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As one would expect of a town designated as a “Bee City,” Hillsborough groups, businesses and citizens are in the middle of a widespread celebration of National Pollinator Week, a period from June 17 to 23 approved by the U.S. Senate in 2008 as a week to learn about and honor pollinators.“We…

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QuiltSpeak, a new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, explores what quilts can say of their makers. For the Cedar Grove Quilters, the exhibit has also given some local women a platform to speak — as makers of quilts — on their art.

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Downtown Hillsborough has a new music school, and, although the grand opening of the school isn’t until August, the Bull City Music School’s Hillsborough doors are already open for voice, piano, strings and other music lessons.

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The Hillsborough Orange County Chamber of Commerce will mark this year’s summer solstice with an imaginative brunch on June 23 that will celebrate strides currently being made in local agriculture.

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The family behind the Barn at Lloyd’s Dairy, a two-year-old barn event venue in Efland, have found a way to strike the perfect balance between wide open, airy surroundings, and intimate, cozy events.

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Biannually since the 1950’s, the Hillsborough Garden Club partners with the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough to open up the town’s secret gardens to visitors.

It’s not every day that the Orange County High School football field plays host to a Board of Education relay race, a parade of schools, visits from local team mascots or a group of student athletes ranging in age from kindergartners to seniors in high school.

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When loved ones pass, the most cherished memories are often stories told through simple conversations and moments captured in old photographs.

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Sia Yazdanfar didn’t know that a return trip to his home country would ignite a brand new vocation.

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Steven Petrow is among the many that have given Hillsborough its title of “America’s Little Literary Town” by the Wall Street Journal.

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Netflix has thoroughly beaten its competitors to become the prime streaming service for binge-worthy television. Whether it’s something like the hilarious baking reality show “Nailed It!” or the beloved science-fiction series “Stranger Things,” Netflix is the place to see it. 

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Raleigh-based quartet Chatham County Line will hit the road in support of their eighth studio album, “Sharing The Covers,” out March 8 on Yep Roc Records, which is based in Hillsborough. The 23-city tour begins Feb. 9, and includes stops along the East Coast, dates with Steve Martin and Mart…

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On Monday morning, despite temperatures in the teens, dozens of people gathered on the Old Courthouse Lawn to honor the man who had a dream.

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It was an Orange County murder so odd, so grotesque, that it has once again brought the area dubious attention. 

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The annual Solstice Lantern Walk is an interactive event for children and adults alike, but this year, the Hillsborough Arts Council has invited the community to get even more involved.

The Exchange Club of Hillsborough is pleased to announce Frank Bruni as the Exchangite of the Year for 2018. Bruni has been a club member for over 40 years and has contributed tens of thousands of service hours towards all of the clubs programs of service, most importantly, Prevention of Chi…

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As the Hillsborough community says goodbye to one beloved piece of art, they can rest assured a new piece will soon again capture their hearts.

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The Orange County Beekeepers Association is looking to inspire a younger generation of beekeepers.

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The Hillsborough Arts Council is living with a great problem to have. 

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Montana Wisnewski will turn an alarming event into a proactive emergency preparedness model as she works towards earning the highest Girl Scouting honor: The Girl Scout Gold Award.

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Elizabeth Keckly’s story and memoir are the focus of a symposium this Saturday, titled “Behind the Scenes: Constructing the Narrative,” at the Richard Whitted Building at 300 W.Tryon St. in Hillsborough. Distinguished scholars will address the forces that shaped Keckly’s life and narrative. 

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It all started with a poem and a $5 bill. Now, that small gift has grown into a children’s book, titled “The Giving Crusade.” The message is clear: a small gift of kindness through money or time can go a long way. 

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Phyllis Simon wakes up before dawn each morning to go check for caterpillars in her pollinator gardens.