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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Orange County announces closings for Thanksgiving holiday

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Orange County will close its administrative and departmental offices on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. This includes senior centers, convenience centers, libraries, Health Department and other County Government...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Unexpected repairs force closure of Link Building on Nov. 22

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The John M. Link, Jr., Government Center will close to the public at the close of business on Friday, Nov. 22, due to unexpected repairs. Several Orange County departments will relocate to other county facilities or temporary office space while the buildi...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Cardinal Innovations seeking residents for Community Advisory Council

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Cardinal Innovations is seeking Orange County residents interested in serving on a Community Advisory Council (CAC). The CAC will serve as an avenue for individuals in the community (members, families, providers, and stakeholders) to present the needs of ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Well selects location in Chapel Hill for Operations & Corporate Center

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Governor Roy Cooper, the Town of Chapel Hill and Orange County announced today (Tuesday, Nov. 19) that Well will invest $3 million to establish a new operations and corporate center in Chapel Hill that will create about 400 high-paying jobs over five year...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Community pulls together to host N.C. Supreme Court

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As part of the Supreme Court of North Carolina’s celebration of their 200th year, the Court will hold a special session at the Whitted Building in Hillsborough on Nov. 19, 2019. The Court will hear two cases that morning. The first is about the ...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Animal Services offers information about deer hunting with dogs

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Orange County Animal Services is preparing for hunting season for deer by promoting awareness of the legal requirements and responsibilities of using dogs and guns to hunt deer.

The season opens on Saturday, November 16, and ends on January 1. At the direc...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Commissioners approve project to provide affordable studio space for artists at Eno River Mill

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A lack of infrastructure and equitable access are two primary barriers for a healthy creative ecosystem for Orange County artists and residents, but a new project approved by the Orange County Board of Commissioners seeks to remedy those issues.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Commissioners adopt proclamation in remembrance of 400th anniversary of slavery

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners adopted a proclamation at its Sept. 3 meeting declaring Aug. 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020, as a year of remembrance for the 400th anniversary of unfree Africans first arriving in English North America.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Watch for I-40/85 Lane Closures During Road Work in Alamance, Orange Counties

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BURLINGTON (NC DOT PRESS RELEASE) -- Resurfacing work will require overnight lane closures for several months along Interstate 40/85 in Alamance and Orange counties.

Starting Sunday night, May 12, resurfacing operations will begin on I-40/85 between N.C. 5...

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