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15 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Orange County not perfect, but optimistic

Some statistics are still bleak for Orange County on Tuesday morning, but overall many things are looking up for the area, according to the seventh annual State of the Community Report.

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, Carrboro, NC, Durham, NC

20 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Fall preview: Music and street festivals abound

Centerfest, the Durham Arts Council's annual street festival, will celebrate 40 years Sept.

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Orange County Schools turns power over to public

About 40 members of the community met Wednesday at C.W. Stanford Middle School to begin what could be considered a daunting task.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

News Observer

As Wake reaches a million residents, can it keep up?

How fast has Wake County grown? The answer is statistical, with 100,000 more residents coming in the last four years alone.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Mathematics, Science, Cary, NC, Durham County, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

Eastern Wake News

Triangle Transit raises fares, adds Sunday bus service next week

Passengers ride the Durham-Raleigh Express TTA bus. A shift in the West Raleigh park-and-ride stop for the DRX from District Drive to Carter-Finley Stadium is among the route changes and fare hikes coming Monday.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Durham, NC, Alamance County, NC, Hillsborough, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Jean Bolduc: Calling Orange County home

We came to Orange County in the autumn of 1978. Though we lived in Durham for a few years, we moved back to Chapel Hill in the mid-'80s and have called it home ever since.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Carrboro, NC

Chapel Hill News

Arts Listings, Aug. 20

Glenn Porter, 5 in this photo from the archives, literally passes the hat to collect money for the band Rootzi as they play at the Bynum Front Porch Music Series outdoor show at the historic Bynum General Store Friday evening May 30, 2008.

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Related Topix: 9, Chatham County, NC, Carrboro, NC, Hillsborough, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

WRAL.com

US defense program gives local police surplus military gear

Approximately 13,000 law enforcement agencies across the country, including those in Durham, Orange and Wake counties, have accepted more than $4 billion in equipment since 1990 under the 1033 Program .

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC

Business Journal

Military surplus equipment among Triangle law agencies, by county

Helicopters, grenade launchers, night vision goggles and body armor are among the hundreds of pieces of military surplus equipment flowing into the Triangle's law enforcement agencies.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

HeraldSun.com

More principal hires at DPS

Hairston has more than a decade of teaching experience and served as assistant principal and interim principal in Orange County, where she began her career.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, NC, Education Etc.

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News Observer

Triangle Transit raises fares, adds Sunday bus service next week

Passengers ride the Durham-Raleigh Express TTA bus. A shift in the West Raleigh park-and-ride stop for the DRX from District Drive to Carter-Finley Stadium is among the route changes and fare hikes coming on Monday.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Durham, NC, Alamance County, NC, Hillsborough, NC

Chapel Hill News

Orange County records 3 rabies cases in week

Josh Fisher, veterinary health care manager, gives Diva, a poodle from Hillsborough, a shot during the Orange County Animal Services rabies clinic June 14. The county vaccinated 85 dogs and 75 cats during the three-hour clinic at the animal shelter on Eubanks Road in Chapel Hill, one of the highest totals in the past five years.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Carrboro, NC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Durham, Orange officials rank transit, road projects

Elected officials from Durham and Orange counties signed off Wednesday on a set of rankings they hope maximizes the chance of securing funding for major transportation projects like a new light-rail line.

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Related Topix: Durham County, NC, Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Independent Weekly

Saving the Colonial Inn in Hillsborough

Two signs adorn the 175-year-old inn's faade. One denotes the building, a former burnished dining and lodging destination on West King Street, a "best of" winner for online guide Citysearch.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough, NC, Chatham County, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

Mon Aug 11, 2014

News Observer

Hearing set for Durham priest's accused killer

Matthew Reed, 36, accused killer of Anglican priest Kent Hinkson, is led into courtroom number 3 by sheriff's deputies at the Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough, N.C. Monday, August 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, Hillsborough, NC

Sun Aug 10, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Man charged in slaying after body of missing man found

The body of 71-year-old Kent Hinkson was found early Sunday morning in the Eno River State Park in Orange County.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC

HeraldSun.com

Body of missing Durham man found

The body of Kent Hinkson, 71, was found late Saturday night in a state park in Orange County, police authorities said.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC

News Observer

Body of missing Durham priest found; suspect in custody

"It is with the most profound sadness imaginable, we wanted to let you know that the body of our beloved father, spouse and grandfather – Kent Torrey Hinkson was found late last night," the family's message said.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC

Chapel Hill News

Body of missing Durham priest found; suspect in custody

"It is with the most profound sadness imaginable, we wanted to let you know that the body of our beloved father, spouse and grandfather – Kent Torrey Hinkson was found late last night," the family's message said.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC

Thu Aug 07, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Keeping Orange County affordable to call - home'

We came to Orange County in the autumn of 1978. Though we lived in Durham for a few years, we moved back to Chapel Hill in the mid-'80s and have called it home ever since.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Carrboro, NC, Opinion

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