexamine the vision for the town and craft a plan for what Chapel Hillâ€™s future should look like.
CARRBORO â€“ Several months after the Carrboro Board of Aldermen agreed to pursue the construction of a public sewer line on East Main Street, town staff may have found a way to secure funding for the new line, estimated to cost $250,000.
Following recent demonstrations at 201 N. Greensboro St., some Carrboro business owners are saying they have concerns not only about the demonstrations but also regarding the responses of some members of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen.
CARRBORO â€“ After several years of a down economy, relatively stable home prices in Orange County started decreasing in 2011, county Tax Assessor Jenkins Crayton told members of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen on Tuesday.
CARRBORO â€“ â€œRoad dietsâ€ for both West Main Street and Jones Ferry Road could improve safety in Carrboro, according to recent reports.