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A new owner bought the historic Colonial Inn on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. The building, located at 153 W. King St. in Hillsborough, was built in 1838 as a hotel but later became a popular restaurant for locals and tourists.
On June 19, 2018 Animal Control officers responded to a call about a 500-pound pig, now named Toby, that had collapsed on the side of I-40. He was later bought at a shelter auction and now lives at Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary in Rougemont, NC.
When I started writing about food trucks in early 2016, the trend was already well underway. With scores of these colorful mobile vendors to choose from, I was like a grownup kid in a candy shop.
Authorities hope new facial reconstructions for both "John Mebane Doe" and "Jane Hillsborough Doe" will help someone to recognize the children. Anyone with information about the children, or anyone who believes they know who the victims are, should contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678 or the Orange County Sheriff's Office at 919-644-3050.
A Chapel Hill woman may need medical treatment after handling a rabid raccoon without gloves, Orange County Animal Services officials said. The raccoon marks Orange County's third confirmed case of rabies this year, according to the N.C. State Laboratory of Public Health.
When the new Sheetz gas station opened in mid-June, it sparked a gas-price war that has prices for a gallon of regular gas going for about 20 cents cheaper than in Durham, Chapel Hill and most of Hillsborough. When the new Sheetz gas station opened in mid-June, it sparked a gas-price war that has prices for a gallon of regular gas going for about 20 cents cheaper than in Durham, Chapel Hill and most of Hillsborough.
The Orange County school district is implementing a new online security service to catch online threats related to school shootings. Monday night, the district voted to implement Social Sentinel, which is a tracking tool that will scan students' social media accounts.
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