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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Orange County educates public about deer hunting with dogs

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

The season for hunting deer with dogs and guns opened on Saturday, Nov. 10, and ends Jan. 1. At the direction of the Bo...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Orange County to showcase Prime Time Players performance.

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The Orange County Department on Aging and the Prime Time Players invite the public to attend “Almost Saturday Night Live."

Are you ready for a show filled with parodies from Saturday Night Live? This comical performance will be jam-packed wit...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau Wins Two State Marketing Achievement Awards

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Chapel Hill, NC – (November 5, 2018) - The Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau recently won two 2018 marketing achievement awards from the North Carolina Travel Industry Association (NCTIA) for its efforts to market the county as a visitor...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Nominations being accepted for 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards

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The Orange County Human Relations Commission is accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards, which are presented annually to an Orange County youth, adult, and business that have served the community with distinction in the pursuit of eq...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

NCDOT seeking public input on I-40 Widening in Orange County

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CHAPEL HILL (NC DOT NEWS RELEASE) – NCDOT is accepting public input for the proposed widening of Interstate 40 between the split with I-85 near Hillsborough and the Durham County line. The public information session that had been scheduled for Nov. 5 will...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Confronting the Legacy of Lynching

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The Orange County Justice Coalition [Coalition] in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative [EJI] will participate in the Community Remembrance Project, a campaign to recognize the victims of lynching in America by erecting historical markers, coll...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Orange County receives fourth positive rabies test this year

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Orange County Animal Services has received its fourth positive rabies test result of the year, according to the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health. This incident involved a skunk and occurred in the vicinity of Dairyland Road and Albert Road...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Emergency Services temporarily relocates to other locations in the county

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On Wednesday, October 17, the Orange County Emergency Services Administrative Offices will be relocating to temporary offices in the county. All phone numbers and email addresses remain the same and will be transferred to our temporary locations. The main...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Orange County releases Interactive Trails and Greenways map

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Getting outside and enjoying the many beautiful trails in Orange County has been made easier.

Orange County, in collaboration with the Towns of Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough, North Carolina State Parks, North Carolina Botanical Garden, the Univer...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Orange County to host “Welcome to Medicare” seminars

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ORANGE COUNTY, NC (August 28, 2018)—The Orange County Department on Aging and the NC Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) are to host free “Welcome to Medicare” seminars.

Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare?  Do you feel...

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