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21 min ago | Examiner.com
Piedmont Health SeniorCare has announced that it will open its new facility in Pittsboro Dec. 12. The facility, an innovative program for senior citizens is growing in popularity as an alternative to nursing homes, had been expected to open in October but was delayed by the state approval ,process.
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
2 hrs ago | News Observer
The Southern Environmental Law Center has received "multiple threats" after state officials blamed the organization for the shutdown of the bridge, the group said in a letter to Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday.
5 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress
The 2014 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize is now open for submissions. And for the first time ever, entrants may submit their short stories electronically through Submittable.com.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
A beefed-up transit infrastructure is making public transportation more appealing to Triangle commuters, as confirmed by a recent report that shows transit ridership has nearly doubled.
CHAPEL HILL The Orange County Board of Commissioners voted to re-elect Barry Jacobs as chair of the Board of County Commissioners for the year 2014.
In the column, Kinnaird, a Costco fan, says Orange County can't afford to keep sending its shopping dollars and sales tax revenue across the county line.
Jacob"Jake" Hardee is being honored as a 2013 Town Treasure for his leadership of community efforts related to volunteer fire-fighting and emergency medical assistance.
Some 136 teachers left the district by the end of the 2012-2013 school year, a 14.47 percent teacher-turnover rate.
The operation was called the University Business Center and was operating in Suite 106 at 4201 University Drive, sheriff's spokesman Deputy Paul Sherwin said.
Late last month the Chapel Hill Town Council adopted a small area development plan for the Estes Drive-MLK Boulevard intersection, one of the six focus areas identified in the town's new 2020 Comprehensive Plan.
N.C. State's Shadrach Thornton is dropped for a loss by UNC's Norkeithus Otis in the fourth quarter on Saturday November 2, 2013 at Carter Finley Stadium in Raleigh.
The awareness of the importance of vaccines is heightened here in the Triangle, given two huge teaching hospitals at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke and the presence of WakeMed.
Designers Chip and Pepper Foster will be at Belk in Crabtree Valley Mall on Saturday to debut their new denim line.
On Tuesday, Dec. 10, Avanti Savoia will host a hands-on "Classic Gingerbread House" class with students taking home their own creation.
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