On Oct. 5, 2014, Kelin Hiltbold had a heartbreaking discovery. Her 10-month-old daughter, Aubree Hiltbold, who had previously been vomiting and showing signs of mental regression, was diagnosed with brain cancer.
For the past 20 years, on the first Sunday in May, Carrboro residents gather on their town hall grounds to celebrate all that the things that makes the little town just south of Chapel Hill one of the most interesting destinations in North Carolina.
El Centro Hispano has opened a center where day laborers and others in Carrboro’s Hispanic community can find jobs and education. The Center for Employment and Leadership, located on Weaver Street, was partially funded by the Town of Carrboro to settle a longstanding problem with day-labor pickup sites.
A task force of federal, state and local officials will hold a public information meeting in Hillsborough on Wednesday to describe a two-year project to use an herbicide to kill the invasive plant hydrilla in a section of the Eno River.
Twenty-two Triangle schools, led by Raleigh Charter High School, made The Washington Post’s 2015 list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. The newspaper ranked schools based on the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given divided by the number of graduates.
Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough is recalling some pork hot dogs and pork bologna after tests by the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services found levels of nitrites that exceed regulatory limits.