Traffic will be detoured in areas of Chapel Hill from 7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, April 18, as more than 6,000 runners course down Franklin Street and through bordering neighborhoods during the Tar Heel 10-mile and Fleet Feet 4-mile road races.
Todd Wirt, currently Wake County’s assistant superintendent for academics, was hired Monday to be the new superintendent of Orange County schools. The school board cited Wirt’s experience with digital learning, writing grants, working with diverse populations and recruiting and developing leaders
I appreciate Holly Fracarro’s optimism about what is being negotiated at Obey Creek. However, with several weeks left before the first public hearing, important items remain in flux including the fiscal analysis and its often misunderstood $1 million annual revenue estimate.
Brayton Haws took the lead on lap 35 and never looked back Saturday night to win the Late Model Stock Car race in Orange Blossom 300. Christopher Bell fought off off Kyle Grissom in the night’s Super Late Model “wreck festival.”
East Chapel Hill made an ever-so-small change in tactics Friday evening at Chapel Hill, and that led to a 2-1 victory for the 4A Wildcats over their cross-town rivals – the defending 3A state champions.
Hogshlaggers win Chapel Hill Rec basketball title. ... Tim Stevens is retiring. ... Events rescheduled, canceled because of rain. ... Chapel Hill High Boosters prepare for Tiger Open golf tournament. ... Brad Becken and Gus Neville win their flght in a CGA tournament.
Future Farmers of America and 4-H members from 11 counties participated in the annual Central Piedmont Junior Livestock Show, a tradition that started on April 24, 1946, in Durham. This was the show's 29th year at the Central Carolina Holstein Association Barn in Orange Grove.