Orange County Newswire

Orange County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Orange County, NC.

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  1. Video illustrates jobs created through recycling plastic bottlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Recycling Today

    ... and taxpayers also win through reduction in waste disposal costs of those bottles," says Blair Pollock, Orange County North Carolina solid waste planner. The YBMJ campaign is a project of the Carolinas Plastics Recycling Council, with a mission that ...

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  2. Approach Durham - Orange light rail with cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | HeraldSun.com

    ... elected officials from local governments to address issues related to the light rail project. The chair of the Orange County Board of Commissioners was not notified or invited. This is a bit strange in that Orange County is one of the parties to the ...

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  3. Folk art show at Alexander Dickson HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | HeraldSun.com

    ... driven by their cat Mike. Since moving to Hillsborough in 2012, the Macks have curated folk art shows for the Orange County Public Library, the Chapel Hill Public Library, the Hillsborough Visitors Center, the Whitted Building, and the Orange County ...

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  4. North Carolinians Gear Up for Additional 2017 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    A federal court has ordered the North Carolina General Assembly to redraw state legislative districts by March 15 after the court ruled 28 of the state's House and Senate districts were ruled unconstitutional. No Orange County elected officials - House Representatives Graig Meyer and Verla Insko and Senator Valerie Foushee - are in districts that were ruled unconstitutional.

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  5. Letters to the Editor, Nov. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | HeraldSun.com

    ... information on the cost of the light-rail project said more of the cost will have to be paid by Durham and Orange county residents because federal and state payments are being reduced. That likely means even more of an increase in local sales and ...

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  6. White Cross hunter kills massive 8-point trophy in Orange CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | North Carolina Sportsman

    Jim Andrews has kept tabs on a massive 8-point buck on his Orange County, N.C., hunting land for quite a while. Early on the afternoon of Nov. 28, his patience and experience managing his herd and providing premium habitat paid off in a big way when the 155-inch buck stepped out in plain sight, giving him a killing shot.

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  7. GoTriangle works to address $250M funding gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | HeraldSun.com

    Since making a Nov. 15 presentation to Orange County related to increased local funding and decreased state funding for the future Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project, GoTriangle representatives are clarifying that request. Both Durham and Orange counties are being asked to provide "non-binding" letters of commitment, Jeff Mann, general manager for GoTriangle, told members of the Durham joint city-county planning committee Tuesday.

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  8. Second Suspect Sentenced in 2012 Orange County Double MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | WCHL-AM Chapel Hill

    Local District Attorney Jim Woodall said 26-year-old Ladell Alverez Faucette entered a guilty plea in a Hillsborough Courtroom on Monday as part of a plea arrangement. Faucette was sentenced to between 30 and 38 years on two counts of second-degree murder and three counts of armed robbery, according to Woodall.

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  9. Planning begins for Holden anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | HeraldSun.com

    An "idea-generating" session will be held today to begin the development of concepts and programs to commemorate the bicentennial of the birth of Gov. William Woods Holden, who was born near Hillsborough on Nov. 24, 1818. The free, public "brainstorming" session will be held at 3 p.m. at the Orange County Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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  10. Orange County Briefs: Santa Claus is coming to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | HeraldSun.com

    ... through teenagers. Donations of dolls, balls, games and toys for toddlers are needed especially. CHAPEL HILL - Orange County Animal Services has begun its annual 'Home for the Holidays' campaign, and has several upcoming events and community ...

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  11. Chief discusses Hillsborough policing at public summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | HeraldSun.com

    ... police training, body cameras and use of force policy were among issues discussed at the recent summit at the Orange County Public Library. The final report of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing offered recommendations for law ...

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  12. Election Board to Hear Case of Double VotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | The Pilot

    ... last Tuesday that Mulder voted in Moore County though the one-stop method and by mail-in absentee ballot in Orange County. The formal hearing will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the commissioners' meeting room in the Old Courthouse in ...

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  13. Local briefs: Hillsborough plans holiday eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | HeraldSun.com

    The Last Fridays Art Walk, coordinated by the Hillsborough Arts Council, will showcase the talents of local artists 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25. The walk will include art galleries, artist studios, jewelers, boutiques and restaurants. The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce will present its 30th annual tour of historic Hillsborough neighborhoods 1-7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10. This year's event will feature a miniature train ride through Hillsborough's historic neighborhoods with stops along the way to view decorated yards and porches.

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  14. Suit alleges malpractice in dental infection caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | The Orange County Register

    The first medical malpractice lawsuit on behalf of a patient hospitalized with a dental infection acquired during an outbreak this year, has been filed against Children's Dental Group. The suit, filed last week in Orange County Superior Court, was brought by Marlyn Samaniego and her 4-year-old daughter, Yanira Ortiz.

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  15. Local briefs, Nov. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | HeraldSun.com

    ... include art galleries, artist studios, jewelers, boutiques and restaurants. HILLSBOROUGH -- The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce will present its 30th annual tour of historic Hillsborough neighborhoods 1-7 p.m. on Dec. 10. This year's ...

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  16. Hillsborough Holiday Parade Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | HeraldSun.com

    The parade, presented by the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 4:45 p.m. and will travel south on Churton Street from Corbin Street to Margaret Lane. The chamber will begin placing traffic cones in on-street parking spaces on Churton Street at noon the day of the parade.

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  17. California Court Affirms Removal Of Orange County DA's Office From Case Tainted By Informant ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Switched

    "Substantial" failures to turn over evidence show the prosecutor's office can't be trusted anymore in a 2011 mass murder case, the court says. The office of Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas is entangled in a case involving the use of jailhouse informants and secret jail records.

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  18. Ballot Hearing Will be Required in DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | The Pilot

    ... Glenda Clendendin told the board during a preliminary hearing that she has received documentation from Orange County in Florida showing that Kaley Mulder had voted by absentee ballot there. She said the elections office sent her a copy of the ...

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  19. Brainstorming session set for Holden bicentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | HeraldSun.com

    ... was born near Hillsborough Nov. 24, 1818. The "brainstorming" session will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Orange County Main Library at 137 W. Margaret Lane in Hillsborough. The public is invited. "Residents from Orange County, Durham County, and ...

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  20. Local briefs: UNC-Chapel Hill students invited to free Thanksgiving buffetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | HeraldSun.com

    ... on Monday, Nov. 28. HILLSBOROUGH -- Leland Little Auctions, 620 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough, and the Orange County Historical Museum will host an evening of storytelling, music and laughs at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26. Tickets are on sale at ...

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