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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Ceremony apologizes for wrongful convictions of four Freedom Riders in 1947

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On the 75th anniversary of the wrongful arrest of four “freedom riders” in Chapel Hill, Chief District Court Judge Samantha Cabe and District Court Judges Joal Broun, Sherri Murrell and Hathaway Pendergrass took turns reading a statement apologizing for t...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Orange County adds 12 EV charging stations in Hillsborough

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Orange County has recently installed 12 new electric car charging stations for use by the public.  These chargers were made possible by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State University with federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality fu...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Familiarity, experience factor as Orange County hires Stober to be next Planning Director

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Orange County did not have to look far for its next Planning Director. County manager Bonnie Hammersley announced May 20th that Cy Stober, who is currently the Development Director for the City of Mebane, would fill the position created by the retirement ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Partnership to End Homelessness Project Review Committee

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The Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness (OCPEH) is recruiting new members for the OCPEH Project Review Committee. OCPEH helps to coordinate nearly $1 million in federal funding for housing and homeless services each year. The Project Review Comm...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Orange County Launches Digital Payment System for Property Taxes

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Orange County is making it more convenient for residents to pay property taxes with a new digital payment system.

MyOrangeCountyNC is Orange County’s new official online and mobile payment portal for property taxes. Orange County leadership created the new...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

NorthState, Orange County partner to provide 100% fiber-optic internet service to underserved areas

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NorthState and Orange County have announced a public-private partnership to bring ultra-high-speed fiber internet service to approximately 28,000 homes and businesses in Orange County, North Carolina, including nearly 10,000 locations that currently have ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

University Place recycling dropoff location to remain open through May 31

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The closing of the University Place drop-off recycling site has been delayed from Jan. 31 until May 31, 2022.

The property management group has agreed to extend the availability of the site so as to allow the Solid Waste Department extra time to attempt to...

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