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OC Planning Board seeks member

The Orange County Planning Board is accepting applications for an at-large representative. 
September 13, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

UNC student wins Carrboro library scholarship

The Friends of the Carrboro Library has awarded a $1,500 scholarship to Kate Budries, a student at the UNC School of Information and Library Science.
September 13, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Transportation board accepting applications

The OUT Board is accepting applications for volunteers to represent Cheeks, Hillsborough, Cedar Grove, Little River, Bingham and Chapel Hill.
September 13, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Get Out the Vote

Earlier this week, Piedmont Health launched a voter-registration and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) drive. 
September 6, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Dog Swim on Sunday

The A.D. Clark outdoor pool will commemorate the end of swimming season with its annual Dog Swim this Sunday.
September 6, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Good Neighbor Block Party

The Good Neighbor Block Party will be held at the Hargraves Community Center on Sept. 13.
September 6, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Botanical Garden receives $25K

The Institute for Museum and Library Services has awarded a $25,000 Sparks! Ignition Grant to the N.C. Botanical Garden’s Healing and Hope Through Science (HHTS) program.
September 6, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Forums to focus on race and politics

Organizing Against Racism (OAR) Alliance will present a series of four election-focused forums.
September 6, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Farmer Foodshare receives $450k

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation has awarded a three-year grant of $450,000 to Farmer Foodshare.
August 30, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Summer cat adoption special

Orange County Animal Services is holding a cat adoption special through the end of Labor Day Weekend.
August 30, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

County campus info meetings

Orange County will host two public information meetings on Tuesday about the Southern Orange County Government Services Campus.
August 30, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Photo contest winners

The Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreations has announced the winners of its first nature photography contest.
August 30, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Cornucopia receives $75k

Cornucopia Cancer Support Center has received $75,000 in donations and pledges in the month of August. 
August 23, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Call for volunteer coaches

The Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department is accepting volunteer basketball coach’s applications for the 2012-13 Youth Basketball Program.
August 23, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Moving along through writing

Carol Henderson has written Farther Along: The Writing Journey of Thirteen Bereaved Mothers, and will offer a daylong writing symposium Sept. 7 at United Church of Chapel Hill.  Photo by Valarie SchwartzAsk any mother her greatest fear, and overwhelmingly the response will be the same: the death of a child.
August 16, 2012 | Posted in: Community | Comments closed | Full Story »